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Rural hospitals will keep ‘Critical Access Hospital’ status, avoid losing millions of dollars
December 7, 2022, 10:09 pm | Source

“If you have access to health care right away, in your own community, it's much better than having to be transported for 45 minutes, an hour or longer to care."

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A jazz duo performs in Gilbertsville
December 7, 2022, 3:14 pm | Source

The Dunderberg Gallery in Gilbertsville presents the next installment of their music series.  This time it’s jazz duo Rob Roman, piano, and Rich Mollin, double bass.  Rich Mollin joins us to talk about the collaboration and his journey to SUNY-Oneonta.   Photo credit: Dunderberg Gallery

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Hochul’s State of the State speech will focus on housing, fighting illegal guns
December 7, 2022, 5:18 am | Source

In less than a month, Kathy Hochul will give her first State of the State address as a governor elected by the voters, and she’s already given some hints about what she will make a priority.

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Former Broome County district attorney stole, altered records of previous DWI charge
December 6, 2022, 9:00 pm | Source

Stephen Cornwell pleaded guilty to charges that he altered and stole records related to previous DWI charges against him.

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Thruway Authority approves potential rate hikes starting in 2024
December 6, 2022, 8:47 pm | Source

It looks like tolls on the New York State Thruway will go up for the first time in 14 years, but the public will get to weigh in on that plan before it goes into effect.

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New SUNY Chancellor John King was New York’s state education commissioner
December 6, 2022, 4:23 am | Source

King is now the chancellor of the State University of New York system after the SUNY Board of Trustees voted him in on Monday.

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SUNY trustees name John King new chancellor
December 5, 2022, 7:28 pm | Source

Former New York state education commissioner and U.S. education secretary, John King, has been tapped to be the next SUNY chancellor.

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Schumer: Vacant Cortland building to become ‘game changer’ mental health facility
December 5, 2022, 6:13 pm | Source

A vacant building in Cortland is set to house the mental health department serving the county and central New York.

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In tussle for Pennsylvania House leadership, parties clash over math and precedent
December 5, 2022, 1:18 pm | Source

Democratic and Republican leaders in the Pennsylvania state House are contesting which party can run the body.

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New York Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett stepping down after a year in that job
December 5, 2022, 4:51 am | Source

New York State Health Commissioner, Dr. Mary Bassett, who was just named to the job last January, announced on Friday that she will be resigning at the end of this year.

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