Veterans' bond strengthened by kidney donation

...who had enlisted; he'd already completed a tour in Vietnam. Warner was a draftee who had grown up on New York's Long Island and gone to Southern Illinois University. Both had completed officer candidate school, and Middaugh was the company...
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Wealth may give advantage for getting organ transplants

...listing in California, where organs are more plentiful.Steven Taibbi, 62, who lives in Huntington on New York's Long Island, is on a wait list for a heart at Columbia, but is seeking a second listing in Los Angeles. Taibbi, who once helped...
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Mets' young aces take on Royals in Series

...15 years.Now, they want the ultimate prize."We all have a mission to win this last series," said Matz, the Long Island lefty living out every boy's wildest dreams after growing up a Mets fan about 50 miles from Citi Field."There's...
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Kershaw, Dodgers force Mets into decisive Game 5

...series with four doubles and three RBIs.His next time up, Turner was intentionally walked.Matz grew up a Mets fan on Long Island, about 50 miles from Citi Field, and his family attended the game. He went 4-0 with a 2.27 ERA in six major league...
Slack Tide: Cashing in on the green gold, chrome rims and ground effects. What? That's what all the pot dealers at my high school growing up on Long Island would do. That's how everyone knew they were pot dealers. ? As long as we're brainstorming, I'll take a pony...
Parents want son with Down syndrome to attend local school

...Aiden was prevented from attending the first day of class with his friends at Westhampton Beach Middle School on eastern Long Island, according to his father, Christian Killoran. He and his wife, Terrie, claim Aiden has been given the option of...
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Lobsters shifting north; ocean warming blamed

...continued fishing, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission said in a summary of the report.At a power plant in Long Island Sound, for example, there were more than 75 days with a recorded average water temperature above 68 degrees Fahrenheit...
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3 pitchers, catcher enter baseball Hall

...plate."We changed the culture in Houston by making it a baseball city," said Biggio, who grew up on New York's Long Island. "To the Astros fans, you guys are the greatest fans in the world."Martinez, 219-100 for his career, helped...
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Today In Sports History for July 20

...Approximately 1,500 fans pay 50 cents to see the New York All-Stars beat Brooklyn 22-18 at Fashion Race Course on Long Island.1958 - The PGA championship calls for medal play for the first time and Dow Finsterwald beats Billy Casper.1963...
Today In Sports History for March 24

...seconds (six overtimes) to edge the Montreal Maroons 1-0 in the semifinals of the Stanley Cup playoffs.1941 - Long Island University wins the NIT championship with a 56-42 victory over Ohio.1945 - NYU battles back from a ten-point deficit...


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