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%.

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.

Governor Loses Another Aide

Governor David Paterson's Press Secretary abruptly resigned Wednesday.

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.

Mayor Gives New Details on School Takeover Plan

Mayor Bob Duffy's plan to take control of city schools outlines the plan for improving conditions within the first two years of a proposed five year trial period.

Chicken Wing Landmark Deals with Higher Prices

A dramatic rise in the price of chicken wings is creating a new challenge for restaurants, including the one that started it all: the original Anchor Bar in Buffalo.

Local Governments Consider Consolidation

A difficult economy, budget woes and pressure from taxpayers are leading some local communities to look at conslidation or in some cases dissolution of local government.


After Massa: Republicans on Ethics Offensive

The troubles of Eric Massa have become ammunition for the Republicans in Congress bashing Democrats over ethics concerns.

Maggie Brooks Will Not Run for Congress

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks says she will not seek election to replace Eric Massa in the 29th Congresssional District.