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Fair housing groups: Redfin ‘redlines’ minority communities

By Gene Johnson | The Associated Press Several fair housing organizations accused Redfin of systematic racial discrimination in a lawsuit Thursday, saying the online real estate broker offers fewer services to homebuyers and sellers in minority communities — a type of digital redlining that has depressed home values and exacerbated historic injustice in the housing market. In a complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Seattle, the organizations said that during a two-year investigation they doc...
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A Long Island country club was fined $17,000 for hosting a wedding where 30 guests contracted Covid-19

At least 90 people attended the wedding earlier this month, county officials said. Thirty of those guests have since tested positive for coronavirus, and 159 of those guests' close contacts have been told to quarantine.
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New York City's coronavirus outbreak spread from more European sources than first reported

The COVID-19 pandemic started earlier than previously thought in New York City and Long Island by dozens of people infected mostly with strains from Europe. A new analysis also shows that most of the spread was within the community, as opposed to coming from people who had traveled.
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Cranberry Pecan-Walnut Sweet Potato Porridge Bread

Cranberry Pecan-Walnut Sweet Potato Porridge Bread Submitted by isand66 on October 25, 2020 - 4:28pm.  If finally feels like fall here on Long Island with temps in the low 50's today.  Perfect weather for a hearty nut and cranberry bread.  If you love nuts, this one is for you.  You get nuts and cranberries in every bite. Feel free to vary the flours and porridge ingredients and this one will still turn out a winner.  I used yellow sweet potatoes but you can use any style you ...
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New York grocery store sparked backlash with a 20% discount offer for Trump supporters

A Donald Trump sign hangs in the window in the town of Waynesburg near the West Virginia border on March 1, 2018 in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. Waynesburg, once a thriving coal industry center, has struggled to find its footing in the new energy era. Spencer Platt/Getty Images A New York grocery store that advertised a discount for supporters of President Donald Trump on Wednesday received a torrent of criticism and boycott threats this week. "We're supposed to live in a free country," store...
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America of the 1930s saw thousands of people become Nazi

During the 1930s, thousands of Americans sympathized with the Nazis, holding huge rallies. The rallies were organized by the American German Bund, which wanted to spread Nazi ideology. Nazi supporters also organized summer camps for kids to teach them their values. Having radical fringe groups tearing at the seams of America is not a new phenomenon. Less than a 100 years ago, the Nazis were gathering for big rallies on U.S. soil, running youth camps, their numbers growing by tens of thousands.I...
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Thousands of Nazis held big rallies in America less than 100 years ago

During the 1930s, thousands of Americans sympathized with the Nazis, holding huge rallies. The rallies were organized by the American German Bund, which wanted to spread Nazi ideology. Nazi supporters also organized summer camps for kids to teach them their values. Having radical fringe groups tearing at the seams of America is not a new phenomenon. Less than a 100 years ago, the Nazis were gathering for big rallies on U.S. soil, running youth camps, their numbers growing by tens of thousands.I...
Tags: Politics, New York, Children, Germany, Nazis, America, Society, History, Racism, United States, Innovation, Manhattan, Nazi, Hitler, Gizmodo, National Archives


This is how 16 tech companies have reacted to the QAnon conspiracy theory on their platform

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images Social-media platforms have been slow to act against the QAnon conspiracy theory, with many only acting to curb the ballooning movement within the last few weeks.  QAnon followers have been linked to several alleged crimes, including killings and attempted kidnappings.  Now, tech companies, including Facebook, TikTok, Triller, Etsy, and others, say they're making efforts to rid their platforms of the unfounded conspiracy theory movement.  Visit Business Insider's...
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The best Airbnbs in Connecticut

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb Connecticut is popular for its charming seaside towns, lush greenery, fall foliage, quaint enclaves, and bustling cities. According to experts, booking an Airbnb is a safer way to travel during COVID-19 because it promotes social distancing and comes with less risk than staying in hotels.We combed Airbnb for cozy Connecticut listings that include top-rated cabins, cottages, and barns and pri...
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Senior couple pulled from car sinking into canal by 7 people, including 2 police officers

[VIDEO] Bystanders helped rescue an older couple from their sinking car on Monday, after the vehicle careened into a canal in Long Island, New York. Seven people, including two NY police officers, pulled the 78-year-old man to safety, while other people broke car windows to free his 76-year-old wife. — Read the rest
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This is how 14 tech companies have reacted to the QAnon conspiracy theory on their platform

