Long Island

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Public schools in Southampton, Long Island, will incorporate Shinnecock Indian Nation culture into their curriculum next fall.

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Most people these days know the name Tesla as an electric car. Tesla owner Elon Musk took that name to honor one of the world’s greatest inventors, Nikola Tesla.

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The New York State Assembly held a hearing on Governor Cuomo’s plan to spend $8 billion in subsidies to keep three upstate nuclear power plants operating for the next twelve years. But no one from the Cuomo Administration showed up.

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New York’s health care system is bracing for big changes in the Affordable Care Act. No one knows for certain how it will be altered, but it will almost certainly cost the state a significant amount of money.

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According to a new report by the Center for an Urban Future, the number of people taking high school equivalency exams on Long Island has dropped 31 percent from 2010 to 2015. The decrease is part of a statewide trend in New York.