Lead Story Archive

WXXI is taking a look at life among the Finger Lakes, telling the stories of people who live in the small lake towns every Friday morning on WXXI-AM 1370.

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Daniel Robison looks at the unexpected rise to power and short tenure of a Buffalo resident who became a political casualty in his homeland despite success as a leader.

Rochester City Council President Lovely Warren talked about Friday's expected vote on a city charter change on mayoral succession on WXXI-AM.

A three day course on how gangs operate here in Rochester is teaching some community members how to help young people stay out of gangs.

Former Congressman Dan Maffei says he'll try to win his old job back by running against incumbent Ann Marie Buerkle in 2012.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports an earthquake estimated at 5.8 on the Richter scale hit central Virginia just northwest of Richmond.

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Emma Jacobs looks at the imitial meetings of the regional economical development councils and the criticism they've received over conducting some business behind closed doors.

WXXI and our Voice of the Voter partners present one-on-one interviews with each of the candidates running in the Democratic primary for Rochester City School Board.

Interim City School Superintendent Bolgen Vargas and Board President Malik Evans discussed their new plan on WXXI-AM in advance of students returning for the new school year.

Nora Bredes, was a long time activist and the director of the Susan B. Anthony Center for Women's Leadership at the University of Rochester.

The advance of Libyan rebels on Tripoli signals the latest dramatic stage in the fight against the rule of Moammar Gadhafi.

This week on Need to Know Rochester, a behind the scenes look at a new exhibition commemorating September 11, 2001 at the Rochester Museum and Science Center.

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Marie Cusick looks at the Department of Environmental Conservation's plan to bring together people from both sides of the hydrofracking debate - and keep the meetings closed to the public.

This week on Need to Know Rochester, a look at new research about how doctors, patients and their families communicate after a diagnosis of cancer.

WXXI is taking a look at life among the Finger Lakes, telling the stories of people who live in the small lake towns every Friday morning on WXXI-AM 1370.