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Eastman House & University Of Rochester Offer Master's Degree Program
The University of Rochester and the George Eastman House have announced a new master's degree program they will jointly offer in Photographic...
Schumer Wants Lead-Free Rule for Fire Hydrants Waived
Senator Charles Schumer is urging the Environmental Protection Agency to exempt new fire hydrants from a reduced-lead drinking water law. The EPA...
Mayor Richards Criticizes Increased County Charges
Rochester Mayor Tom Richards has sent a letter to Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks as well as members of the county legislature criticizing some...
Consumer Confidence Numbers Recover Somewhat In November
Consumer confidence numbers for New York State in November showed some improvement. That according to the latest Siena College survey which shows the...
Giving the Gift of Hope This Holiday Season
Alternatives for Battered Women CEO Jaime Saunders says a dozen boxes filled to the brim with toys were delivered to St. John's and St. Mark's...
Future of Public Campaign Finance Uncertain
One of the most controversial recommendations in Governor Cuomo’s anti-corruption commission report released this week is to enact public financing...
The Search Formally Begins For A Dean Of The Eastman School Of Music
A search has formally begun to choose the next Dean of the Eastman School of Music. Former Dean Doug Lowry died in October, after a battle with...
Scientists Gather Locally to Study Lake Effect Snow
Armed with mobile radar, weather balloons and a specially-equipped aircraft, scientists from around the country are gathering on the shores of Lake...
Common Core Forum Generates Questions & Concerns
About 100 parents, teachers, and other interested area residents came to the WXXI studios Tuesday night to offer comments and try and get answers...
State Education Commissioner Holds Forum In Rochester Tonight
WXXI will host a public forum on the new Common Core standards Tuesday night. It’s been a hot topic among teachers, parents, administrators and...
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