Voter turnout was light in many districts as Democrats in the City of Rochester chose incumbents Malik Evans, Willa Powell and Melisza Campos and first-time winner Mary Adams to run on the party line in November's general election.
WXXI's Innovation Trail project presents a special series on New York State's new Regional Economic Development Councils. In part one, Marie Cusick looks at the process so far and why some are critical of it.
This week on Need to Know Rochester on WXXI-TV, we remember September 11, 2001 with an emotional interview with local resident Tom Roger, whose daughter was a flight attendant on the first plane to hit the World Trade Center.
WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Emma Jacobs looks at the impact of New York State law, which forces landowners to let their land be drilled in some cases, even if they don't want to sign a lease to allow a gas well.
Governor Andrew Cuomo says he does not think the 2% property tax cap enacted into law earlier this year will put a damper on local governments' efforts to raise funds to clean up flood damage from tropical storm Irene.
Variations of many NASA inventions, initially developed for space travel and exploration, have worked their way into consumer culture, ranging from common household items to complex medical technology.