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Palin Not Running for President in 2012

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin says she will not seek the Republican party nomination for President in 2012.

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Environmentalists Deliver Clocks to Cuomo to Lobby for More Time

WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports the environmental groups delivered 180 water powered alarm clocks to Governor Cuomo's office door, as part of their request for more time for public comment on proposed hydrofracking rules.

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Regional Council Workshop Focuses on the Funding

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Zack Seward looks at a local workshop that focused on the nuts and bolts of how specific projects would win state cash through the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council.

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Cuomo "Open" to Discussing Union Proposals

Governor Andrew Cuomo opened the door to avoiding the layoffs of 3500 state workers after a union contract was rejected, but he says it's entirely up to the union leadership whether the job cut backs occur or not.

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Need to Know Rochester: Cuomo's $4.4 Billion Announcement

This week on Need to Know Rochester, analysis of the impact of Governor Cuomo's announcement that $4.4 billion will be invested in high technology computer chip development in New York state.

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Cuomo Announces $4.4 Billion High Tech Investment

Governor Cuomo says $4.4 billion dollars will be invested in high tech chip fabrication plants across upstate New York, and he predicts it will bring nearly 7000 jobs.

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Cuomo Launches Website That He Says Will Improve Government Transparency

WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports the move comes as Governor Andrew Cuomo has faced growing criticism in news articles and on editorial pages about a perceived lack of transparency.

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Poll Finds Increase in Cuomo's Popularity

WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt looks at the new Quinnipiac Poll that comes in the aftermath of Governor Andrew Cuomo's handling of the storm damage from Irene and Lee.

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Examining America's "Quest" for Energy

NPR and WXXI's Innovation Trail look at the battle over fracking and where it fits into the quest for energy development in this country.

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Judge Rules City Owes More for Midtown

A judge has ruled the city of Rochester owes nearly $4 million more for the Midtown Plaza properties than it paid when it seized the site under eminent domain.

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