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Curbside pickup on Long Island
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Sophia Hall
May 28, 2020 - 2:04 pm
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has unveiled a road closure plan intended to help struggling restaurants and retail stores.
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Coronavirus NJ
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
May 28, 2020 - 1:44 pm
Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday that the “overall trajectory remains largely positive” when it comes to the coronavirus in New Jersey, but the governor called an uptick in new hospitalizations "troubling."
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Gov. Cuomo, Chris Rock and Rosie Perez
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Erica Brosnan
May 28, 2020 - 1:10 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday was joined by actors Rosie Perez and Chris Rock to encourage residents to continue to wear masks in public.
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Coronavirus NYC
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
May 28, 2020 - 12:18 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that he's signing an executive order allowing business owners to kick out customers who aren't wearing face coverings.
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Visually impaired person using a cane
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Marla Diamond
May 28, 2020 - 11:30 am
Adaptive technologies are helping the sight impaired navigate the world of social distancing.
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Coronavirus NYC
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
May 28, 2020 - 10:59 am
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday laid out his plan for reopening New York City under Phase 1, saying 200,000 to 400,000 workers could be heading back to work in the first half of June.
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Book on a beach
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Lisa Tschernkowitsch
May 28, 2020 - 10:53 am
Summer won't be the same this year, but there's still one familiar thing you can enjoy without restrictions: a good book. Every week between now and September, we'll feature a new novel to get lost in as part of the WCBS Author Talks Summer Read Series.
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The Ramble at Central Park
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Marla Diamond
May 28, 2020 - 10:38 am
Elected officials are calling for the arrest of a white woman who called 911 on a black bird watcher in Central Park this week.
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Ned Lamont
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
May 28, 2020 - 8:58 am
Gov. Ned Lamont spoke with WCBS 880’s Steve Scott Thursday morning as the state wraps up its first week of reopening and expands its contact tracing program amid declining coronavirus numbers.
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AP - Labor Department
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Associated Press
May 28, 2020 - 8:47 am
Roughly 2.1 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sign that companies are still slashing jobs in the face of a deep recession even as more businesses reopen and rehire some laid-off employees.
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