Long Island News

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Reports from Terry Sheridan and the Long Island News Bureau staff, a 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 campaign website for U.S. Congressman Peter King from Long Island was hacked. The site was briefly controlled by a group calling itself “Tim’s Army.”

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The stretch limo that crashed in Schoharie on Saturday, killing all 18 people aboard plus two pedestrians, had failed inspection just one month ago. Governor Andrew Cuomo, speaking to reporters at a Columbus Day parade in New York City, says the driver of the limo also did not have the proper license.

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Governor Cuomo says he hasn’t decided yet whether to accept the nomination of the Working Families Party in the race for governor. Working Families previously backed actor Cynthia Nixon, after a bitter split in the progressive-leaning minor party.

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The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has released its annual State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

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New York State will provide $200 million in grants to clean up drinking water in communities across the state.

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