Feedback 11/30

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Urban Action 11/30

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Conflict over construction at Sibley

Renovations are often disruptive, no matter the scale. So some sort of conflict between WinnCompanies and Monroe Community College's Damon City Campus may have been inevitable.

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Anti-poverty group leader: It's time to act

Leonard Brock, director of the Rochester-Monroe County Anti-Poverty Initiative, says he knows there's a risk that people will lose patience with the effort, even though he's warned since the group's 2015 beginning that it will be a long haul. "I hear all the time in the community, which is interesting, 'Leonard, what are you doing with the $500 million?'" Brock says.

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The pressure is on for East High

It's been almost two years to the day that the University of Rochester proposed taking over East High School; the State Education Department gave the Rochester school district few options. In a district used to crisis, East, one the lowest performing schools in the state, had become a three-alarm fire.

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January 20 countdown: Who is Donald Trump?

Trump’s New York Times interview proves that we have no idea about what he believes and what he’ll do as president.

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Feedback 11/23

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Urban Action 11/23

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Coalition says keep Cobbs Hill Village

A new coalition has formed to push back on a proposed housing project within Cobbs Hill Park. The Coalition for Cobbs Hill Park includes some residents of Cobbs Hill Village, as well as the Upper Monroe Neighborhood Association, Sierra Club, ABC Streets Neighborhood Association, and other groups.

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Rochester plans local action on climate

This year has been one long string of bad news for the climate. Atmospheric carbon dioxide levels passed an undesirable threshold, arctic sea ice melted at record levels, average global temperature records were repeatedly beaten, and a quarter of the Great Barrier Reef's coral died during a massive bleaching event.

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