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As Some Health Officials Resume Non-COVID Roles, Focus Turns To STD Increases
May 17, 2021, 8:52 pm | Source

“Obviously people not coming for prevention or care doesn’t help the situation, but I wouldn’t say the pandemic is fully to blame for the increase.”

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New York State Adopts CDC’s New Face Mask Rules
May 17, 2021, 5:45 pm | Source

The governor says it’s still OK to continue to wear a mask, if you feel more comfortable doing so.

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Full Reopening Of US-Canada Border Urged For July
May 14, 2021, 9:25 pm | Source

Since March 2020, the border has been closed to all "non-essential" traffic, and the shutdown has been extended on a monthly basis since then. Currently, the closure remains in effect through Friday, May 21.

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New York Keeps Its Mask Rules; Other COVID Rules Will Ease Wednesday
May 14, 2021, 4:35 pm | Source

Connecticut and Pennsylvania promptly lifted their outdoor mask mandates. New Jersey, and Massachusetts, like New York, are waiting a little longer.

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New York’s Elise Stefanik Installed As New GOP Conference Chair
May 14, 2021, 2:17 pm | Source

The vote came two days after House Republicans ousted Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney from the leadership role after her continued criticism of former President Donald Trump.

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Pediatricians Say GOP Vaccination Proposal In PA Could Put Children, Newborns At Risk
May 14, 2021, 12:02 pm | Source

The law would require doctors to let parents set their children’s immunization schedules.

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Cuomo: Making Someone Uncomfortable ‘Is Not Harassment’
May 14, 2021, 11:45 am | Source

Governor Cuomo said flat-out at several public appearances that he did nothing “wrong,” and rebuffing claims that his actions violated the state’s laws on sexual harassment.

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Binghamton Residents Discuss What $46 Million Can Do For City
May 14, 2021, 2:59 am | Source

“I think it’s important for the money to be for all the different points that address human needs."

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Governor’s Views Of Attorney General Probe Grow Negative
May 13, 2021, 7:14 pm | Source

In recent weeks, when the governor is asked by reporters about the probe, his answers often include a reference to the attorney general’s possible political motivations.

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New York State Begins Pfizer Vaccinations For Younger Teens
May 13, 2021, 12:30 pm | Source

The Governor also announced that beaches and pools will operate with 6' social distancing, with the goal to reopen them to 100% capacity by July 4.

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