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 2019-12-14 13:07 

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Long Island weather: Gusty winds, minor flooding possible...

Not one but two low pressure fronts will impact the region, with rain dominating early Saturday. And while Sunday should be sunny, more rain could arrive on Monday, the National Weather Service in Isl...

 2019-12-14 11:33 

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Authorities: NYPD officers shoot, wound man wielding 'imitation firearm'...

Two New York City police officers shot and wounded a man wielding an "imitation firearm...

 2019-12-14 11:27 

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Iowa Democrats worry 'Medicare for All' hurts key industry...

DES MOINES, Iowa — Kim Motl doesn't work in the health insurance industry. But her friends and neighbors do. So when she saw Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently in Fort Dodge, Iowa, Motl pressed the Democ...

 2019-12-14 11:21 

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North Korea conducts another test at long-range rocket site...

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that it successfully performed another "crucial test" at its long-range rocket launch site that will further strengthen its nuclear deterrent. The test p...

 2019-12-14 11:15 

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Boris Johnson celebrates election win...

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was heading to northern England on Saturday to meet newly elected Conservative Party lawmakers in the working class heartland that turned its back on the...

 2019-12-14 11:02 

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Nassau, Suffolk to spend $10M to implement new state bail laws...

Nassau and Suffolk counties are poised to spend millions of dollars to hire new staff, pay police overtime and purchase new software to comply with sweeping statewide changes to the criminal justice s...

 2019-12-14 11:00 

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How LI's House members view the impeachment vote...

WASHINGTON — The five lawmakers representing Long Island in the U.S. House said they'll vote along party lines on the two articles of impeachment next week, but they gave their own distinct views on t...

 2019-12-14 11:00 

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Edward Mangano's sentencing delayed for 3 months...

A federal judge has delayed the sentencing of former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano on corruption charges for three months until March, according to court filings. Mangano's sentencing had bee...

 2019-12-14 11:00 

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Jersey Mike's Subs opens in Garden City Park...

Sandwich chain Jersey Mike's Subs, which has more than 2,000 locations nationwide, has opened another Long Island outpost — this time an 18-seat restaurant in Garden City Park. The owner is Jim Denbur...

 2019-12-14 11:00 

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Suffolk police officer, civilian honored for rescuing woman from burning SUV...

Suffolk County Police Officer Richard Gandolfo and part-time Long Islander Robert Hosey never met before circumstances brought them together on the shoulder of Sunrise Highway in East Patchogue where...

 2019-12-14 11:00 

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Bellmore man goes from drug dealing to performing with group in Carnegie Hall...

In the depths of his addiction, Jay Mauro used to walk in a haze past Carnegie Hall on the way to see his dealer for his latest fix of crystal meth. The Bellmore native did drugs on and off for 20 yea...

 2019-12-14 10:50 

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How to ruin Christmas in 12 easy steps...

The holidays are fast approaching, as we get in the Christmas spirit of peace on Earth, good will to men (and women). But there always are a few jokers with a knack for ruining everyone's good cheer....

 2019-12-14 09:04 

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Janoris Jenkins situation one more example of how Giants have hit rock bottom...

The collapse nearly is complete. On and off the field, the Giants have reached a rock bottom rarely seen in the nearly century-long history of the franchise, a run of ignominy that will match — or eve...

 2019-12-14 05:54 

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Elfrid Payton, Julius Randle help Knicks rally for win over Kings...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In the morning shootaround before the Knicks took the floor for Friday night's game against the Kings, interim coach Mike Miller spoke of his belief in all three of his point guar...

 2019-12-14 05:30 

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Athlete of the Week is Mepham wrestler Matt Hegi...

It may have taken Mepham's Matt Hegi a little bit of time to get re-adjusted to wrestling after a football season that featured the Pirates' run to the Nassau II semifinals, but the senior has quickly...

 2019-12-14 05:01 

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Relationship ghosters become friendship zombies...

DEAR AMY: A few years ago, friends of many years ghosted me, for no apparent reason. This was painful and confusing. I moved on, maintaining friendships with others in what had been our common social...

 2019-12-14 03:14 

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Yoenis Cespedes renegotiation could help Mets quite a bit...

