Yale Students Stage 'Die-In' to Protest Michael Brown, Eric Garner Cases

12/06/14

Yale Students Stage 'Die-In' to Protest Michael Brown, Eric Garner Cases

A "die-in” led by students of Yale Law School, was a protest of police killings of black men, including the recent grand jury decisions not to indict officers in the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and Eric Garner in New York.

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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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