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Jul 29, 2014

Sherman Industry must liquidate, orders judge

A federal judge Tuesday ordered Sherman Industry Inc., a Westbury home remodeler that lost its licenses to operate on Long Island amid consumer complaints, to liquidate rather than reorganize and resume operations. At a hearing at the federal courtho... #Central Islip, NY #Long Island, NY #Westbury, NY #Kathleen Rice #Nassau County, NY #Suffolk County, NY

Jul 26, 2014

Davis homers in 10th, Orioles edge Mariners 2-1

(AP) -- After leading the majors with 53 homers and 138 RBIs last year, Chris Davis has struggled to follow up his huge season at the plate. He picked a good time for a flashback Friday night. Davis hit a leadoff homer in the 10th inning, Nelson Cruz... #Seattle, WA #New York Yankees #Tom Seaver #New York Mets #Felix Hernandez #Baltimore Orioles #Buck Showalter #Chris Davis #Seattle Mariners #Nelson Cruz (baseball)

Jul 21, 2014

Nassau paid part-time, seasonal workers more than $26.5M amid wage freeze

Nassau County paid $26.6 million last year to more than 2,000 part-time and seasonal workers, some of whom have political or community ties or hold other government jobs. Some of the part-timers earned more than full-time employees in the same job, a... #Civil Service #Nassau County, NY #Merrick, NY #Valley Stream, NY

Jul 26, 2014

Commonwealth Games: day three as it happened

Fran Halsall on cloud nine after win England's Zoe Smith wins weightlifting gold England trail in Australia's wake at velodrome England triathletes combine to claim gold Sean Ingle: Usain Bolt is gift for the Games Francesca Jones takes gymnastics go... #Australia #Wales #Usain Bolt #London #Rebecca Adlington #Team Sky #Emily Seebohm #Canada #Fran Halsall

Jul 13, 2014

Eva Casale of Glen Cove finishes 7 marathons in 7 days to fight cancer

She did it. Eva Casale barrelled down School Street in Glen Cove Sunday afternoon, leading a pack of other runners toward a crowd of fans who were shaking cowbells and chanting her name. As she crossed a finish line marked off by chalk and an archway... #Bay Shore, NY #Farmingdale, NY

Jul 13, 2014

Eva Casale of Glen Cove finishes 7 marathons in 7 days to fight cancer

She did it. Eva Casale barrelled down School Street in Glen Cove Sunday afternoon, leading a pack of other runners toward a crowd of fans who were shaking cowbells and chanting her name. As she crossed a finish line marked off by chalk and an archway... #Bay Shore, NY #Farmingdale, NY

Jul 15, 2014

Juncker expected to be confirmed as European commission president

Endorsement of former Luxembourg PM will be followed by summit to fill other top EU jobs Jean-Claude Juncker, the controversial choice to head the EU executive for the next five years, is expected to be confirmed as the next president of the European... #European Union #Luxembourg #Jean-Claude Juncker #Europe #European Commission #Hungary #David Cameron

Jul 15, 2014

Jean-Claude Juncker confirmed as European commission president

Former Luxembourg prime minister wins 422 votes from 751-seat parliament as focus moves to filling other top EU roles Jean-Claude Juncker , the controversial choice to head the EU executive for the next five years, has been confirmed as next presiden... #European Union #Luxembourg #Hungary #David Cameron #Jean-Claude Juncker #Europe #European Commission

Jul 05, 2014

Petra Kvitova wins Wimbledon women's title

WIMBLEDON, England -- It was less a match than a mismatch, 55 minutes of tennis so one-sided the winner was moved to tears by her domination and the loser felt compelled to offer a partial apology. Petra Kvitova won her second Wimbledon women's singl... #Princess Eugenie #Petra Kvitova #Australia #Montreal #John McEnroe #Martina Navratilova #Andrea Jaeger #Venus Williams

Jul 08, 2014

New Hyde Park's Dublin Pub still without a buyer

NEW HYDE PARK Closed pub's auction fails to land buyer The closed Dublin Pub is without a buyer, a year since the ex-rocker haunt was to be sold at auction. Misha Haghani, a real estate attorney and principal of Paramount Realty USA, which handled th... #Princess Eugenie #Petra Kvitova #Australia #Montreal #John McEnroe #Martina Navratilova #Andrea Jaeger #Venus Williams