New York Is About to Blow Its Budget Deadline. Here’s Why.

Contentious social issues, such as revising the state’s bail law, have delayed passage of what is expected to be largest budget in the state’s history.

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A Fast, Frugal Track to Culinary School? Community College.

As culinary programs dwindle and restaurants hunt for help, these local campuses are adding state-of-the-art cooking schools at a friendly price.

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Jim Malatras, SUNY Chancellor, to Resign After Disparaging Cuomo Victim

Jim Malatras, the chancellor of the State University of New York, said he would resigned after text messages showed he had belittled a woman who had accused Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment.

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Why Does New York State Sue Its College Students?

Thousands of SUNY students have been taken to court by the attorney general’s office over tuition debt. And through a quirk in the law, the only way they can defend themselves is by appearing before a judge in Albany.

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N.Y. Students Hope Vaccine Mandates Bring College Life Back to Normal

Many of the state’s college students are leaning into the vaccine mandate, welcoming the chance to return to campus in person.

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A ‘Textbook Example’ of a College Outbreak in N.Y.

Students, parents and staff members at SUNY Oneonta say a problem of lax screening was made worse by risky off-campus gatherings.

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A Problem for College in the Fall: Reluctant Professors

Most universities plan to bring students back to campus. But many of their teachers are scared to join them.

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A Brooklyn Hospital Mourns the Doctor Who Was ‘Our Jay-Z’

Dr. James A. Mahoney, who had spent his whole career at a poorly financed public hospital, went to extraordinary lengths to help patients.

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Can Estrogen and Other Sex Hormones Help Men Survive Covid-19?

Men are more likely than women to die of the coronavirus, so scientists are treating them with something women have more of: female sex hormones.

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One Rich N.Y. Hospital Got Warren Buffett’s Help. This One Got Duct Tape.

The inequities of New York City’s health care system are clear at a public hospital in a section of Brooklyn hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Mortuary Science Professor Who Came ‘Out of Nowhere’ to Help N.Y.C.

With New York City funeral homes overwhelmed by the coronavirus, a professor from an upstate town has been transporting bodies so families don’t have to wait weeks for cremation services.

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