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September 26, 2016

OP-ED | Judge’s Ruling Would Leave My Daughter Without An Educational Opportunity

by Sarah Eagan | September 26, 2016 5:30am

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A paper came from my daughter’s Kindergarten the other day with a list of questions. What motivates me? (Meaning the kindergartener, not the mom). What are my favorite activities? What am I good at? What do I need to work on?

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Medical Marijuana Program Continues to Grow

by Jack Kramer | September 26, 2016 5:30am

Jack Kramer photo The number of patients in the state of Connecticut receiving medical marijuana treatment keeps growing, now at 13,440, according to Department of Consumer Protection Deputy Commissioner Michelle Seagull.

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September 22, 2016

Advocacy Group Says 222 Have Been Killed As A Result of Domestic Violence

by Cara Rosner | September 22, 2016 12:00pm

Christine Stuart photo Statewide, 222 people have been killed and 3,600 have suffered serious injuries as the result of domestic violence since 2000, according to a report released today.

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Not All Opioids Are Equal

by Jack Kramer | September 22, 2016 8:30am

Jack Kramer photo You have to have been living under a rock to not be aware that Connecticut is in the midst of a heroin and opiate crisis.

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September 19, 2016

Wall Street Says Education Ruling Is Good For ‘Troubled Cities’

by Christine Stuart | September 19, 2016 5:30am

Even though the state said it would appeal the ruling, a Wall Street ratings firm said the Sept. 7 decision in Connecticut’s landmark education lawsuit would “benefit financially troubled cities” and boost their sagging bond ratings.

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September 16, 2016

OP-ED | Hartford Won’t Indemnify Cops in Killing of Child’s Dog; Officers’ Personal Assets Attached

by Andy Thibault | September 16, 2016 11:00pm


This is the haunting voice of trauma inflicted on a 12-year-old girl:

“That day never goes away. It’s like I can’t really escape it, no matter how hard I try. I should have done something — anything — to stop that bullet from hitting him in the head.”

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September 15, 2016

State Appeals Education Ruling to Supreme Court

by Christine Stuart | September 15, 2016 12:13pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo A week after a long-awaited court decision mandated that the state must resolve disparities and shortcomings in education funding, teacher evaluations, high school graduation requirements, and a handful of other policies, Attorney General George Jepsen announced Thursday that the state would appeal.

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September 12, 2016

Mother of Disabled Son Goes To Court To Stop State Privatization

by Christine Stuart | September 12, 2016 5:30am

Jack Kramer file photo The mother of a disabled 51-year-old who lives at a state facility in Hamden is suing the Department of Developmental Services for transitioning its work to the private sector in order to save money.

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September 1, 2016

Liquor Retailers Agree To Increase Prices & One Agrees To Pay Penalty

by Christine Stuart | September 1, 2016 1:25pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo The rebellion against Connecticut’s liquor pricing regulations ended before the holiday weekend when both retailers, who had been openly disobeying the law, agreed to stop selling below the state-mandated minimum.

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August 30, 2016

Yale Graduate Students File Petition To Form A Union

by Kristi Allen | August 30, 2016 5:30am

Courtesy of GESO Local 33 Taking advantage of a ruling last week by the National Labor Relations Board that gave students at private universities the right to organize, Yale graduate students filed a petition Monday to form a union.

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