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Despite CDC advice, some on LI decline to mask again

Few if any businesses, schools or other venues have announced plans to reinstitute the masking mandates ubiquitous earlier in the pandemic — before vaccines were widespread and deaths and hospitalizations were brought under control.

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About one-third of state judges at Montauk retreat get COVID-19

Of the more than 70 New York State judges who went to the three-night retreat at Star Island Resort & Marina, 20 later tested positive for the coronavirus, a court system spokesman said.

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Cops: Man hits police car, injuring detective

Police said the collision occurred while detectives were investigating a fatal overdose.

Grand jury indicts man in Buffalo supermarket shooting

The white man charged with murdering 10 Black people at a supermarket in Buffalo appeared briefly in court today after a grand jury indicted him on a first-degree murder charge.

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LI parents weigh prospect of imported baby formula amid shortage

Long Island experts interviewed said more formula choices are welcome, but they urged parents to be careful in choosing which one may be right for their baby.

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James W. Foote, who loved portraying Teddy Roosevelt, dies at 73

Once he dressed as the nation's 26th president to attend a Halloween party, Foote was off playing the president for the rest of his life.

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The ultimate guide to LI's food trucks, mobile bars

Try gelato-stuffed doughnuts, artisanal burgers and bar-pie pizza, plus booze.

Top PSEG LI exec received nearly $900,000 in total compensation last year

Six other top PSEG LI executives made more than their LIPA counterparts, with compensation ranging from $571,737 to $336,389.

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Summer TV preview: 40 great shows to watch

From Westworld to the Upper West Side and Westeros, this summer is packed.

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Developer seeks IDA tax breaks for Greenvale factory

Steel Equities plans to renovate the longtime home of Slant/Fin Corp., which won tax breaks in 2016 to stay on Long Island but is closing the facility.

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State: Amazon shortchanged pregnant, disabled 

The State Division of Human Rights said the online retailing giant failed to comply with law requiring reasonable accommodations for such physical conditions.

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Suffolk ethics official resigns with $150,000 settlement

Samantha Lee Segal, the former executive director of the Suffolk Board of Ethics, received the settlement after filing complaints about antisemitism on the job.

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