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Suffolk County declares state of emergency and New York bans large gatherings, as coronavirus cases increase

Alek Lewis March 14, 2020
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone declared a state of emergency in Suffolk County on Thursday afternoon after the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the county more than doubled in a day.
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The Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan during her lecture in the Student Activities Center on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Her talk was part of the School of Journalism’s “My Life As” lecture series. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Former NYT public editor weighs in on Trump media coverage

Mike Adams October 17, 2018
Since Trump became president, Sullivan said she is troubled by the frequency with which journalists covering the Trump White House publish anonymously-sourced stories, likening the thrill of an off-the-record exclusive to an addiction.
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Wine, cheese and political paintings

Wine, cheese and political paintings

David Pepa November 10, 2016
Although Election Day had everyone on their feet, the Political Portraits Wine and Cheese Reception at Toast Coffeehouse gave people a new way of looking at politicians.
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