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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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RIT's Wilson Named Hockey Coach of the Year

The AHCA has honored Wayne Wilson with the 2010 Spencer Penrose Award given to the Division I men's hockey national coach of the year.

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New Survey About Retail Downtown

The Rochester Downtown Development Corporation is asking residents & workers what type of retail they'd like to see in Downtown Rochester.

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House Ethics Committee Opens Massa Investigation

While former Congressman Eric Massa is no longer under the committee's jurisdiction, the actions of other House members connected to the handling of complaints about Massa will be examined. 

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Conference Focuses on Wind Power

The New York Power Authority hosted a conference at MCC on developing wind power in New York State and specifically on Lake Ontario.

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New Study of Relationship Violence Among Deaf

RIT's 8-year study found that people who are deaf or hard of hearing are more likely to become victims.

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In Depth: What's Causing Local Shoreline Erosion

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is calling for repairs to beachfront near the Bay Outlet Bridge

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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.

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