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Here are the seven biggest local stories from the past seven days.
#3 Malvernite 'Pleasantly Surprised' by Gay Marriage Ruling -
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the federal government cannot deny legally married same-sex couples the same federal benefits enjoyed by heterosexual couples, striking down in a 5-4 ruling the Defense of Marriage Act.
#2 Report: Lynbrook 7-Eleven Franchisee Took ‘Big Gulp’ of Profits - A franchisee of five Nassau County-based 7-Eleven stores is being sued for upwards of $1 million after the company alleged that he funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash from the South Shore locations, including one location in Lynbrook.
#1 WH Family Loses Dog in Early Morning Fire - A West Hempstead family escaped serious injury early Thursday morning after a raging fire broke out in the basement of their home on New York Avenue, but their dog unfortunately was lost in the fire.
Cross Island GM Defends Store’s Inspection Results
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