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The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is no longer asking local jurisdictions to detain undocumented prisoners for up to 48 hours after their scheduled release, according to an announcement last week from State Attorney General Eric T....
New houses located in flood zones must comply with Federal Emergency Management Administration regulations, which require that they be built higher, depending on the risk of flooding.
Election results were not known as questions about what to do about three write-in ballots remained unresolved.

The weather outside on Saturday was a tad frightful, but rain or no, Santa and Mrs. Claus paid their annual visits to East Hampton Village.
The board, in response to a tide of complaints and pleas from local residents and town officials from both the North and South Forks, has vowed to put new rules in place by next summer.
The board announced that it had decided to seek competitive bids from organizations for a full-day program.
On Saturday when a ribbon is cut in Sag Harbor to mark the opening of a hamlet-to-hamlet trail system on the South Fork, it will be the realization of a waking dream.
It was 20 years ago today that the Rev. Dr. Katrina Foster was ordained by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. She is the pastor of two congregations, in Amagansett and Montauk.
Update: Police have released a description of the suspect in a string of at least seven burglaries along Route 27 just after midnight Saturday.
John D. Re admitted to wire fraud in federal court on Monday in a case that centered on almost $2.5 million in sales of paintings that he attributed to Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning, and in which he had falsely implicated an East Hampton family as their source.
A woman escaped injured when her sport utility vehicle rolled over in Amagansett on Thanksgiving morning.
Well-known model and restaurateur B. Smith revealed earlier this year she has Alzheimer's disease.
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton was filled to capacity for the funeral on Saturday afternoon of Thomas A. Twomey, an East Hampton resident who in some 40 years as an attorney and civic leader had a broad salutary effect on the East End community.