Lead Story Archive

Nationally renowned patient advocate Tiffany Christensen came to Rochester to encourage patients and families to become health teams.

International communications and information technology leader Harris RF Communications consolidated several of its Rochester production lines under one roof in Henrietta.

WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt looks at the new Quinnipiac Poll that comes in the aftermath of Governor Andrew Cuomo's handling of the storm damage from Irene and Lee.

NPR and WXXI's Innovation Trail look at the battle over fracking and where it fits into the quest for energy development in this country.

A judge has ruled the city of Rochester owes nearly $4 million more for the Midtown Plaza properties than it paid when it seized the site under eminent domain.

WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports Governor Cuomo is asking President Obama for more money and is waiving some fees for storm victims who lost key documents in the floods.

WXXI's Innovation Trail project focused on New York State's new Regional Economic Development Councils in a series of reports and a special program that featured a conversation with Lt. Governor Robert Duffy.

WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports on the likelihood that New York State will miss another deadline to get federal funding to implement the new health care law.

WXXI's Innovation Trail project presents a special series on New York State's new Regional Economic Development Councils. In part four, Emma Jacobs explains how the idea of regional councils is not new in New York State.

PAETEC CEO Arunas Chesonis answered questions about downtown during his first public speaking appearance since the August 1 announcement that PAETEC was being sold.

WXXI's Innovation Trail project presents a special series on New York State's new Regional Economic Development Councils. In part three, Daniel Robison looks at how conflicts of interest will be handled.

Governor Cuomo and his top aides are still trying to assess the cost of all of the damage caused by flooding from storms Irene and Lee, and attempting to figure out how much the state will have to pay, and where the money will come from.

You can now watch this special edition of Need to Know Rochester online as we focus on the plight of black male students in the Rochester City School District.

WXXI's Innovation Trail project presents a special series on New York State's new Regional Economic Development Councils. In part two, Zack Seward follows the money.

High profile races in Tuesday's Primary Elections included Rochester City School Board, two City Council districts, a few County Legislature districts and a couple of Town Supervisor contests.