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Lt. Gov. Wyman Tapped To Lead Conn. Democratic Party

Outgoing Connecticut Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman will be the new chairwoman of the Connecticut Democratic Party.

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Nassau County Reassessment Plan Leaves Many In A Tailspin

Nassau County is trying to help residents figure out its new property reassessment plan. Some will see tax increases, others decreases, but the process is overwhelming for most.

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How 'The Little Prince' Landed On Long Island

“The Little Prince” is one of the best-selling books of all time. It was written by a Frenchman, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, and translated into 300 languages since its publication in 1943. But the author didn’t write “Le Petit Prince” in his native France – he wrote it in New York. And there’s a wonderful story about a statue of the Little Prince outside a library on Long Island’s North Shore.

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Suffolk County Police confirmed this week a skeleton discovered in the basement of a Lake Grove home on Long Island is the remains of a Korean War veteran who has been missing for almost 60 years.

Hempstead Holds Toy Gun Exchange

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Kids from across Long Island were invited to attend a toy gun exchange at Brierley Park on Thursday. They turned in their water pistols, Nerf guns and other firearm-inspired toys in exchange for athletic and educational ones.

Virgin Galactic says it has reached a rather lofty milestone.

During a test flight Thursday morning in Mojave, Calif., a pair of pilots flying the company's SpaceShipTwo spacecraft hit an altitude of 51.4 miles. That height clears the 50-mile threshold that is sometimes considered the boundary of space.

President Trump insists that he didn't violate campaign finance laws and that any legal liability for hush money paid to two women who claimed to have had affairs with him rests with his former personal attorney and fixer, Michael Cohen.

"I never directed him to do anything wrong," Trump said Thursday afternoon in an interview with Fox News. "Whatever he did, he did on his own."

School Safety In The Age Of Mass Shootings

Dec 13, 2018
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After the attack on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, many school districts around the country said enough is enough. Ron speaks with local school officials about their decisions to take more extreme steps to enhance the security in their schools. Today’s guests:

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Sandy Hook Promise, an advocacy group formed after the 2012 school shooting in Newtown, released a new public service announcement this week. It’s told from the point of view of a school shooter.

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Hundreds of Nassau County residents aired their grievances at a public hearing yesterday about how the countywide property value reassessment would affect them. Other residents were there to understand why it was happening.

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The U.S. Senate has voted to advance a measure to withdraw U.S. military support for the Saudi Arabian-led coalition fighting in Yemen.

ShotSpotter is a gunshot detection system, which uses a combination of sensors to determine the location of gunfire. Bridgeport has become the latest Connecticut city to roll out the technology. 

After more than 20 years, composer Nathan McCree is finally realizing his dream to create a fully orchestral version of the music he wrote for the first three Tomb Raider games starring Lara Croft. The Tomb Raider Suite project was launched to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first Tomb Raider game, with a live orchestral performance in London. Now, after a very successful Kickstarter campaign, a recording of the suite is available!


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