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Northern Border Remains Closed As The Canadian Side Is Set To Reopen
July 23, 2021, 3:06 pm | Source

The Department of Homeland Security said that the closure extension–which applies to the southern border as well–was partially motivated by the desire to minimize the spread of the highly contagious delta variant.

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NYS Says It’s Targeting Jobs As Alternative To Gun Violence
July 23, 2021, 2:58 pm | Source

"Many employers are begging for assistance and what we can do is pair up these individuals and get them the training they need, through state-run programs, with willing employers to help eradicate the spectre of violence by giving them an alternative."

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Flood Recovery Efforts Continue In Otsego County
July 22, 2021, 11:26 pm | Source

"We're starting to see it more and more. The weather patterns, I think are changing."

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Ithaca Native Named First Executive Director Of National Women’s Hall Of Fame
July 22, 2021, 9:58 pm | Source

Gabriel said one of her goals is to get more people, both locally and nationally, to learn about the Finger Lakes connection to women’s rights.

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University Chancellor Floats $75 million Plan For One-Time State Money At PA Senate Panel
July 22, 2021, 11:56 am | Source

The system’s Board of Governors voted to proceed with those mergers in a unanimous vote last week, and plan to launch the new “integrated” western and northeast university systems next July.

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Recent CDC Numbers Fuel Push For Overdose Prevention Centers In NY
July 22, 2021, 1:43 am | Source

“Especially with that surge of the overdose numbers, it’s not going away, so why not just try it?"

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In Binghamton, Astorino Says Governor’s Race Is Just Beginning
July 21, 2021, 10:50 pm | Source

Astorino, who officially announced his run for governor in May, has garnered just under $2.6 million since last September.

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New York Public Health Law Prompts Changes At Summer Camps
July 21, 2021, 1:30 pm | Source

"Parents can rest assured that sending their child to camp will not mean sending them away from expert mental health care should they need it."

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Despite Public Support, Watertown Bans Marijuana Dispensaries
July 21, 2021, 12:58 pm | Source

“It's just crazy. It's here. It's already here. People are already smoking it. Let us just go and get a legal substance from a safe provider.”

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New York Secures $1.1 Billion Settlement From Opioid Distributors
July 21, 2021, 11:32 am | Source

"We’re holding them accountable and delivering more than $1 billion more into New York communities ravaged by opioids for treatment, recovery, and prevention efforts."

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