The stage is set before the first presidential Newsday readers moderate the first debate

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off tonight on our home turf.

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Less than 10 hours before the presidential debate Commish: ‘No known viable threats’ so far at Hofstra

Less than 10 hours before the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, Nassau County’s acting police commissioner, Thomas Krumpter, said there are “no known viable threats” to the knowledge of law enforcement. 

Hofstra University students protest in support of Black Sneak peek: See what debate stage will look like

Look behind the scenes at Hofstra as the school preps for the first debate.