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By Steve Bernardi and Dr. Gary KracoffMore Content NowWe’ve all heard the phrase “wonder drug.” It’s used to describe a seemingly miraculous new drug that does wonders for patients with a particular condition, often on a mass scale. Think aspirin for pain relief or the antibiotic penicillin. A modern-day example may be “the little blue pill,” Viagra, or the breast cancer treatment Herceptin.

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Robert Panara, who lost his hearing as a child and became a leading educator of the deaf and a pioneer of studies of deaf culture, has died. He was 94.

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A West Henrietta resident reels in a new state record. He made quite a big catch in Irondequoit Bay.

Updated at 5:37 PM

The former Buffalo Sabres player was at the federal courthouse in Rochester

Updated at 5:17 PM

Q: What is Devic’s disease? Is it a kind of multiple sclerosis?

Updated at 5:07 PM

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New Yorkers can now buy tickets online to attend the Great New York State Fair, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse.

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Local students graduated from the State University of New York, Buffalo State, during the school’s spring commencement ceremonies in May.

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Christian author Christopher Blomgren, of Palmyra, recently celebrated the release of his book, “S.O.S.,” which shares tips for wilderness scenarios, including how to filter water, make fire, navigate in the wild and save life and limb.

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Runs are down. Strikeouts are up. Fewer balls are being put into play.

Updated at 4:59 PM

The Lyons Public Library, 122 Broad Street, Lyons, announced its upcoming “Get All Shook Up” programs.

Updated at 4:51 PM

Local students graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology during the school’s spring commencement ceremonies.

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