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  • Childhood Friends Killed In Tragic House Fire

    Childhood Friends Killed In Tragic House Fire
    64 year old Robert Drake Brownell had just left Virginia several months ago to re-connect with his son on Long Island--a son he'd left behind years ago, because of divorce. Last night, Brownell was killed with his long-time friend, Doug DeSouza, in...
  • Two People Injured in Long Island Plane Crash

    Two People Injured in Long Island Plane Crash
    Two people suffered severe burns Saturday after the small plane they were traveling in crashed into a building near MacArthur Airport in Bohemia. A student pilot and a flight instructor were practicing landing at the airport when the plane went down...
  • Avastin may cause kidney damage

    Avastin may cause kidney damage
    A widely prescribed cancer drug noted for its ability to choke off blood vessels that help tumors grow can cause significant kidney damage in some patients, a team of Long Island scientists has found. Kidney problems are the second serious condition...
  • Love lives keep getting longer and better. Yours can, too

    Comedian George Burns once cracked that "sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope." Clearly, he was speaking for his own generation. Today's seniors, their sex lives liberated long ago by one pill and extended indefinitely by another,...
  • Is cheating in your genes?

    Is cheating in your genes?
    Why do some men and women cheat on their partners while others resist the temptation? To find the answer, a growing body of research is focusing on the science of commitment. Scientists are studying everything from the biological factors that seem to...
  • XIP NEWS: SBU's Rugby Team Making Big Moves

    XIP NEWS: SBU's Rugby Team Making Big Moves
    STONY BROOK, N.Y (XIP NEWS) -- It's a sport that has somewhat of a worldwide appeal and now Rugby is gaining much popularity on the campus of Stony Brook University. SBU's Ryan Famulari talks to the coach and players of the University's Rugby team, and...
  • Fire Rips Through LI Home; Kills Mother, Daughter

    Fire Rips Through LI Home; Kills Mother, Daughter
    A mother and daughter on Long Island were killed early Saturday morning after a fire tore through their Centereach home, according to Suffolk County police. Dorothy Reinhard, 77, and Elaine Moore, 60, who were long-time roommates, perished in the blaze...
  • Fossil of giant 'Devil Toad' found

    A frog the size of a bowling ball, with heavy armor and teeth, lived among dinosaurs millions of years ago -- intimidating enough that scientists who unearthed its fossils dubbed the beast Beelzebufo, or Devil Toad. But its size -- 10 pounds and 16...
  • Minnesota updates and lineup

     
    Hello from the Metrodome. Made it to Minnesota with usual travel dramas, though none actually related to the flight. I'm telling you, I attract this stuff like honey attracts bees. We'll leave it at a police situation at LAX which......
  • The post-election landscape: Suffolk looks ahead

     
    With polls opening early tomorrow, political insiders are already looking ahead to the post-election landscape. Republicans, for example, are already whispering that hard-working first-timer Lee Zeldin 28, a lawyer and Iraq vet (photo, right), would...
  • Baseball: Two more Crespi commitments

     
    Outfielders Michael Hubbard and Josh Mason from Encino Crespi have committed to Stony Brook University. They will join a former Crespi pitcher, Tyler Johnson, who is already playing for Stony Brook. -- Eric Sondheimer...
  • A New Look at Bipolar Diagnosis in Children

    A New Look at Bipolar Diagnosis in Children
    They are some of the most troubled children that psychiatrists ever see. They have raging tempers and engage in reckless behaviors that frequently land them in the principal's office, even the hospital. But are they bipolar? In the last 15 years,...