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For Abuse Victims, Going Public Isn’t Easy
March 2, 2021, 12:19 pm | Source

"It takes a lot of courage, a lot of guts, oftentimes therapy, and counseling and support around the individual to come forward.”

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3rd Woman Accuses Cuomo Of Offensive Behavior
March 2, 2021, 12:14 pm | Source

"The pattern of sexual harassment and predatory behavior by Governor Cuomo is unacceptable, and I believe the women coming forward."

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Attorney General Receives Referral to Begin Cuomo Harassment Probe
March 2, 2021, 12:05 pm | Source

One day after Cuomo offered his response to the charges, many elected officials, both Democrats and Republicans, said they don’t buy it

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‘We’re Talking About Generational Loss:’ How PA’s Education Department Is Sizing Up Post-Pandemic Life
March 2, 2021, 12:01 pm | Source

Currently, about 30 percent of Pennsylvania's K-12 schools, which serve half the total student population, are learning entirely remotely.

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As COVID Limits Options, School-Based Dentists Fear Impact On Kids
March 1, 2021, 9:00 pm | Source

"It’s through those outreach calls and those tele-dental visits that we are finding a lot of kids that are having acute issues because they’ve gone without regular preventative care for so long."

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In Year One Of COVID, Governor Cuomo’s Political Fortunes Rise, Fall
March 1, 2021, 8:03 pm | Source

After one year of pandemic, over 38,000 New Yorkers have died of the virus so far and more than one and a half million were sickened.

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Republicans Question New York’s COVID-19 Policy At Group Homes
March 1, 2021, 2:11 pm | Source

The policy at group homes has been to require those facilities to admit residents discharged from the hospital regardless of their COVID-19 status.

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Governor Claims He’s ‘Playful,’ But ‘Never Inappropriately Touched Anybody’
March 1, 2021, 1:55 pm | Source

"I never inappropriately touched anybody and I never propositioned anybody and I never intended to make anyone feel uncomfortable, but these are allegations that New Yorkers deserve answers to.”

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White House, Members Of Congress Call For Probe Into Sexual Harassment Claims Against Cuomo
February 28, 2021, 6:11 pm | Source

The White House Press Secretary said President Biden has been briefed on the claims and supports an immediate investigation.

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Cuomo Gives New York Attorney General Subpoena Powers After 2nd Woman Comes Forward
February 28, 2021, 6:01 pm | Source

Cuomo, who is already under fire for withholding data that showed twice as many nursing home residents died of COVID-19 than was previously disclosed, denies both allegations.

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