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With social and emotional needs of students magnified during the course of the pandemic, school leaders throughout Monroe County are discussing the continued mental health needs in and out of the classroom.

Flash freezes can be one of nature’s sneakiest wintertime hazards for roadways and commuters and is something to keep an eye out for. The ingredients for a flash freeze are as simple as the name itself. News 8's Christine Gregory has more:

The last day of November marked the official end to a 2022 Atlantic Hurricane season. See a breakdown of the season's hurricanes below:

“It’s a start but its not the end": The U.S. Senate passed a bill on Tuesday, to protect same-sex and interracial marriage, in a landmark vote. See reactions from local members of the LGBTQ community:

Navy veteran Robert Podlaski is 100% disabled on a fixed income. He's always used budget billing with RG&E, where he pays a fixed $200 each month. But since August, his bills have been all over the place, with some reaching nearly $700:

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The Price is Right gave away a vacation to Rochester! (...and then to Hilton in your rental car.) #roc 

Dr. Mendoza: "Zero people in Monroe County have died from getting the vaccine. 1,506 have died in Monroe County because they did not." #ROC 

WATCH: Sen. Chuck Schumer dances to 'New York Groove' after being declared the winner in his Senate race tonight.

According to reports, teacher Jason Seaman was shot while protecting students as a gunman open fire in Noblesville, Indiana.

“We couldn’t have predicted this but I still feel responsible. My heart is broken for the shelter animals that we lost," said Elizabeth Burrows, executive director of the Humane Society of Grand Bahamas.

Democrats warned that the rules package from Trump's ally, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, could force midnight sessions that would keep most Americans in the dark and create a sham proceeding.

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