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Slaughter Makes High Speed Rail Announcement

Local Congressman Louise Slaughter welcomed U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to Rochester to talk about plans for high speed rail for upstate NY.

Transportation Secretary to Focus on Distracted Driving

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is in Syracuse today discussing new measures to combat distracted driving.

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Court Ruling on 'Net Neutrality' Examined on 1370 Connection

WXXI's Bob Smith talks with our media commentator, Tom Proietti of Monroe Community College, about an internet ruling that could have big implications.

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Area Birders Keeping Close Watch on Downtown Falcons

Rochester area birders are keeping a close watch on the downtown falcon nest box--perhaps closer than usual after the birds failed to nest there last year for the first time since 1998.

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RIT Hockey Team Hoping to Advance to NCAA Frozen Four Championship Game

After joining Division I play just five years ago, the RIT Tigers are hoping to claim the NCAA Frozen Four Championship Saturday in Detroit.  First, the team needs to beat Wisconsin on Thursday.

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Community Leaders Speak out on Mayoral Control

Prominent community leaders on both sides of the issue of Mayoral Control explain their views in messages recorded by WXXI. 

Wayne County Rejects Potential Wind Farm

In a unanimous vote, the Wayne County Board of Supervisors decided to oppose the Great Lakes Offshore Wind Project.  The action followed a 90-minute public hearing that generated overwhelming opposition to the project.

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Xerox Chair Anne Mulcahy Resigns

Xerox Corporation Chairperson Anne Mulcahy says she is stepping down on May 20, 2010.  Chief Executive Officer Ursula Burns will then assume the additional role of chair.

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Majority of Poll Respondents Favor Mayoral Control

A poll commissioned by the Center for Governmental Research shows 62% of respondents are strongly or somewhat supportive of mayoral control of Rochester city schools;Twenty-three percent say they strongly or somewhat oppose mayoral control.

Local Doctor's Stories of Haiti

URMC's Dr. Jean Joseph spent a week in Haiti after the devastating earthquake.

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