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Lake Ontario Wind Power Proposals & Visit to Haiti

Fri, 03/26/2010 - 8:30pm - 9:02pm

This week on Need to Know, Wayne County lawmakers and residents are considering the pros and cons of an offshore wind farm on Lake Ontario.

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Fuel Cell Technology Focus on Vehicles & More

Locally based research on fuel cell technology could be the future of the auto industry - and a whole lot more.

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Census Estimates Show Stability in Rochester Area

As the 2010 census progresses, 2009 estimates show the population of the Rochester metropolitan area is only slightly smaller than in 2000.

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President Obama Signs Health Care Reform Bill

Local Democrat Louise Slaughter helped get the controversial bill passed in the House of Representatives late Sunday.

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Soda Tax Proponent on Need to Know Friday

New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Richard Daines explains why he wants you to pay more for soda.

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1370 Connection: Rochester's High Poverty Rate

A new report says Rochester's poverty rate is at 29.4%. Only Buffalo has a higher poverty rate among New York's cities measuring 29.9%.

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Climate Neutral Quest on Campus

RIT is one of a growing number of colleges and universities across the country committing themselves to the environment in dramatic ways.

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Governor Loses Another Aide

Governor David Paterson's Press Secretary abruptly resigned Wednesday.

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SUNY Chancellor on the Future of Higher Education

SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher joined WXXI's Bob Smith on 1370 Connection Wednesday.

Strange Twist in Stem Cell Research

Some stem cell lines allowed for use in research under the Bush administration are now off limits to researchers under a policy set up by President Obama.

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