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Suffolk Closeup We must ‘listen to the cry of the Earth’

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It’s critical for the world to work together to try to stop what is happening.

Greg Blass How the Suffolk DA came to be the highest-paid elected official in the county — and what you can...

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The County Legislature long ago gave up control over the district attorney's pay, which is set by the same state commission that sets the salaries of state judges and state legislators.

On DACA, the Dream Act and immigration: statement by Rep. Lee Zeldin

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Statement issued by Rep. Lee Zeldin on Sept. 5, 2017 in response to President Donald Trump's decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals executive order issued by Barack Obama.

Greg Blass Unhappy at work? You’re not alone

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A recently released study of 3,000 US workers shows that a majority of Americans are unhappy in the workplace.

Suffolk Closeup Here’s hoping ‘anti-vaxxer’ hysteria doesn’t kill new Lyme vaccnine

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A second Lyme vaccine is in clinical trials under an expedited review by the FDA. An earlier vaccine, approved in 1998, was pulled from the market after a class-action lawsuit a year later claiming the vaccine caused arthritis.

Barcelona, my hometown, won’t be defeated: Barcelona tiene poder

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A native of Barcelona, Maria Piedrabuena had returned from an extended visit with family just two weeks before the deadly terror attack.

Suffolk Closeup With crash and burn of space probe set for Sept. 15, a reminder that NASA’s nuclear space follies must...

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On Sept. 15, the Cassini space probe and its 72.3 pounds of Plutonium-238 fuel — which is 280 times more radioactive than the Plutonum-239 used in atomic bombs — will be crashed into Saturn.

Guest column The times are not a-changing

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At a concert at the Suffolk Theater by Peter Yarrow and Melanie featuring the folk music of the 60s and 70s about peace, love and understanding, a fight broke out in the audience. It temporarily stopped the show and prompted an on-stage discourse on hate and violence by the leader of Peter, Paul and Mary .

Greg Blass When it comes to tick-borne illness, you must be your own advocate

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Even today, some doctors know little about it, and have to be coaxed into testing for it.

Greg Blass Politics vs. policy in treating tick-borne illnesses: Which will prevail?

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The influence of the health insurance lobby over public health policymakers results in a treatment protocol that puts profits over patients.