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Dr. Mark Gestring of the University of Rochester Medical Center compared trauma patients transported to the hospital by helicopter and those taken via ground transportation.

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.

NPR's All Things Considered host Michele Norris interviewed Orleans County raptor rehabilitator Wendi Pencille about a pair of seriously injured bald eagles being nursed back to health in Medina.

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.

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Marie Cusick explains how a technique called targeted grazing, which uses domesticated animals to control invasive plants, is gaining the attention of state officials.

Local soccer star Abby Wambach and the U.S. Women's National Team lost the World Cup Final to Japan on penalty kicks Sunday.

On Need to Know Rochester this week, a focus on the Rochester Youth Violence Partnership that has won an award from the American Hospital Association.

WXXI is taking a look at life among the Finger Lakes, telling the stories of people who live in the small lake towns every Friday morning on WXXI-AM 1370.

Tom Golisano announced a $20 million donation to help construction of a new building to house the Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong.

Local soccer star Abby Wambach and the U.S. Women's National Team will play in Sunday's World Cup Final after a 3-1 victory against France in the semifinals.

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Marie Cusick says a new report lists New York as second in the nation, behind only California, when it comes to its share of the "clean economy."

Rochester Mayor Tom Richards introduced Leonard Redon as his selection for Deputy Mayor Wednesday morning at City Hall.

WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports a commission meeting to increase the pay for state judges says they will likely recommend "substantial" salary hikes for the judiciary, which has not received a raise in a dozen years.

Now that Governor Cuomo has signed the bill, texting while driving becomes a primary offense, and people can be pulled over for typing text messages, surfing the web, or playing video games on their smart phone.

This week on Need to Know Rochester on WXXI-TV, Innovation Trail reporter Zack Seward's interview with Harris RF Communications' Dana Mehnert.