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Who would want to become a nurse right now?

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Over the last two years, nurses have been hailed as front-line heroes, but the stress of the pandemic led many to quit or retire.

Who are those who are ready to step in, and what are local teaching hospitals doing to support them?

And a wildlife refuge in the Adirondacks loses its permits after years of violations, including bear escapes and a buried bald eagle.

Veronica Volk is a senior editor and producer for WXXI News.