Golisano cancels funding for RBTL theater

[UPDATED] Philanthropist Tom Golisano has canceled his pledge of $25 million for a new theater for the Rochester Broadway Theatre League. Golisano announced the change in a press release this morning.

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Feedback 11/7

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Urban Action 11/7

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Residents of troubled Thurston Road complex get a win

The owner of a beleaguered low-income apartment complex on Thurston Road has agreed not to force out any residents for now. Residents and housing activists have been vocal about poor conditions at 447 Thurston Road and have been pushing for Thurston Road Realty to make major repairs.

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RIT center focuses on gun violence and retaliation

Since 2000 there have been nearly 3,000 shootings in Rochester, resulting in about 3,655 shooting victims. And only 20 percent of the shootings resulted in an arrest, according to police records.

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RBTL by the river: the next big thing

Moving RBTL's theater from Parcel 5 to the riverside solves some problems, opens up new opportunities, and raises questions.

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Dinolfo's 2019 budget plan includes tax rate cut

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo's 2019 budget will knock the county tax rate down by a dime, making it $8.89 per $1,000 assessed value. That's if the proposal passes, which it probably will, since Dinolfo's a Republican and the legislature majority is made up of Republicans.

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Feedback 10/31

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Election Day 2018

For today: Everything you need to know for the upcoming November 6th election day. And tonight: we'll post results here after the polls close.

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