Long Island News

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

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A Long Island environmental fund is getting a long overdue audit. Connecticut lacks affordable housing outside of its cities, fighting West Nile virus on Long Island, and finding ways to adapt to climate change.

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The New York state Assembly held a hearing on whether the state should strictly limit the use of a chemical in pesticides linked to the die-off of honeybees, and population declines of other insects and birds.

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U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer of New York is asking for help to battle mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus.

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New York state is making it easier to get commercial driver’s licences to help with the shortage of school bus drivers.