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US Attorney vows to root out Albany corruption as Cuomo in hot seat

newsday.com — ALBANY _ U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara vowed that he has the "fearlessness and independence" needed to investigate Albany corruption as Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is accused of interfering with his own corruption commission. "If other people aren't going to do it, then we're going to do it," Bharara told the PBS' program "Charlie Rose."
Jul 24, 2014

RT @GormleyAlbany: As Gov Cuomo accused of meddling in corruption commisson, US Atty Preet Bharara vows 'fearlessnes' in probing Albany nwsdy.li/1pLQtaX

Jul 24, 2014

As Gov Cuomo accused of meddling in corruption commisson, US Atty Preet Bharara vows 'fearlessnes' in probing Albany nwsdy.li/1pLQtaX

Long Island to get $144M in state Sandy repair funds, says Cuomo

newsday.com — New York State will provide about $144 million to municipalities in Nassau and Suffolk counties to fund superstorm Sandy repair costs not covered by the federal government, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Tuesday.
Jul 24, 2014

RT @matthewstoller: Two years after Sandy, and right before an election, Andrew Cuomo hands out $144M to Long Island for Sandy repairs. newsday.com/long-island/lo…

Jul 24, 2014

RT @matthewstoller: Two years after Sandy, and right before an election, Andrew Cuomo hands out $144M to Long Island for Sandy repairs. newsday.com/long-island/lo…

New York Community Bancorp earnings beat estimates

newsday.com — Westbury-based New York Community Bancorp Inc., the largest Long Island-based bank, reported lower earnings for its second quarter due to less income from interest and mortgage banking. Net income for the three months ending June 30 was $118.7 million, or 27 cents a share -- down 3.1 percent from $122.5 million during the same period last year.
Jul 24, 2014

New York Community Bancorp earnings beat estimates - Newsday @Newsday nwsdy.li/1lwVmld

Jason Piere-Paul's advice to Jon Beason: Be 100 percent

newsday.com — Jon Beason is hoping to be back on the field for the Giants' regular-season opener Sept. 8. Last year, Jason Pierre-Paul was in that role of trying to reconcile an offseason injury with an artificial deadline.
Jul 24, 2014

Jason Piere-Paul's advice to Jon Beason: Don't be like me and come back too soon! - @Newsday nwsdy.li/1pffbSg

'A Spy Among Friends': Ben Macintyre's Cold War tale

newsday.com — A SPY AMONG FRIENDS: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal, by Ben Macintyre. Crown, 368 pp., $27. . A lot of spy novels would have you believe that espionage involves elite globe-trotting adventures laced with good booze and cool toys, and certainly there are elements of all those things in Ben Macintyre's vivid and fascinating new "A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal."
Jul 24, 2014

Double agent Kim Philby had a beguiling (and lethal) English charm. @JohnWilwol reviews A SPY AMONG FRIENDS: nwsdy.li/1lA04Pe

Preet Bharara, U.S. attorney, vows to root out Albany corruption with Gov. Andrew Cuomo in hot seat

newsday.com — ALBANY -- U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara vowed that he has the "fearlessness and independence" needed to investigate Albany corruption as Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is accused of interfering with his own corruption commission. "If other people aren't going to do it, then we're going to do it," Bharara said on the PBS' program "Charlie Rose."
Jul 24, 2014

Preet Bharara, U.S. attorney, vows to root out Albany corruption with Gov. Andrew Cuomo in hot seat @Newsday newsday.com/long-island/po…

Map: See top companies change by sales, profit, market cap and workforce

newsday.com — So what makes a top company top, exactly? A few weeks ago, Newsday released its 2013 analysis of the top public companies on Long Island, ranking them by market capitalization: the sum of all shares of a company's stock. But market cap is only one measure of a company's impact.

Devon Kennard is thick, can hit and run -- and may start for Giants

newsday.com — Coaches are usually reluctant to compare young players to established ones because it can set lofty and unattainable goals. But Giants linebackers coach Jim Herrmann picked out a doozie when he wanted to make a point about the possibility of rookie Devon Kennard starting for the team.
Jul 24, 2014

Rookie Devon Kennard can hit and run -- and may start #newsday nwsdy.li/1x6GT4Y

Rex Ryan, Jets preparing to back up all the talk

newsday.com — Rex Ryan has been known to take his enthusiasm to heights rarely seen from NFL coaches, but at least the Jets' sixth-year coach has some empirical evidence behind his latest bit of hyperbole. Shortly after arriving in this cozy, upstate college town for the start of training camp, Ryan gushed about the team's physical preparedness for what lies ahead.
Jul 24, 2014

"We know that talking won't get it done. We have to earn it and take every step" - Rex Ryan. Yes, Rex Ryan. @Newsday nwsdy.li/1sULutt

Costco seeks tax breaks for eighth LI store

newsday.com — Costco Wholesale Corp. is planning its eighth local store, and in a controversial move, wants tax breaks from Nassau County. The members' shopping club is proposing a 151,000-square-foot store and gasoline station in Oceanside. The $49-million project would be located in the Oil City neighborhood and employ more than 200 people.

The best gastrobpubs on Long Island

long-island.newsday.com — Our critics have selected the best restaurants on Long Island, 100 spots where you should eat - now. Here, they take on gastropubs. Neither pub fare nor bar food, what you find at a gastropub is pretty refined and usually creative. It's the high end of the homey, boosted with style and accompanied by top brews.

NY farmer, 101, to receive Weather Service honor

newsday.com — BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. - (AP) -- It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same thing for his country and community nearly every day since Herbert Hoover was in the White House in 1930.
Jul 24, 2014

Richard Hendrickson, 101, to be honored by National Weather Service after 84 years as volunteer - Newsday @Newsday nwsdy.li/1jTvK6S

Cops: Leah Cuevas charged with murder, victim ID'd as Chinelle Latoya in Long Island body parts case

newsday.com — Suffolk County police said early Thursday that they have charged a Brooklyn woman with murder and identified the victim as a missing mother of four whose dismembered body parts were found in Bay Shore and Hempstead over the past several weeks.
Jul 24, 2014

Cops: Leah Cuevas charged with murder, victim ID'd as Chinelle Latoya in Long Island body parts case - nwsdy.li/1kWtM10

4th C.D.: Was Kathleen Rice's role in Cuomo's commission a boost or a burden?

newsday.com — One year ago this month, as he trumpeted the formation of his Moreland Commission on Public Corruption, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo appointed Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice as one of its three co-chairs. She was quoted as hailing Cuomo's "leadership on this important issue" and as looking forward "to working with some of the best law enforcement and public policy professionals in this state."
Jul 24, 2014

RT @Danjanison: 4th C.D.: Was Kathleen Rice's role in Cuomo's commission a boost or a burden? - Newsday @Newsday newsday.com/long-island/po…

Jul 24, 2014

4th C.D.: Was Kathleen Rice's role in Cuomo's commission a boost or a burden? - Newsday @Newsday newsday.com/long-island/po…

Jerry Reese, Tom Coughlin focus on Giants getting a quick start

newsday.com — Jerry Reese and Tom Coughlin met on Tuesday night to discuss the first full day of training camp. The coach was not pleased with the opening practice and Reese tried to lighten the mood. "I told him, 'We don't want to peak too soon,'" Reese recalled on Wednesday.
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