Slow roll on pot sites OK

There's nothing wrong with going slowly. 

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Gridlock relief is sorely needed

A state plan would take vehicles off Manhattan streets, reduce pollution, and raise money for mass transit.

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Push forward on water quality

The EPA advisory shows the importance of moving forward.

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Cyber hack is a warning to all

It's become increasingly clear that the attack is a coordinated one.

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Elusive end to war in Ukraine

There is no productive way to shrug and balance "both-sides" of this conflict.

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No more stunts on immigration

Blame games and publicity stunts won't solve the problem.

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Puerto Rico's power warning

The chaos shows what happens when infrastructure is not protected.

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Blakeman wrong on jail chief

The facility was deeply troubled long before Michael Sposato took over.

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A call for nonpartisanship

Our two-party system is failing — in elections, redistricting, and governance.

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LI needs push against polio

The detection of polio in Nassau's wastewater last week is cause for concern.

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Political mail straddles line

Nobody knows whether these clever mail strategies will make much difference.

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A good education for every child

Many who stay in their communities once grown have few marketable skills.

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A happy clam resurgence

Relatively simple solutions can help bolster our ecosystems.

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Many questions on Penn renewal

The money issue is perhaps the most complicated.

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Reliving the pain of Sept. 11

Remembering is difficult but necessary to honor those who died.

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The second Elizabethan era

Hers was an epoch of elegant longevity.

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Endless battle on fair housing

Across Long Island, housing discrimination still exists.

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Hard truth of lower scores

The money is there to address the problem on Long Island.

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The shape of work to come

We do know we're in a chaotic period of work turmoil.

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Measuring student success

Improving student achievement can't be done by lowering standards.

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Don't ease up on dumping

It doesn't seem necessary to lower the bar for the waste disposal industry.

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Reboot needed at the CDC

Deep-seated problems at the CDC aren't new and they didn't start with COVID-19.

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Trump must let process unfold

The Justice Department's legitimate task has proceeded as it should.

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Crack down on road horrors

Speeding and drunken driving remain horrific concerns.

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Loan plan misses mark

Biden's plan fails to force colleges to tackle affordability.

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Tragedy calls for rental permit data

Safety should be on a renter's checklist, but It's not easy to check on inspections.

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Another case of cops protecting cops

Cover-up in crash involving off-duty Suffolk officer that injured 2-year-old unacceptable.

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Find ways to get out the vote

Many voters still need a reason to come to the polls.

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Big money brings big losses in primaries

A lot of the money in the races for Congress came from cryptocurrency.

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Curb water use amid scarcity

Long Island has received less than half its usual rainfall this summer.

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Amazon mess a lesson for LI

Hopefully, the termination of tax breaks will be a turning point.

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Tax firms donate, taxpayers lose

Nassau has a unique property tax problem.

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A major victory on drug costs

Now Congress should seek to accelerate changes and further reduce prices.

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Smart search for universal vaccine

But researching and developing a "pancoronavirus" shot will take funding, commitment.

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Little Leaguers make LI proud

Celebrations and congratulations all around.

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Caracappa must explain actions

This is just the latest in a tumultuous two years for the Conservative from Selden.

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Put Narcan in your first-aid kit

Acceptance trumps deadly denial.

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Down payment for safer future

The Inflation Reduction Act moves us toward a 100% renewable grid.

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Fix the deadly Southern State

LICA study touts public-private partnership, toll lane as possible solutions.

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Garland makes plain sense

Garland repeated his earlier vow to let the office's work do the talking.

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Be sure to vote in August primaries

Check your district, since the lines have changed considerably.

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Preserve land for all time

Safeguarding Oak Brush preserve is crucial from a groundwater protection perspective.

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Polio case shows vaccines are vital

Officials, physicians and scientists are pushing against some strong headwinds.

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Keep watch on your health

A study found health screenings dropped sharply during the early phase of COVID.

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Pruning police payouts

Overly generous retirement packages leave taxpayers with an unsustainable burden.

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Give recognition to Montauketts

Community members have spent years lobbying for state and federal recognition.

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Saving water is up to us

Long Island is enduring water shortages, partly because of light rainfall.

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Justice comes for a villain

We still live in the post-9/11 world that Ayman al-Zawahri and bin Laden spurred.

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Russell: A man for all seasons

The deaths of Russell and Nichelle Nichols remind us how far we've come.

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Mack's ride should end

When LIRR riders have needed his voice, he has mostly been silent. 

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