Long Island

Joe Ryder / WSHU

The special election to replace former New York Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos of Long Island is too close to call. Skelos was convicted on federal corruption charges last year.

Kathy Willens / AP

The killing of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe last year by a Minnesota dentist brought a lot of attention to the idea of trophy hunting. Washington is the only state that bans some hunters from bringing their trophies into the country. Now four other states are considering similar bills -- among them, New York and Connecticut.

John Minchillo / AP

Tuesday is not only New York’s presidential primary. It is also the day for two special elections to replace the disgraced former leaders of the New York State Legislature, who lost their seats after being convicted on multiple felony corruption charges.

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Control of the New York State Senate could be decided tomorrow when voters in southwestern Nassau County on Long Island go to the polls to fill the seat vacated by former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos. Skelos was convicted on federal corruption charges in December.

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