Long Island

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The U.S. House of Representatives Veterans Affairs Committee held a hearing at the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Long Island on Tuesday. The center has been under scrutiny for alleged negligence and misconduct that has affected patient care.

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A new poll shows that Hillary Clinton is still far ahead of Donald Trump among New York voters, but Clinton has some weak points.

Clinton holds a 21-point lead over Donald Trump among New York likely voters in the Siena College poll, down slightly from a 25-point lead one month ago.

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A makeshift memorial with balloons, candles and flowers marks the spot where the body of 15-year-old Nisa Mickens was found Tuesday night in Brentwood, Long Island. Less than 24 hours later, the body of her friend, 16-year-old Kayla Cuevas, was found in nearby woods. Both girls were brutally beaten.

Suffolk County Considering Expansion Plan For Sewer Sytem

Sep 15, 2016
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Towns on the South Shore of Long Island want to create a sewer system, which they say could mean economic growth for several downtown areas that are limited by their decades-old septic systems.

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Opponents of a proposed Video Lottery Terminal Casino in Suffolk County are suing to overturn its approval by the Islandia Village Board.

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