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Senator Spends Vacation Day With Homeless Man To Learn About The Challenges He Faces

By Scott Keyes Just another guy who I should avoid eye contact with and hope he doesn’t ask me for spare change, many residents likely thought as they walked by Chris Murphy on the streets of New Haven, CT Monday. … Continue reading

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A Newtown Moms Reflections On Love And Loss One Year Later

By Alissa Parker Last week, I received a frantic phone call from Robbies brother, James, who was looking for his wife, Natalie. James and Natalie moved to Connecticut two months after our family did and have been our solid rock … Continue reading

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In Newtown, memorials are gone but reminders are everywhere

By Lee Higgins Just two weeks after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School last December, the elaborate memorials that drew hundreds of mourners from around the country came down. Gone were the 26 Christmas trees — one for each … Continue reading

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New York City Passes Paid Sick Time Law

By Jennifer Peltz New York City is becoming the most populous place in the United States to make businesses provide workers with paid sick time, after lawmakers overrode a mayoral veto early Thursday to pass a law expected to affect … Continue reading

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Jobs keep creeping out of downtowns

By Haya El Nasser The recession put the brakes on job growth but did nothing to reverse a decades-long trend: job sprawl. Despite the economic slump, the share of metropolitan areas’ jobs farther from downtowns increased from 2000 to 2010, … Continue reading

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Now Is The Time To End Gun Violence

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Tanya McDowell, Conn. Mom, Pleads Not Guilty In School Enrollment Case

First it was Ms. Williams-Bolar in Ohio. Now it’s Ms. McDowell. Obtaining an education is a basic civil right, to me. It is also one of many responsibilities a parent has towards their children. This country has created a climate of … Continue reading

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