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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:

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a vaccination site in New York on March 8, 2021.
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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.

Nassau County Police
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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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