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WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 11-20-15

State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker urged New Yorkers to talk with their health care providers before asking for antibiotics because they may not be appropriate and may even pose additional health risks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … Continue reading

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WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 11-19-15

State Police hosted the 7th annual State Intelligence Summit Wednesday & today in Lake George, along with Homeland Security, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, and the FBI. More than 250 leaders from federal, state, tribal and local law enforcement agencies from … Continue reading

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WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 11-18-15

Rebuild New York Now is a coalition seeking to raise public awareness about the issues impacting New York State’s infrastructure, State Senator Fred Akshar and other local elected officials, members of organized labor, and private local businesses held a press … Continue reading

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WCDO NEWS TUESDAY 11-17-15

The A.O. Fox Hospital Board of Directors and the Bassett Healthcare Network announced the selection of Jeff Joyner to succeed John Remillard as President of A.O. Fox Hospital effective January 1st, 2016. Joyner was previously System Vice President for Operations … Continue reading

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WCDO NEWS MONDAY 11-16-15

A Research Study involving rural women is being conducted by Bassett Research Institute & Cornell University is seeking area women to participate. Spokesperson Elaine Anderson comments: (Elaine Anderson 11-16-15) Those who would like more information or who would like to … Continue reading

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WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 11-13-15

Broome County native David Sweat pleaded guilty to charges brought against him after he escaped from the Clinton County prison in Dannemora earlier this year. Sweat pleaded guilty to 2 counts of escape and 1 count of promoting prison contraband, … Continue reading

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WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 11-12-15

Governor Cuomo signed legislation to expedite access to medicinal marijuana for New Yorkers suffering from serious health conditions. Cuomo also announced that he has ordered state health officials to review whether a new, broader medical marijuana program due to begin … Continue reading

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WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 11-11-15

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issued cease-and-desist letters to daily fantasy sports wagering sites DraftKings and FanDuel Tuesday, to immediately stop accepting wagers inside New York. The action follows an investigation that found DraftKings and FanDuel violated State law against illegal … Continue reading

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