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  • Swine flu

     
    It doesn't seem right to be writing about the flu in June. But here we are. A 10th-grader at Gloucester High School has been diagnosed with H1N1 flu, or more commonly 'swine flu.' The diagnosis was on Saturday and the......
  • Obama: 'Epidemic of irresponsibility'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, proposing a new Consumer Financial Protection Agency and an array of new regulatory powers for the Federal Reserve and others, faces an uphill fight in Congress over new mechanisms that the administration calls...
  • Nassau GOP: First swine flu, now thunderstorms?

     
    Nassau County Republicans kick off their election campaign Saturday in front of the Levittown Library at Levittown Veterans Memorial Park. UPDATE: It's rescheduled for next Saturday, June 27. Same time and place. Their nominating convention in May was...
  • Phil Mickelson appears in media center looking trim

     
    Just watched and listened to Phil Mickelson speak in the interview room. Here is Staple's live blog of the big event. Phil looked trimmer and even younger than I've seen him in years. He handled the inevitable questions about Amy's......
  • Swine flu, SARS and Accountability

     
    John Maine wasn't feeling very well before last night's start against the Braves. Mostly he sat slumped over at his stool, not really talking to anyone. While that is usually quiet time for a starting pitcher anyway, Maine seemed especially......
  • Senate split: Albany fiddles, counties act

     
    Nassau Legis. Wayne Wink, a Democrat, with Claudia Doliner, widow of Hal Doliner, and her daughter, Nicole. Hal Doliner, who had Alzheimer???s, got his wife???s car keys and went for a drive in March 2008. He died when the......
  • Dolphins' charity bike ride raises more than $1 million for cancer research

     
    In what may be the biggest achievement of this Miami Dolphins season, the Dolphins Cycling Challenge raised $1,070,000 for charity last month. A check for that amount will be presented to the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center during a ceremony before....
  • University of Chicago: Class of 2009

     
    by Mark Silva "Obama eats here,'' read the printed words on the backs of the T-shirts at the University Market on South 57th Street in Chicago, home of the Arrabiata, capocolla, pepperoni, soppressata and provolone on a roll that will......
  • Ed McMahon, dead at 86

     
    (Getty Images Photo) Ed McMahon, one of the great wingmen in show business history and an essential, elemental and indispensable part of Johnny Carson's act for over thirty years, died Tuesday morning. He'd been hospitalized since February for pneumonia,....
  • It's been raining on Nassau Republican plans

     
    Nassau County Republicans kick off their election campaign Saturday at 10 a.m. in front of the Levittown Library at Levittown Veterans Memorial Park. If you think you???ve heard this news before, you???re right. The rally was originally scheduled for........
  • Rivera saves No. 500

     
    As you'd expect, that -- Mariano Rivera notching career save No. 500 -- was the dominant topic of conversation after the Yankees swept the Mets out of Citi Field. Rivera, as he's prone to doing, downplayed the achievement and joked......