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600 miles per hour, 18 inches apart

The Blue Angels are getting ready to strut their stuff in their F-18 Super Hornets at 600 miles an hour over Jones Beach. Newsday TV's Steve Langford reports.

Historic and unforgettable Long Island street names

Can you tell me how to get -- how to get to Sesame Street (in Kings Park)? Ever take a walk down Wolf Hill Road in Huntington? Or take a turn down the winding Whiskey Road in Ridge?

Bethpage Air Show practice canceled due to weather, organizers say

The weekend's show, which generally draws more than 100,000 people, is still scheduled to continue as planned, organizers said.

Geraldine Shanahan, longtime journalist at Newsday and New York Times, dies at 76

As an editorial assistant, Geraldine Shanahan and a team of Newsday reporters received the 1970 Pulitzer Prize for public service a three-year investigation of secret land deals and zoning manipulations by public officials in Suffolk County.

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East Quogue teacher settles lawsuit over 2016 lockdown drill

Terms of the federal suit were not disclosed, but the elementry school educator alleged in her complaint that responding officers from the Southampton Town police department "brutally and violently" threw her down and handcuffed her.

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'Law enforcement investigation' into outgoing Manhasset schools chief 

Allegations that outgoing superintendent Vincent Butera sexually harassed a teacher led the state Education Department to subpoena the district's records in the case. 

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LaSpina, Hanellin lead Bellmore-Merrick to Nassau flag football title

The inaugural Nassau girls flag football championship was secured on LaSpina's late TD pass to Hanellin.

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State Sen. John Brooks changes his mind, will seek reelection

He cites the outpouring of local support he's received since announcing his plans not to run and the mass shooting massacre in Texas, which made him realize "my work's not done."

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Blue Angels touch down on LI for Bethpage Air Show

The Blue Angels and other air performers gave the crowd at Republic Airport in Farmingdale a taste of what's coming this weekend at the Bethpage Air Show.

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Feds: Farmingdale man sentenced to prison for role in Jan. 6 insurrection

Greg Rubenacker, 26, faces 41 months in federal prison after he "engaged in a series of confrontations with law enforcement officers inside the Capitol on Jan. 6," the United States Attorney's Office said in a statement.

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Cold War vets recall nuclear tensions between U.S.-Soviet Union

Cold War veterans will be at the Museum of American Armor in Bethpage, where two nuclear surface-to-air anti-aircraft Nike Hercules missiles are on display, for a special event on Friday. 

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COVID-19 hospitalizations: More than half of patients there for other reasons

Nassau Health Commissioner Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein and Dr. Gregson Pigott, his counterpart in Suffolk, told a Newsday Live panel that while COVID-19 cases have increased in recent months, hospitalizations have remained relatively low.

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Cops: Hicksville man robbed 9 businesses within 3 weeks

Jonathan Bird faces multiple charges after his arrest in connection with a string of commercial burglaries since early May, Nassau police said.

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