The CDC Has Issued Joint Statements Regarding International Air Travel

November 23, 2020

The CDC has raised its warning levels to its highest degree regarding cruises and is also regulating international flights once more. The level 4 travel notice says that “all people” should avoid traveling by cruise ship because “the risk of COVID-19 on ships is very high.” In a statement on its website, officials said: “Cruise […]

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New Bill Gives Wounded Veterans Lifetime Passes To National Parks

November 22, 2020

Senators in California and New England have backed legislation that would give wounded vets free access to America’s national parks. The bill is named The Wounded Veterans Recreation Act and has recently passed in the House of Representatives and the Senate. The main proponents of the law are Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins, New Hampshire […]

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Playing With Fire, Undermining Democracy In America

November 21, 2020

We have been talking a lot about Trump and his resistance to conceding. He has gone to different extremes and tactics to overturn votes in states he lost. Because of these actions, he is undermining the democracy of this country. This is dangerous for a multitude of reasons. However, I would like to focus on […]

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Mysterious Object Falls From Sky And Lands Next To Home

November 21, 2020

Tully Begay, the vice president of the Navajo Nation tribe’s Dennehotso Chapter said an object fell from the sky and landed about 1,200 feet from his home while he was away in Tuba City. His friends and family called around 1 pm to say that they saw something crash and that they had pictures and […]

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Rochester’s Own Quinton Rose Signs With NBA’s Sacramento Kings

November 20, 2020

Congratulations to Rochester’s own Quinton Rose. He signed with the NBA’s Sacramento Kings. Rose becomes the second player from Rochester to be heading to the NBA along with Isaiah Stewart. The pair join Rose’s former Bishop Kearney teammate Thomas Bryant (Wizards) in the NBA. Rose led the Temple Owls in scoring (16.4 ppg) and minutes per […]

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Monroe County COVID-19 Numbers Broke Previous Record In Single Day Increase Yesterday

November 20, 2020

Monroe County broke its previous single-day COVID-19 case increase yesterday, clocking in 373 new cases in one day. This brings the 7 day rolling average to 270 new cases per day. With over 18,00 new COVID-19 cases over the past 7 days, Monroe County Public Health Commissioner Dr. Michael Mendoza isn’t too happy. In a […]

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Apple Agrees To Pay Settlement Over 2016 Software Update That Deliberately Slowed Down Older iPhones

November 20, 2020

Apple will reportedly pay out a $133 million settlement to 34 states over its previous practice of slowing down older iPhones on purpose. States like California and Arizona were not okay with Apple’s lack of transparency about its iPhone battery problems that made the devices shutdown unexpectedly. Rather than letting users know that there was […]

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ATF Offering A Reward For Information Leading To Arrest For Firefighter Assault

November 19, 2020

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering up to $5000 reward for information in the assault of an on-duty Rochester firefighter. The incident took place on May 30th during the peaceful protest. They are also looking for the same individual for arsons that happened the same day in the city of Rochester. […]

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Rochester’s Isaiah Stewart Selected No. 16 In 2020 NBA Draft To Detroit Pistons

November 19, 2020

Congratulations to Rochester native Isaiah Stewart. The basketball star was selected No. 16 overall in the 2020 NBA Draft on Wednesday Night. First, to the Portland Trailblazers and later traded to the Detroit Pistons. Stewart is now the highest ever draft pick out of Rochester, surpassing Greece Athena’s John Wallace who was picked 18th overall by the […]

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New York State Is Offering Online Learning For Career Development

November 19, 2020

If you are looking to learn a new professional skill or get certification New York State has a new program. The program is a new initiative through a partnership with New York State and Coursera throught the Department of Labor. Governor Andrew Cuomo said the partnership will help the state save money. Gov. Cuomo said […]

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