Even in Metsville, the saga of Yoenis Cespedes is a story that stretches the boundaries of rational thought. To think that Brodie Van Wagenen, the agent who negotiated his record four-year, $110 milli...

 2019-12-14 03:08 

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A good RJ Barrett is very good for Knicks...

SACRAMENTO — As Mike Miller was conducting his pregame interview Friday night RJ Barrett leaned into the huddle of reporters and asked the Knicks interim coach, "You feeling good about this one?" Mill...

 2019-12-14 01:56 

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Brentwood vs. Sachem East...

Brentwood and Sachem East matched up in a Suffolk girls basketball game on Friday Dec. 13, 2019....

 2019-12-14 01:40 

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Ty-Shon Pannell's energy lifts Central Islip past Longwood...

Ty-Shon Pannell wears a T-shirt at Central Islip practices emblazoned with three words he lives by. It reads "Height over Heart." Pannell measures but 5-9, yet he stands far taller on a basketball cou...

 2019-12-14 01:33 

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Sayville vs. Mt. Sinai...

Sayville and Mt. Sinai faced off in a Suffolk girls basketball matchup on Friday Dec. 13, 2019....

 2019-12-14 01:28 

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Longwood vs. Central Islip...

Central Islip defeated Longwood 77-59 in a Suffolk boys basketball matchup on Friday Dec. 13, 2019....

 2019-12-14 01:21 

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Defensive switch by Sayville girls in second half key in win over Mt. Sinai...

The Sayville girls basketball team embraced change on Friday afternoon. After a back-and-forth first half against Mt. Sinai, the Golden Flashes knew they had to try something different to find their r...

 2019-12-14 00:42 

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Nassau cops rescue dog in Merrick creek, reunite it with owner...

A 10-pound Jack Russell Terrier has the kindness of a dogged stranger and a Nassau cop to thank for being plucked from the frigid waters of a Merrick creek Wednesday where Nassau police found the pooc...

 2019-12-14 00:26 

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Knicks interim coach Mike Miller sticking with his plan to utilize all three point guards...

SACRAMENTO — Dennis Smith Jr. was back on the floor at the Knicks' morning shoot Friday morning before the Kings game, which might seem like good news for a team that can use all of the help it can ge...

 2019-12-14 00:17 

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Newsday's letters to the editor of 2019...

Throughout the year, Newsday publishes hundreds of letters from our readers. For our year-end review, we selected letters that best captured the news and sentiments of 2019. Click here to submit your...

 2019-12-13 23:46 

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Saquon Barkley retains hope because of fellow running back Todd Gurley's success...

There are times when Saquon Barkley sounds ridiculous. The running back talks about how things are going to turn around for the Giants, how better results are in front of both him and the organization...

 2019-12-13 23:37 

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Henrik Lundqvist getting his shot to stay sharp in Rangers goal...

SAN JOSE — Seeking the proper balance between riding the hot hand and distributing playing time to keep both his team's goalies sharp, Rangers coach David Quinn said Friday that he will start Henrik L...

 2019-12-13 23:29 

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Army veteran remembers cold, loss of life during Battle of the Bulge...

When Eugene Leavy recalls shivering through the blizzards and freezing rain during the Battle of the Bulge, he folds his arms over his chest as if the cold is still in his bones. Leavy, 94, of East No...

 2019-12-13 23:10 

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Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson set for UFC 249 at Barclays Center...

The Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson fight is now as official as a Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson fight possibly can be this far away from the top two lightweights actually making it into...

 2019-12-13 23:00 

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LI students feed families in need...

Long Island students have been making the holiday season a little extra appetizing for families in need. Dozens of local schools hosted food collections in recent weeks to help fill the kitchens of le...

 2019-12-13 23:00 

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LI students feed families in need...

Long Island students have been making the holiday season a little extra appetizing for families in need. Dozens of local schools hosted food collections in recent weeks to help fill the kitchens of le...

 2019-12-13 23:00 

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Wantagh student honored by literary magazine...

A Wantagh High School student is one of 10 recipients nationwide of a youth award that recognizes efforts to promote art, with an understanding of cultural diversity. Athena Yao, a senior, recently re...

