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Social Security turned 84 years old this week, but the fund is scheduled to run out of money in just 16 years.

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It turns out Iowa’s flare for Democratic presidential hopeful and New Jersey Senator Cory Booker resonates with some voters in eastern Long Island. 


A bill introduced last week in New York would require schools to teach students about the swastika and the noose as symbols of hate. Lawmakers say it is in response to a statewide spike in hate crimes.

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A controversial proposal to build a golf course and resort in the Long Island Pine Barrens has pitted preservationists against developers. Both sides argue that the 1993 Pine Barrens Protection Act is on their side. 

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed three measures into law Thursday that expand protections for domestic violence victims.