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Damage to the brain and the nervous system, headaches, hearing loss and other illnesses can all be caused by lead poisoning. On this edition of Need...
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Friday marks the fifth anniversary of the disappearance of Brittanee Drexel, the Chili teen who went missing while on spring break in Myrtle Beach....
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As part of the YWCA’s Stand Against Racism, Rochester attorneys came together Thursday to discuss the past, present, and future of the right to vote...
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Astrophysicist & Cosmos host Neil deGrasse Tyson (who comes to MCC April 30) talks about teaching kids science. Also on hand, Sarah Carbone,...
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Former Rochester Councilwoman Ruth Scott talks about her memoir; In the second half-hour, AutisumUp is here to talk about new, higher autism...
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The employment rate for people with disabilities is 20%. That's it. But for those who are part of Project SEARCH, it's 87%. How does it work? Who is...
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The city of Rochester is lining up a summer of special events at the Public Market. City officials gathered at the market to outline the schedule...
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The Republican candidate Rob Astorino is 30 points behind incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo in the polls. But the candidate is undeterred, he says has...
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(AP & WXXI News ) Thousands of postal workers around the country are expected to protest the opening of postal counters in Staples stores that are...
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Rochester area day care providers heard from a leading environmental health researcher this week about how toxic chemicals can impact our health....
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