Spin Cycle

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Newly-Republican Suffolk Executive Levy joined with GOP state Senators Kenneth LaValle, John Flanagan and Owen Johnson to demand state restoration of Empire Zones, citing Canon’s move of its North American headquarters to Melville.

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One insider noted speculation has whirled around the prospect of Flanagan running for Levy’s job next year.

Here's a take by Sal Gentile from early April, shortly after Levy launched what added up to a two-month quest for governor.