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Rep. Steve Israel announces the Household Cleaning Products Right To Know Act, April 11, 2014. (credit: Twitter/Rep. Steve Israel)

L.I. Congressman Wants Ingredient List On Household Cleaning Supplies

Rep. Steve Israel discussed his Household Cleaning Products Right To Know Act Friday from Port Washington.

04/11/2014

West Babylon Junior High School (credit: jhs.wbschools.org/)

5 L.I. School Districts Seek School Budgets That Break State Tax Cap

WEST BABYLON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A handful of Long Island school districts will ask voters next month to approve education budgets that would break the state tax cap. As WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief […]

04/11/2014

The door of a TD Bank branch. (credit: Getty Images)

Cops: Accounts Compromised After Skimming Device Found On Plainview ATM

The skimmer was discovered by an ATM repairman last month at the TD Bank on Old Country Road in Plainview. Another skimmer was also found at the outside card entrance.

04/10/2014

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (credit: Getty Images)

Sen. Gillibrand Drafts Bill To Allow College Grads To Refinance Federal Loans

Student loan debt has surpassed the $1 trillion mark nationwide, surpassing credit card and auto loan debt.

04/08/2014

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates speaks at the product launch of the new Windows XP operating system Oct. 25, 2001, in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Consumer Warning: Microsoft Windows XP Security Support Ends Tuesday

The clock is ticking on millions of holdouts still using Microsoft XP. The company will stop supporting the nearly 13-year-old operating system on Tuesday.

04/07/2014

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NJ TRANSIT Worker, Medical Marijuana Patient Suing Agency Over Failed Drug Test Suspension

The suit filed last month by 57-year-old Charlie Davis, suffering from end-stage renal failure, may be the first of its kind in New Jersey, where medical marijuana has been legally available since 2012.

04/04/2014

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (file/credit: Comptroller's Office)

NYS Comptroller Report: State Choking On $1.3 Billion In Annual Asthma-Related Costs

The study by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli found that Medicaid costs related to asthma were $532 million in 2013, an increase of more than 26 percent over five years.

04/04/2014

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Report: Tri-State Area Has Highest State, Local Tax Burdens Nationwide Yet Again

According to a Tax Foundation study looking at fiscal year 2011 – the most recently available data – New York residents paid 12.6 percent of their collective incomes in state and local taxes.

04/02/2014

A prekindergarten class (file/credit: Getty Images)

Volunteers To Help Sandy-Ravaged Rockaways Facility Get Ready For Universal Pre-K

Work gets under way this week at the West End Temple to transform the ruins of Sandy into Mayor Bill de Blasio’s much talked about vision for pre-K.

03/31/2014

Henry Hudson Bridge (file/credit: Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

Toll Evasion Up Nearly 800 Percent On Cashless Henry Hudson Bridge

One in three drivers who receive a bill in the mail never pay it, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

03/31/2014

The world headquarters of General Motors in Detroit (Photo credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

General Motors Recall Expanded To Include 824,000 Vehicles

The recall extends to all model years of the Chevrolet Cobalt, HHR, Pontiac G5, Solstice and Saturn Ion and Sky models in the U.S.

03/28/2014

Gov. Dannel Malloy (D-Conn) (file/credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Malloy Signs Nation’s First Law To Institute $10.10 An Hour Minimum Wage

The state legislature passed the measure on Wednesday. Under the law, the minimum wage will increase annually until it reaches $10.10 an hour in 2017.

03/27/2014

Lainie's Way toy store staying open after community fundraising effort (credit: Facebook/Lainie's Way)

Donations Help Save LI Toy Store In Danger Of Closing

Lainie’s Way toy store in Port Jefferson has been in business for nearly 11 years. They sell educational games and art projects that are hard to find in big box stores.

03/25/2014

Robert De Niro (Credit: CBS 2)

De Niro Film Company Sells 50 Percent Stake To Madison Square Garden Co.

A film company co-founded by Robert De Niro called Tribeca Enterprises is selling a 50 percent stake to the Madison Square Garden Company.

03/23/2014

Grabbing a beer from a refrigerated case. (file/credit: ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Arrested In Suffolk County Sting For Selling Alcohol To Minors

Suffolk County Police conducted underage alcohol stings at 12 businesses. Five of the establishments took the bait and illegally sold alcohol to minors, police said.

03/23/2014

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International Toy Fair At Javits Center

The Jacob Javits Center has turned into a huge playground. The 108th Annual International Toy Fair is in Manhattan this week showcasing the hottest trends in the industry.

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 20: Supermodel Adriana Lima reveals the $2 million bombshell fantasy bra designed by Damiani exclusively for Victoria's Secret at Victoria's Secret, SoHo on October 20, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Adriana Lima Models $2 Million Victoria’s Secret Bra

Supermodel Adriana Lima reveals the $2 million bombshell fantasy bra designed by Damiani exclusively for Victoria’s Secret at Victoria’s Secret, SoHo on October 20, 2010 in New York City.

Filene's Running of the Brides

Filene’s Basement Running Of The Brides

Deal-hungry women create an annual spectacle.

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