Government

New Emergency Command Center at Airport

Officials at the Rochester airport cut the ribbon on a new emergency operations center, but as the WXXI Innovation Trail's Zack Seward reports, putting it together was the fun part.

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Cuomo Announces Rochester's Regional Economic Council

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Zack Seward covered Governor Andrew Cuomo's Rochester visit to outline his ambitious new approach to economic development.

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Celebration & Protest Greet First Day of Gay Marriage

Dozens of gay couples received marriage licenses at Rochester's City Hall Sunday, with many getting married later in the afternoon.

Need to Know Rochester: Hydrofracking

This week on Need to Know Rochester on WXXI-TV, a lesson in the controversial gas drilling practice known as hydrofracking from WXXI's Innovation Trail.

Mayor Richards on Potential New Ferry

Mayor Tom Richards spoke on WXXI's 1370 Connection about the potential of a smaller-scale comeback of the Fast Ferry service between Rochester and Toronto.

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Cuomo Details Economic Development Regional Councils

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the regional councils that he's been promising will allow regions to apply to a billion dollar fund, on behalf of a coordinated economic development strategy.

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Public Health Researcher Talks Health And Hydrofracking

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Zack Seward explains why some in the medical community say hydrofracking for natural gas could be a major public health issue.

Clerks Ready to Issue Marriage Licenses for Same Sex Couples

A number of clerks' offices throughout New York, including here in the Rochester area, are making preparations for the legalization of same-sex marriage.

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Live Video: UK Parliament Tabloid Hearings

Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch and his son are appearing before a committee of Parliament to discuss what they knew about the tabloid phone hacking scandal.

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Crafting Shuttles: Labor Of Love, Vanishing Art

As space shuttle Atlantis orbits the Earth on NASA's last shuttle mission, it's worth remembering that key parts of this high-tech spaceship were handmade by people back here on Earth.

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