This Week
  • GM injection: The automaker has invested $150 million here since 2011.

  • East High School teacher and blogger Kelly LaLonde speaks out about education.

  • HBT Architects took a risk and parted with some clients on its new path.

  • Placing a loved one in an elder care facility is not an easy decision for caregivers.

  • Robert W. Hurlbut heads a 1,400-employee business started by his grandparents.

  • The new edition of Explore Greater Rochester is here.

RBJ Snap Poll

Redskins name should stick, most say  - 7/18/2014
More than three-quarters of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents oppose the federal decision to cancel trademark protection for the Washington Redskins. Slightly fewer respondents—71 percent—say franchise owner Daniel Snyder should not change the team’s name.

Majority opposes Hobby Lobby decision  - 7/11/2014
A slight majority of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents disagrees with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling last week that requiring two for-profit corporations to pay for insurance coverage for contraception as mandated by the Affordable Care Act violated a federal law protecting religious freedom.

Flawed business plan sank fast ferry  - 7/4/2014
A decade ago, the Lake Ontario fast ferry was launched amid high hopes and broad public support, only to run aground after two money-losing seasons. Nearly three-quarters of this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents say it failed because of a fatally flawed business plan.

Majority backs creation of BID downtown  - 6/27/2014
The Rochester Downtown Development Corp. is leading an effort to establish a business improvement district in downtown Rochester, and 63 percent of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents support it.

Snap Poll: Views mixed on RGHS-Unity merger  - 6/20/2014
Pluralities of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say the merger of Rochester General Health System and Unity Health System is likely to improve the quality of health care locally but have a negative impact on costs.

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