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  1. Transfers Mustapha Heron, LJ Figueroa lead St. John's over RutgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newsday

    Mustapha Heron #14 of the St. John's Red Storm handles the ball on offense against the Bowling Green Falcons during an NCAA men's basketball game at Carnesecca Arena in Queens, New York on Friday, Nov 9, 2018. NCAA Basketball between the Bowling Green Falcons and the St. John's Red Storm.

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  2. Despite Election Day losses, GOP keeps Flanagan as leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Newsday

    State Senate Republicans re-elected Long Island's John Flanagan as their leader Friday, despite a wave of Election Day losses and a push by some to replace him with an upstate senator. Rank-and-file senators who supported Flanagan said they didn't blame him for Republicans losing eight seats last week along with their 32-31 advantage, instead pointing to statewide election trends that boosted Democrats in a year when Republican President Donald Trump was the main issue for many voters.

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  3. Looking for kitschy, cool gifts? Try LI holiday pop-up shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Newsday

    Unique vintage gifts such a Frank Sinatra album, a Kodak Snapshot camera and a bar set, seen on Nov. 9, are available at Rosie's Vintage in Huntington, to be part of The Great All Nighter market on Nov. 23 in Huntington. Photo Credit: Heather Walsh Christmas holiday shopping doesn't have to mean fighting crowds at malls or spending hours in cyberspace trying to find that great gift for everyone on your list.

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  4. Impact of Queens Amazon HQ2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Newsday

    So, one of the most profitable companies on earth is going to be the beneficiary of a $1.5 billion economic development incentive package to locate in Long Island City ["Amazon primed to make NYC, LI imprint," News, Nov. 14]. Research has shown that these incentives typically play a minor role in a company's decision in selecting a site.

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  5. Prime time for Amazon reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Newsday

    Just over a year ago, a host of City Council members and state lawmakers, along with every borough president and many local members of Congress, signed a letter promising that "no place has more to offer Amazon than New York City." "We, as a united body of elected officials, urge Amazon to make New York City the home of its second corporate headquarters," began the letter, dated Oct. 16, 2017.

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  6. LI family to compete on ABC's 'Great Christmas Light Fight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Newsday

    A Merrick family is among the four vying for a $50,000 prize Nov. 26 at 9 p.m. on the ABC holiday-decor competition "The Great Christmas Light Fight." "Before I was born," says Philip Heide, 34, who is teamed with his parents, Lenny, 64, and Karen 65, "and my parents had just bought a house, money was tight.

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  7. Beloved toy store FAO Schwarz makes its comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Newsday

    Three years after it closed its beloved toy store on Fifth Avenue, FAO Schwarz is making a return to New York. A new FAO opens Friday in Manhattan's Rockefeller Center, about 10 blocks from its former home near Central Park.

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  8. Long Island weather: Rainy, windy Friday after surprise snowstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Newsday

    The day begins with rain, mainly before 10 a.m. With temperatures in the low 40s, that should help wash away remaining uncleared snow. Roads were clear as of early Friday morning, according to the state Department of Transportation.

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  9. National Book Awards presented to Sigrid Nunez, Jeffrey C. Stewart and othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Newsday

    Isabel Allende received a lifetime achievement award, and a work of translated literature won a prize for the first time. The National Book Award, one of the country's most prestigious literary prizes, was presented Wednesday to a contemplative novel about a woman and a Great Dane.

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  10. Both sides rest in trial of man accused of killing Karina VetranoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Newsday

    Chanel Lewis is charged with strangling the jogger in 2016. The judge dismissed jurors until Monday, when closing arguments begin.

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  11. Holiday shopping guide: Destination Port WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Newsday

    Port Washington's Main Street business district stretches more than a mile from Port Washington Boulevard to the Town Dock on Manhasset Bay. About 170 businesses - including independent gift shops, clothing boutiques, hair salons and ethnic restaurants - line the historic village shopping area.

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  12. Holiday shopping guide: Destination Five TownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Newsday

    For shoppers, the Five Towns can be both challenging and rewarding. It can be tough to find parking, to navigate one-way streets and share the roads with lots of other people, but the area brims with shopping districts that are walkable, include countless restaurants and offer merchandise that otherwise might be found only online.

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  13. Gov. Cuomo takes aim at critics of Amazon dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Newsday

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo sought to fire back at critics Thursday who say New York overpaid to lure Amazon to New York, contending significant incentives were necessary. The Democrat, in a public radio interview, said the criticism of the incentive package was "nonsensical."

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  14. MTA board votes to move forward on plan to hike fares, tolls in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Newsday

    Under the plan, the maximum increase on weekly and monthly tickets would be 3.85 percent, with dollar increases capped at $15 for monthly tickets and $5.75 on weekly tickets. Monthly Long Island Rail Road tickets would increase by $15 or less under the proposal, which would have to be approved by the board in January.

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  15. DNA on slain jogger matches man accused of killing her, city official testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Newsday

    DNA evidence found on the neck and cellphone of Karina Vetrano matched that of Chanel Lewis, the man charged with her murder, an official in the city's medical examiner's office testified Wednesday. Dr. Margaret Prial, center, who performed the autopsy on Howard Beach jogger Karina Vetrano, exits a courtroom at State Supreme Court in Queens after testifying Wednesday at the trial of Chanel Lewis, who is accused of killing Vetrano.

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  16. New owner of Newsday site says building won't be replaced until 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Newsday

    Gus Milano, center, president of Hartz Mountain Industries, speaks about his firm's plans for the Newsday site in Melville Wednesday. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp Hartz Mountain Industries, the new owner of the Melville property that includes the headquarters of the Newsday Media Group, doesn't expect construction to begin on new industrial buildings at the location before 2020, Hartz's president said Wednesday.

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  17. Electric UPS trucks, better heat pumps being developed at LI centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Newsday

    Advanced materials are helping Long Island companies to pursue bold projects, officials said Wednesday at the Plainview-based Composite Prototyping Center. The 25,000-square-foot facility hosted an event to highlight companies, colleges and high schools that have partnered with the 4-year-old not-for-profit center.

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  18. Cutting them off: Owners ponder limits on alcohol at partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Newsday

    In this Nov. 23, 2013, file photo a server fills wine glasses in St. Helena, Calif. The alcohol will flow less freely, and sometimes not at all, at some small business parties this holiday season.

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  19. Amazon HQ2 in Long Island City: potential vs. challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Newsday

    Amazon's prime plan to deliver at least 25,000 jobs by locating a regional headquarters in Long Island City is exciting for its potential to dramatically change our region and overwhelming in its scope. The tech giant's decision to situate one of two new headquarters on the edge of the East River in western Queens promises not only new jobs and revenue for the city and state, but also a broader economic impact that should ripple through New York City and onto Long Island.

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  20. "El Chapo" trial means long waits to enter the Brooklyn federal courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Newsday

    Notoriety of the case leads to lengthy lines in a steady rain for court visitors, with some elated at being in the same building as the legendary alleged drug trafficker. Tight security causes long lines of people waiting to enter the building on the first day of El Chapo's trial at the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse on Cadman Plaza West, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.

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