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Cuomo Says All New York Schools Can Reopen Because Of State’s Success In Coronavirus Fight

TOPLINE New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a Friday press conference that all school districts in the state can reopen after reviewing the continued low infection rate, and touted the state’s success in fighting the coronavirus outbreak, but acknowledged there is “significant anxiety” among teachers and parents in taking this collective step. “If anyone… Read More »

Florida among slowest states to process unemployment claims

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — As unemployment surged during the early weeks of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., Florida processed its hundreds of thousands of new claims more slowly than any other state, according to federal data. The state is already among the most inhospitable places to be unemployed, and the economic downturn has only added… Read More »

Bacon and ready-to-eat turkey products recalled in four states

Blue Grass Quality Meats is recalling 121,083 pounds of the products because they contain soy, an allergen that’s not declared on the product labels, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Friday. The bacon and turkey breast items — all Cajun style — were produced on various dates between October 29,… Read More »

More than 120 cases of lung disease in 15 states could be linked to vaping

States with the most cases include Wisconsin, with 15 confirmed cases and 15 more under investigation, according to CNN’s survey. Illinois has 10 confirmed cases, while 12 more are under investigation. California is looking into 19 such cases. The New York State Department of Health said Friday it was “actively investigating” 11 cases. Indiana and… Read More »