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Vaccine passport efforts draw opposition from GOP lawmakers

Vaccine passports currently exist in only one state — a limited government partnership in New York with a private company.

Reports: NY officials altered count of nursing home deaths

Aides pushed state health officials to alter the public report so only residents who died inside long-term care facilities, and not those who became ill there and later died at a hospital, were counted.

Cuomo administration ‘froze’ over nursing home data requests

Republicans are calling for resignations of both Cuomo and the aide, secretary to the governor Melissa DeRosa, and progressive Democrats are blasting the Cuomo administration for its lack of transparency.

Major winter storm moves from Midwest to East Coast to start week

Over 100 million Americans were under winter weather alerts Sunday from Minnesota to Maine as a major winter storm continues to track eastward.

NY nursing home virus deaths were undercounted

If that same pattern exists statewide, James’ report said, it would mean the state is underreporting deaths by nearly 56 percent.

3 dead in helicopter crash in New York, National Guard says

Three National Guard members on a routine training flight have been killed in a helicopter crash in a western New York town.

Woman, 70, filmed allegedly poisoning husband’s coffee with roach killer multiple times

A 70-year-old woman in has been arrested after being filmed allegedly poisoning her husband’s coffee with ant and roach killer on more than one occasion.

Officials shutter New York club for hosting nearly 400-person party during pandemic

Officials in New York City said they shut down an illegal club this weekend after it hosted nearly 400 people, a violation of the COVID-19 restrictions on crowd sizes.

Cuomo clears New York schools statewide to open, carefully

New York’s governor said Friday 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.

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Kids’ Day in the Park planned next month at Franklin Square Park in Southport

Kids of all ages are invited to get creative and join area artists in Franklin Square Park in Southport next month.

Experts: No need to rush to the gas pumps after Colonial Pipeline hack

Gov. Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency as fears rise about the fuel supply chain following a cyber attack on America's largest fuel pipeline.

Pet Pals: 2-year-old British shorthair cat

This week's Pet Pal is a 2-year-old female British shorthair cat.

More than 8,500 people have used NC transit agencies to get COVID-19 vaccines

Since vaccine rollouts began, North Carolina transit systems have taken more than 8,500 residents to vaccine appointments.