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Mike Pence will launch his presidential campaign in Iowa on June 7

Mike Pence will launch his presidential campaign in Iowa on June 7

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence will officially launch his widely expected campaign for the Republican nomination for president in Iowa next week, adding another candidate to the growing GOP field and putting him in direct competition with his former boss. Pence will hold a kickoff event in Des Moines on June…

The Coliseum Inn in East Meadow condemned

The Coliseum Inn in East Meadow condemned

The Coliseum Inn, located in East Meadow, has been condemned.According to the Department of Social Services, 16 people who lived there have been moved to other hotels.The Town of Hempstead released a statement saying in part, “Coliseum Motor Inn in East Meadow was closed due to unsafe and unsanitary living conditions.”There have also reportedly been…

Nassau IDA approves Coliseum lease transfer

Nassau IDA approves Coliseum lease transfer

The Nassau County Industrial Development Agency voted unanimously to approve the lease transfer of the Nassau Coliseum to Las Vegas Sands.The vote comes after the Nassau Legislature voted to transfer the Coliseum’s lease to Las Vegas Sands last week.The proposed $4 billion project at the Nassau Hub would include a hotel, a performance space, restaurants…

Former first lady Rosalynn Carter has dementia, The Carter Center says

Former first lady Rosalynn Carter has dementia, The Carter Center says

ATLANTA (AP) — Former first lady Rosalynn Carter has dementia, her family announced Tuesday. Carter, now 95, remains at home with former President Jimmy Carter, 98, who has been at home receiving hospice care since early this year. “She continues to live happily at home with her husband, enjoying spring in Plains and visits with…

New submarine to be named USS Long Island

New submarine to be named USS Long Island

A new submarine will be called the USS Long Island, U.S. Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro said Thursday. “Long Islanders have stood up to the call of duty, whether it’s serving with George Washington, throughout all the many different conflicts of our nation’s history, World War I and World War II, and it’s to them,…

Body of teen who fell off sailboat found

Body of teen who fell off sailboat found

The body of Jack Koch who went missing on the Long Island Sound has been recovered, according to the family. The body was recovered in Oyster Bay and identified by the family on Sunday. The 19 year old Koch went missing on May 15 after falling off a sailboat.

As rising oceans threaten NYC, study documents another risk: The city is sinking

As rising oceans threaten NYC, study documents another risk: The city is sinking

NEW YORK (AP) — If rising oceans aren’t worry enough, add this to the risks New York City faces: The metropolis is slowly sinking under the weight of its skyscrapers, homes, asphalt and humanity itself New research estimates the city’s landmass is sinking at an average rate of 1 to 2 millimeters per year, something…

Debt ceiling deal: What’s in, what’s out of the bill to avert US default

Debt ceiling deal: What’s in, what’s out of the bill to avert US default

WASHINGTON (AP) — The details of the deal between President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy were released Sunday in the form of a 99-page bill that would suspend the nation’s debt limit through 2025 to avoid a federal default while limiting government spending. The Democratic president and Republican speaker are trying to win…