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How Safe Is Take-Out In A COVID-19 World?
April 9, 2020, 11:16 pm | Source
"So where everything would be wiped down, now it's probably just ten times as much"

Pay Frozen For New York State Workers
April 9, 2020, 7:53 pm | Source
With New York facing a $10 to $15 billion dollar deficit, and a steep drop in revenue with almost all businesses closed, the governor says he has few choices.

Inmate Freed As Coronavirus Spreads At New York’s Rikers Island
April 9, 2020, 7:44 pm | Source
Some officials are releasing inmates as the coronavirus gains a foothold inside correctional facilities across the country.

Hospital Cleaner: ‘This Is My Chance To Thank New York’
April 9, 2020, 7:33 pm | Source
Cleaners who work in public buildings are also risking their lives to keep others safe in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Improvisation And Retraining May Be Key To Saving Patients In New York’s ICUs
April 9, 2020, 7:11 pm | Source
Pulmonologists in New York hospitals are now supervising doctors from other specialties as they try to keep ICUs staffed, and are deploying equipment in new ways. But COVID-19 is a demoralizing foe.

THURSDAY: Governor Cuomo’s Daily Coronavirus Briefing
April 9, 2020, 2:04 pm | Source
“God bless them for having such diligence for their civic duty that they would go stand on a line to vote, but people shouldn’t have to make that choice.”

Wegmans Provides Face Masks To Employees
April 9, 2020, 12:58 pm | Source
Wegmans will be supplying face masks to its employees in line with federal guidelines designed to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Can You Be Cited Just For Going On A Drive?
April 9, 2020, 12:47 pm | Source
Pennsylvania DA says he’s withdrawing citation against woman who allegedly violated stay-at-home order

‘Outlaw’ PA Businesses Make Coronavirus Masks Without State Approval
April 9, 2020, 12:39 pm | Source
“For making protective masks and hospital gowns … you can’t make that out of wishful thinking, you have to have actual fabric."

‘We’ll Get Through This’: Living In New York During The Coronavirus Pandemic
April 9, 2020, 11:49 am | Source
Politicians give speeches and scary headlines fill the news, but somehow life pushes on for New Yorkers.

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