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Poll: What's best industry to replace defense on LI?
This week, Northrop Grumman Corp. said it will move 850 jobs off Long Island, leaving just 550 workers out of a workforce that exceeded 25,000 in the 1980s.
The aerospace company was once a linchpin of the Island's defense industry, which employed as many as 80,000 during its heyday.
As high-paying engineering and technical jobs have left the Island, economists and local officials are...