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FDA clears COVID booster shot for healthy kids ages 5 to 11

There is one more hurdle: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must decide whether to formally recommend the booster for this age group.

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New NY Congress maps a blow to Dems, boon for GOP

The maps make for about 15 Democrat-leaning districts in the state and five that lean Republican, with six others considered toss-ups.

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Wyandanch-Wheatley Heights Ambulance Corp. to build new substation

The ambulance company is buying property on Straight Path near Mount Avenue from Babylon Town to build the substation.

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Answering your questions on latest guidance after positive COVID-19 test 

With the infection rate for COVID-19 rising nationally and on LI, here is the latest on self-care, isolation after contracting the virus.

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NYC officials urge masking indoors while bracing for COVID alert level to hit 'high'

Both Nassau and Suffolk are assessed at "high" currently by the CDC, though officials on Long Island have not pushed for renewed masking protocols.

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White House reaches agreement to restart baby formula production as LI parents struggle

As the nationwide shortage reached emergency levels for many families, Suffolk County lawmakers joined one of the region's largest food banks for a major formula collection drive.

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Cops: Woman left 5-month-old in car in Merrick

A witness told police the baby, who was in a car with the windows closed outside a store, was crying, coughing and red in the face.

First 'Potter' film screens at JB with  orchestra

The NJ Symphony plays as "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" is screened.

AAA: 35M on highways for holiday, despite record gas prices

The auto club and insurance company is predicting 1.5 million more motorists on the roads for Memorial Day weekend than last year.

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5 things to know about selling your parents' home

After a death, it helps to be prepared to deal with what can be a stressful experience.

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State launches new effort to examine banking access

Within the broader New York City metropolitan area, Black and Hispanic households have among the highest rates of being "unbanked," according to the most recent FDIC survey.

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Hearing on proposed $4M tax break for East Farmingdale apartments

A public hearing will be held Wednesday on a proposed tax break for an East Farmingdale apartment complex that would save the developer more than $4 million in property taxes.

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