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Long Island news, weather, traffic, schools and LIRR updates for Thursday, July 10, 2014

Welcome to the LI Now Live post for Thursday, July 10, 2014. We've wrapped the live coverage, but here's a rundown of some of the stories we have been following.

Scroll down to see a daily roundup of tweets and Instagram updates from Newsday, its reporters and fellow LIers.

(Mobile users can click the link above to access social media updates.)


The MTA and Long Island Rail Road's unions are facing a July 20 deadline to avoid the first LIRR work stoppage since 1994. Here's the latest:

-- The MTA's chairman is meeting with union leaders today.

-- Are you a LIRR commuter? We'd like to hear from you. Fill out our form, detailing your commute.

-- Newsday tries to answer frequently asked questions.

If you're on mobile and want to read more, please click on the various LIRR-related links after the third paragraph.  


Suffolk County police responded Thursday afternoon to an emergency call about a single-engine airplane landing safely on the median of Sunrise Highway in East Moriches near Exit 61, Moriches-Riverhead Road. More details on this story here: nwsdy.li/1ts20Cd


For more traffic and transit news, visit the newsday.com site at http://nwsdy.li/1hh2eph.


Today: Overcast with a chance of showers and a high of 82.

Tonight: Overcast with a chance of rain or thunderstorms and a low of 68.

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