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New York Pakistani Communities Mourn Deaths In Taliban Attack On School

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Mass funerals were underway in Pakistan Wednesday following a massacre by the Taliban at a military-run school in the country’s troubled northwest. 359 more words

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City Council Looks Into Lighting And Safety In Wake Of Akai Gurley Death

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The New York City Council Committee on Public Housing held a hearing Tuesday in response to the death of Akai Gurley, 528 more words

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Long Island Couple Recounts Fatal Fire On Oceania Insignia

OCEANSIDE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – A Long Island couple who were aboard the cruise ship that caught fire in the Caribbean last week are recounting the harrowing experience. 430 more words

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Nassau County Jail Affirmative Action Officer Hit With Discrimination Complaint

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – The Nassau correction union has filed a federal discrimination complaint against the county jail affirmative action specialist whose Facebook posts have enraged the officers. 293 more words

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Long Island Man Claims He Found Needles In Toys 'R' Us Package

HOLBROOK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island man claims he received a shipment of needles from Toys “R” Us after ordering toys online.

Robert Stoebe of Holbrook said he received the package Tuesday. 192 more words

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12-Year-Old Boy Fatally Struck By SUV While Walking To School In Valley Stream

VALLEY STREAM, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – A 12-year-old boy was fatally struck by a SUV while walking to school on Long Island, police said.

It happened at West Merrick Road and South Franklin Avenue in Valley Stream around 7:20 am. 501 more words

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6 Charged, Including 2 Former Islip Town Officials, In Illegal-Dumping Probe On Long Island

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Prosecutors on Long Island have filed criminal charges against six people, including two former Islip town officials, following an investigation into alleged… 647 more words

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