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Monday Is Tax Day. Here’s How To Get The Child Tax Credit.

Families that want to take advantage of the expanded child tax credit must file their taxes by the end of Monday. That’s because the income tax deadline was extended from April 15 to May 17.

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N.Y. To Keep Mask Rules For Now, But Other COVID-19 Rules Ease Wednesday

Many COVID-19 pandemic restrictions will end on Wednesday in New York, including capacity restrictions for some sporting events, indoor gatherings, and offices. But Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who set the date for the reopening earlier this month, is not yet ready to abide by new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines that say fully vaccinated people no longer have to wear masks in most settings.

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Metro-North 'Penn Station Access' Plan To Resume

A plan to bring the Metro-North railroad through Penn Station has been revived.

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C19: Taxes Due!

May 14, 2021
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The extended deadline to submit income taxes is this Monday. Advocates want Governor Cuomo to scrap Nassau County’s police reform plan, the man accused of killing a Yale student’s been arrested, and Cuomo sought to make a controversial change in state law this week.

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Many COVID-19 pandemic restrictions will end on Wednesday in New York, including capacity restrictions for some sporting events, indoor gatherings, and offices. But Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who set the date for the reopening earlier this month, is not yet ready to abide by new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines that say fully vaccinated people no longer have to wear masks in most settings.

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn. with a child in Washington, D.C.
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Families that want to take advantage of the expanded child tax credit must file their taxes by the end of Monday. That’s because the income tax deadline was extended from April 15 to May 17.

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A man accused of killing a Yale student in New Haven has been arrested in Alabama.

Metro-North 'Penn Station Access' Plan To Resume

May 14, 2021
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A plan to bring the Metro-North railroad through Penn Station has been revived.

The Full Story: Check On Local Businesses

May 14, 2021
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Vaccination rates are climbing in Connecticut and New York. COVID-19 restrictions are easing up. And summer is approaching. These are good signs for many local business owners. They anticipate the summer of 2021 will be dramatically better than last year. This week on The Full Story we check on local businesses in our region to find out how they’re recovering from the COVID economy and if the pandemic may have transformed how they do business in the future. 

A conversation with guests:

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It’s been over two months since New York Attorney General Letitia James began investigating multiple allegations of sexual harassment against Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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Advocates want New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to reject Nassau County’s submission for state-mandated police reform after the Attorney General’s office criticized the plan. Cuomo’s office has so far withheld comment.

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Suffolk County residents are mostly satisfied with police, according to a new community survey. Yet, there is significant difference between how white and Black residents feel about Suffolk County Police Department.

C19: An Alternative To Police

May 13, 2021
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In some cases, social workers could replace police in New Haven. Nursing home workers in Connecticut plan to strike tomorrow, the first teen in the state got the vaccine, and are there politics at play in the investigation of Governor Cuomo?

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