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Celebrating the Genesee River

With an eye towards Earth Day this week, New York State's DEC Commissioner says $1 billion in federal, state & local funds have been invested to help Rochester's river.

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Money to Encourage Girls' Interest in Science & Technology

A $300,000 donation will fund efforts to spark continued interest in math & engineering careers among girls & young women.

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Malcom Bell on the Attica Uprising & Human Rights

Mon, 04/19/2010 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Lawyer Malcolm Bell discusses his work to uncover the truth about the Attica uprising---and his ongoing quest for justice and human rights in Central America.

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The Struggle for Peace in the Mideast

Mon, 04/19/2010 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Israeli-American peace advocate Ami Nahshon talks about his ongoing work reconciling people on both sides of the Arab/Israeli divide.

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Air Travel Remains Snarled

Mass flight cancellations continue but some planes are getting back in the air as Europe copes with the volcanic eruption.

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Celebrating National Record Store Day Locally

Several Rochester record stores are celebrating National Record Store Day with special events Saturday.

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Foodlink Seeks Americorps Support

The Rochester based food bank is hoping to start an urban farming initiative.

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Conversations with Local Freshmen Representatives

Fri, 04/16/2010 - 8:30pm - 9:00pm

This week on Need to Know, WXXI News Director Julie Philipp talks with local congressional representatives Chris Lee and Dan Maffei about health care reform, immigration reform and helping small businesses.

 

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Tea Party Supporters Rally

The Tea Party rally in Rochester was the second one to be held on federal income tax deadline day.

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Early Warm Weather Won't Hurt Lilac Festival

Organizers announced the schedule for the 2010 Lilac Festival and addressed concerns about early blooms due to recent warm weather.

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