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Blakeman, Rice to face off in 4th CD

Democrat Kathleen Rice and Republican Bruce Blakeman each won their party’s primary election on Tuesday for New York’s 4th Congressional District and will square off in November to determine who will succeed the retiring Carolyn McCarthy in Washington.

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Thursday 06/26/2014
Lally beats Labate in GOP 3rd CD Race
Updated: June 26, 2014 - 11:16 am

Grant Lally will be the lone challenger to Rep. Steve Israel’s (D-Huntington) 3rd congressional seat in the November midterm elections after defeating Stephen Labate by 110 votes in Tuesday’s Republican primary.

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Martins: State of New York is movin’ on up
Updated: June 26, 2014 - 12:37 pm

I’m a big fan of old TV shows.  So I know I’m dating myself when I ask if you remember the lyrics to Movin on Up, the theme song to The Jeffersons? Especially the part that goes:

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Bosworth: Putting N. Hempstead’s veterans 1st
Posted: June 26, 2014

One of the great pleasures of being an elected official is the opportunity I get to meet so many of the wonderful veterans who have served our country with great distinction, and helped protect the freedom of all Americans.  

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State Legislature OKs medical marijuana
Updated: June 26, 2014 - 11:34 am

New York on Friday became the 23rd state in the country to legalize medical marijuana.

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Schimel, Martins aim to save lever machines
Updated: June 26, 2014 - 11:32 am

The state Legislature on Wednesday passed legislation proposed by state Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel (D-Great Neck) and state Sen. Jack Martins (R-Mineola) that would extend the use of lever-voting machines for village, school board and special district elections throughout the state until Dec. 31, 2015.

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