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The State of Long Island’s Tourism Industry

From the North Shore to the East End, Long Island’s tourist attractions are drawing millions of people a year to the region.

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April 24, 2015 10:40 AM | Comments

The pros and cons of legalizing sports betting, the growth and future of Long Island’s tourism industry, behind-the-scenes experiences working with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars and Newark Penn Station celebrates 80 years of service.

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William Brangham, PBS NewsHour  |  April 23, 2015 12:48 PM | Comments
Billions of dollars every year are wagered on the outcome of various sporting events, but except for bets made in Las Vegas and a few other states, they're all illegal.VIDEO
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April 21, 2015 1:24 PM | Comments

The pros and cons of legalizing sports betting, the growth and future of Long Island’s tourism industry, behind-the-scenes experiences working with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars and Newark Penn Station celebrates 80 years of service.

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March 27, 2015 10:33 AM | Comments

Ushering students from the classroom to the workforce, what’s next for Long Island’s economy, long-term NYC infrastructure goals, executive producer Ken Burns and author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee talk cancer and Netflix’s Virunga wins a duPont award.

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Jim Paymar, Long Island Business Report  |  March 26, 2015 4:38 PM | Comments
Long Island is home to a number of Fortune 500 companies and some of America’s top research facilities, yet the economy is burdened by high cost of living and a diminishing population of young people.VIDEO
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March 25, 2015 11:14 AM | Comments

Ushering students from the classroom to the workforce, what’s next for Long Island’s economy, long-term NYC infrastructure goals, executive producer Ken Burns and author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee talk cancer and Netflix’s Virunga wins a duPont award.

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February 20, 2015 10:46 AM | Comments

The de Blasio administration’s proposed $77.7 billion preliminary budget, Forbes relocates to Jersey City, how the media covers politics and PBS Nature filmmaker Joe Pontecorvo.

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Mike Schneider, NJTV News  |  February 19, 2015 2:24 PM | Comments
It's a big change for a company that’s spent almost a century on the other side of the river but now has a high-tech headquarters that mirrors its evolving media empire.VIDEO
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February 18, 2015 1:54 PM | Comments

The de Blasio administration’s proposed $77.7 billion preliminary budget, Forbes relocates to Jersey City, how the media covers politics and PBS Nature filmmaker Joe Pontecorvo.

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