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images Social-media platforms have been slow to act against the QAnon conspiracy theory, with many only acting to curb the ballooning movement within the last few weeks.  QAnon followers have been linked to several alleged crimes, including killings and attempted kidnappings.  Now, tech companies, including Facebook, TikTok, Triller, Etsy, and others, say they're making efforts to rid their platforms of the unfounded conspiracy theory movement.  Visit Business Insider's...
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Housebound? This map lets you travel through time

If you love travelling, a pandemic like this is not the greatest of times.But here's a way to go somewhere else without even leaving the house.This interactive tool lets you travel up to 750 million years back in time. Travels in the fourth dimension Berlin in deep time. Left to right: in the Neocene Period (20 million years ago), Berlin is on a vast plain that includes what would become the Baltic Sea; in the Devonian (400 million years ago), it's on the southern edge of a turtle-shaped cont...
Tags: Maps, Berlin, New York City, Time, Earth, Morocco, Geology, Innovation, Time Travel, Baltic Sea, Long Island, Time Machine, Ian, Southern Africa, Pangaea, H G Wells


QAnon is facing a wave of bans by tech companies. These are the platforms that have and haven't responded to the conspiracy theory.

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images Social-media platforms have been slow to act against the QAnon conspiracy theory, with many only acting to curb the ballooning movement within the last few weeks.  QAnon followers have been linked to several alleged crimes, including killings and attempted kidnappings.  Now, tech companies, including Facebook, TikTok, Triller, Etsy, and others, say they're making efforts to rid their platforms of the unfounded conspiracy theory movement.  Visit Business Insider's...
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Atlantic Hockey Announces Schedule, Scheduling Alliance with Long Island

Following the lead of the Big Ten last week, Atlantic Hockey announced the start date for their 2020-2021 season, as well as a scheduling alliance to aid one of college hockey’s independent teams. Atlantic Hockey will begin play the weekend of November 13-14. All league teams will play 24 games, with the ability to schedule up to four other games. The league will be split geographically, with American International, Army, Bentley, Holy Cross, and Sacred Heart forming an eastern pod, and Can...
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‘Sex And Consequences’, Isabella Rossellini’s New Streaming Theatre Piece For Farm Animals

Laura Collins-Hughes visits Rossellini’s Long Island farmstead to watch her and her co-stars — two dogs, six sheep, and however many chickens will cooperate — rehearse her new show, a sort of sequel to her famous Green Porno series, directed (over Zoom from California) by a Flying Karamazov Brother. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, California, Theatre, Long Island, Isabella Rossellini, Rossellini, Laura Collins Hughes, 10.11.20


Sweet 16 'super-spreader' party in New York leads to 37 coronavirus cases, $12,000 fine

More than three dozen cases can be traced back to the birthday bash at the Miller Place Inn on Long Island in Suffolk County, officials said.
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Long Island hotel hit with $12K fine for hosting Sweet 16 'super-spreader' event

A posh Long Island hotel was hit with $12,000 in fines for hosting a Sweet 16 party that became a coronavirus “super-spreader” event —...
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7 haunted houses that were once worth over $1 million

The Pillars Estate in Albion, New York. Steve Shoemaker/Amity Photos Some haunted houses have been put up on the market in recent years, and the prices to live in one of these homes may surprise you. Despite their murderous or paranormal reputations, many haunted homes are listed for millions when they're put up on the market.  However, some haunted houses have sold for much less, perhaps due to either their sinister reputations or just dilapidation over time. Visit Business Insider's home...
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Long Island venue fined for 'super-spreader' Sweet 16 party linked to nearly 40 cases

A Sweet 16 turned sour when 29 guests took home the coronavirus as a party favor -- a costly gift for the Long Island venue hit with $12,000 in Covid-19 violation fines.
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Cutwater Spirits Launches New Flavors in Canned Cocktails for Fall 2020!

I love to mix up cocktails but often, it’s easier for me to try pre-mixed cocktails. Cutwater Spirits is my first choice because they have the largest range of canned cocktails. Cutwater Spirits recently launched MORE canned cocktail for their growing line of cocktails. I have tried the Long Island Iced Tea and reviewed it. […] The post Cutwater Spirits Launches New Flavors in Canned Cocktails for Fall 2020! first appeared on LA-Story.com.
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Who is Marc Siegel, the doctor who will inspect President Trump on Fox News?

