Jimmy Carter at Yale: Colleges Want to Hide Scope of Sexual Assaults Problem

12/03/14

Jimmy Carter at Yale: Colleges Want to Hide Scope of Sexual Assaults Problem

Former President Jimmy Carter spoke Tuesday at Yale University about many ways women and girls are subjugated and discriminated against worldwide: slavery, genital mutilation, low wages.

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Seymour Parade Sunday Remembers Town's Beloved Nina Poeta

12/01/14

Seymour Parade Sunday Remembers Town's Beloved Nina Poeta

Nina Poeta was smiling down on Seymour Sunday as the town dedicated its annual Christmas parade to the teen who died Nov. 1 of cancer.

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Connecticut Ski Areas Opening for Season; New Safety Rules in Place

11/28/14

Connecticut Ski Areas Opening for Season; New Safety Rules in Place

Skiers may notice minor changes at Connecticut slopes, after a bill introduced this past spring seeking to enforce safety regulations was signed into law by Gov. Dannel Malloy in June.

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Shrine of Saint Anne in Waterbury Embodies More Than One Holiday Story

11/24/14

Shrine of Saint Anne in Waterbury Embodies More Than One Holiday Story

Shining from the hillside high above I-84 in Waterbury is the illuminated cross of Holy Land, a powerful beacon in a time when Christians mark the birth of Christ At the base of the hill, just off the highway, is another Catholic landmark whose story is poignant and powerful at this time of year.

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Newtown Shooter’s History Reviewed in New Report

11/21/14

Newtown Shooter’s History Reviewed in New Report

The gunman in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings showed an early preoccupation with violence, became increasingly isolated and he had been diagnosed with autism, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder, according to a new report.

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