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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, 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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Suffolk County has what it calls the "most diverse detective level promotion class" in its history. Meanwhile, the police department is dealing with a scandal and lawsuit over the racial gap in its leadership.

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A new report from the Natural Resource Defense Council suggests up to 360,000 lead pipes carry water to homes in New York.

Cuomo Announces $15M Plan To Reach The Unvaccinated

Jul 27, 2021
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said the state will spend $15 million to target communities with low COVID-19 vaccination rates.