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Erin Bolan
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I'm a Newsday.com editor, freelance feature writer, and health blog contributor.
I'm a Newsday.com editor, freelance feature writer, and health blog contributor.

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Look, I honestly love the occasional McDonald's cheeseburger just as much as the next person. But we have to know what we are putting in our bodies and make informed choices.

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A Long Island woman shared a video today of her winning $20,000 in 1976 as a contestant on a popular TV game show hosted by Dick Clark. The game featured two teams of two, and contestants had to guess a series of words or phrases based on descriptions given to them by their teammates. 

Who can name this popular game show? 
Answer: http://bit.ly/1bjpf48
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Deep-fried Brussels sprouts? Yes, someone please give me those. (The point of this article might have been lost on me.)

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Don't miss a live chat with #Sandy recovery chief Jon Kaiman at +Newsday Towns, which starts in less than 10 mins. +Carl Corry 

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The Athens Grill in downtown Riverhead was destroyed by a fire last month and you might be surprised to find out who owner John Mantzopoulos' biggest supporters are -- his competitors.

Read the story: http://bit.ly/1c2tIKT
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Kenny Kimmelman, who suffers from ALS, is unable to speak or walk as symptoms of the debilitating disease. But throughout his 70th birthday celebration this weekend, he kept a tireless smile across his face.

Read about Long Beach native Kimmelman, how his family and friends have rallied around him and how he used this milestone birthday to give back

Story: http://bit.ly/13233FV
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Under a spotlight, Serena Seacat walked into East Hampton High School’s auditorium on May 11 to a standing ovation and former theater students reaching out to shake her hand as she passed.

About 350 people clapped from the audience to honor the retiring school theater director before a surprise performance featuring some of her favorite scenes.

Read the story by +Brittany Wait  http://bit.ly/18jcE2F
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Five women with cancer were treated to free makeovers last week as part of the American Cancer Society's Look Good Feel Better campaign.

Read the story: http://bit.ly/YCUgfQ
More photos: http://bit.ly/162vgnx
Video: http://bit.ly/ZYP2w2
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Virginia Werner, 65, of Bellerose was crowned winner of this year's Ms. New York Senior America pageant.

She won over the judges with a belly-baring saber dance and a positive philosophy on life.

Read the story: http://bit.ly/13lre54
More photos: http://bit.ly/13YrA1o
Video: http://bit.ly/17HFd7o
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Long Island Marathon day has arrived, and we've got all the information you need to have the best experience possible today.

Whether you're looking for the best place to watch the race or for the results afterward, you'll find it all in our guide: http://bit.ly/132ZXFy

Plus, we'll update our photo gallery throughout the day: http://bit.ly/116DE3U
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