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$10,000 reward offered in La Grange Park homicide

democratandchronicle.com — A $10,000 reward is on the line for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the death of a city man killed last month in Rochester's La Grange Park. The reward, from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, was announced Friday by Matthew Myerson, the agency's acting public information officer.

UR grad students plan to form union

democratandchronicle.com — Research and student teaching assistants from the University of Rochester, and other institutions around the country are moving ahead with plans to unionize following a decision by the National Labor Relations Board allowing such actions. Graduate students and faculty at UR, standing along side with other union workers and leaders, announced plans Wednesday to form a union with the Service Employees International Union, Local 200United.

Dixon Schwabl tops list by 'Fortune' magazine

democratandchronicle.com — A Victor-based firm has landed in the top spot of a national Best Workplaces list by Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work. Marketing communications company Dixon Schwabl was ranked No. 1 in the advertising and marketing category. The list was based on feedback from roughly 4,000 industry workers.

Rochester police investigate 'suspicious' death

Western New York Energy CEO dies on hiking trip

democratandchronicle.com — A 43-year-old Geneseo resident who worked with his father to build a $90 million ethanol production facility in Orleans County has died. Michael C. Sawyer died last week during a hiking trip on a remote trail that ascends Cascade Mountain in Essex County, according to New York State Police.

Deputies searching for two missing 13-year-olds

democratandchronicle.com — Monroe County Sheriff's deputies are searching for two teens who went missing Monday morning. Deputies said Hannah Griffin, 13, of Rush, and Aiden Ladd, 13 of Livonia, went missing from their homes and are believed to be together. Hannah's bicycle was found near Rush Lima Road and West Main Street, deputies said.

Rochester man faces charges after Dewey Ave. crash

democratandchronicle.com — A Rochester man faces several charges after a one-car crash recently on Dewey Avenue in the town of Greece. Greece police said Jemar J. Tucker, 34, of Rochester, was allegedly driving above the speed limit when he lost control of a vehicle he was driving, stuck a curb and flipped the vehicle onto its roof about 6:30 p.m.

Rochester police investigate suspicious death of woman on Chili Ave.

Teamsters announce deal with O-AT-KA dairy plant

democratandchronicle.com — Workers at a dairy plant in Batavia have a new five-year labor agreement with Upstate Niagara Cooperative Inc., headquartered in Buffalo. The labor contract covers 265 members of the Teamsters Local 118 union, headquartered in Brighton, working at the O-AT-KA Milk Products Cooperative Inc., according to the union.

GateHouse Media offering buyouts to newspaper workers

democratandchronicle.com — GateHouse Media is offering employees a voluntary severance offer. The Perinton-based operator of several weekly and daily publications in the region, along with others in 35 states across the country, made the announcement in a memo to employees.
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Aug 27, 2016

RT @ChrisBrownBills: ACL injuries for both Chris Gragg and Jonathan Dowling. "It's unfortunate," said Rex Ryan. #Bills

Aug 26, 2016

Preseason Game No. 3 .... zzzzz zzzz zzzz #Bills

Aug 26, 2016

RT @Yankees: .@ElGarySanchez is SCARY good. His 10th HR of the year extends the #Yankees' lead to 12-1!

Aug 26, 2016

FBI agent: Missing teen Brittanee Drexel was kidnapped, shot and dumped in alligator pit/  http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20160826/PC16/160829517  via @postandcourier

Aug 26, 2016

Tragic. Brittanee Drexel shot, dumped in alligator swamp, according to report  http://on.rocne.ws/2c2DGnI 

Aug 26, 2016

$10K reward offered in La Grange Park homicide (It's where police said they found a burned body)  http://on.rocne.ws/2bvwRsd 

Aug 26, 2016

RT @vfreile: MCSO: Brian Sullivan & Derrick Murray knew each other. #roc @DandC

Aug 26, 2016

RT @vfreile: MCSO: it was clear early in investigation that Sullivan was not missing, but that case was a homicide. #roc @dandc

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