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Cuomo Clears New York Schools Statewide to Open, Carefully

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s governor said Friday that he would allow children statewide to return to classrooms for the start of the new school year, citing the state’s success in battling the coronavirus pandemic. “Everywhere in the state, every region is be...
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NY Attorney General Seeks to Dissolve NRA

New York’s attorney general sued the National Rifle Association on Thursday, seeking to put the powerful gun advocacy organization out of business over allegations that high-ranking executives diverted millions...
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Tons of Sanitizer: Retailer Charged With Hoarding, Gouging

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors charged a New York retailer Friday with hoarding tons of disposable masks, surgical gowns and hand sanitizer in a Long Island warehouse and selling the items at huge markups. Amardeep “Bobby” Singh, 45, was charged with violat...
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‘Surreal’: NY Funeral Homes Struggle as Virus Deaths Surge

NEW YORK — Pat Marmo walked among 20 or so deceased in the basement of his Brooklyn funeral home, his protective mask pulled down so his pleas could be heard. “Every person there, they’re not a body,” he said. “They’re a father, they’re a mother, they’re a ...