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Daycare
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September 15, 2019 - 3:05 pm
Daycare providers in New York state will soon have new guidelines for handling food allergies.
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Chuck Schumer and Bob Menendez
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September 08, 2019 - 4:15 pm
Sen. Chuck Schumer and Sen. Bob Menendez came together Sunday to accuse a helicopter tour company of using a loophole to continue offering “dangerous” doors-off helicopter flights—and they say the rides are threatening dogs as well as people.
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High school students
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September 08, 2019 - 2:25 pm
New York students would be able to take mental health days under a new bill introduced in the state Senate.
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FILE - In this March 27, 2019, file photo, a woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. New York's revocation of a longtime religious exemption for vaccinations has parents scrambling to either get kids shots, or get them out of the classroom as the school year begins. Lawmakers did away with the religious exemption in June amid the nation’s worst measles outbreak since 1992. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 01, 2019 - 2:43 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — When New York lawmakers revoked a religious exemption for mandatory school vaccinations, the change sent thousands of the state's parents scrambling to get their kids shots — or get them out of the classroom entirely. Lawmakers did away with the exemption in June amid the...
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Carolyn Maloney
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August 18, 2019 - 6:27 pm
City garbage trucks are parking every day along residential streets in the East Village, creating a stinky mess for business and residents.
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Carol Laura, left, and George Acquaire walk barefoot to a peace sign mowed in the grass at the site of the 1969 Woodstock Music and Arts Fair, Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in Bethel, N.Y. Woodstock will be celebrated on its 50th anniversary, but it won't be your hippie uncle's trample-the-fences concert. While plans for a big Woodstock 50 festival collapsed after a run of calamities, the bucolic upstate New York site of the 1969 show is hosting a long weekend of events featuring separate shows by festival veterans like Carlos Santana and John Fogerty. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
August 11, 2019 - 8:37 am
BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — Woodstock will be celebrated on its 50th anniversary, but it won't be your hippie uncle's trample-the-fences concert. While plans for a big Woodstock 50 festival collapsed after a run of calamities, the bucolic upstate New York site of the 1969 show is hosting a long weekend of...
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Measles shot
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August 08, 2019 - 7:13 pm
Health officials say they've confirmed five cases of measles in a Mennonite community in western New York.
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Jones Beach
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August 03, 2019 - 12:02 pm
Jones Beach State Park on Long Island is celebrating its 90th birthday by reducing parking from $10 to 50 cents per car.
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Proud Boys Brawl
NYPD
July 30, 2019 - 7:11 pm
Two members of the far-right Proud Boys group are going on trial this week for their roles in a violent clash with left-wing protesters in New York.
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Gun Shop
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July 29, 2019 - 4:22 pm
New York is extending the waiting period for certain gun purchases from three days to 30 days to give authorities more time to run background checks.
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