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Gunman kills at least 18 children at Texas elementary school

The death toll also included three adults, according to state Sen. Roland Gutierrez, who said he had been briefed by state police. But it was not immediately clear whether that number included the attacker, or how many people were wounded.

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State official: Make mask-wearing comfortable for employees

Workers shouldn't be subjected to pressure from supervisors and co-workers about wearing a mask, said state Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett.

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NOAA: Active 2022 hurricane season could include up to six major storms

This hurricane season could see 14 to 21 named storms, 6 to 10 of which will be of hurricane strength, and 3 to 6 major, according to an outlook from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Board mulls code change to allow more drive-thrus in Wading River

They are only allowed in the hamlet at banks and pharmacies, but an amended code would permit drive-thrus at restaurants, coffee shops and cafes.

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Uniondale again fights to keep 'identity of the community'

Residents say developers continue to mislabel their community as part of "an implicit bias" to make it more appealing to new residents while forgetting its diverse heritage.

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Bishop Emil Wcela, leading figure in LI Catholic Church, dies at 91

Bishop John Barres, head of the diocese, called Emil Wcela "a humble man, fine Scripture scholar, faithful pastor and dedicated bishop," noting that he served the diocese for more than 65 years.

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Suspect in fatal subway shooting of Goldman Sachs employee surrenders, NYPD says

Police identified the suspect as 29-year-old Andrew Abdullah.

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Judge rejects bail bid for ex-LIer suspected in fatal shove case

After a hearing in New York State Supreme Court, Judge Ellen Biben declined to overturn a ruling by a different judge, which had effectively suspended a $500,000 bail package and  ordered Lauren Pazienza held without bail.

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LIers bid a tearful farewell to 'This Is Us'

Tissue boxes at hand, local viewers are ready for the NBC show's final episode.

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Monkeypox unlikely to be the next plague, NYS official says

One case has been reported in New York State so far, state Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett told a meeting of Long Island business leaders on Tuesday.

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9 new LI restaurants to try this summer

Newsday's food critics found the newest spots to dine out.

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LIPA touts millions in savings, but customer bills are still rising

Higher natural gas costs are eating up much of the expected savings, which will take years to amass.

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Victims of triple fatal crash include grandmother, other relatives, Nassau police said

The victims of what Nassau Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder described as a “horrific accident” include Marlene Luu, 66, of Woodside, Queens.

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