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Greg Blass: There is power in positivity

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"The mind is its own place, and in itself, can make a heaven of hell, or a hell of heaven."

Denise Civiletti: Reflections on the 50th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision on interracial marriage

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Richard and Mildred Loving were convicted of felonies for violating Virginia's Racial Integrity Act. In 1967 the U.S. Supreme Court in a unanimous decision invalidated laws banning interracial marriage.

Greg Blass: Education should stoke, not stifle, free thought and free expression

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Are our centers of learning molding future generations to push away those who have a different point of view, or philosophy, or belief system?

Suffolk Closeup: Keys to a successful congressional campaign according to this district’s longest-serving congressman

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Otis Pike's campaigns were notoriously frugal, hard-hitting, intelligent and witty — like the congressman himself. He represented the NY-1 from 1961 to 1979.

Letter: The North Fork Overwhelmed

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The North Fork needs a comprehensive plan to deal with seasonal traffic.

Greg Blass: The fix is in: Party bosses, not voters, decide who will be Suffolk County’s next district attorney and sheriff

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Voters and elections are mere afterthoughts when the party bosses meet behind closed doors to pick candidates and cut cross-endorsement deals.

Greg Blass: Sleep is much more than ‘beauty rest’

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Let's consider something little discussed, yet we spend a third of our lives at it: sleep. Not exactly a compelling subject at first glance,...

Letter: Zeldin town halls were shams

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Mr. Zeldin shows no understanding, offers no olive branch – to his own constituents! Mr. Zeldin needs to stop “snarking” at his constituents and start holding his party’s disastrous leader to some standards.

Greg Blass on EPCAL: Tread carefully, Riverhead

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There's more than meets the eye in this suspenseful mix of high-end finance, jet-set real estate investors, a huge, daunting land deal and local politics.

Letter to the Editor: Question for Lee Zeldin — Are you a partisan or an American?

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Letter to the Editor: Chris Cangeleri of Manorville asks Rep. Lee Zeldin what it would take for him to withdraw his support for President Trump.