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  • Sen. C. Johnson target of GOP 'tricks' on 'I' and 'WFP' lines

     
    Republicans have filed petitions for candidates who have never voted to run primaries against freshman State Sen. Craig Johnson on the Independence and Working Family party lines. But Nicole Gadaleta, 23, of Manhasset, who filed 531 signatures to get on.....
  • Petition challenge season is upon us...

     
    Backers of Jennifer Henry, who is waging a Republican Islip District court judge primary, filed objections yesterday to petitions of the two designated GOP incumbents, Judge Hertha Trotto and Legis. Cameron Alden. Henry, the daughter of former district...
  • Marlins Stadium Update No. M5

     
    More thoughts and tidbits from the Norman Braman trial targeting financing for the Marlins ballpark: To vote or not to vote: Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Jeri Beth Cohen is clearly very thoughtfully weighing how to apply a Florida Supreme Court ruling......
  • Long-shot Henry turns favorite in Suffolk judge race

     
    Long-shot Republican district court primary challenger Jennifer Henry, daughter of former District Attorney Patrick Henry, has become the favorite in the Islip race -- because Democrats have given her a third ballot line. ???Anyone who gets 700 signatures...
  • Marlins Stadium Update No. M6

     
    Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Jeri Beth Cohen threw another curve in court today. After showing the proceedings in two Florida Supreme Court hearings on video in the courtroom, Cohen said she???s decided to hold off on ruling on the referendum portion......
  • Foley backers object to Dahroug petitions

     
    Backers of Brookhaven Supervisor Brian Foley have filed a challenge to petitions of their primary Foe Jimmy Dahrough, claiming that 506 of the 1,408 siganture he had filed were invalid and ought to be thrown off the Demcoratic primary ballot.......
  • Elections board puts Dahroug on primary ballot

     
    The Suffolk Board of Elections rejected Thursday the challenge to Democratic state Senate candidate Jimmy Dahroug???s nominating petitions, putting him on the party???s September primary ballot against Broolkhaven Supervisor Brian Foley. The...
  • Marlins Stadium Update No. 760Li

     
    The trial finished up Wednesday, but the timetable for stadium construction got even murkier. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Jeri Beth Cohen listened to closing arguments on whether a $515 million ballpark at the site of the Orange Bowl serves a ???paramount......
  • Battle for Michigan exposes divisions

     
    by Jill Zuckman MT. CLEMENS, Mich. -- With its pounding beat and desperate lyrics, "Eight Mile" by Detroit rap artist Eminem isn't just a song. It's an ode to the highway that serves as a physical and psychological divider between......
  • Obama at UNITY convention in Chicago

     
    by John McCormick In his first U.S. appearance after a nine-day foreign tour, Sen. Barack Obama told a convention of minority journalists in Chicago today that he believes affirmative action will still be needed, even if the nation elects its......
  • Transgender protections trigger backlash

     
    by Amanda Erickson Maryanne Arnow has learned not to cringe at the stares and whispers that follow her whenever she leaves her house. Arnow, 42 and a resident of Montgomery County in Maryland, was born male. But on her birthday......