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Zeldin opposes Red Flag Law, but critics want it improved after Buffalo shootings

Zeldin calls it a slippery slope, but others say it's needed to remove firearms from people shown to be a threat to themselves or others.

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Appeals court reinstates 'diaphragm' law holding NY cops liable for restricting suspects' breathing

The appeals court ruled that the law's language was not unconstitutionally vague in how it said law enforcement should not restrict the breathing of a suspect.

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2 charged in scheme to steer Hempstead school food contracts, feds say

According to the indictment, Sharon Gardner, then the food services director for Hempstead schools, steered more than $1 million in sole-source breakfast contracts to Maria Caliendo's company, even though cheaper options existed.

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CDC advisers: Children age 5 through 11 'should' get third dose of COVID-19 vaccine

A scientific advisory committee to the CDC voted 11 to 1 with one abstention to recommend to parents nationally that they "should" get their children a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to children between the ages of 5 and 11. 

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About one-third of state judges at Montauk retreat get COVID-19

Of the more than 70 New York State judges who went to the three-night retreat at Star Island Resort & Marina, 20 later tested positive for the coronavirus, a court system spokesman said.

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Rare case of Monkeypox reported in New York City

The New York City case of Monkeypox comes after one was reported this week in Massachusetts. It was believed to be the first case in the U.S.

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NY State recovers $36M from H&M over unused gift cards

The attorney general's office said H&M would pay more than $28 million to the state, with more than $18 million of that going into the Abandoned Property Fund for "unredeemed balances" on H&M gifts cards sold before 2015.

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Grand jury indicts man in Buffalo supermarket shooting

The white man accused of killing 10 Black people at a supermarket appeared in court, standing silently during a brief proceeding attended by some relatives of the victims after a grand jury indicted him.

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LI parents weigh prospect of imported baby formula amid shortage

Long Island experts interviewed said more formula choices are welcome, but they urged parents to be careful in choosing which one may be right for their baby.

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James W. Foote, who loved portraying Teddy Roosevelt, dies at 73

Once he dressed as the nation's 26th president to attend a Halloween party, Foote was off playing the president for the rest of his life.

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Assembly expected to approve Adult Survivors Act before Legislature adjourns

It would create a one-year window for a person who was sexually abused as an adult to sue their alleged abusers even if the statute of limitations has expired.

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The ultimate guide to LI's food trucks, mobile bars

Try gelato-stuffed doughnuts, artisanal burgers and bar-pie pizza, plus booze.

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