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9/11 first responder has hearing restored

Dan Moynihan said the deafness in his right ear began after spending more than a month clearing debris from Ground Zero following the destruction of the World Trade Towers in 2001.

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Thursday 04/24/2014
School data collection firm to close doors
Posted: April 24, 2014

The data collection service inBloom, which has drawn criticism from parents and education officials throughout the state for a lack of clarity on how its information would be used, has announced it will be closing its doors in the next few months.

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Albertson man, 95, killed in house fire
Posted: April 24, 2014

A 95-year old Albertson man died and his 86-year old wife was critically injured during a fire in their Park Lane Drive home early Tuesday morning, Nassau County Police officials said. 

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Carbon monoxide detectors required
Posted: April 24, 2014

The North Hempstead town council on Tuesday unanimously approved the required use of carbon monoxide detectors in places of public assembly.

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Michaels Arts and Crafts responds to data breach
Posted: April 24, 2014

Michaels Arts and Crafts officials said they have “identified and fully contained” a January incident in which its security systems were infected with malware and transactional data dating back to May 2013 - including approximately 3 million credit card numbers - was stolen.

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LIRR scammer to be sentenced
Posted: April 24, 2014

A Queens woman who last month pleaded guilty to her role in stealing thousands of credit card numbers and bank account data from several Long Island Railroad ticket vending machines will be sentenced on Friday with two of her co-conspirators, prosecutors said.

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State agency begins study of PSEG pole plan
Posted: April 24, 2014

The state Department of Public Service has started a review of PSEG Long Island’s plan to install 80-foot utility poles from Great Neck to Port Washington to determine if the project is necessary, according to a letter the department sent Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth. 

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Haber receives first union endorsement
Updated: April 24, 2014 - 11:10 am

East Hills restaurateur has received the first union endorsement of his state Senate campaign from the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1500, which represents 23,000 supermarket employees across New York.

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Mineola man convicted in fatal car crash
Posted: April 24, 2014

Raymond Ragen, 45, of Mineola, was found guilty Wednesday of manslaughter and assault for a July 2012 crash in which a cement truck he was driving crashed head-on into a school bus carrying special-needs children, killing the driver and injuring five others including four children, according to Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice. 

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