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Should individuals have to pass a background check to vote?

Trump's Election Integrity Commission is considering a proposal that would require individuals to pass a background check before registering to vote.


House, Donovan pass bill to deport illegal immigrant gang members

Immigrants would also be denied entry into to the U.S., and make those here ineligible for protected status or asylum.


'Rape table,' allegations of assault on fellow federal officers at airport

But three Custom and Border Protection officers, including one from Staten Island, are accused of assaulting two fellow officers on a so-called "rape table" at Newark Liberty International Airport during the last year, prosecutors allege.


Thomasina Williams, dedicated to comforting those in need, dies at 83

Thomasina Williams, an Advance Woman of Achievement who devoted her life to providing clothing and comfort to those in need, has died.


Farina tours troubled Dreyfus, discusses collaboration with Eagle Academy

The principals have been working collaboratively to discuss improvements to better educate and serve students.


Malliotakis: Streamline NYC's wasteful design/construction process

Malliotakis called attention to projects whose completion dates have been pushed back years and have cost taxpayers millions.


Lying for the mob: Woman falsely claimed to be private sanitation business owner

A woman who falsely claimed to be the owner of a company whose proprietor was allegedly tied to the mob, has pleaded guilty to a false-filing charge.


S.I. couple accused of fraud after receiving more than $750K in Sandy relief

Nagwa Elsilimy and Ahmed Arafa, both 59, are charged with Hurricane Sandy relief fraud, officials said.


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