Lead Story Archive

As Obama accepts the Nobel Peace Prize, Rochester-area peace advocates are celebrating the anniversary of the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Talk to NYS Assemblyman Joe Morelle Thursday at noon on 1370 Connection with host Bob Smith.

Governor David Paterson is delivering the speech at the Museum of American Finance in New York City, Wednesday at noon.

Monroe Community College is now prepared to launch a site selection process for new downtown campus.

WXXI Capitol Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports on the historic trial of Joe Bruno, longtime NYS Senate Majority Leader.

How are area Main Street businesses faring this holiday season?

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist David Cay Johnston is partnering with WXXI on a bi-weekly series, How Did We Get Here?, to explore the ancient origins of our modern day economy.

There is a new development in the controversial battle over natural gas drilling in Western New York.

New York Governor David Paterson is in Rochester today.  Paterson is visiting the two Rochester Police officers wounded on Wednesday.

Rochester's GOP delegation votes no to the proposal.

Rochesterians react to President Obama's speech Tuesday night.

Governor Paterson is seeking to improve relationship between state government and small businesses.

Charles Plosser, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, presents his annual Economic Seminar Tuesday in Rochester.

After considering several suburban locations for a proposed theater, Rochester Broadway Theatre League is now entertaining ideas from the City of Rochester.


Some people are calling it a "modern-day gold rush."   It's a huge reserve of natural gas located thousands of feet below the surface from West Virginia to New York's Southern Tier and the Catskills.