Swastika is found carved into an elevator at the State Department

July 28, 2021

On Monday, a Swastika was found carved into an elevator within the State Department building. After the incident was uncovered, Secretary of State Antony Blinken condemned the hateful act and explained that the horrible action is an example that anti-Semitism is still alive. In a memo, Blinken wrote: “As this painfully reminds us, anti-Semitism isn’t […]

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Governor Andrew Cuomo Raises The Age To Get Married

July 23, 2021

A new legislation signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo raise the age of marriage. A few years back. No Cuomo stop marriages for 17 year olds with parental consent. The new law will raise the age 18 years old. The new law will take effect on August 21st. If you ask me I would say raise […]

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FBI says it got more than 4,500 tips on Kavanaugh, providing ‘relevant’ ones to Trump White House

July 23, 2021

It was recently disclosed that the FBI received more than 4,500 phone tips in 2018. The phone tips were in relation to the investigation of then Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The tips also provided “relevant” ones about former President Donald Trump’s White House Counsel. On June 30th, the exact number of tips were disclosed […]

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Justice Department won’t prosecute Wilbur Ross for misleading Congress about attempted 2020 census change

July 20, 2021

On Monday, the Justice Department decided not to prosecute Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for misrepresenting the Trump administration’s failed push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. CNN reported: “Democrats had requested that Gustafson investigate Ross for how he characterized the genesis of the citizenship question in his March 2018 congressional testimony. At […]

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Republicans trying to force Dr. Mendoza out of Public Health Commissioner role

July 20, 2021

Monday, Monroe County Executive, Adam Bello, said Republicans in the Monroe County Legislature are currently trying to push the Public Health Commissioner, Dr. Michael Mendoza out of his position. In his statement Monday, Bello said: “Last week, under the guise of ethics reform, county legislature Republicans and their super majority partners in the Black and […]

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How Canada’s protracted border closure impacts Rochester businesses

July 18, 2021

On Thursday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced fully vaccinated Americans will be allowed to travel into Canada beginning mid-August. This is exciting news for Rochester businesses that benefit from Canadian tourism. Don Jeffries, the President and CEO of Travel Rochester, gives some background on how the closed border effected businesses and stated: “I am guessing […]

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You Can Now Get A Hair Cut On Sunday’s In NYS

July 14, 2021

Did you know there was law on the books making it a misdemeanor to cut hair or provide a shave to another person on Sunday? Neither did I! Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation Tuesday that repeals provisions of law prohibiting the practice of barbering on Sunday. Cuomo said “This is the very definition of […]

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Biden in standoff with Democratic senators over who should lead FDA

July 14, 2021

After about 6 months into his presidency, President Joe Biden is in a standoff with senators within his own party about who should head the FDA. Right now, there is no sign of the spot being filled permantly anytime soon. CNN reported: “Dr. Janet Woodcock, a career official since 1986, has been serving as acting […]

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Mayor Warren Hospitalized for Salmonella Poisoning

July 13, 2021

The City of Rochester announced Monday that Mayor Lovely Warren is back in the office after spending a week in the hospital. Between her 44th birthday on July 1st and the 4th of July Celebrations, the Mayor must have come across some bad food because on July 5th, she was admitted to the hospital for […]

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Vanessa Williams Faces Backlash from Conservatives

July 5, 2021

For this Fourth of July, Vanessa Williams (the first Black woman to be crowned Miss America) faced backlash from conservatives after she performed “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” at the televised Capitol Fourth celebration. Critics were fuming at PBS’s holiday broadcast event. According to the New York Post, critics were calling it divisive and un-American. […]

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