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Haber attacks Martins on speed camera vote in new TV ad

October 29th, 2014

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Democratic State Senate candidate Adam Haber has released a new television ad criticizing his opponent in the 7th District, State Sen. Jack Martins (R-Mineola), for voting to approve Nassau’s speed camera program.

NY CD-4: Write-in candidate emerges in Rice-Blakeman battle

October 29th, 2014

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By Paul LaRocco |  Newsday The race for Nassau County’s 4th Congressional District has an under-the-radar write-in candidate  –  one who calls himself a “Reagan conservative” with “common sense solutions.” Paul Kyrillidis, a financial adviser who lives in East Meadow, has been campaigning since mid-September, according to a representative, and has even produced a TV […]

NY Senate race pits Republican Jack Martins v Democrat Adam Haber

October 29th, 2014

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Karen Rubin | Long Island Populist Examiner New York Senator Jack Martins deserves credit for bucking the Republican Party on opposing fracking and supporting the NY Save Act, incurring the ire of gun rights ideologues in the state.Otherwise, though, he toes the Republican line.He won… Read more

Kathleen Rice Withdraws from Appearance with Radical Imam

October 25th, 2014

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Kathleen Rice Withdraws from Appearance with Radical Imam

Nassau County DA Had Been Scheduled to Share Podium With Imam Who Supports Polygamy and Unindicted Conspirator in ’93 WTC Attack.

New York Teachers “Gagged,” Claims Teachers Union

October 14th, 2014

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The union representing New York’s public school teachers says the First Amendment, which guarantees freedom of speech, is being violated. They claim the Department of Education prevents them from discussing test questions under restraints accompanying Common Core implementation.

“Snail’s Pace” for Some Long Island Post-Sandy Home Repairs?

September 25th, 2014

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Many displaced homeowners in New York are dismayed at what they call the snail’s pace of New York Rising, the state agency disbursing federal disaster funds.

Thousands Converge on New York for Massive Climate March

September 21st, 2014

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There is more on ways to join the effort at peoplesclimate.org. You can also text MARCH to 97779 to sign up.

Michael McDermott: Local Mom Terrifies NYS Senator Carl Marcellino

September 6th, 2014

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As you may have heard, sitting State Senator Carl Marcellino is very nervous that Gigi Bowman will prevail against him in the November Election for his senate seat in New York State. He is so nervous, in fact, that he has brought a lawsuit against Ms. Bowman in an attempt to remove her from the ballot as a Libertarian.

Karl Grossman: Zephyr Teachout is the most refreshing candidate for New York governor in decades—and I’ve interviewed several

September 5th, 2014

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Karl Grossman: Zephyr Teachout is the most refreshing candidate for New York governor in decades—and I’ve interviewed several

Zephyr Teachout is the most refreshing candidate for New York governor in decades—and I’ve interviewed several

Long Island Congressional Candidate Bruce Blakeman Full Interview – Web Exclusive

September 3rd, 2014

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Long Island Congressional Candidate Bruce Blakeman Full Interview – Web Exclusive

This is the full conversation with Congressional Candidate Bruce Blakeman (4th District) on My Long Island TV show

LI Sees Biggest Influx of Refugee Kids: Advocates say Due Process is Key

August 30th, 2014

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It’s a big number that’s making headlines in New York, but local advocates for immigrants say the flow of unaccompanied minors to Long Island is being taken in stride.

LI Politics Predicts A Romney-Ryan 2016 “Rerun”

August 28th, 2014

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LI Politics Predicts A Romney-Ryan 2016 “Rerun”

No one wears a suit during the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge — unless you want to look “presidential.”

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Flip-Flops on Cell Phone Danger

August 28th, 2014

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently became the first federal agency to acknowledge health risks from cell phone use. Then, without any explanation, the agency suddenly backtracked on its findings.

Study: Latinos Are Enviros in Large Part

August 25th, 2014

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While some might think immigration policy dominates the concern of Hispanics in New York and around the nation, a new report shows the environment is high on their agenda.

Report Connects Food Insecurity to Health Issues, Including Diabetes

August 25th, 2014

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The report found 69 percent of client households, especially those in Nassau and Suffolk counties, still having to make hard choices between paying the utility bill or for food.

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