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A home in Riverhead, N.Y. on the north shore of Long Island.
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Reports from Terry Sheridan, Jay ShahDesiree 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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Candidates in New York’s first congressional district faced off this week in an online debate organized by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons. And while this race is between Republican incumbent Lee Zeldin and Democrat challenger Nancy Goroff, President Donald Trump loomed above it.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo said his vaccination plan for New York, released over the weekend, is preliminary, and that much more information is needed to finalize the distribution of the vaccine to New Yorkers, when it becomes available.

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Suffolk County Police shot and killed a man on Monday when he refused to drop a knife.