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  2. Rochester, Minnesota - Wikipedia

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    Rochester Public Schools enroll 16,300 students in 23 public primary and secondary schools. The city is divided into three public high school attendance zones: John Marshall , Mayo and Century . Private schools in the city include Lourdes , Schaeffer Academy, and Rochester Central Lutheran School amongst various smaller private religious schools.

  3. Rochester - Wikipedia

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    Rochester Products Division, former name of manufacturer of General Motors fuel system components (especially carburetors) Educational establishments. King's School, Rochester founded in 604 AD in Kent, UK; Rochester City School District, New York, USA; Rochester College, Michigan, USA; Rochester Community Schools (disambiguation)

  4. Rochester, New Hampshire - Wikipedia

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    The flag pole was donated by J. Frank Place in 1917. He was the former publisher of the Rochester Courier. Early education. In 1750, Rochester voted at a town meeting to establish a public school to teach writing and reading to the town's children. The vote was quickly overturned, which violated colonial laws mandating schools in each community.

  5. University of Rochester Medical Center - Wikipedia

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    Golisano Children's Hospital (GCH) formerly Children's Hospital at Strong, is a nationally ranked, freestanding acute care children's hospital in Rochester, New York. It is affiliated with the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. The hospital has 190 pediatric beds. The hospital provides comprehensive pediatric specialties ...

  6. 1964 Rochester race riot - Wikipedia

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    The Rochester race riot came at a time of heightened racial tensions and violence in the United States, occurring only a week after a major race riot in Harlem. Origins [ edit ] At 10:00 p.m. on July 24, 1964, the Rochester Police Department (RPD) attempted to arrest an intoxicated black man at a street block party and dance on Joseph Avenue ...

  7. Rochester, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia

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    Rochester is a borough in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States. Located 25 miles (40 km) northwest of Pittsburgh , it is part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area . The population was 3,657 at the 2010 census .

  8. Eddie "Rochester" Anderson - Wikipedia

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    Anderson's first appearance on The Jack Benny Program was on March 28, 1937. He was originally hired to play the one-time role of a redcap on the Benny program for a storyline of the show traveling from Chicago to California by train, which coincided with the radio show's actual return to NBC's Radio City West in Hollywood after a brief stint in New York.

  9. Rochester Institute of Technology - Wikipedia

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    History. The university began as a result of an 1891 merger between Rochester Athenæum, a struggling literary society founded in 1829 by Colonel Nathaniel Rochester and associates, and The Mechanics Institute, a Rochester school of practical technical training for local residents founded in 1885 by a consortium of local businessmen including Captain Henry Lomb, co-founder of Bausch & Lomb.