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NY Senator Wants Prison Time For College Entrance Exam Cheaters

Suffolk County Senator Kenneth LaValle released a draft bill Tuesday making the crime a felony.

01/24/2012

Digital DNA

Exclusive: ‘Digital DNA’ May Soon Be Required To Take SAT And ACT Exams

On Monday, CBS 2 got the exclusive first look at what politicians will see first hand in Albany on Tuesday afternoon, and what could soon be implemented at a high school near you.

01/23/2012

Man walking with cell phone in New York City (file / credit: KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

L.I. Expert Sounds Warning About Walking And Texting

Do you think you can do it – walk in a straight line while texting? A group of 20-year-olds participating in a study at Stony Brook University thought they could.

01/19/2012

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Long Island Health Clinic For 9/11 Survivors Expanding

Stony Brook University’s World Trade Center Health Program is expanding to neighboring Nassau County. Officials will open the second site on Friday. The new location is at Winthrop-University Hospital’s “wellness pavilion” in Garden City.

01/13/2012

Stony Brook University (credit: Wiki Commons)

Stony Brook University Gets $150 Million Gift

Hedge fund giant James Simons and his wife Marilyn are donating $150 million – the school’s largest gift since the couple donated $60 million in 2008.

12/14/2011

Michael Tarduno Jr. (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Driver Charged In Fatal Hit-And-Run Of Student Seong Hoon Baek Near Stony Brook

Detectives say the driver, 30-year-old Michael Tarduno Jr., fled the scene of the crash in his Ford F-350 pickup truck.

11/18/2011

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Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Basketball

The first game of a pivotal season in Bloomington might be against the best mid-major program in America that no one is talking about. Stony Brook might not be getting recognition but they’re good enough to compete with Indiana on the road.

11/11/2011

Jordan Theodore

Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Hoops

One of the big keys for Seton Hall during the upcoming season will be whether or not the Pirates can find a quality second guard to play next to Jordan Theodore.

11/09/2011

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 Babies®

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

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