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Schumer seeks funds to help colleges train health workers

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Many have heard by now that there aren’t enough people trained to work in the nation’s rapidly growing health care sector. Those vacancies are even more pronounced in upstate New York, where thousands of registered nurses and hundreds of lab technicians and paramedics will be needed by 2020. But the state’s community colleges, hospitals and pharmacies have a plan to combat future shortages, and on Wednesday, they received the full support of U.S. Sen. Charles ...

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