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Legislature Approves Coliseum Revamp, King Considering Presidential Run

News from Nassau County this week.

Nassau Legislature Approves Coliseum Overhaul

The Nassau County Legislature on Monday unanimously approved a $229 million plan to renovate the Nassau Coliseum. The 19-0 vote was hailed by County Executive Ed Mangano as historic. Click here for more.

Peter King Presidential Run Still a Possibility

Rep. Peter King continues to keep his name in the mix of possible candidates for president in 2016. The Seaford Republican said Monday that he will decide in the next 12 to 18 months whether to make a run for the White House. Click here for more.

Celebs Join Thousands Walking to Defeat ALS in East Meadow

Former host of The View, Debbie Matenopoulos, and ex-New York Ranger, Ron Greschner, were in East Meadow to help raise awareness and support teams taking part in the Walk to Defeat ALS, held in Eisenhower Park on Sunday. Click here for more.

Long Island LGBT Leaders Blast Barilla CEO

Less than 24 hours after the chief executive of pasta giant Barilla said only traditional families would star in his company's commercials, gay leaders on Long Island fired back, calling the comments stupid and insensitive. Click here for more. 

Nassau Nets Domestic Violence Grant

Nassau County has earned a $900,000 federal grant to help combat domestic violence. The money will be used to update the Nassau County Police Department's alarm system used by domestic violence victims and to train officers to properly access information on repeat offenders. Click here for more.

ACLD Opens New Center in Bethpage

Adults and Children with Learning and Developmental Disabilities has opened a new state-of-the-art center in Bethpage to meet the healthcare needs of Long Island residents with developmental disabilities and autism. Click here for more. 

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