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Rochester school district’s budget priority: teachers

Rochester school district’s budget priority: teachers

In her first budget, Rochester schools Superintendent Barbara Deane-Williams is trying to make do with more: more money and more teachers.

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Cyclists want to connect parks

Cyclists want to connect parks

The rugged trails of Tryon Park and Irondequoit Bay Park West make them popular with hikers, trail runners, and mountain bikers – the latter in particular, since these are the only parks in Monroe County's system where off-road cycling is allowed.

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For undocumented workers, a rock and a hard place

For undocumented workers, a rock and a hard place

Many undocumented farm laborers are in the country looking for real, hard work — and our agricultural system has come to crucially depend on them. Others, like Dolores Bustamante, have fled a dangerous situation. But undocumented immigrants face a lot of barriers, and it's creating a situation of isolation

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Lessons for Democrats from ‘Hillbilly Elegy’

Lessons for Democrats from ‘Hillbilly Elegy’

Southern Appalachia isn’t the only region of the country where decent-paying jobs have all but disappeared and adults have lost hope.

Music

[Updated] Jazz Fest announces 2017 lineup

[Updated] Jazz Fest announces 2017 lineup

With the headlining acts already announced, the Xerox Rochester International Festival’s bigwigs filled in the remaining blanks with the what’s what of who’s coming to town for the festival’s 16th edition.

Arts & Entertainment

Theater review: 'Sketching the Soul' at MuCCC

Theater review: 'Sketching the Soul' at MuCCC

The existence of MuCCC, a church-turned-arts venue, enables many small performance groups with a script and a dream to produce theatrical works.

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Annual Arts Festival @ Genesee Community College

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Talking Under Water and The Brothers Blue @ Bop Shop Records

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  • Re: Jazz Fest announces rest of 2017 headliners

    • I love the jazz fest but every year less and less jazz this year is…

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    • Please someone defend this lack of jazz as headliners. Explain to me how a jazz…

    • on March 22, 2017
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    • All the dislikes came from nugent.

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