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Long Island Telecommuters, Start Your Engines

Friday, July 11, 2014

In the event of a Long Island Rail Road strike, Nassau County commuters looking to work from home have an option beyond their kitchen tables or local coffee shops.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Meet the Candidates for Nassau County Executive

Friday, November 01, 2013

The two candidates talk about the issues facing Nassau County in anticipation of next week's election. First up is former Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi (Democrat), followed by Republican incumbent Edward Mangano.

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WNYC News

Police Searching for Suspect Who Shot 2 Near Roosevelt Field Mall

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

A shooting near a Long Island Mall put law enforcement on high alert today. Now, hundreds of police are still searching for the alleged assailant.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Nassau County Prostitution Sting Targets Johns

Thursday, June 06, 2013

Lane Filler, columnist and editorial board member for Newsday, discusses whether combatting prostitution should be a priority for Nassau County.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Interim NJ Senator, Prostitution Sting, GMO Labels, Baby Name Advice

Thursday, June 06, 2013

Before the new senator from New Jersey is elected in October, the interim senator may have to cast some votes. Todd Zwillich, the Washington correspondent for The Takeaway, is here to discuss. Plus: A prostitution sting in Nassau County targeted johns; Glenn Greenwald of The Guardian talks about the National Security Agency collecting Verizon phone records; author and former dean of Harvard's Kennedy School of Government Joseph Nye looks to past presidencies for foreign policy advice; Connecticut passes a GMO labeling bill; and a conversation on the limits of acceptable baby names.

WNYC News

NY Attorney General Subpoenas 7 Nassau County Offices in Sandy Probe

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman subpoenaed Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano's office and six other county agencies Tuesday as part of a probe into post-Sandy debris-removal contracts.

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WNYC News

6-Year-Old Among 2 Killed in Separate LI Bus Crashes

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

A bus driver trying to avoid hitting a pedestrian slammed into a multi-family house on Long Island, killing a 6-year-old boy inside and injuring his older brother, Nassau County police said.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

After Sandy: Long Beach, LI

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Jack Schnirman, City Manager, Long Beach LI, and Dr. Herb R. Brown, Superintendent of the Oceanside School District, discuss the ongoing Sandy recovery efforts in Nassau County’s south shore.

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WNYC News

Islanders Owner Tapped to Help Redevelop Nassau Coliseum

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The hockey team owner who has decided to move the Islanders from Long Island to Brooklyn is to play a role in revamping the team's old home, the Nassau Coliseum.

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WNYC News

Man Pleads Not Guilty in Death of NY Policeman

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

A man accused of fatally shooting a Nassau County police officer and another man has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder.

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WNYC News

With Islanders Move, Nassau County Loses Money Generator

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Come 2015, Nassau County will no longer have a professional sports team.

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WNYC News

Suspect Arrested in Shooting That Killed 2, Including Long Island Police Officer

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The alleged gunman in the shooting death of a Nassau County police officer and a civilian near the Queens-Long Island border is being treated for what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound — officials said it was "unknown" if he would survive.

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WNYC News

NY Policeman Killed in Highway Accident

Thursday, October 18, 2012

A veteran Nassau County highway patrol officer has been struck and killed while investigating a multi-vehicle accident on the Long Island Expressway.

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It's A Free Country ®

Before Debate, Economic Anxieties and Little Party Loyalty on Long Island

Monday, October 15, 2012

Most Long Islanders reported they’d selected their man—but their party registration had little to do with it.

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WNYC News

Nassau County Likely To Sue Banks Over Interest Rates

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Officials in one of New York's wealthiest and most populous suburban counties say they are preparing to sue major banks for manipulating a key interest rate, which allegedly cost the county millions of dollars.

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WNYC News

Union Contests Expansion of County Exec’s Power in Nassau

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

A New York labor union is trying to block a measure that would give Nassau County’s executive power to make $40 million cuts in the budget without legislative backing.

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WNYC News

Nassau County Closes Precincts to Cut Budget

Monday, March 05, 2012

A suburban New York county has voted to realign its police precincts.

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WNYC News

Nassau's Private Bus Co. to Cut Service

Sunday, March 04, 2012

Bus riders in Nassau County, Long Island, are gearing up for some unwanted changes in the Nassau Inter County Express bus service, known as NICE.

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WNYC News

PBA Ramps Up Opposition to Precinct Plan on Long Island

Monday, February 20, 2012

Nassau County's police union continues to oppose a precinct reorganization plan that would eliminate 100 desk jobs and reassign 48 officers to patrol and convert half the county's eight precincts into 24-hour Community Policing Centers.

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WNYC News

Nassau PBA Rejects County Plan to Reorganize Police Precincts

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Nassau County’s Police Benevolent Association is blasting the county executive’s plan to reorganize four of the county’s eight police precincts into Community Policing Centers.

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