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Soda Tax Still Planned for NY

Health Commissioner Dr. Richard Daines is Governor Paterson's top Lieutenant in the fight to win acceptance of a tax on sugared soft drinks.

The Rumor Mill: How it Works and Why it Matters

The recent headlines out of Albany have been about rumors: denials, diatribes and some would even say defamation.

Update on City's Plan for New Theater

The City of Rochester's project partners updated information about the plan to build a perfroming arts theater at the former Midtown Plaza.

Speaking Stones - Tracing History

Fri, 02/12/2010 - 8:30pm - 9:00pm

With renewed interest in genealogy, past generations and family history, WXXI's Need to Know shares the story behind a unique project on local history at the University of Rochester.

Another H1N1 Clinic Scheduled

The Monroe County Health Department has scheduled another H1N1 flu vaccination clinic for later this month.

Bankruptcy Judge Says Debts are Getting Bigger

Judge John Ninfo says more people are showing up in local bankruptcy court with more than $75,000 in consumer credit loans, which do not include mortgages, car payments, or borrowing for college.

RPD Reports Decrease in Major Crimes

Rochester Police Chief David Moore says statistics show a drop in the rate of major crimes in Rochester in 2009.

The Rumor Mill: How it Works and Why it Matters

Fri, 02/12/2010 - 8:30pm - 9:00pm

The recent headlines out of Albany have been about rumors: denials, diatribes and some would even say defamation.

Fighting Childhood Obesity

First Lady Michelle Obama is launching a new effort to fight childhood obesity - and she spoke one-on-one with PBS' Jim Lehrer about her plans.

One Year After Flight 3407

The small community of Clarence Center near Buffalo changed forever one year ago this week. WXXI News has a portrait of life after Flight 3407.