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NYSDOT Commissioner Paul Karas and other officials
WAMC Elizabeth Hill

State officials are outlining efforts to increase pedestrian safety across New York.

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The New York State Department of Health is warning of potential measles exposures in Brooklyn and in Orange and Putnam Counties.

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Warm and wet weather has contributed to high tick populations this summer. WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports on a New York state legislative hearing on tick-borne diseases held in Albany Tuesday.

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Some Hoosick Falls residents already exposed to chemicals in their drinking water may also have another form of pollutant leaking into their homes. Honeywell, under a consent order with the state, is conducting an investigation into the detection of chemicals at one of its former buildings in town. A meeting was held Tuesday night where company representatives spoke to residents.

New York State is requiring company Honeywell to test homes for volatile compounds near a former Hoosick Falls facility.