Susan B. Anthony’s Headstone Gets It’s Own PPE This Year

October 27, 2020

The traditional stop at Mount Hope cemetery after voting to put a sticker on Susan B. Anthony’s headstone is happening a little differently this year. It starts with the social distancing signs, asking Rochestarians to keep 6ft apart and ends with a plastic shield over the tombstone itself. The adhesive and solvents used to remove […]

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White House Holds Ceremony For Amy Coney Barrett As She Is Sworn In

October 27, 2020

Last night, President Donald Trump hosted a swearing-in ceremony for Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett following her confirmation by the Senate. She was sworn in near the Rose Garden, right by where the federal appeals court judge from Indiana was introduced to a crowd that sparked the spread of COVID-19 through the White House […]

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Brouk Vs. Missick In NYS 55th Senate District Debate

October 26, 2020

Republican Rich Funke, not seeking re-election in the NYS 55th Senate District. That means Democrat Samra Brouk and Republican Chris Missick are vying for the seat. The two will participate in a Voice of the Voter Debate on Monday, October 26 at 8 p.m. at WXXI-TV, or watch below.

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Mike Pence’s Chief of Staff Tests Positive For Coronavirus

October 26, 2020

On Saturday evening, The White House announced that Marc Short, Vice President Mike Pence’s Chief of staff had tested positive for COVID-19. Shortly after, Pence’s office confirmed that a senior political adviser to Pence, Marty Obst also tested positive. This makes 5 close associates of the vice president who have come down with the illness. […]

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WXXI Voice of the Voter – 55th State Senate Debate [LIVE]

October 25, 2020

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Early Voting Sees A Record Turnout For 2020 Presidential Election

October 25, 2020

The first day of early voting in Monroe County was almost five times the first day turnout for early voting in the 2019 general election. Around 9,500 people showed up to cast their ballot at the 12 polling sites where early voting is permitted. The polling sites are: David F. Gantt Community Center, 700 North […]

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Obama to Trump “This is Not a Reality Show, This is Reality” [VIDEO]

October 22, 2020

“I’ve been in the Oval office with both of the men running for President, and I can tell you they are very different.” That’s how former President Obama started began his speech in Philadelphia on Wednesday. He described the many ways Donald Trump has failed the American people by treating the presidency as a reality […]

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Vote Early – Vote Starting This Saturday!

October 22, 2020

 

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City of Rochester Asking The Community About Police Reform

October 21, 2020

The City of Rochester is asking residents what they think about policing in the city. Mayor Lovely Warren says it’s part of an effort to help city leaders understand the community’s desires when it comes to police reform. According to cityofrochester.gov Mayor Warren said, “Our goal is to begin a collaborative and open process to ensure that […]

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Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez Plays Among Us on Twitch To Encourage Voting

October 21, 2020

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez used video games to inspire people to vote. Tuesday Night Ocasio-Cortez encouraged viewers to vote while streamed Among Us, one of the most popular online games, on Twitch alongside streamers Pokemane, Hasanabi and Ilhan Omar, a fellow congresswoman. The stream peaked at 439,000 views, making it the third highest viewed single stream in […]

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