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State lowers coronavirus threshold for nursing home visits

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York will begin allowing visitors to see loved ones at nursing homes that have been coronavirus-free for 14 days, down from 28...
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Tue, 09/15/2020 - 1:58pm
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NY jobless to get $300 per week boost until funding dries up

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) As many as 2 million unemployed New Yorkers will start receiving their share of an extra $300-a-week assistance boost next week from a...
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Fri, 09/11/2020 - 2:18am
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New York's COVID-19 infection rate remains below 1%

Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday that the latest numbers on the coronavirus show that the state has gone 29 straight days with an infection rate...
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Sat, 09/05/2020 - 1:21pm
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Cuomo: NY casinos can reopen, but not indoor dining in NYC

Casinos in New York will be allowed to reopen next Wednesday, Sept. 9, as long as they have a sufficient air filtration system and limit the number of...
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Fri, 09/04/2020 - 7:54am
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After Trump targets NYC for federal cuts, Cuomo calls him a 'joke'

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that President Donald Trump has been the “worst president in history” from the point of New York City, and that the ...
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Wed, 09/02/2020 - 4:41pm
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Efforts underway to recruit more poll workers

Tuesday was National Poll Worker Recruitment Day, and good government organizations such as Common Cause New York are encouraging young people to sign...
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Wed, 09/02/2020 - 1:48am
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After COVID-19 spread, first SUNY school moves to online learning

New York state has closed its first public college to in-person learning after 105 individuals on campus tested positive for the coronavirus, SUNY...
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Sun, 08/30/2020 - 8:27am
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COVID-19 hospitalizations and intubations drop to new lows in NY

The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations and intubations have dropped to new lows. That’s according to figures released by Governor Andrew Cuomo on...
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Sat, 08/29/2020 - 10:03am
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Cashless tolling takes another step forward on the NYS Thruway

The New York State Thruway’s move to all cashless tolls has taken another step forward. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says that the final of 70 steel gantries being...
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Mon, 08/31/2020 - 7:12am
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Trump administration considers civil rights probe over nursing home deaths

The Trump administration said Wednesday that it’s requesting data from a handful of states, including New York, to determine if the federal government...
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Wed, 08/26/2020 - 3:14pm
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