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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says over 185,000 Long Islanders are at risk of losing their healthcare if the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, is repealed.

Johnathon Henninger

Two Connecticut state senators left their posts today as part of a bipartisan deal in the General Assembly to preserve the even party split in the state Senate.

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Since the election of Donald Trump, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has risen about 2,000 points, and investors are eager to see if it will reach the next major milestone – the 20,000 mark.

Michael Driscoll is a business professor at Adelphi University on Long Island. He’s also a 28-year Wall Street veteran.

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At least 100 people suffered minor injuries when a Long Island Rail Road train crashed into the “bumper block” at the Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn on Wednesday. The train from Far Rockaway hit and then went over the bumper at the end of Track 6 at about 8:20 a.m.

It’s blustery cold, gets dark early, and has been a challenging political season – a perfect storm that suggests it just might be the time to settle in with good escapist fiction. Falling Into the Mob more than qualifies. It’ll make you laugh and hold your attention as you try to figure out how its skillful author will resolve the absurdities and threats surrounding his unlikely hero.

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