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New York Politician’s Coronavirus Briefing Takes NSFW Turn: ‘I’m Going To Blush’

A New York politician provided a much-needed moment of levity at her latest coronavirus briefing. Nassau County Executive Laura Curran’s presser took an unexpected turn at the weekend when she advised against handling other people’s tennis balls when courts in the county reopen. “You can kick their balls, but you can’t touch them,” said Curran, […]

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New York AG Reviewing Charter Communications’ Worker Treatment Amid Pandemic

New York Attorney General Letitia James has opened an inquiry into telecommuting giant Charter Communications following reports that its employees have been unnecessarily forced to commute to corporate offices and call centers amid the coronavirus, ignoring federal health safety guidelines. The inquiry will examine labor and management practices within the telecommunication company, which provides services […]

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FEMA Sending Refrigerated Trucks To New York City For Bodies Of Coronavirus Victims

In a disturbing situation highlighting the horrendous toll of COVID-19, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is sending refrigerated trucks to New York City to hold the bodies of disease victims as morgues struggle to keep up. The estimated 85 trucks will serve as interim mortuaries, parked on the streets outside hospitals. Some trucks are already […]

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As New York City’s 911 Calls Explode, FDNY Begs Sick People To Call Doctors First

New York City’s 911 medical service calls have surged in the last week as the coronavirus pandemic escalates, leading the Fire Department to issue a public request that New Yorkers “only call 911 during a real emergency.” Call volumes have gradually increased over the past three days, Frank Dwyer, FDNY Deputy Commissioner for Public Information […]