Long Island

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Connecticut and New York have received a federal election assistance grant and will spend most of it on cybersecurity. Congress authorized giving states $380 million after reports that Russian hackers scanned state voting systems.

Courtesy of Perry Gershon for Congress

Most ads that have run in U.S. House and Senate races so far this year have been focused on bread and butter issues like jobs and healthcare. That’s according to the latest survey of campaign ads by the Wesleyan University Media Project.

Courtesy of Nassau County

Development plans are set for the so-called Nassau Hub. The area around the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale is mostly parking lot right now, but developers are spending $1.5 billion to build housing, office, and retail space.

Courtesy of the Nobel Prize

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers has honored the Stony Brook scientist whose work led to the development of the MRI, declaring his work a “historical milestone.”

A plaque honoring the late Paul Lauterbur will be on display at the Stony Brook Medical Research and Translation building.

According to his daughter Elise, Lauterbur had his eureka moment while chewing on a hamburger at a Pittsburgh Big Boy restaurant. 

Courtesy of Crazy Crow Trading Post

On Long Island, members of the Shinnecock Tribe will try to raise funds to purchase a piece of property where the remains of a tribe member were recently found.