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WNYC News

LI Hospital Closed Since Sandy May Open Urgent Care Center

Friday, October 11, 2013

New York state is giving one Long Island hospital millions of dollars to help partially open another that has been shut since Sandy, almost a year ago.

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WNYC News

Long Island, Connecticut Still Struggling to Recover

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Most of the region was preparing for an almost normal Monday morning commute. But eastern Long Island and much of Connecticut and were still digging out from more than two feet of snowfall.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Making Connections

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Historian Douglas Brinkley explains what precedent there is for President Obama’s second term, and reflects on post-Katrina lessons applicable to the post-Sandy recovery here. Plus: how disasters create communities and what it means for climate change activists; Slate’s Sasha Issenberg looks back at how the Obama campaign used data to win the election; an on-the-ground look at the Long Island communities of Long Beach and Oceanside.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Hard Times on Long Island

Monday, July 09, 2012

Director Marc Levin talks about his film "Hard Times: Lost on Long Island" and what he learned about families facing long-term unemployment.

→ Tune In: Hard Times premieres Monday, July 9th at 9pm on HBO

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WNYC News

Fate of Aging Nassau Coliseum Rests With Long Islanders

Sunday, July 31, 2011

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Nassau County residents head to the polls Monday to decide the fate of the decades old Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

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WNYC News

State Takes Over Nassau County's Finances

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

The state took control over the finances of Nassau County, one of the nation's wealthiest, because it could not balance its $2.6 billion budget.

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WNYC News

Authorities ID Bodies of Three Women Found Near Jones Beach

Monday, January 24, 2011

The bodies of three women found near Jones Beach on Long Island have been identified as escorts or prostitutes who advertised their services online and may have been the victim of a serial killer, officials said.

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