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A makeshift memorial with balloons, candles and flowers marks the spot where the body of 15-year-old Nisa Mickens was found Tuesday night in Brentwood, Long Island. Less than 24 hours later, the body of her friend, 16-year-old Kayla Cuevas, was found in nearby woods. Both girls were brutally beaten.

Suffolk County Considering Expansion Plan For Sewer Sytem

Sep 15, 2016
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Towns on the South Shore of Long Island want to create a sewer system, which they say could mean economic growth for several downtown areas that are limited by their decades-old septic systems.

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Opponents of a proposed Video Lottery Terminal Casino in Suffolk County are suing to overturn its approval by the Islandia Village Board.

Suffolk County Holds Hearings On Water Quality

Sep 12, 2016
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At a joint hearing in Smithtown, New York, State Senate and Assembly Committees heard testimony on Suffolk County’s ongoing nitrogen water quality problem.

Suffolk County Cuts 8 Bus Routes

Sep 12, 2016
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Suffolk County wants to eliminate eight bus routes as part of a plan to close a $78 million budget deficit.