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Father, husband, volunteer, @MarquetteU grad, @DandC work life reporter and @USAToday contributor. Tweeting about #ROC, #Bills, #TWD, sports, news and more.

Clausen: Sharing the cancer news at work — Karen Bertrand found the lump shortly after receiving a clean mammogram result about 10 years ago. She was 45 years old and was surviving the many job cuts at Eastman Kodak Co. But she knew breast cancer might sideline her for good. Surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and reconstructive surgery forced her to miss work for six months.

18 First Niagara branches to be sold, none locally — The Department of Justice announced Thursday that 18 First Niagara branches will be sold in the Buffalo area as part of the KeyCorp acquisition. The branches, representing roughly $1.7 billion in deposits, will be sold to resolved antitrust concerns in the planning acquisition, the Department of Justice said in a statement.

3 firms make Fortune's list for giving back — Sage Rutty & Co. Inc., First American Equipment Finance and Dixon Schwabl Inc. were all named to the list, designed to rate workplaces from a worker perspective on volunteer and charitable giving programs, purpose of work, impact on organizations and other factors. Brighton-based Sage Rutty was rated No.

Constellation gets industry honor — A Victor-based wine and spirits maker has received a top industry honor. Constellation Brands was recognized by The Beverage Forum, an all-beverage conference of industry executives, with its Large Company of the Year award. Constellation Brands President and CEO Rob Sands accepted the award Wednesday in Chicago during the annual event.

Hickey Freeman to make apparel for 2016 Olympics — Olympic and Paralympic athletes will be wearing a piece of Rochester during the 2016 summer games in Rio de Janerio. Members of Team USA will get shorts made at Hickey Freeman through a contract with Ralph Lauren. The shorts, which will also be sold publicly, are to be worn for closing ceremonies of the games.

Watch: WWE's touching tribute to Chyna — WWE honored one of its most popular female athletes during a segment of its flagship show, , last night. Chyna, whose real name is Joan Marie Laurer, was found dead in her southern California apartment last week. The 45-year-old was born in Rochester, and later went to school in Penfield and Pittsford and then at the former Monroe High School in the city.

UNCLAIMED $$$: Excellus says $2.36M owed to New Yorkers — Missing something? Excellus BlueCross BlueShield says roughly 10,800 New York state residents or companies operating in the state have yet to cash roughly $2.36 million in checks issued by the Excellus Health Plan. Rochester-based Excellus will be required to turn the money over to the state Comptroller if the funds are not claimed by Aug.

Kodak giving away film to Kickstarter projects — Eastman Kodak Co. is going to give away film. The Rochester-based imaging and technology company announced on Monday a new initiative with crowdfunding site Kickstarter to put its film in the hands of independent filmmakers who want it. The program is open to artists using either 35mm or s16mm film launching a campaign on Kickstarter.

First Niagara CEO named to KeyCorp board — The president and chief executive officer at First Niagara Financial Group will join KeyCorp's Board of Directors, along with two other directors from the Buffalo-based bank. Gary M. Crosby, who was appointed as First Niagara's top executive in 2013, along with Austin A.

DA Sandra Doorley diagnosed with cancer — Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley has begun treatment at the Wilmot Cancer Institute for a recent cancer diagnosis, according to a statement. The statement goes on to say that Doorley continues to fulfill all of her duties and responsibilities as district attorney, something she plans to do throughout the course of her treatment.
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Apr 30, 2016

Unemployed and kinda alone, Johnny Manziel watched the NFL Draft in a bar.

Apr 30, 2016

@mltrickey He projects out as a Wildcat QB, or Brad Smith....either case, not a long-term solution unless he gets lots of one-on-one help

Apr 30, 2016

Bills sixth-rounder Kolby Listenbee calls himself NFL’s fastest man (was injured before combine run of sub 4.4)…

Apr 30, 2016

RT @viccarucci: #Bills 6th round WR Kolby Listenbee played w a sports hernia all last season, and underwent surgery for it on March 10.

Apr 30, 2016

RT @GreeceArcadia: Attention Arcadia staff, students and alumni- please send Mrs. Pike any pics you have of Ms. Flick! RETWEET!!

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