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Corning Center COVID-19 Deaths Not Reported To County
September 30, 2020, 10:01 pm | Source

“Certainly no fault that we’re placing on the facility at all,” Wheeler said. “It's just more of a clearing up of those communication lines."

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Advocates Call On Governor To End Driver’s License Suspensions For Unpaid Traffic Fines
September 30, 2020, 12:34 pm | Source

"People who are unemployed or underemployed, who don’t have the capacity to have $200 or $500 lying around for the fees."

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Poll: More Americans On Both Sides Of The Political Spectrum Want A Higher Minimum Wage
September 30, 2020, 12:14 pm | Source

The support for raising the federal minimum wage is higher than it was before the coronavirus pandemic took hold.

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Corning Nursing Home Announces Four Deaths
September 30, 2020, 2:11 am | Source

County Manager Jack Wheeler and Steuben Public Health Director Darlene Smith announced an uptick in cases at the nursing home Tuesday afternoon.

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New York Governor Acts To Contain COVID-19 Clusters
September 29, 2020, 6:45 pm | Source

“These are embers that are starting to catch fire in dry grass. Send all the firefighting equipment and personnel to those embers, and stamp out the embers right away.”

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Lawsuit Changes How New York Absentee Ballots Can Be Rejected
September 29, 2020, 5:25 pm | Source

Jennifer Wilson, Deputy Director of the League of Women Voters of New York State, said the success of their lawsuit makes three important changes.

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New York Governor Asks Governments To Reopen Homeless Shelters
September 29, 2020, 1:57 pm | Source

“Not only is a homeless encampment a violation of that homeless person’s dignity, it’s also a public health threat.”

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Cuomo: Pause On Evictions Extended Through 2020
September 29, 2020, 1:39 pm | Source

"I want people to have fundamental stability in their lives. Nobody's going to be evicted because of housing.”

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Cuomo Takes Steps To Control COVID-19 Clusters
September 29, 2020, 1:03 pm | Source

Some of the zip codes coincide with areas that have large Orthodox Jewish populations, and some of those communities have been cited in the past for holding large gatherings, like weddings, in violation of COVID-19 social distancing restrictions.

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At PA Rally, Trump Repeats Falsehoods On Election Process, Fracking
September 29, 2020, 12:38 pm | Source

The president's speech included several of the false claims that are regular parts of his stump speeches.

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