Long Island

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Construction is underway on a new Video Lottery Terminal casino in the Marriott Hotel in Islandia, Long Island. Delaware North, the company that recently bought the hotel, expects the casino to open in December, but opponents of the casino say the company is taking a big risk.  

Stony Brook Medicine and Suffolk County officials are teaming up to get more people registered as organ donors in the second annual Donor Enrollment Day.

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Some environmental groups say Governor Cuomo’s administration should reconsider an $8 billion bailout of three upstate nuclear power plants. They say the cost will be passed on to ratepayers.

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Nassau County jail’s private medical provider, Armor Correctional Health Services, has agreed to pay $350,000 as part of a settlement with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

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With the Hamptons International Film Festival starting on Thursday, an arts group hopes to bring together festival goers and local residents at a “pop-up gallery” in Sag Harbor.