Long Island

Matt Rourke / AP

New York’s delegates have high hopes for their nominee Donald Trump’s speech tonight, but some also want him to tone down some of his rhetoric and act more presidential.

Anything But Easy: The Unsung Sport Of Race Walking

Jul 21, 2016
Megan Miller

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro is less than three weeks away. Maria Michta-Coffey of Nesconset, Long Island, will be representing the United States for the second time in the track and field event of race walking. Michta-Coffey says her discipline is widely misunderstood.

Jessica Opatich / AP

About 100 people gathered in Riverhead on Wednesday to sign a petition against a proposed luxury golf course development on the East End of Long Island.

Evan Vucci / AP

New York’s delegation to the Republican National Convention is in the national spotlight for casting the votes to put Donald Trump over the top for the Presidential nomination in Cleveland this week, but not all of the state’s politicians are in agreement over some of Trump’s most controversial foreign policies.

Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has created a permanent task force to protect exploited immigrant workers.

Cuomo says in the past year the state has ordered over 1,500 businesses to repay nearly $4 million to 7,500 workers who were cheated out of their pay. The new task force will make permanent and combine two existing task forces made up of labor and business leaders.

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