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Political divide shapes public reaction on anti-Asian crimes

In a study, University of Rochester researchers examined opinion toward hashtags and websites that provide information, resources, places to donate, and places to report hate crimes. Biden supporters were more likely to defend these hashtags.

Brave as Dave

Don’t count blues guitarist Dave Riccioni out in his fight with cancer.

Abuse victims’ long wait

The chairman of the creditors committee in the Rochester diocese’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy fears that church officials’ negotiations with insurance companies have stalled—and that some survivors could die before the case is resolved.

The divide on fixing digital disparity

Albany and Washington both want to make broadband internet access affordable for low-income households. One opted for regulation, the other for subsidies. Both face questions.

The divide on fixing digital disparity

Albany and Washington both want to make broadband internet access affordable for low-income households. One opted for regulation, the other for subsidies. Both face questions.

A cloud remains over summer festivals

The COVID-19 pandemic caused widespread cancellations in 2020. This year, festival organizers are trying to navigate health safety rules as they stage in-person or hybrid events.

Has the region’s population declined?

New Census Bureau estimates show both Monroe County and the metro area losing residents in the last decade. But different numbers could emerge when 2020 Census data is released.

The bigotry Asian Americans face

Their roots lie a continent with nearly 50 diverse nations, but many have a common experience here: anti-Asian prejudice and hostility that can turn to violence.

Rochester rocker Phil Naro dies

Known for his work with the Talas with Billy Sheehan in the 1980s and more recently D:Drive with Don Mancuso, his voice was unmatchable.