New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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New York Will Adopt New CDC Rules On Masks For Vaccinated People

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that New York will adopt the new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines regarding masks on Wednesday.

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Yale Mandates Faculty And Staff Get COVID Vaccine

Yale University will require faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by August 1.

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How To Get The Vaccine In Connecticut And New York

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Connecticut Bill Would Mandate Data Collection On Racial Inequities In Health Care Settings

Equity advocates in Connecticut say racial bias in health care has been linked to the fact that Black infants are more than twice as likely to die as white infants.

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C 19: So, Can We Take These Masks Off Now?

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Governor Cuomo says vaccinated New Yorkers can ditch the masks -- in most cases. Exposing health inequities in Connecticut, some controversy in Long Beach over the pride flag, and a plan to better protect the Long Island Sound.

Sean Walters wants to be a doctor someday. His great grandfather, Freddie Lee Tyson, was subjected to the infamous Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male. For Walters, the legacy doesn’t leave him feeling pressured. But he does feel an obligation.

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a contract for his latest memoir last year that brought in an initial $3,120,000 million dollars, with an additional $2 million expected to be paid to him over the next two years, according to his tax returns.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
Mark Lennihan / AP

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that New York will adopt the new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines regarding masks on Wednesday.

Jelly Dude / Flickr

Yale University will require faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by August 1.

Scott Heins / Office of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

Equity advocates in Connecticut say racial bias in health care has been linked to the fact that Black infants are more than twice as likely to die as white infants.

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An ambitious inventory of Long Island Sound’s uses and resources, known as the Blue Plan, is now state law in Connecticut.

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LGBTQ advocates and police union members called for the resignation of the City Council president and police commissioner in Long Beach on Long Island during a protest in support of flying the rainbow Pride flag on the city boardwalk over the weekend. The city said it will consider a defamation lawsuit after officials were called “homophobic and discriminatory.”

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This week on The Full Story, we profile an emerging newsmaker in our region. We begin with the newest member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, Corey Paris. He’s also one of the youngest members and is poised to shape policyng an for education, housing voting. Here's a deep-dive interview with Paris. 

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