A look at the foreign-born population of Connecticut

A look at the foreign-born population of Connecticut

With President Trump’s recent executive order temporarily barring citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the country and his talk of building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, The Day looked at Census data to analyze the...

New year sees hike in minimum wage for various states

New year sees hike in minimum wage for various states

With the new year, 19 states saw an increase in their minimum wages.

Northeast sees little population growth in 2016

Northeast sees little population growth in 2016

On Tuesday, the U.S. Census Bureau released their updated national and state population estimates for 2010 through 2016. Utah is expected to see the largest percentage increase in population in 2016 at 2 percent, while West Virginia is expected to...

Survey shows levels of anxiety and depression among various demographic groups

Survey shows levels of anxiety and depression among various demographic groups

Lawrence + Memorial Hospital and Ledge Light Health District recently released results of a study that shows that Hispanics in our region experience higher levels of depression and anxiety.

Comparing 2012 and 2016 election results and turnout

Comparing 2012 and 2016 election results and turnout

The Day analyzed 2016 election results and voter turnout numbers to get a better understanding of how our region voted. We compared this year's numbers with the 2012 Presidential Election.

National graduation rate reaches record high

National graduation rate reaches record high

Last week, President Barack Obama announced federal data that showed the nation’s high school graduation rate for the 2014-2015 school year reached a record 83.2 percent.

A look at the opioid industry's influence on politics

A look at the opioid industry's influence on politics

Earlier this week, The Associated Press and The Center for Public Integrity published a series of articles looking into the political influence of the opioid industry.

Connecticut's rising high school graduation rate and other education attainment data

Connecticut's rising high school graduation rate and other education attainment data

Connecticut’s high school graduation rate win 2015 hit 87.2 percent which is above the national average of 82.3 percent. With graduation time approaching, we took a closer look at some related data.

Fentanyl-related overdose deaths projected to increase significantly

Fentanyl-related overdose deaths projected to increase significantly

Fentanyl-related deaths increased by 151% between 2014 and 2015 and is expected to see an increase of 77% by the end of 2016.

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