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    Advocates Continue Push to End College Transcript Withholding in NY

    June 15, 2021

    From December 2019 through March 2020, there were about 40,000 cases of transcript withholding in the SUNY system, according to Young Invincibles. (Adobe Stock) ALBANY, N.Y. -- A measure to end college transcript withholding due to outstanding debt did not pass this session, but its supporters will continue advocating for those affected by the practice. Ripple effects The post Advocates Continue P ... more


    COVID-19 Update with Frank Kruppa, Tompkins County Public Health Director

    June 11, 2021

    Frank Kruppa, Tompkins County Public Health Director SUMMARY Tompkins County is seeing no to low new COVID cases. Numbers haven’t looked like this since August 2020. So, where are we with the pandemic right now? It seems good, like we’re reaching a light at the end of a tunnel, as if that comparison isn’t used The post COVID-19 Update with Frank Kruppa, Tompkins County Public Health Director appea ... more


    2021 Izzy Award Winner: Tim Schwab

    June 11, 2021

    One of the largest figures in the American economy and culture, Bill Gates, has only improved his reputation throughout the pandemic.  Gates. and the Gates Foundation, are a point of leadership throughout this global health crisis. Although, Tim Schwab’s reporting paints a picture that is not so singularly benevolent. Schwab is a recipient of the The post 2021 Izzy Award Winner: Tim Schwab appeare ... more


    National Week of Conversation Kicks Off Saturday

    June 11, 2021

    According to a Public Agenda/USA Today survey, 79% of Americans believe that making more opportunities to talk with people who have different views would be an effective way to reduce divisiveness. (Adobe Stock) NEW YORK -- The inaugural "America Talks" event begins tomorrow and runs through Sunday, as part of an effort to heal social The post National Week of Conversation Kicks Off Saturday appea ... more


    Coronavirus Update, June 11, 2021

    June 11, 2021

    Tompkins County is reporting no cases of the Coronavirus, and a total of 12 active cases. There have been no new cases for the past two days. This is the first time since August 2020. There are 2 patients currently hospitalized for COVID in Tompkins County. Schuyler County is reporting no new cases of the The post Coronavirus Update, June 11, 2021 appeared first on WRFI Community Radio. ... more