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Ask Customers to Use Less of Your Product: The Big Heresy

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Xerox and Waste Management are doing something mostly unheard of: they're working with customers to use less of their traditional product or service. That's a big shift in business as usual.

The 13 Cities Where Home Prices Will Rise In 2011

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Foreclosure sales and tax incentives are boosting real estate parts in parts of the country. House prices nationally fell 4 percent last year, acco...

A Citizen's Reflections on Race, Violence and Power

Cynthia Boaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cynthia Boaz

Originally published on December 16, 2007 at In recognition of International Human Rights Day, upcoming on December 10th. Three ye...

50 Cent Memoir On Rochester School District Reading List

Democrat and Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Getting teens to pick up a book can be tough, especially during the summer months when school isn't in session. So in an attempt to get more students...

The Perfect 1-2 punch

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

If State Republicans were not already facing enough of an uphill battle, what in the world are they going to do to combat the Andrew Cuomo-Rochester M...

Ellner Defeats Truman!

Gay City News | Gay City News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Rochester, Home News

Two nights ahead of its annual spring dinner in Rochester on May 22, most New Yorkers attuned to the doings of the Empire State Pride Agenda, the stat...

Cuomo's Lieutenant: Leaving the City for the State

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Harry Moroz

Back when the Great Recession was just beginning, Rochester Mayor Bob Duffy, AG Cuomo's pick for lieutenant governor, expressed concern about the federal government's treatment of cities.

Cuomo Picks Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy for Lt. Governor

David A. Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David A. Singer

The presumptive gubernatorial candidate, Andrew Cuomo, has tapped Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy as his choice for Lt. Goverrnor.

Bricks Shatter Windows At Rep. Louise Slaughter's Office, Democratic Party Offices

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Authorities are trying to find out who threw bricks through windows and doors at two Democratic Party offices in western New Y...

'In The Neighborhood': Sleepover At The Neighbors' (PHOTOS)

Peter Lovenheim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Lovenheim

Why is it that in an age of discount airlines, unlimited cell phone minutes, and the Internet, when we can create community anywhere, we often don't know the people who live next door?

Are Women in Business Inferior to Men in Business?

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

"What do women want?" asks Robert Dubac, who wrote and acted in his one-person role of The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron. It pinpoints the differences b...

Empowering a Climate Change Movement, Part 6: Cities Step Up and Help Citizens Cut Carbon 25%

David Gershon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Gershon

This is the last installment in my six-part series excerpted from chapter 11 of my book Social Change 2.0: A Blueprint for Reinventing Our World. It ...

Minnesota Woman Gives Birth To 15-Pound Baby Boy (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A Minnesota woman gave birth to a 15-pound 6-oz. baby boy last Monday, Nov. 23. Axel Laverne Dolton was born three weeks premature and still wieghed...

2 Rochester Police Officers Shot

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Authorities say two upstate New York police officers who were shot while responding to an emergency call at an apartment build...

Flight Delayed: New Airline Fines For Tarmac Stranding

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The government is imposing fines for the first time against airlines for stranding passengers on an airport tarmac, the Transportat...

Man Who Enjoys Popular Rock Songs Discovers Perfect Radio Station

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Rochester, Home News

ROCHESTER, NY—Sean Ridgeway, a 36-year-old carpenter who is fond of popular rock 'n' roll music from the late 1960s to the present, told......

Frank Garcia GUILTY: Valentine's Day Killer Convicted

AP | BEN DOBBIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A twice-fired nursing supervisor enraged at two co-workers who accused him of sexual harassment was convicted Monday of killin...

Hot Dog Road Trip: A Patriotic Party Plan

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

If you're planning a cookout for this most patriotic of days, here's an opportunity to celebrate the American dream. Because hot dog culture is American history.

The Man Who's Building the $2 Million Car

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

To Alfred DiMora, designing, building and selling a $2 million limited-production super-exotic sedan seemed like a good enough idea in 2007.