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Long Island news, weather, traffic, schools and LIRR updates for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The winning ticket for the Friday, April 25,

The winning ticket for the Friday, April 25, 2014, drawing was sold at Perfect Pharmacy, 524 South Broadway, and the winning ticket for Sunday, April 27, was sold at KG Cards & Art Gallery, 33 Park Plaza, according to a news release from New York Lottery.

We've wrapped the live Long Island Now post for Wednesday, July 30, 2014. But here's a look at some of the stories Newsday has been following throughout the day. Plus, a look at meetings Newsday will be covering Wednesday night.

To see a daily roundup of top tweets from Newsday and its staff, scroll down.

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Check your lottery tickets. A Take 5 ticket purchased at a Huntington store is now worth $62,403. The New York Lottery announced Wednesday that the top prize winning ticket in Tuesday's Take 5 drawing was sold at the Dollar Plus store  at 233A Broadway in Greenlawn. The winning numbers were 06-08-09-19-26.

In addition to the top prize, which was won by matching five of the five numbers, the lottery says 295 players also purchased tickets that contained four of the five numbers. Prize for four numbers is $317.

Winners may claim their  prizes at any one of the lottery's customer service centers including the Long Island office located at 45 South Service Rd. in Plainview.


BROOKHAVEN: The Brookhaven Town Board will hold public hearings on proposed zone changes to the Carmans River conservation plan at 5 p.m. at Town Hall in Farmingville. Follow Carl MacGowan's Twitter updates @CarlMacGowan

ISLIP: The town board will hold change of zone hearings Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. Check Sophia Chang's Twitter updates @schangnewsday


TODAY: Partly cloudy with a high of 81. Winds from  5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy with a low of 68. Winds from  5 to 10 mph.

Relatively low humidity is expected until Friday morning, when there is a 40 percent change of scattered storms. 


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