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Long Island updates for Thursday, April 3, 2014

Hempstead High School.

Hempstead High School. Credit: Joel Cairo

Welcome to Newsday's LI Now live post for Thursday, April 3, 2014.

We've wrapped up the live coverage, but below, you'll find a roundup of top stories, social media updates and more.

Newsday's Aisha Al Muslim will also be in Hempstead to cover the following meeting.

HEMPSTEAD VILLAGE FORUM 

A coalition of Hempstead Village community organizations will host a 6:30 workshop Thursday to discuss school improvements and the need for more extracurricular activities, resources and support services. The meeting will be at the Hempstead Public Library. Read Aisha Al-Muslim's Twitter updates @AishaAlMuslim.

16-year-old girl returns home unharmed

A teenager who had been reported missing from her Huntington Station home has returned unharmed, according to a Suffolk County police news release. The police had been searching for Nancy Meta Rodriguez since she was reported missing on Sunday. The teenager returned home unharmed at 10:45 p.m. Wednesday.

WEATHER

The thermometer reached 60 degrees in parts of Long Island Thursday. The day's ow is expected to be 39 degrees, and there's a 60 percent chance of rain, according to the latest forecast.

TRAFFIC AND TRANSIT

For the latest traffic and transit alerts, visit newsday.com/traffic.

SOCIAL MEDIA UPDATES

Scroll down to see what Newsday and its reporters have been tweeting about today. (Mobile readers: Click the link above for social media updates.)

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