Yale, Other Colleges Misled Students on Financial Aid Forms, Congressman Says

02/07/14

Yale, Other Colleges Misled Students on Financial Aid Forms, Congressman Says

A Maryland congressman claims more than 100 colleges, including Yale University, Quinnipiac University and Connecticut College, misled potential students about which financial aid forms were necessary to apply for admission.

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New Commuter Action Group Creates Portal for Metro-North Riders in 'Revolt'

01/30/14

New Commuter Action Group Creates Portal for Metro-North Riders in 'Revolt'

“Metro-North commuters are in revolt.” That is the warning issued from Jim Cameron, former chairman of the Connecticut Rail Commuter Council, longtime commuter and advocate for commuters throughout the region.

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Child Sex Trafficking Forum Highlights Problem Issue in Connecticut

01/30/14

Child Sex Trafficking Forum Highlights Problem Issue in Connecticut

The issue of sex trafficking involving children is a significant enough problem in Connecticut that the state Department of Children and Families has an anti-trafficking resspone team and hosted a forum on the issue Wednesday at the Connecticut Convention Center. January is human trafficking awareness month.

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Connecticut Housing Permits Drop in 2013; December the Difference

01/29/14

Connecticut Housing Permits Drop in 2013; December the Difference

The 286 units issued housing permits issued in December represented a 45.4 percent decline from the number issued during the same period in 2012.

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Folk Legend Pete Seeger Had Strong Ties to Connecticut

01/28/14

Folk Legend Pete Seeger Had Strong Ties to Connecticut

Stitched modestly into the broad canvas of Pete Seeger’s life and impact are several key ties to Connecticut that deserve a look for all who knew and loved the music and the man.

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