by Madeline Stocker | June 30, 2015 3:27pm
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, leaders of the Connecticut NAACP, and the Hartford Police Department, stood on the steps of Hartford’s oldest church Tuesday to call on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to hold hearings and investigate domestic hate groups and hate crimes.
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by Christine Stuart | June 29, 2015 9:43pm
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren spoke about trickle-down economics and also offered her thoughts on some of the Republican presidential candidates Monday to about 1,300 Democrats at the party’s largest fundraiser of the year.
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by Elizabeth Regan | June 25, 2015 5:30am
A group of approximately 25 people delivered a message, complete with an invoice for $2.2 billion, to a Hartford Wal-Mart manager Wednesday morning to protest the effect of untaxed corporate assets on the Connecticut economy.
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by Elizabeth Regan | June 22, 2015 4:58pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has said it. Advocates for those with developmental and intellectual disabilities have said it. Labor union representatives have said it.
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by Madeline Stocker | June 18, 2015 8:23am
Members of the Hartford 17 — a group of protesters arrested during a peaceful Black Lives Matter demonstration in Hartford June 8 — were sentenced to three days of community service Wednesday.
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by Madeline Stocker | June 17, 2015 5:15pm
In September undocumented immigrants living in Hartford will be able to apply for the city’s newly-approved municipal identification card program.
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by Susan Bigelow | June 12, 2015 8:00am
I traveled to Washington, New York, and Philadelphia recently, where I spent a lot of my time exploring by riding around on the trains. This is what I do for fun. While I was there, though, I learned a lot about cities, transportation, and how everything can fit together.
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by Madeline Stocker | June 10, 2015 3:35pm
Dunkin’ hit it out of the park this afternoon when Yard Goats owner Josh Solomon announced that Hartford’s new baseball stadium would be named after the popular New England coffee franchise.
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by Christine Stuart | June 8, 2015 1:44pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy joined the mayors of Manchester and East Hartford in New Britain Monday to announce plans to expand the CTFastrak busway to Manchester.
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by Madeline Stocker | June 6, 2015 11:28pm
HARTFORD — Challenged by a local pastor who called him a charlatan, the Rev. Al Sharpton calmly pulled $1,000 out of his jacket pocket and suggested it be used to help build a memorial for victims of violence.
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