Dr. Marc Siegel Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM President Donald Trump will be inspected on live TV by Fox News contributor Marc Siegel Friday night on Tucker Carlson's show. Siegel, a 64-year-old physician and associate professor of medicine at New York University, has largely praised Trump's pandemic response. The doctor was also the one to interview Trump during his infamous "person, woman, man, camera, TV" comments on taking a cognitive screening test for dementia. Visit Business I...
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A Chemist Running on ‘I Believe in Science’ Wants to Take Down a Trump-Loving Republican on Long Island

That “I believe in science” and “I believe in using facts and evidence to solve problems” are rallying cries for a political campaign says a lot about 2020. Yet that’s the pitch of Nancy Goroff, a chemist at Stony Brook University who is the Democratic nominee taking on Rep. Lee Zeldin in a Long Island district.Read more...
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Rep. Lee Zeldin faces off against Democrat Nancy Goroff in New York's 1st Congressional District

Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) speaks during a press conference on the impeachment process in the Rayburn Room of the US Capitol in Washington, DC on October 31, 2019. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Rep. Lee Zeldin will face Democrat Nancy Goroff in New York's 1st Congressional District. The district is located in eastern Long Island and is home to the towns of Shelter Island, Southampton, East Hampton, Riverhead, Brookhaven, Southold, and the Hamptons. Zeldin defeated his challenger in 2018 for...
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Hamptons Festival Mixes Online and Drive-In Screenings and Events

For the past 27 years the Hamptons Intl. Film Festival meant fancy cocktail hours, plenty of celebrity sightings and the unspooling of award season’s buzziest films. The 28th annual edition, like everything in 2020, will feel different. The Long Island-based fest, which runs Oct. 8-14, will be virtual and offer a select number of drive-in […]
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An Open Letter To My Younger Self

Hi, it's me.  You don't know me, but in time you will. I have the benefit of time and experience on my side and wanted to share some thoughts with you if you're willing to listen. If you receive this, please know that it comes from a good place.  Let's talk about that time in high school when you ran with the cool kids for a short while before they rejected you. What they rejected was how hard you were trying to be something that you weren't. You'd think this experience would have taught you...
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I used an online service called Arrive Outdoors to rent camping gear for a weekend trip — here's how it works, from equipment prices to its COVID-19 policies

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Hannah Freedman/Business Insider Arrive Outdoors partners with top brands to rent outdoor, camping, and ski gear.The company offers everything from one-off items like tents, trekking poles, or ski jackets to full collections such as entire camping kits or ski clothing sets.Prices range depending on the season, the number of rental days needed, and popularity. Small items go for as low as $1 per day...
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NRA-ILA: NY Hospital Study: Shilling for the SAFE Act?

The NRA asks if a recent NY hospital study is shilling for the SAFE Act IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Northwell Health, the largest health system and largest private employer in New York State, has announced a research study called, bizarrely, “We Ask Everyone. Firearm Safety is a Health Issue.” The project will require, as part of routine screening of emergency room patients, asking questions about firearm ownership and guns in the home. Implementation will begin at three Northwell hosp...
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Aviation Ancestry

Discovering the Logbooks of a Life Rarely Discussed Covid sequestration is, it turns out, an inescapable cloister (especially now, with Wisconsin’s record-setting infections), perfect for undertaking long put off tasks you’ve always meant to get to when you had the time. In this unpredictable year, such efforts can be rewarding surprises and poignant lessons for our future understanding of our present existence. My dad, Morris Henry Spangler, died on April 26, 2008. He was a World War II naval ...
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GPS Tracking Reveals the Secret Lives of Outdoor Cats

We track sharks, rhino, and bears, so why not Boo Boo Kitty, Peanut, and Pumpkin? The Long Island feline residents volunteered—or more accurately, were volunteered—by their human companions to participate in a domestic cat movement study as part of the international Cat Tracker project. Each beast was outfitted with a GPS tracker-enhanced harness, which they wore for a week. (Many cat owners will find that alone something of an achievement.) In total, almost a thousand households in ...
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Oh, brother! Douglas Elliman CEO’s sibling jumps to Compass

Ed D’Ambrosio, who is the brother of Douglas Elliman CEO Dottie Herman, has left his sister's company to join Compass as a sales director in the Hamptons.
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