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A WXXI News investigation finds that local districts have a severe lack of diversity on teaching staffs. Five public school districts have zero...
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A well-known drummer from the Rochester area is among this year’s Grammy nominees. Steve Gadd is recognized as one of the top drummers in the world...
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A top official with the Rochester Philharmonic is optimistic about the orchestra's financial future. Ralph Craviso is President and CEO of the RPO,...
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First hour: Democrats from the Monroe County Legislature discuss county business Second hour: Local "protectors" discuss the protests at Standing Rock
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The Joseph F. and Helen C. Dyer Arts Center at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) shares the visual...
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The New York State Assembly Committee on Education met Monday morning to examine and study existing and new ways to support and improve the academic...
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AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) — The proposed Harriet Tubman National Historic Park in central New York still needs to overcome one final hurdle. Legislation has...
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Students and staff at the University of Rochester are urging the university administration to designate the university as a sanctuary campus. The...
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Our Monthly Science Roundtable asks the question, What does it mean to be human? We're not simply talking about the science of evolution -- although...
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A federal judge recently blocked an Obama administration policy that was going to give more workers overtime. We discuss this ruling, and we discuss...
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