Lead Story Archive

WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt traveled back to the one of the communities hit hardest by flooding.

This week on Need to Know Rochester, an encore presentation of our special program on the plight of black male students in the Rochester City School District.

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Marie Cusick says lawmakers questioned whether the DEC is rushing the process, and relying on data from the natural gas drilling industry.

WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports state agencies will provide information translated into Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Russian, French and French Creole.

WXXI's Need to Know Rochester special on the challenges facing African American boys in Rochester was shown and discussed at the Rochester City School Board Thursday night.

A new national report highlights Rochester as one of the most advanced cities for developing afterschool programs for youth.

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

Apple Inc. announced that Steve Jobs has died at the age of 56.  Jobs had battled cancer for several years and resigned as CEO of the company in August.

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.

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.

Eastman Kodak Retirees met Tuesday morning to discuss concerns about health care benefits as the company's struggles, including a dramatic drop in stock price, continue to make headlines.

The librarian at the Eastman School of Music uses reference books from different decades to help students track the view of different composers over time.

Shares of Eastman Kodak closed up more than 70% Monday, rebounding after Friday's drop amid reports that the company was considering bankruptcy.

NPR's board of directors announced that it had dipped into the world of public television for its new president and CEO: Gary E. Knell, chief executive of the company behind the beloved children's show Sesame Street.

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.