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New York Leads Testing; Parks Are Overrun By Social Distancing

Wong Maye-E
Signage urging social distancing as seen in Prospect Park in Brooklyn, N.Y., earlier this month.

New York Governor Cuomo agreed with President Trump over states taking the lead on COVID-19 testing. But how it will be paid for is still not clear. Also, “social distancing” is overrunning parks and beaches just as birds begin mating.

Charles is senior reporter focusing on special projects. He has won numerous awards including an IRE award, three SPJ Public Service Awards, and a National Murrow. He was also a finalist for the Livingston Award for Young Journalists and Third Coast Director’s Choice Award.