Long Island

How Did The Confederate Flag Come North?

Aug 17, 2017
Christina Hunt Wood

Christina Hunt Wood lives upstate, in Delaware County. In 2015, soon after the mass shootings at a church in Charleston, SC, she started noticing Confederate flags everywhere.

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New Yorkers who sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act exchanges for individuals will see their premiums rise by an average of 14 percent, now that the Cuomo administration has approved rate increases for insurers in the exchanges. Part of the increase is due to worries and uncertainties over the future of the ACA, also known as Obamacare.

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There’s growing pressure on a group of breakaway Democrats in the State Senate to reunite with the mainstream Democrats and form a majority to rule the Senate.

J. Scott Applewhite / AP

A group of House members say they have the key to break the gridlock over the Affordable Care Act. They call themselves the “Problem Solvers” caucus.

Kathy Kmonicek / AP

Findings by the research group Long Island Index say the plan to transform the area near Nassau Coliseum into a strong economic hub are outdated and lack adequate housing.

Besides the renovated Coliseum and entertainment center, the Hub, as proposed, would create office space for healthcare and technology industries.

Ann Golob, director for Long Island Index, says there isn’t enough room for multi-family housing.

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