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The Monroe County Board of Elections reports that voter turnout was 31% as of 8:00 p.m. That's compared to 29% at the same time four years ago.

The races for Monroe County Executive and District Attorney headline today's local elections. All the seats in the Monroe County Legislature are up for grabs as are four seats on the Rochester City School Board.

WXXI's Helene Biandudi spoke with the candidates for Rochester City School Board about their hopes for the district.

The candidates for Monroe County District Attorney were featured on Monday's 1370 Connection on WXXI-AM 1370.

Election Day is Tuesday, November 8. Polling sites across the region open at 6:00 a.m. and close at 9:00 p.m.

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Zack Seward looks at the ten priority economic development projects for the Finger Lakes region, including a couple that are unusual when compared to others in the group.

This week on Need to Know Rochester, two Occupy Rochester protestors talk about their vigil at Washington Square Park and what's next for the group.

WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports the Public Employees Federation has voted to approve a new contract with New York State.

Eastman Kodak continues to struggle to return to profitability, reporting a loss of $222 million in the third quarter of this year.

Republican candidate and incumbent Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks answered questions in the week before Election Day on 1370 Connection on WXXI-AM 1370.

Democratic candidate for Monroe County Executive Sandy Frankel answered questions in the week before Election Day on 1370 Connection on WXXI-AM 1370.

Democratic challenger Sandra Frankel answers questions about her campaign for Monroe County Executive in a forum televised by WXXI-TV.

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Matt Richmond looks at a newly opened plant on the former army base in the Finger Lakes - something local leaders hope is the beginning of a trend.

WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports on a group pushing for reduced pension and health benefits for their employees, as part of a package of mandate relief that they say is necessary to help communities around New York.

In a special edition of Need to Know Rochester, WXXI News examines whether the community's efforts to fight childhood obesity are paying off.