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Students of color now the majority in 32 more LI school districts

Students of color have gone from being the minority to the majority in 32 Long Island districts over the past 20 years, a Newsday analysis found.

LI Special Olympics opening ceremony

The Long Island Special Olympic opening ceremony for the spring games, was held on Saturday in Farmingdale. After months of training, athletes will compete for top medals. Newsday's Steve Langford reports.

Early Voting holds Epicenter to win Preakness

Chad Brown colt skipped Derby to prepare for the second leg of the Triple Crown

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Runner collapses, dies in Brooklyn half marathon

A person running the Brooklyn Half Marathon collapsed and died Saturday morning, New York City's fire department spokesperson said.

Cops: Girl, 13, raped by man she met via Snapchat

Police said the man met up with the girl at a playground in Hauppauge, where he raped her.

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First responders get awards for successful use of CPR

The Suffolk Regional Emergency Medical Services Council presented awards Saturday to police, fire, ambulance and other emergency personnel for successfully administering CPR to victims.

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Mangano asks judge to let him stay out of prison while he appeals conviction, court papers say

"The narrowness of the jury's verdict, together with the changing law, has resulted in a perfect storm of legal issues," Edward Mangano's attorney, Kevin Keating, wrote in the court filing.

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Forecast: Mostly sunny, warm

Temperatures on Long Island are expected to be lower than there were during the mini heat wave Saturday but should still be a bit warm for this time of year.

DA: Man pleads guilty in fatal stabbing of wife

The body of Melissa Molinari, who was stabbed 58 times, was found in the Pine Barrens wrapped in garbage bags and duct tape, prosecutors said.

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Sheriff's honors for one who dreamed of joining the ranks 

Two years after Philip Joseph "PJ" Fusaro's death, his memory lives on as the Suffolk County Sheriff's Office and others celebrated his legacy. 

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Police: Teens injured when driver, 17, crashes on LIE

One of the teens was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital with serious injuries, police said.

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Police: 'KKK' spraypainted on medical clinic

The graffiti was found at an Urgent Care on Hempstead Turnpike, police said.

Help sought in finding missing Kings Park girl, 14

The teen was last seen leaving her home in Kings Park at 6:45 a.m. Saturday and may have taken a LIRR train.

Pedestrian, 74, hurt after being hit by SUV in Wyandanch

The pedestrian, who was crossing Lake Drive, was struck by an unlicensed driver, police said.

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