 2019-12-13 23:00 

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William Floyd cadet receives prestigious award...

A William Floyd High School student has been selected to receive one of the top honors available to high school and college cadets in the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC). Anthony Auciello, a s...

 2019-12-13 22:51 

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Curran pulls out of contract to represent MTA Board, citing 'baseless assertions'...

The husband of Nassau County Executive Laura Curran on Friday withdrew from his role as a legal adviser for the MTA board after accusations of conflict of interest. John F. Curran wrote in a letter to...

 2019-12-13 22:41 

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Nets face tough tests in back-to-back vs. Raptors, 76ers...

Kyrie Irving and Caris LeVert have been doing on-court work without contact. The Nets have been doing more winning than losing without them in the backcourt — 9-4 minus Irving and 9-6 minus LeVert — b...

 2019-12-13 22:36 

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State to commemorate 400 years of African-American history in NY...

ALBANY — The state will commemorate the tragic and triumphant events of 400 years of African and African American history since the arrival of the first slaves to the colony of New York. Gov. Andrew M...

 2019-12-13 22:19 

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Don't rename Robert Moses State Park...

There are more important issues involving Robert Moses than a park that bears his name. The Moses legacy has come under scrutiny because Assemb. Daniel O'Donnell has introduced a bill to establish a...

 2019-12-13 22:16 

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Bestsellers for the week ending Dec. 7...

Publishers Weekly's U.S. list powered by NPD BookScan for the week ending Dec. 7. HARDCOVER FICTION 1. THE GUARDIANS, John Grisham (Doubleday) 2. THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX AND THE HORSE, by Charlie M...

 2019-12-13 22:08 

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Michael Wacha says remaining a starter is why he signed with Mets...

Starting pitcher Michael Wacha has every intention of keeping that first part of his title intact when he suits up with the Mets next season. The 28-year-old righthander said the team told him they wa...

 2019-12-13 22:02 

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Supreme Court to take up dispute over subpoenas for Trump records...

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Friday it will hear President Donald Trump's pleas to keep his tax, bank and financial records private, a major confrontation between the president and Congress tha...

 2019-12-13 21:49 

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Yoenis Cespedes, Mets agree to amended contract, sources say...

By virtue of Yoenis Cespedes' off-field injury last May, the Mets suddenly have more wiggle room in their 2020 budget. The Mets and Cespedes reached an agreement that lowers his salary for this season...

 2019-12-13 21:09 

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Happy with regular care at the Northport veterans hospital...

Happy with regular care at VA hospital I enlisted in the Army right after college in 1968 and served for two years at a NATO base in the Netherlands. In the early 1990s, the Veterans Affairs Medical C...

 2019-12-13 21:09 

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Adam Gase, Sam Darnold downplay their sideline exchange against Ravens...

Adam Gase and Sam Darnold gave the impression that the video that went viral of their exchange on the sideline Thursday falls under the category of nothing to see here. They both said they weren't dis...

 2019-12-13 20:50 

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Anders Lee is producing again, and the Islanders are returning to their winning ways...

Anders Lee pushed and chased the puck up ice, swatting it into the Panthers' empty net to complete his first career Gordie Howe hat trick and cap a grueling stretch of 10 of 13 on the road for the Isl...

 2019-12-13 20:50 

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Report: LI astronaut Mike Massimino's life may become NBC sitcom...

Franklin Square-raised astronaut Mike Massimino is teaming with a co-creator of...

 2019-12-13 20:49 

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Curran's husband drops MTA contract...

Daily Point Conflict ended After several days of criticism over potential conflicts of interest, attorney John Curran and his firm, Walden Macht & Haran, have withdrawn from serving as the Metropolita...

 2019-12-13 20:43 

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Answers to 16 questions about flying with your pet in the U.S....
 2019-12-13 20:23 

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Nassau agency takes steps to battle housing discrimination...

The Nassau County Industrial Development Agency has added information to its website about how prospective homeowners and renters may file a discrimination complaint involving housing built with IDA t...

 2019-12-13 20:18 

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Boy Scouts trial expert: 'You cannot get a good result from a bad sample'...

A chemist and lab quality auditor testified Friday of...

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