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This University In Westchester Ranks Among Top 10 Public Colleges In US, New Report Says
A college in Westchester is near the top of its class, according to a new report ranking the best public schools in the country.
The State University of New York at Purchase, more commonly known as Purchase College or SUNY Purchase, has earned the No. 9 spot on the 2024 Top Public Schools Rankings from U.S. News & World Report.
The rankings on the list were determined by measuring several factors, including graduation rates, peer assessment, student-faculty ratio, first-generation graduation rate performance, borrower debt, and the number of alumni earning more than a high s…
NY Thruway Toll Increase Approved: Here's How Much More You'll Pay, When It Will Take Effect
Motorists who travel on the New York Thruway will soon face an increase in toll rates, officials announced.
The toll adjustments, which will be the first system-wide increase in 14 years, were announced by the New York Thruway Authority on Monday, Sept. 18, and follow a 10-month-long public process.
The increases will affect those with New York E-ZPass tags, non-New York E-ZPass tags, and those who pay tolls by mail, Thruway Authority officials said. They will go into effect on Monday, Jan. 1.
For each category of toll customers, the increases include:
Covid-19: Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Now Identified In 10 States
A newly identified COVID-19 strain with around 30 mutations has now been identified in 10 states.
Cases of the BA.2.86 strain, known as Pirola, have been confirmed in:
The Michigan case, the first in the US, was an older woman who had recently returned from Japan who reportedly had mild symptoms.
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At a World Health Organization (WHO) news briefing late last month, authorities said …