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Our guest this hour is Zoe Weil, the founder of the Institute for Humane Education. She trains teachers to foster more cultural awareness in students...
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The State Labor Department says that the unemployment rate in the Rochester area dropped in October. The rate for the metro area was 5.5 percent,...
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The leader of the United Christian Leadership Ministry says the decision by a grand jury not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for shooting...
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Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren is speaking out about the controversy caused by the decision not to indict in the Ferguson case. And the mayor also is...
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"Thoughtful but disappointing," is how the president and CEO the YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County views a grand jury decision in Ferguson,...
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The WXXI News staff checks newspapers and websites to help keep tabs on what's happening in communities across New York state. Buffalo: Schumer:...
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Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren on Monday night reacted to the decision by a grand jury not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri in...
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DETROIT (AP) — Kyle Orton threw two touchdown passes, Robert Woods pulled off a slick one-handed catch and Scott Chandler added a snow-themed...
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The new film Interstellar asks us to think about the long-term impact of climate change. How will we find a new home for the human race if Earth is...
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A new book looks at the economic philosophy that drove the creation of Dickens' a Christmas Carol. In particular, author Carlo DeVito has done...
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