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After pricing at $16 late Wednesday the stock opened at nearly double that, and hit a high of $35.73 in morning trading. The company is valued at $3.33 billion, based on afternoon trading just below $30.
Standard would also add new rides and restaurants and upgrade the park's physical plant while trying to maintain Playland's family-friendly feel.
Developer Bruce Ratner has submitted his plan for the 91-acre site to the town of Hempstead for review.
Lauren Thierry teamed up with a designer and developed a special clothing line. Independence Day Clothing can be worn inside and out, backward and frontward.
McDonald's says it's introducing a trio of "Sirloin Third Pound'' burgers for a limited time starting later this month, the latest sign the chain is pushing to improve perceptions about the quality of its food.
The proposed settlement is now open for 60 days of public comment. The settlement needs to be approved by a judge.
United Riverhead Terminal Inc. says the expansion in the Northville section of Riverhead will bring more jobs and cheaper gas prices.

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