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State Sen. John Brooks changes his mind, will seek reelection

He cites the outpouring of local support he's received since announcing his plans not to run and the mass shooting massacre in Texas, which made him realize "my work's not done."

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'Law enforcement investigation' into outgoing Manhasset schools chief 

Allegations that outgoing superintendent Vincent Butera sexually harassed a teacher led the state Education Department to subpoena the district's records in the case. 

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East Quogue teacher settles lawsuit over 2016 lockdown drill

Terms of the federal suit were not disclosed, but the elementry school educator alleged in her complaint that respomding officers from the Southampton Town police department "brutally and violently" threw her down and handcuffed her.

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Judge weighs possible delay to Edward Mangano's surrender to prison

The government consented to the defense request to delay former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano's surrender to prison for his corruption conviction but the federal judge makes the final decision. 

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LaSpina, Hanellin lead Bellmore-Merrick to Nassau flag football title

The inaugural Nassau girls flag football championship was secured on LaSpina's late TD pass to Hanellin.

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Blue Angels touch down on LI for Bethpage Air Show

The Blue Angels and other air performers gave the crowd at Republic Airport in Farmingdale a taste of what's coming this weekend at the Bethpage Air Show.

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Your summer vacation is going to cost more this year. Here's how to save.

Prices for hotels, flights, gas and restaurants are all up. See how expensive travel will be, and how you can cut costs.

Feds: Farmingdale man sentenced to prison for role in Jan. 6 insurrection

Greg Rubenacker, 26, faces 41 months in federal prison after he "engaged in a series of confrontations with law enforcement officers inside the Capitol on Jan. 6," the United States Attorney's Office said in a statement.

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Cold War vets recall nuclear tensions between U.S.-Soviet Union

Cold War veterans will be at the Museum of American Armor in Bethpage, where two nuclear surface-to-air anti-aircraft Nike Hercules missiles are on display, for a special event on Friday. 

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COVID-19 hospitalizations: More than half of patients there for other reasons

Nassau Health Commissioner Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein and Dr. Gregson Pigott, his counterpart in Suffolk, told a Newsday Live panel that while COVID-19 cases have increased in recent months, hospitalizations have remained relatively low.

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Eatery opens in former LIRR station

The indoor/outdoor venue accommodates up to 400 people.

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Your guide to Memorial Day weekend fun on LI

Here are more than 20 ways to get started this holiday weekend.

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Darryl Strawberry to attend Mets Old-Timers' Day

The former rightfielder said he won't be able to participate in the game due because of knee and shoulder issues.

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Queens man gets prison for pharmacy coupon scam

One of the man's co-conspirators was a Nassau County physician, prosecutors said.

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Police: Motorcyclist killed in Uniondale collision

The motorcyclist collided with a sedan at the intersection of Front and Chester streets last night, police said.

Environmental group teaching 'students a sense of responsibility'

The nonprofit Keep Islip Clean's junior commissioner program is looking to revive student interest in the program, coordinators said.

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Lost and found: Hempstead's $4.7M in rent relief

The misunderstanding over U.S. Treasury funds came as the town struggled to get aid out to landlords, federal data shows. 

Suffolk leaders: Don't drive or boat drunk over Memorial Day weekend

Suffolk police will beef up patrols and establish checkpoints across the county to target motorists driving under the influence as well as aggressive and distracted drivers. Authorities will also crack down on those operating boats while intoxicated, officials said.

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Ray Liotta, 'Goodfellas' and 'Field of Dreams' star, dies

Liotta was in the Dominican Republic shooting a new movie and didn't wake up Thursday morning, publicist Jen Allen said.

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