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  1. Save the public college route to the American dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Newsday

    Students walk across the campus of UCLA on April 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Kevork Djansezian That investment helped New York and the United States become world leaders in upward mobility.

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  2. 19 Nassau beaches closed to swimming after heavy rainfall FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Newsday

    The agency said in a news release that swimmers should stay out of the waters at 14 North Shore beaches and five others on the South Shore. The agency said in a news release that swimmers should stay out of the waters at 14 North Shore beaches and five others on the South Shore.

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  3. Driver leads state cops on long chase on Nassau parkways before running off, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Newsday

    A speeding driver in a stolen SUV led state police on a long chase Monday in Nassau before hitting a trooper's vehicle, jumping out and running away, authorities said. State and parks police took five passengers into custody but are still looking for the driver and additional passengers who were in a black Mitsubishi Outlander that was reported stolen from New York City, said state police... A speeding driver in a stolen SUV led state police on a long chase Monday in Nassau before hitting a trooper's vehicle, jumping out and running away, authorities said.

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  4. Nassau BOCES to name Robert R. Dillon new superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Newsday

    Robert R. Dillon, a 40-year education veteran with broad experience as a school administrator and regional advocate for needy districts, is slated to take over Nassau County BOCES, the agency announced Friday. Dillon, 64, said Thursday he wants to "bring some common sense to the Common Core debate" in his new post.

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  5. Nassau, Suffolk each will get a medical marijuana dispensaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Newsday

    The state Health Department announced its selection on Friday, July 31, 2015, of five companies to run medical marijuana operations across New York, completing a major step in the launch of the new medical treatment program. Photo Credit: AP The state Health Department announced its selection on Friday, July 31, 2015, of five companies to run medical marijuana operations across New York, completing a major step in the launch of the new medical treatment program.

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  6. LI gets 2 medical marijuana dispensaries, though no manufacturing sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Newsday

    The state Health Department announced its selection on Friday, July 31, 2015, of five companies to run medical marijuana operations across New York, completing a major step in the launch of the new medical treatment program. Photo Credit: AP The state Health Department announced its selection on Friday, July 31, 2015, of five companies to run medical marijuana operations across New York, completing a major step in the launch of the new medical treatment program.

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  7. Free family fun on LI this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Newsday

    Watch Jester Jim beatbox into a mic and juggle in rhythm with unlikely body parts such as his head, shoulder and even his tongue during this enthusiastic show at Shorefront Park in Patchogue on Aug. 7, 2015. Having kids home for the summer is fun, but keeping them entertained can get expensive.

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  8. Roslyn Village Saturday farmers market canceled for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Newsday

    The Roslyn Village farmers market, which had been scheduled to launch for the season on Saturday, July 11, has been canceled. Organizer Erik Longabardi posted on the market's website, "Unfortunately, the site at which the farmers market exists has been designated for construction of a new retaining... The Roslyn Village farmers market, which had been scheduled to launch for the season on Saturday, July 11, has been canceled.

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  9. Nassau reopens 14 North Shore beaches to swimmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Newsday

    Bacteria levels at beaches known to have substantial storm-water runoff can climb, failing meet the New York State standards for swimming, according to the health... Bacteria levels at beaches known to have substantial storm-water runoff can climb, failing meet the New York State standards for swimming, according to the health officials.

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  10. Nassau, Suffolk close some beaches to swimmers because of bacterial concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Newsday

    Nassau County health officials said Wednesday that swimmers should stay out of the water at 14 North Shore beaches because of the chance of high bacteria levels. The advisory is a precautionary measure for beaches known to have substantial storm-water runoff caused by heavy rainfall.

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  11. Long Island hires and promotions: Leslie Tayne, Nassau/Suffolk Law Services CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Newsday

    Leslie Tayne of Melville has been elected vice chair of the Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committee 's advisory council. She is a financial attorney at Tayne Law Group PC in Melville.

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  12. Nassau: Advisory against swimming at 19 beaches liftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Newsday

    Health officials had issued the advisory Sunday as a precautionary measure for beaches known to have substantial storm water runoff caused by heavy rainfall. The runoff can raise bacteria levels so the waters fail to meet the New York State standards for swimming, health officials said.

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  13. Sea-level rise projections of 6 feet focus of meeting by NY agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Newsday

    By 2100, sea levels at Montauk Point could be 6 feet higher than today. In Manhattan, levels at Battery Park could be 6 feet, 3 inches higher by that year.

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  14. DA: East Meadow man charged in $100,000 fraudulent sale of iPhonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Newsday

    An East Meadow man who ran an online business from his bedroom negotiated a $100,000 deal for 250 smartphones but cheated his Hong Kong client by not shipping them, prosecutors said. Hardeep Singh, 29, is expected to be arraigned Tuesday on two felony counts of third-degree grand larceny, according to the Nassau County district attorney's office.

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  15. Nassau lifts advisory against swimming at four North Shore beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Newsday

    The Nassau County Department of Health said Tuesday it has lifted an advisory against swimming at four North Shore beaches. The agency issued the advisory Monday, saying that storm water runoff from heavy rains could elevate bacteria levels at Creek Club in Lattingtown, North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington, Piping Rock Beach Club in Locust Valley and Laurel Hollow Beach.

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  16. Nassau advises against swimming at four North Shore beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Newsday

    The Nassau County Department of Health is advising against swimming at four North Shore beaches, effective Monday, because of heavy rainfall. The agency said in a news release that swimmers should stay out of the waters at Creek Club in Lattingtown, North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington, Piping Rock Beach Club in Locust Valley and Laurel Hollow Beach.

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  17. LIer Kelly Shon will compete with top pros this week at Women's PGARead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Newsday

    In terms of sheer distance, Port Washington is not terribly far from the Westchester Country Club. Kelly Shon's route from Point A to Point B is proof that mileage isn't everything.

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  18. NY should grab funds for Nassau sewage pipeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Newsday

    A promising path to finally financing an ocean outfall pipe for Nassau County's Bay Park sewage treatment plant is being cleared through the morass of Sandy funding issues. State officials should take it.

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  19. Cops: Fired employee of Bellmore veterinarian returns to steal moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | Newsday

    A recently fired employee of a Bellmore veterinarian office who, Nassau police say, returned to the facility and stole money has been charged with burglary. Taylor A. Vigliotti, 33, entered the South Bellmore Veterinary Group at 6 p.m. Saturday with a key she had taken after she was fired the week before, according to police.

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  20. Farmers markets on Long IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Newsday

    Strawberries and asparagus are for sale at the Long Beach farmers market at Kennedy Plaza, June 3, 2015. Photo Credit: Newsday / Erica Marcus The special appeal of the farmers market is neatly summed up by Ethel Terry: "The farmers and the customers get to know each other's names," says the director of Long Island Growers Market, which sponsors about a quarter of the markets in Nassau and Suffolk.

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