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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.

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Local Doctor's Stories of Haiti

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

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Frontline“Obama's Deal” on WXXI-TV

Tue, 04/13/2010 - 9:00pm

FRONTLINE goes behind closed doors to examine the political battles and costly compromises that defined the Obama administration’s efforts toward healthcare reform.

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Snowshoe Championships Run Through Upstate NY

When the U.S. National Snowshoe Championships came to Syracuse, a local athlete took home a title.

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Wind Farm on Local Waters?

Proposals to build wind turbines off the shore of Wayne County could bring the first wind farm to Lake Ontario.

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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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