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Rochester's new train station is open for business

Oct 6, 2017
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Rochester’s new train station is turning heads. The brick and glass building replaces a smaller and temporary building local patrons were forced to use for over three decades.

And it marks the end of a three-year construction project which cost roughly $30 million. The station opened on Friday with a ribbon-cutting from Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, Governor Andrew Cuomo, Assembly Majority Leader Joe Morelle and Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren.

In the first part of the show, we take a look at a new project designed to digitally recreate Rochester's old train station. With us is Joan Saab, one of the people trying to create a 3-D online model of Rochester's Third New York central station.

Then we'll try to answer the question, "Why are there so few modern-day Alices?" We're talking with Tom Proietti about actress Ann B. Davis, who passed away this week. She played Alice on the Brady Bunch, and it seems there are few, if any, modern stars who have found a place in our hearts like she did. Why is that? What has changed with entertainment?