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Stories to follow today: Police shootout, Cuomo address

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo delivers his second State

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo delivers his second State of the State speech at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. (Jan. 4, 2012) Credit: AP

Cops probe police shootout after burglary

Detectives are investigating a shootout involving Nassau County Fifth Precinct officers who police said exchanged gunfire with suspects fleeing a burglary scene Monday night in North Valley Stream. -- ELLEN YAN AND BILL MASON

Sources: Cuomo to tie aid to teacher evals

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is to unveil a spending plan Tuesday that is expected to call for increasing state aid for Medicaid, the MTA and schools -- likely tying hikes for education to a plan to toughen teacher evaluations. Cuomo will outline his 2012-13 budget proposals Tuesday at the Empire State Plaza. -- YANCEY ROY AND TED PHILLIPS


Town Board: The Oyster Bay Town board will meet at 10 a.m. in Town Hall East (54 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay). Check Emily Ngo’s Twitter updates @EmilyPhanNgo.


Fiscal Emergency: The Long Beach City Council will meet at 7 p.m. on the sixth floor of Long Beach City Hall (1 W. Chester St.). City Manager Jack Schnirman and the five-member council plan to declare a fiscal emergency and will discuss the implications of the announcement. Check Candice Ruud’s Twitter updates @candicedotruud.


Landscaper Law: The village board will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall (430 S. Wellwood Ave.) and hold a public hearing on a proposed law to require landscapers working in the village to dispose of grass clippings, branches or other material rather than leaving them at the curb or in the street. Check Denise Bonilla’s Twitter updates @denisebonilla.

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