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Joseph Pinciaro

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11/26/15 11:00am

TR1126_football_DD_C.jpgCan Congress make high school football a safer game?

A few federal legislators are trying to.

Three congressmen are making a bipartisan effort to study the game of high school football and create recommendations to make it safer, as “the negative health effects of repeated head trauma have become clearer” over the past several years, the legislation states. READ

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11/25/15 3:25pm

Former Southampton Town Councilman Brade Bender with his Brian DeSessa outside federal court in Central Islip Tuesday.

In his first one-on-one interview with the media since his arrest and guilty plea in federal court Tuesday, former Southampton Town Councilman Brad Bender told the News-Review he became addicted to pain pills he was overprescribed following back surgery.

Mr. Bender said he eventually started sharing his prescription with another person, who then sold the pills to others. READ