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ERASE Racism report points to funding inequities

The report is released as school districts are receiving a large infusion of state and federal aid, part of which is geared toward the needs of districts with high percentages of economically disadvantaged students.

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Detective: Victim of Stop & Shop shooting ID'd suspect from ambulance

The hearing was held to decide what evidence could be used at the trial of Gabriel Wilson, a Stop & Shop worker accused of killing the West Hempstead store manager and firing on 5 co-workers. 

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Blakeman hires GOP club leaders for key Nassau jobs

The Republican Nassau County executive has hired at least five leaders of local GOP political clubs for key county jobs, records obtained by Newsday show.

Living with the maritime vibe in LI's seaport villages

Sailboat-dotted bays, shoreline sunsets and raw bars within walking distance of home.

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Sen. John Brooks, citing new redistricting maps, won't seek reelection

He says the new district no longer includes communities and schools he'd fought for during six years in office.

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Assembly gives final OK to 1-year lookback for adult abuse survivors

The measure provides a 1-year window for survivors of alleged sex abuse to bring civil lawsuits regardless of statutes of limitations.

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Three steal Rolex watches in smash and grab at Walt Whitman, cops say

Suffolk police say the three smashed the display case in the Walt Whitman Shop's Tourneau store before stealing the Rolexes.

Town won't rehire highway superintendent who made more than $134G in OT

The resolution was tabled by the councilwoman who proposed bringing Thomas Tiernan back to head the department, and North Hempstead says it will now launch a wider, formal search to fill the post.

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UFC champ and hometown hero Sterling honored in Uniondale

UFC bantamweight champ gave Uniondale High School students his message of perseverance and self-determination.

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Man falls from ninth-floor balcony at Hyatt Regency Long Island, police say

Also Monday, a second man was critically injured when he fell off a 20-foot retaining wall while painting a Nissequogue home, police said.

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Museum curator wants to change perceptions

Jeremy Dennis, who is also among the artists of color exhibiting, says the East End is not just the home of wealthy white people.

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Curious about roller derby? See what it's like at a scrimmage

Meet the blockers and jammers of Strong Island Derby Revolution, Long Island's own roller derby league. Newsday TV reporter Shari Einhorn has more.

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