New Paterson Poll Numbers as He Begins Campaign

Governor David Paterson launched his campaign with a stop in Rochester this weekend. Monday, he heard new poll numbers about his quest for a full term in office.

Local Parks on NY's Closure List

New York State announced plans to close as many as 55 state parks & historic sites and reduce services at others due to the state budget crisis.

Excerpts from Two High Profile Interviews

This week on Need to Know, interviews with two high profile guests of WXXI: Gwen Ifill of PBS' NewsHour and Dr. Brad Berk of the University of Rochester.

Harold Ford, Jr.: Will He or Won't He Run?

Possible U.S. Senate candidate Harold Ford, Jr. visited Rochester Thursday.

Why Passengers Get Limited Info About Pilots

WXXI Senior Correspondent Peter Iglinski looks at the limitations on what you can learn about who's flying your plane.

Senator Gillibrand Talks About Economy

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand spoke in Rochester about the economy as she works to get elected to a full term in the Senate.


City Council's Carolee Conklin on Mayoral Control

The Finance Committe Chair talks about the possibility of Mayoral Control of Rochester Schools.

Soda Tax Still Planned for NY

Health Commissioner Dr. Richard Daines is Governor Paterson's top Lieutenant in the fight to win acceptance of a tax on sugared soft drinks.

The Rumor Mill: How it Works and Why it Matters

The recent headlines out of Albany have been about rumors: denials, diatribes and some would even say defamation.

Update on City's Plan for New Theater

The City of Rochester's project partners updated information about the plan to build a perfroming arts theater at the former Midtown Plaza.