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UAlbany got $963 per pupil in coronavirus aid. Why another NY school will get $16,667

WASHINGTON — When the letter came informing James Dexter that the U.S. Department of Education would be sending his 30-student nursing program $500,000 in coronavirus aid, Dexter was stunned. The funding translated to $16,667 for each student in the nursing ...

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Siena poll: Most New Yorkers OK with slow reopening

ALBANY — Nearly two-thirds of New Yorkers say that reviving the state’s economy too quickly is more dangerous than moving slowly through a phased reopening, and 75 percent believe the state will experience a second spike of COVID-19 cases in ...

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Pro sports teams, vets offices next to reopen in New York

ALBANY – New York is “decidedly in the reopening phase,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Sunday, as he announced that professional sports leagues can begin training camps and veterinarians can return to work this week. The moves come as the ...

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UAlbany got $842 per pupil in coronavirus aid. Why another NY school will get $16,667

WASHINGTON — When the letter came informing James Dexter that the U.S. Department of Education would be sending his 30-student nursing program $500,000 in coronavirus aid, Dexter was stunned. The funding translated to $16,667 for each student in the nursing ...

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Children died despite warnings in New York Family Courts

As Kevin Cox labored to breathe, Nicole Bauer wrestled with a grave decision: whether to watch her boyfriend die or call 911. It was Valentine’s Day, and the couple were in Room 238 of the Berkshire Inn in Pittsfield, Mass. ...

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In D.C., Cuomo blasts federal lawmakers for stalling aid for local governments

ALBANY — Following a late-morning meeting with President Donald J. Trump on Wednesday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo railed against federal lawmakers who have declined to pass legislation to give financial aid to local and state government agencies. The governor again ...

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Churchill: Andrew Cuomo’s halo has lost its shine

ALBANY — For a stretch, our governor was riding an incredible wave of praise. Andrew Cuomo was the model of good governance, the hero with the firm hand during the coronavirus crisis. His leadership made him a media darling and ...

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What is a contact tracer and how many does New York have?

ALBANY – Every day at 7:30 a.m., a roundup of coronavirus cases in Albany County is spit out for contact tracers to comb through. Joanne Wolfe, a disease intervention specialist for the county Department of Health, identifies any new COVID-19 ...

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Cuomo: No decision on summer camps, but schools can plan for fall reopening

ALBANY — No decision has been made on whether summer day camps can reopen, but schools will be given guidelines in June to begin planning for a potential reopening in September, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Thursday. “I don’t know ...

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