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CCSU Students Protest Against Racially Motivated Police Violence, CT State Capitol, 6/4/20
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
June 08, 2020 - 11:17 pm
To State Rep. Joshua Hall (D/Hartford), eliminating police brutality against African Americans is a matter of allowing citizens, not the police themselves, to determine the boundaries of acceptable officer behavior. "It's the responsibility of police officers to serve and protect the public," says...
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CDC Coronavirus containment guidelines, as posted at Hartford Public Library 3/6/20
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
March 07, 2020 - 6:01 pm
In a 15-minute WTIC Audio Special, Dave Mager of WTIC News has four brief interviews on what to expect now that Coronavirus has landed in Connecticut: --Dwayne Boucoud, Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Quinnipiac University --Lin, a Woodbridge resident with family still in China --Restauranteur...
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cory booker
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AP
January 13, 2020 - 12:11 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Democrat Cory Booker dropped out of the presidential race Monday, ending a campaign whose message of unity and love failed to resonate in a political era marked by chaos and anxiety. His departure now leaves a field that was once the most diverse in history with just one...
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In this Aug. 22, 2019 photo, lead grower Elizabeth Keyser, talks about flowering medical marijuana plants being grown with special grow lights during a media tour of the Curaleaf medical cannabis cultivation and processing facility in Ravena, N.Y. After legislative efforts stalled and a vaping sickness stirred new concerns, the governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut still want to make recreational pot legal. But the states have different approaches and timeframes, and some proposals have shifted since last year. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
AP
January 13, 2020 - 6:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A year ago, marijuana legalization looked like it was on a roll in the Northeast — it had already passed in three of the region’s states and was a priority for governors in three more, including the populous New York. Now, after legislative efforts stalled and a vaping sickness...
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Newtown's Riley Ward (13) reacts and looks back at his teammates after scoring the winning touchdown as the Newtown Nighthawks beat the Darien Blue Wave in the final play of the Class LL state football championship at Trumbull High School Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in Trumbull, Conn. Newtown won 13-7. Newtown marked the seventh anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School with vigils, church services and a moment of joy when the community's high school football team, with a shooting victim's brother as linebacker, won the state championship Saturday in a last-minute thrill. (Kassi Jackson/Hartford Courant via AP)
AP
December 14, 2019 - 9:57 pm
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Newtown marked the seventh anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School with vigils, church services and a moment of joy when the community's high school football team — with a shooting victim's brother as linebacker — won the state championship Saturday in a...
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