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  1. U.S. court panel: Why are Sandy flood claims still unpaid 2 years later?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Newsday

    Patricia Giovinco poses at her Sandy damaged home in Long Beach Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa Thousands of property owners across the metropolitan area who thought their federally funded flood insurance would cover damage from superstorm Sandy were bitterly disappointed when it did not, and many sued for more money.

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  2. Wine sorbet company, Frosae Wine Sorbae, wants to heat up its LI marketRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Newsday

    This is a cup of Royal Red Merlot frozen sorbet that is produced by Frosae Wine Sorbae in Mastic. It was served up on Oct. 29, 2014.

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  3. Developers pitch smartphone apps for MTA ridersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Kristin Loeb, of Manhattan, left, with Aaron Pelzer, of the Bronx, put the finishing touches on their presentation at AppQuest 3.0 at New York University's Center for Urban Science and Progress , Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Photo Credit: Danielle Finkelstein Kristin Loeb wants to make it easier -- and safer -- for visually impaired riders to navigate New York City's bustling subways.

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  4. Worker charged in glass-in-Big Mac case wins $437KRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Newsday

    Albert Garcia, right, smiles while standing with his attorney Raymond Aab, outside State Supreme Court in New York, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Photo Credit: AP A former McDonald's worker acquitted of charges he placed shards of glass into a NYPD police officer's Big Mac nearly a decade ago has won a $437,000 settlement from the city after arguing the officer fabricated the story to win money by suing the fast food restaurant.

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  5. Eyewitness testifies in Valley Stream man's murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Newsday

    A witness testified Thursday that he was close enough to see the face of Richard Baccus' accused killer when gunfire erupted outside a Valley Stream restaurant last year. "I said, 'Orlando, what are you doing?' " Deo Singh, 39, a general contractor, recalled at the murder trial of Orlando Ortiz in Mineola.

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  6. Doctor from Manhasset charged with defrauding insurance companies says Queens DARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Newsday

    A Queens doctor from Manhasset has been charged with defrauding insurance companies out of more than $25,000 by billing them for medical services he never provided to patients, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced Thursday. Brown's office said Dr. Stanley-Sangwook Kim, 41, who has a medical practice in Flushing and is the director of the surgical residency program at St. John's Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway, was arraigned Wednesday night and released on his own recognizance.

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  7. Army's Catch-22 unfair to Sikh studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Newsday

    Hofstra University student Iknoor Singh, a practicing Sikh, is suing the Army for religious discrimination. Photo Credit: Courtesy of ACLU Iknoor Singh desperately wants to serve his country.

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  8. Grants will help clean up waters in SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Newsday

    The Long Island Sound will benefit from $1.3 million of water-improvement grants announced in Port Jefferson Thursday that will help cut nitrogen pollution and boost fishing, officials said. In Orient, a grant will advance planning for wastewater-treatment systems that would serve homes and are more affordable than sewers or large facilities.

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  9. Three taken to hospital after hit by NICE bus in Great Neck, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Newsday

    A NICE bus is held Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, after police say it struck two women and a child trying to cross South Middle Neck Road in Great Neck. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp A NICE bus is held Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, after police say it struck two women and a child trying to cross South Middle Neck Road in Great Neck.

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  10. Fast Track service coming to N, Q, and R trains this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Newsday

    The MTA will conduct Fastrack repairs from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday night to Friday morning, allowing crews to maintain the tracks. N trains will operate between Ditmars Boulevard and Queensboro Plaza in Queens and Stillwell Avenue and Court Street in Brooklyn.

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  11. Air travelers warned to leave guns, grenades homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Newsday

    The Transportation Security Administration displays items, including a toy chainsaw, that were previously voluntarily abandoned by air passengers at TSA screening areas at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. Photo Credit: Charles Eckert The Transportation Security Administration displays items, including a toy chainsaw, that were previously voluntarily abandoned by air passengers at TSA screening areas at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.

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  12. Daughter follows in footsteps of FDNY firefighter from LI who died on 9/11Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Newsday

    Thirteen years after a New York City firefighter from Long Island died in the line of duty on 9/11, his daughter is carrying on his legacy. Josephine Smith, 34, a Mastic native who said she always wanted to follow in her dad's footsteps, was one of 280 men and women to graduate Tuesday from the FDNY academy at a ceremony in Brooklyn.

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  13. Maragos presses plan to counter 'alarming' population trends in NassauRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Newsday

    Nassau must address "alarming" trends showing the county's population will decline by 3 percent over the next decade, with fewer children and young adults but a rapidly growing number of seniors, according to a report by Comptroller George Maragos. The study, released Tuesday, proposes a vision for Nassau as the "Health Care and Medical Research Capital of the World."

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  14. Man monitored by federal probation officers threatens judges, prosecutors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Newsday

    A former Long Island man who served 28 months in prison for threatening the lives of more than 40 financial regulators, was arrested yesterday by FBI agents on charges he threatened four federal judges, officials said. Vincent McCrudden, 53, who has lived in Long Beach and Dix Hills, was charged with sending threats through the mail, attempting to impede the work of federal judges and failing... A former Long Island man who served 28 months in prison for threatening the lives of more than 40 financial regulators, was arrested yesterday by FBI agents on charges he threatened four federal judges, officials said.

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  15. Victim carried bounty hunter badge, wife confirms in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Newsday

    The widow of Valley Stream homicide victim Richard Baccus testified Monday she had seen a bounty hunter badge in a drawer, but that her husband denied having a gun to go with what authorities now say was a phony credential. "I've seen it before in the house," Romona Baccus said, while holding the badge at Orlando Ortiz's murder trial in Mineola.

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  16. History, landscaping, architecture: Tales told in NYC's cemeteriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Newsday

    This May 2, 2013 photo shows the chapel at Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery in Manhattan. Photo Credit: AP / Mary Altaffer When New York City was hit with the 1918 influenza pandemic, the deaths were so numerous that the bodies were taken by horse-drawn carts to the cemeteries under the cover of night, apparently to stifle any public panic.

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  17. There's much to admire about coyotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Newsday

    Scientists say it's only a matter of time before coyotes take up residence on Long Island. Above, an Eastern coyote roams in the Appalachian Mountains.

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  18. Homeless Queens bystander shot during hatchet attack on cops plans to sue NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Newsday

    Video shows a suspect charging NYPD officers with a hatchet in his hands at the intersection of Jamaica Avenue and 162 street in Queens on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Photo Credit: NYPD Video shows a suspect charging NYPD officers with a hatchet in his hands at the intersection of Jamaica Avenue and 162 street in Queens on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.

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  19. Latoya James, bystander shot during hatchet attack on NYPD officers, plans to sue NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Newsday

    Video shows a suspect charging NYPD officers with a hatchet in his hands at the intersection of Jamaica Avenue and 162 street in Queens on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Photo Credit: NYPD Video shows a suspect charging NYPD officers with a hatchet in his hands at the intersection of Jamaica Avenue and 162 street in Queens on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.

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  20. Bystander shot during hatchet-attack on NYPD officers plans to sue New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Newsday

    The bystander accidentally shot in the back by a stray bullet fired by officers during the Oct. 23 attack by a hatchet-wielding man on two NYPD rookies from Long Island has filed a claim against the city over her injuries. Latoya James, 29, a homeless Queens woman caught in the hail of bullets that killed the attacker, had internal organs punctured and is still in pain but faces expulsion... The bystander accidentally shot in the back by a stray bullet fired by officers during the Oct. 23 attack by a hatchet-wielding man on two NYPD rookies from Long Island has filed a claim against the city over her injuries.

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