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From the not-a-shock department: Roger Bogsted (left in photo), the Conservative county chairman who seemed to help Democrat Tom Suozzi by running aide Steve Hansen for county executive, thus splintering the Republican vote for Ed Mangano, has been fired by Mangano as county consumer affairs chairman. Same for Hansen. They are included on Mangano's Christmas-week firing list for the budget-strapped incoming administration.

Celeste Hadrick  has details here.