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The first Presidential Debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump takes place at Hofstra, Long Island’s largest private University.  

WSHU’s Senior Reporter Ebong Udoma has been looking into how Hofstra became the host of the first debate. He sat down with Morning Edition host Tom Kuser to discuss what he learned.  Below is a transcript of their conversation.

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In the summer of 1994, businessman Donald Trump, joined then-Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim to announce with fanfare Trump Park City Plaza.

It was to be among other things an amusement park, retail and residential space and a shipping terminal on the harbor front in the South End of Bridgeport. But the project never materialized.

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A former Cuomo Administration official is among those named in a criminal complaint by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, accused of carrying out kickback and bribery schemes over a period of several years. Many of those illegal acts, the complaint alleges, involve the governor’s much touted Upstate economic development programs, including the Buffalo Billion.

Human Remains Found In Suffolk, MS-13 Gang Suspected

Sep 22, 2016
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Suffolk County police are searching a wooded area off the Sagtikos Parkway as part of their investigation into possible gang murders in Brentwood.

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A national water quality study has revealed that many drinking water samples from Long Island and Connecticut have tested positive for the toxin, chromium-6, made famous in the film “Erin Brokovich.”  

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