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Study Finds Vegetarians Have Poorer Health than Meat-Eaters

A vegetarian diet may have some significantly negative effects on your health, according to Austrian researchers.

Cuomo Holds Summit Benefiting Veterans and Military Families in New York

Providing jobs, affordable housing and educational opportunities for veterans and military families were on the summit's agenda.

National Grid Employee Linked to Two LI Gas Explosions

An investigation found errors made by a National Grid employee before two gas explosions in 2011 and 2012.

Family Finds Rat Baked In King Kullen Cake

A man celebrating his 96th birthday found what appeared to be a rat tail his German apple ring cake.

Senate Passes Flood Insurance Premium-Relief Bill

Schumer urges the House to follow suit on bill affecting tens of thousands of New Yorkers.

MTA Awarded $886.3 Million to Repair Sandy Damages

Approximately $145 million will go towards LIRR projects.

Albertson Fire Causes LIRR Delays

Fire at a condo complex suspended service at the Oyster Bay branch.

Cuomo Signs Bill Establishing New State License for ABA Providers for Patients with Autism

The new law will help families and individuals with autism find quality ABA providers.

Body of Jovan Belcher, Former NFL Player from LI, Exhumed for Brain Examination

Belcher’s family wants a better insight into why he shot his girlfriend and took his own life.

Search Suspended for Long Island Man Missing Off New Jersey Coast

Vincent Tangorra of Bethpage has been missing since Thursday.

Mangano’s ProAct Prescription Program Saves Residents More Than $1.5 Million

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano’s prescription discount program was implemented in May 2012.

Sachem Students' Personal Information Leaked to the Web

It is unclear how the confidential information was posted.

Cuomo Announces "Strategic Gasoline Reserve" to Prevent Gas Shortages during Emergencies

A three million gallon reserve will be available to New York State.

Long Beach Boardwalk Re-Opens

The famous boardwalk has been re-built after being destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.

De Blasio Would Follow Bloomberg on Large Soda Ban

The NYC mayoral candidate says he agrees with Bloomberg’s controversial ban on large beverages.

NJ Judge Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage

Judge Mary Jacobson said that failing to recognize same-sex marriage would violate the state constitution.

Bloomberg: I Will Not Endorse a Mayoral Candidate

The current NYC mayoral said on Friday that he will not endorse any of the candidates for his position.

Bus Driver Accused of DWI to Sue Nassau County

Michael Asseng claims he was sick, not drunk, when he crashed a school bus in Farmingdale.

Weiner's Campaign Manager Steps Down

Following the mayoral candidate’s latest scandal, Danny Kedem has resigned as Weiner’s campaign manager.

Body Found in Hudson River after Boat Crash

Officials recovered the body after a bride-to-be and her fiance’s best man went missing on the water.
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