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  1. Smithtown kicks off its 350th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newsday

    Robert Gaston Herbert painted this mural in 1939 to represent the legendary ride of Richard Smythe, supposedly taken about 1665 to establish the boundaries of the land that became Smithtown. Historians say the ride probably never happened.

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  2. Lawmakers push for small pets to be allowed on AmtrakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Newsday

    Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif. poses with Lily, his 15-pound French bulldog in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  3. Obama faces tough sell to get new war powers to fight ISRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Newsday

    Broken glass remains at the scene of a suicide bomb attack at Adan Square, located in a predominantly Shiite part of the capital, Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. The attack and another in the northeastern suburb of Husseiniyah in Baghdad killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens on Monday, just days after the government lifted a nighttime curfew that had been in place in the Iraqi capital for over a decade.

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  4. President Obama's third rail: 529 plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Newsday

    President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, in Washington. Photo Credit: AP /Mandel Ngan Under fire from Republicans and even House Democratic leaders, the White House withdrew this week its plan to end the tax-free status of the college savings accounts known as 529 plans.

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  5. Obama's budget to ask for $1.2B to fund research to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Newsday

    President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 20, 2015. Photo Credit: AP President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 20, 2015.

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  6. What is the GOP thinking?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Newsday

    House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio responds to President Barack Obama's intention to spare millions of illegal immigrants from being deported, a use of executive powers that is setting up a fight with Republicans in Congress over the limits of presidential powers, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Photo Credit: AP / J. Scott Applewhite There they go again.

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  7. Top GOP senators look to restrict Obama on GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Newsday

    From left, Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., arrive before a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, to discuss the federal prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Four powerful Republican senators are pushing for new restrictions on President Barack Obama's ability to transfer terror suspects out of the federal prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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  8. White House says it will veto bill to approve oil pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Newsday

    Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., listens at right as Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, where they discussed their plan to introduce legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline project. Photo Credit: AP WASHINGTON - -- The White House on Tuesday threatened to veto the first piece of legislation introduced in the Republican-controlled Senate, a bill approving the much-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline, in what was expected to be the first of many confrontations over energy and environmental policy.

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  9. US mission in Havana to become embassy amid thawRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Newsday

    This May 13, 2003 file photo shows the Cuban Interests Section at the Swiss embassy in Washington, D.C. Cuba's interests section is a stately manor in Washington's Adams Morgan neighborhood, and like the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, Cuba, is set to become a full-fledged embassy. The U.S. and Cuba announced on Dec. 17, 2014 they are re-establishing full diplomatic relations.

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  10. Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Newsday

    In this Nov. 21, 2008, file photo, poet Maya Angelou smiles at an event in Washington. Angelou, author and poet who rose from poverty, segregation and violence to become a force on stage, screen and the printed page died May 28, 2014.

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  11. Washington is getting dumber and it's starting to showRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Newsday

    Americans have an uncomfortable relationship with smart. They are perfectly happy to celebrate genius, provided it doesn't make them uncomfortable or require too much of them.

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  12. Editorial: Don't let NRA shoot down vote on surgeon generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Newsday

    In this Feb. 4, 2014, photo, Dr. Vivek Hallegere Murthy, President Barack Obama's nominee to be the next U.S. Surgeon General, listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. The White House is backing off its push for quick confirmation of Obama's pick to be surgeon general in the face of opposition from the National Rifle Association and concerns among Democrats up for re-election who don't want to make another tough vote on a controversial nominee.

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  13. Port Washington's Blumenfeld park gets a face-liftRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Newsday

    One of two chess tables that is broken will either be fixed or replaced, new concrete benches will be installed, benches near a children's water play area will be moved so people sitting on them will no longer be splashed, and the center mall will be reseeded. One of two chess tables that is broken will either be fixed or replaced, new concrete benches will be installed, benches near a children's water play area will be moved so people sitting on them will no longer be splashed, and the center mall will be reseeded.

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  14. Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, released, State Department saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Newsday

    In Brentwood accident on CR 13/ 5th Ave / Crooked Hill Road at I 495/Long Island Expressway Service Rd/Express Dr In Brentwood accident on CR 13/ 5th Ave / Crooked Hill Road at I 495/Long Island Expressway Service Rd/Express Dr In Brentwood road construction. right lane closed on Sagtikos Pkwy NB between The L.I.E./I-495/S1 and The Northern State Pkwy/Sm1 In Brentwood road construction.

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  15. Biden: I didn't mean to imply UAE aided al-QaidaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Newsday

    In Nassau closed due to road construction on Meadowbrook Pkwy SB between The Northern State Pkwy and Southern State Pkwy/M6 in North Merrick In Nassau closed due to road construction on Meadowbrook Pkwy SB between The Northern State Pkwy and Southern State Pkwy/M6 in North Merrick In Suffolk road construction. two lanes closed on The L.I.E./I-495 EB between X50/Bagatelle Rd and X51/Deer Park Ave/Rt-231 in Dix Hills In Suffolk road construction.

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  16. Secret Service moving forward in wake of scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Newsday

    In this Sept. 30, 2014 file photo, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  17. Chris Brown complying with probation rules after jail releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Newsday

    In Huntington Station construction work on Rt-231/Deer Park Ave SB south of CR-66/CR-35 and Northern State Pky in Dix Hills In Huntington Station construction work on Rt-231/Deer Park Ave SB south of CR-66/CR-35 and Northern State Pky in Dix Hills In Dix Hills construction work on Rt-231/Deer Park Ave NB between Northern State Pky and before ... (more)

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  18. The Elk Lake Lodge is located in NewRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Newsday

    In Manhasset closed due to accident on Old Westbury Rd/Powerhouse Rd/Service Rd/Store Hill Rd WB at New Hyde Park Rd and before I 495 in Nassau.

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  19. Debate: Is President Obama about to be impeached?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Newsday

    In New Hyde Park accident. shoulder blocked on Northern State Pkwy EB at New Hyde Park Rd/X26.

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  20. Anwan Glover, 'The Wire' actor, stabbed in Washington nightclubRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | Newsday

    In Nassau road construction. left lane closed on Rt-107 SB south of Bridge St/Village Sq/Continental Pl and Bridge St in Glen Cove In Nassau road construction. 1 comment

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