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The divide remains

After Tuesday’s vote, eight in 10 respondents to a Rochester Beacon poll said they were very concerned about U.S. political polarization.

Dismantling barriers to educational learning and success

Rochester school board officials and the administration speak of equity, diversity, and inclusion but often fail at modeling in these areas while also failing to prepare students for their future by being less than truthful about their education.

Dismantling barriers to educational learning and success

Rochester school board officials and the administration speak of equity, diversity, and inclusion but often fail at modeling in these areas while also failing to prepare students for their future by being less than truthful about their education.

The fight for the 25th

Veteran politician Joe Morelle faces a strong challenge from former RPD chief La’Ron Singletary in the race for Congress in the district spanning Monroe County and part of Orleans County.

The national debt still matters

Both Democrats and Republicans need to stop pretending that endless red ink has no consequences. Yet candidates in this election cycle have barely mentioned federal debt and deficits.