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New York Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says he will audit the state's reporting of hate crime laws.  The audit comes at the request of a New York City elected official but could affect Suffolk County.

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Democratic Congressman Steve Israel of Long Island is helping spearhead his party’s effort to recapture control of the U.S. House of Representatives next year. Matt Laslo reports on the tough job ahead for Israel.

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Is Governor Cuomo backing away from his support for the new Common Core curriculum in schools?  As Karen DeWitt reports, Cuomo seems to have cooled from his initial endorsement of the rapid transition to the adoption of the national education standards. 

    

Charles Lane

Despite pleas from elected officials FEMA will keep the one year statute of limitation deadline for those filing claims backed by the national flood insurance program.  WSHU's Charles Lane reports lawyers are scrambling.

Charles Lane

A national education expert told Long Island school administrators Tuesday that they should join parents in the revolt against Common Core.  Diane Ravitch, former assistant sectary of education, said the new set of education standards are socially irresponsible and likely against the law.  

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