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A COVID-19 vaccine being administered at Stony Brook University.
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Stony Brook University will administer up to 5,000 Covid-19 vaccinations in a two day blitz that targets Suffolk County’s first responders.

Enslaved Island: Its History And Legacy on Long Island

Nov 20, 2020
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Students at Stony Brook University on Long Island look at the history, and ramifications, of slavery on Long Island through this podcast.

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White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx praised New York’s swift action to control several new COVID-19 hotspots in Brooklyn, Queens and upstate. 

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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York has urged the Republican-controlled Senate to include measures that bolster a student loan forgiveness program for public workers in the next round of federal coronavirus relief.

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A new book from a Stony Brook University professor explores what makes the New York dialect special. It’s called "You Talkin’ To Me?: The Unruly History of New York English." WSHU’s Davis Dunavin spoke with the author, Elyse Graham, who writes under the pen name E.J. White.