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U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn. with a child in Washington, D.C.
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Families that want to take advantage of the expanded child tax credit must file their taxes by the end of Monday. That’s because the income tax deadline was extended from April 15 to May 17.

Montauk Point Lighthouse in Montauk, N.Y.
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Work to prevent the historic Montauk Point Lighthouse from slipping into the ocean has started this month. The Army Corp of Engineers will bolster the shore with stones to protect the national landmark from erosion. But a full renovation of its tower is still necessary because of damage from over two centuries of extreme weather.

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Farmers in New York that hope to grow recreational marijuana might be out of luck this planting season. The state might not authorize the planting of that kind of cannabis for another year or more.

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The Long Island Power Authority will explore replacements for its service contracts with PSEG Long Island over the next few months.

Marty and Elyse Buckman, owners of Stony Brookside Bed & Bike Inn, a bed and breakfast that offers bicycle rentals and nearby tours, said they want drivers to share the road with cyclists.
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Suffolk County became the first county in New York to enforce a law designating three feet as the safe distance for motorists to pass cyclists on the road.