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First hour: Helping kids avoid abuse and homelessness Second hour: Should STEM become STEAM?
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AAA projects more than 38 million Americans will travel this Memorial Day weekend. That's the second-highest Memorial Day travel volume on record,...
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Congresswoman Louise Slaughter says she's been sounding the alarm for years about the overuse of antibiotics. Now, a superbug has been discovered....
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The state legislature ends its session for the year on June 16th, and expectations are low for any major pieces of legislation to be resolved before...
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The Rochester City School District is moving toward adopting a new code of conduct, but plans are mired in controversy. The code is designed to lead...
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A Rochester filmmaker is trying to pave the way for people with disabilities to be portrayed in a less stereotypical way in films and on TV. Adrian...
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OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — If not for his high-pitched voice, there would be no way to peg Nihar Janga as the youngest-ever winner of the Scripps National...
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Protesters calling for an investigation into the death of a woman from Rochester who died in Erie County blocked parts of some downtown streets...
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It’s an issue surrounded by controversy throughout the United States - the presence of law enforcement in schools. On this edition of Need to Know we...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP & WXXI News) — More than 200 new transit vehicles are coming to upstate New York. The state announced the new transit investments...
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