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Description

From critically acclaimed storytelling and photography, to rich-media videos, we not only deliver the news, but completely immerse you in it. With our local-to-national coverage, add news stories happening right in your own communities.

FEATURES:
• NEWS: Browse or search for national, local and most popular stories to keep you connected.
• NEWS ALERTS: Get news as it breaks by opting in for push notifications on News, Sports, Life, Money or Tech. Rich notifications allow you to get an article preview, save and share from your lock screen.
• WEATHER: Be prepared with live weather information from hourly to 10-day forecasts. Enable location services to customize local weather news and other location-based services. (Continued use of GPS running in background can decrease battery life.)
• SCORES: Get the latest NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS, NCAA Football & Basketball scores as well as news from the worlds of Golf, NASCAR, IndyCar, UFC, Fantasy Sports and more.
• SAVED STORIES: Save your favorite stories to read later.
• NIGHT MODE: Enable this feature to view the app using a black background and white text.
• WIDGET: Get a quick update on the latest headlines from your Home and Lock screen! No time to read the full story? Tap the bookmark icon to save for later.
• iPAD PRO ENHANCED: Experience our captivating photography and stories in full screen or multitasking mode.

PREMIUM SUBSCRIBER CONTENT:
This app is free to download but for full access to all content, purchase a subscription for $3.99/month.

Subscriptions are charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase and automatically renew each month or year, unless turned off in your iTunes account settings at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. For more details, see "Subscription Support" in the app's Settings for more details and customer service contact information.

Privacy Policy: http://static.democratandchronicle.com/privacy/
Terms of Service: http://static.democratandchronicle.com/terms/

TELL US WHAT YOU THINK:
Our app features are constantly being improved based on your feedback, so we welcome you to tell us what you love and what you’d like to see more (or less) of. Contact us at: mobilesupport@gannett.com or on Twitter @usatodaymobile. For additional information, please visit http://www.usatoday.com/mobile-apps.

What's New

Version 5.7.4

• Swipe through PHOTO GALLERIES without a tap. As you scroll through stories, when you see a gallery with a larger image, just swipe to view all the amazing images. When you’re done, continue scrolling for the next story.
• Sports scores are updating even faster now.
• Now you can leave us feedback on articles - let us know how our content is meeting your needs.
• We've made additional improvements to smooth out scrolling within the app, no more "jumpy" articles, and lots of other bug fixes and performance improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5

699 Ratings

699 Ratings

Good app with a few fixable problems

Soduku Blaster

The Democrat and Chronicle is the best source of local news in the Rochester area. I enjoy reading stories by Leo Roth, Sal Maiorana, and David Andreatta. However there are a few things that can be improved. For some reason stories about the Buffalo Bills more than a year old are still appearing at the top of the Bills news feed. This forces me to scroll to the bottom to see the most recent news. I submitted a request to fix this and I never heard back.

The D and C is is using more video. Unfortunately this forces the reader to watch a 15 second ad every time you click on a short video. Some of the “videos” contain only text, almost like watching a Power Point slide show. I can tolerate the 15 second ad before a real video (I know ads support the business). But don’t make me watch an ad just to see me a slide show containing only text.

Ignores and bypasses notification settings

pkin

Great to have a decent app for our local paper. Great news coverage, including investigative team. But for the App: I like to be able to customize notifications for breaking news. I have mine set to notify for NEWS ONLY, no sports, nothing else. But still get several "breaking news" alerts every week for players questionable to play for the Bills due to such things as wonky ankles. This is not news, people, this is sports.

Very old content, can not read articles

Australya

The news content is terrible. Half of the articles are permanent fixtures, and remain on your front page for months. Yes, months. For filler, the D&C leaves articles on their app for a long time. Some that are up today were first posted 2.5 Months ago!

As of the past month, the app will only allow us to read the headlines, and a few lines of the article "teaser". The content will not appear without paying a fee. Garbage app, do not even bother. If you want the D&C content, just google their headlines and read it on the web.

Information

Seller
Gannett
Size
116.2 MB
Category
News
Compatibility
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Copyright
© 2018 Gannett Co., Inc.
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. Democrat & Chronicle Digital Subscription $3.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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