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Morning briefing in the capital region and AGM: 8 July
Morning briefing in the capital region and AGM: 8 July

Good morning, New York. This is what you need to know today.

Your weather planner

Today and tomorrow the weather will be predominantly sunny with very little risk of storms and maximum temperatures around 32 degrees.

More widespread downpours and thunderstorms will move in on Wednesday with oppressive humidity and will continue into Thursday with residual moisture from Beryl. Highs will reach 27°C by midweek with little cooling at night as humidity persists and lows remain between 15 and 21°C.

Friday will be cold, with little chance of showers or thunderstorms in the city, before a pleasant, drier summer weekend returns with seasonably hot temperatures.

Hourly weather forecast for the Capital Region | Hourly weather forecast for the Hudson Valley

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Around New York

1. COVID-related hospitalizations are increasing across New York

Compared to the same period last year, COVID-19-related hospitalizations in New York state have increased, Governor Kathy Hochul announced on Saturday, attributing the increase to new COVID variants.

2. New York State is stepping up its efforts to eradicate hepatitis C by 2030

New York State is stepping up its efforts to eradicate hepatitis C by 2030, focusing on increased testing and innovative treatment approaches as infection rates remain closely linked to the ongoing opioid epidemic.

3. As PTSD increases among college students, here’s what parents can do to help

According to a recent New York Times article, the number of diagnoses of post-traumatic stress disorder among college students more than doubled between 2017 and 2022.

Throughout the country

1. Biden campaigns in Pennsylvania while Democrats continue to harbor doubts

2. Ongoing heatwave in the US expected to break new records as it scorches in the West and swelters in the East

3. Fraudsters steal billions from Americans every year. Worse still, most crooks get away with it

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