Long Island

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A ceremony to award economic development grants to regions of the state was overshadowed by developments on the federal tax overhaul plan in Washington, as the House and Senate announced agreement on a final plan to be voted on as early as next week.

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Thursday marks five years since the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. As in previous years, there are no public events scheduled in Newtown and schools are still in session. However, communities across the country are holding vigils to mark the day.  

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Governor Cuomo’s getting a head start on his State of the State proposals, and says he’ll propose a bill to close a loophole that allows some convicted of domestic violence to possess guns.

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Veterans groups and government officials broke ground on an affordable housing project for homeless veterans and their families on Long Island. 

Julie Jacobson, left photo, and Michael Dwyer, right photo / AP

The two proposals for the redevelopment at Belmont Racetrack on Long Island were unveiled at a public hearing over the weekend.

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