Long Island News

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Reports from Terry Sheridan, Jay Shah, Desiree D'Iorio and the Long Island News Bureau staff, in collaboration with Stony Brook University's School of Journalism; WSHU's Charles Lane; and Karen DeWitt of New York State Public Radio

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The German developer of a proposed wind farm 20 miles off of the South Fork of Long Island has withdrawn its plans that it submitted to the federal government.  

A consultant group recommends the Metropolitan Transportation Authority consolidate more than 40 of its various agencies into six departments in an effort to cut costs.

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New York State could be among the first in the nation to regulate the hemp industry. That includes CBD, a chemical from the cannabis family. CBD doesn’t get you high, but it can be found now in oils, candies, drinks and lotions that promise “relaxation.”

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