The Coronavirus Crisis

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Gender X Policy In NYS To Change Health Data Reporting

7 hours ago
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Gender data in recording COVID-19 cases have been limited to male or female — that's changing in New York.

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has again called on federal lawmakers to put politics aside and pass legislation that helps local governments fund critical public health services.

 

Democrat Steve Bellone urged lawmakers in Washington to pass a pandemic recovery package that includes aid for local governments -- a move that has divided Senate Republicans.

 

Xenophobia In Our Backyard

Aug 2, 2020
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How do ethnic communities in our region become targets of xenophobia?  Today on The Full Story we consider two examples of how this happens in our region.   First, up is WSHU’s series, The Virus of Hate.  Reporter Cassandra Basler reports on how attacks against Asians in the US rose as the coronavirus spread.

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More than 25,000 New York City residents have potentially moved to Long Island since March amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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A majority of Connecticut students will return to class. Also, New York goes to Washington D.C.

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