Long Island

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The Greatest Show on Earth came to an end Sunday night after nearly a century and a half. The Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus put on its final performance at the Nassau Coliseum on Long Island.

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone gave his annual State of the County Speech on Wednesday. He discussed how to improve the county government and handle the MS-13 gang.

Suffolk County Approves $10 Million Septic Plan

May 17, 2017
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The Suffolk County Legislature has approved a $10 million grant program to help homeowners pay for new septic systems as part of an effort to combat nitrogen levels in the water.

Long Islanders Approve School Budgets

May 17, 2017
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Voters on Long Island approved all 124 school district budgets on Tuesday. It’s the first time that’s happened since single-day voting was introduced in 1996.

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A private German-American community on Long Island that was founded as a Nazi summer camp in the 1930s will now have to accept residents of all races and nationalities. New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced a settlement to end their race-based housing policies.