Long Island

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The largest town in America is proposing a law that would prohibit it from doing business with companies and individuals that are part of the “Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions” movement against Israel.

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Three Long Island water districts have sent a letter to Northrop Grumman headquarters in Virginia criticizing the company for letting groundwater contamination spread in and around its former plant in Bethpage.

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New York's comptroller says Best Buy and Nordstrom have agreed to increasingly use renewable energy in their operations and supply chains.

Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is trustee of the New York pension fund that's an investor in both retailers. He said on Wednesday that he has withdrawn shareholder proposals that asked them to set measurable goals for increased use or production of renewable energy sources by December.

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The New York State Senate's Republican majority has released a list of 35 recommendations for addressing the state's heroin and opioid epidemic.

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New York State has removed a barrier that's kept immigrants who entered the country illegally as children from teaching or practicing medicine in the state.