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Then: Gas prices
Donna Klecak smiles as she pumps gas in 1979 at the O.K. Petroleum gas station in West Babylon. 1978 was one year before the energy crisis of 1979, when Klecak's gasoline cost her close to $1.50 a gallon.(Credit: Newsday File / Cliff DeBear)

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Long Island: Then and Now

From the Roosevelt Raceway to the New York Islanders, we compare 1978 to now.

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