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The University of Rochester researchers who are embroiled in a legal battle with the university over allegations of sexual harassment have filed a lengthy rebuttal to a report issued last month as part of an independent investigation.

Imagine if the flu was about as common as diphtheria, measles or other relatively rare viruses. Researchers say if a universal vaccine being tested right now does what they hope it will, people would be able to get a flu shot that protects against any form of influenza.

Iconic Rochester artist Wendell Castle dies at 85

Jan 22, 2018
WXXI-TV

An iconic figure in the art world, both in Rochester and around the world has died. Wendell Castle died in his Scottsville home on Saturday.

Apple

If at first you don't succeed.... Erie County Legislature Minority Leader Joseph Lorigo says Apple may a better fit for Western New York than Amazon.

Finger Lakes Health

Buffalo's Homeland Security office is looking for the public's help after the arrest of a Newark, NY physician on child pornography charges.

Campus Times

The University of Rochester campus newspaper, the Campus Times, is exploring more stories of students claiming their sexual harassment cases were mishandled by the administration.

University of Rochester

As the spring semester gets started, University of Rochester Interim President Richard Feldman says he hopes the university community can begin a period of healing and rebuilding.

University of Rochester

Joel Seligman has resigned as president and CEO of the University of Rochester, effective February 28, 2018. His resignation comes hours after an independent investigation found that while there was no evidence of a hostile work environment in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences department, there was inappropriate behavior by Professor Florian Jaeger.

Kodak

Kodak stock soared Tuesday, rising 119 percent, or $3.70 a share,  closing at $6.80, after the company said it is getting into the digital licensing and cryptocurrency market.

WBFO / WBFO News

Three Rochester residents have been arrested after a heist at a Batavia store and an attempt to flee from authorities.

University at Rochester

An open letter has been signed by more than 200 professors outside the University of Rochester condemning the administration for its response to allegations of sexual harassment.

National Toy Hall of Fame

The board game Clue, the Wiffle Ball and the paper airplane are the newest inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame.

Wegmans

Another Fortune magazine "Best Places to Work" survey has been released and, again, Wegmans has placed first on the list.

The cities of Buffalo and Rochester have announced a collaborative effort to lure online retail giant Amazon to Western New York.

Trucker charged with manslaughter in UB professor's death

Aug 17, 2017
University at Buffalo

State police say a truck driver was shopping online on his cell phone when his vehicle rear-ended a car, killing a University at Buffalo professor.

Monroe County deputies confirm that Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio will be released from jail early Thursday morning, after being there for more than a month.

Dan Telvock

Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown’s plan to combat lead poisoning is off to a slow start. As Investigative Post environmental reporter Dan Telvock found, the pace of execution for the mayor’s plan is slower than many residents expect.


WXXI News

Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio has been sentenced to jail as a result of fallout from her earlier drunk driving conviction.

Jeremy Nash, the Rochester Police officer who was shot and wounded Saturday night, has been released from the hospital.

A Rochester police officer was shot and wounded late Saturday night.

Rochester man killed in Skydiving accident

Apr 23, 2017

The Orleans County Sheriff's Department is investigating a skydiving accident that occurred in the Town of Barre  Saturday night.

Square Enix / National Public Radio

The World Video Game Hall of Fame's 2017 finalists span decades and electronic platforms, from the 1981 arcade classic "Donkey Kong" that launched Mario's plumbing career to the 2006 living room hit "Wii Sports" that made gamers out of grandparents.

Rochester is one of 15 communities across the country chosen for a grassroots campaign to change the public response to the addiction crisis. It is a campaign that Buffalo-area communities may look to for answers to its own addiction challenges.

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A Rochester area woman will be spending time behind bars for producing child pornography.

Medtronic

A 67-year old Ontario County man is one of the first local residents to have the world's smallest pacemaker implanted in his heart.

Just released court papers provide more detail about the late Assemblymember Bill Nojay and allegations that he misdirected money from a client’s escrow account. The Rochester-area Nojay died by suicide in September, shortly before his primary election.

TWC News

Federal and local authorities on Wednesday released more information about the man charged with the robbery and homicide at a Xerox federal credit union outside Rochester more than a decade ago.

Rochester-based Carestream is getting a multi-million-dollar contract from the federal government to supply picture archiving and communications system products to the four U.S. military branches. It is a vote of confidence and an extension of the services Carestream has provided for the past five years.

After the death of Assemblymember Bill Nojay, Republican leadership throughout the 133rd Assembly District urged voters to still vote for Nojay in Tuesday’s GOP primary. The voters responded.

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Lawmaker Bill Nojay served the 133rd Assembly District in the Rochester area for only four years.

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