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The resignation of DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz over the release of emails showing that staff favored Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders overshadowed other news at the beginning of the Democratic National Convention.  

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The founder of a Suffolk County veterans’ group pleaded guilty to stealing tens of thousands of dollars from a veteran, who has dementia.

John Lynch plead guilty to two counts of grand larceny for stealing close to $90,000, from a 71-year-old veteran.

Long Beach Sets Up 'Help Station' To Aid Sandy Victims

Jul 22, 2016
Kathy Willens / AP

Nassau County is trying to reach out to residents who are still not back on their feet following Superstorm Sandy by setting up a “help station” on the boardwalk in Long Beach.

Michael Raab, the Storm Recovery Liaison with Nassau County, says even after residents get money from insurance or government programs, they still face many hurdles.

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The Democratic Party in Connecticut says it will cooperate fully with federal authorities as they continue to investigate claims of illegal fundraising during Governor Dannel Malloy’s re-election campaign in 2014.  

J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Now that the Republican National Convention is over, the next step for Republicans, after the Democrats are done with their gathering, is to begin the presidential election campaign. The head of Trump’s New York campaign say he expects the state to be in play.

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