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Nadia Habib and her Mom Nazim (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Mom, Daughter Facing Deportation To Bangladesh Can Stay For Now

Supporters cheered as the lawyer for Nazim Habib and her 19-year-old daughter Nadia announced that an immigration judge would review their case.

09/29/2011

Nadia Habib (right) and her mom (credit: handout)

Queens Mother & Daughter Hoping To Avoid Deportation To Bangladesh

Nadia Habib and her mom got a letter from Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Sept. 10 stating that they are being deported to Bangladesh next Thursday.

09/23/2011

Smartphone (file / credit: clipart.com)

New High-Tech Stony Brook Program Aims For Better Student Safety

Stony Brook University on Long Island has a new way to help keep its students safe, and it’s a little like having a panic button.

09/23/2011

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Long Island-Based Nonprofit Group To Study Rape Kit Backlog

Natasha’s Justice Project, based on Long Island, believes there could be as many as 180,000 untested rape kits in the U.S., said founder Natasha Alexenko.

09/19/2011

A downed tree - Oyster Bay Cove, NY - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Bill Tynan / WCBS 880)

Many Long Islanders Still In The Dark Days After Irene Passes

The Long Island Power Authority said they will now be calling customers to inform them when their power will return.

08/30/2011

Newspapers destined for recycling (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Internet Fuels Drop In Recycling On Long Island

In the last ten years, the recycling rate has has gone from 29 percent to 24 percent on Long Island.

04/20/2011

Photo Caption: Eli Manning, Celebrity Chairman with March of Dimes Ambassador Addison  (Photo: Karl Wint)

Join ‘Team CBS’ and Eli Manning on May 1 at March for BabiesĀ®

March for Babies is March of Dimes largest annual fundraiser. Dollars raised go to support research, advocacy, community programs and education to help give every baby a healthy start.

02/15/2011

Calverton Business Incubator at Stony Brook University - Calverton, NY - File / Photo: Stony Brook University

Farming And Science Team Up On Long Island

A $3.5 million state grant has been secured to create the new Agriculture Consumer Science Center at the Calverton Business Incubator.

10/29/2010

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