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Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

On Monday New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will hit the road alongside music icon Billy Joel in a statewide motorcycle ride to raise awareness about breast cancer.

Elaine Thompson / AP

State officials say they've found a way to ensure thousands of needy Connecticut families will still receive a child care subsidy.

Narcan Saves Lives But Won't Solve Opioid Crisis

Jun 25, 2016
Charles Krupa / AP

Last year Suffolk County led the state in opioid overdose deaths, with 150 fatalities. In 2006 the state began training responders in the administration of Narcan, the opioid overdose medication. At the time the only way to administer the drug was through injection.

Mel Evans / AP

Connecticut’s Department of Health said they’re sending 700 new doses of naloxone, or Narcan, to New Haven on Friday. That’s because the city’s first responders nearly ran out of the opioid antidote Thursday night when police believed at least 16 people had overdosed from fentanyl in the previous 48 hours.

Lake Ronkonkoma Race Honors Fallen Navy SEAL

Jun 24, 2016
U.S. Navy

The 4th annual Navy SEAL LT Michael Murphy Run Around the Lake will be held Saturday morning at Lake Ronkonkoma, in honor of the fallen Navy SEAL’s sacrifice 11 years ago.

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