'City girl' from Miami sees activism as reason to stay in New London

'City girl' from Miami sees activism as reason to stay in New London

Yanitza Cubilette is one of seven people between the age of 18 and 25 to receive a Soros Justice Youth Activist Fellowship this year. Working full time out of her apartment on Granite Street and an office in the Hearing Youth Voices headquarters, she plans to to develop a statewide network connecting teenage would-be activists to training and resources that they would not otherwise learn about until they were working at a nonprofit organization.

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Headless chickens found in Connecticut courtroom

Authorities in Connecticut are investigating the discovery of two decapitated chickens inside a courtroom.

Human Rights Watch says Trump era encourages world dictators

Human Rights Watch says that new intolerance in countries like the United States is encouraging oppressive strongmen from Russia to China and Turkey.

Former Greenwich teacher gets probation for inappropriate texts

A former theater teacher at a Connecticut private school has been sentenced to two years' probation for sending inappropriate text messages to a 15-year-old student.

Lotteries for Jan. 17, 2018

Lotteries for Jan. 17, 2018

Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold

A prestigious scientific panel is recommending states significantly lower their drunken driving threshold, saying 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths a year are unacceptable and 'entirely preventable.'

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Women's March again, toward the 2018 vote

Both marchers and observers wondered whether last year's anti-Trump Women's March movement would make the transition from protest to advocacy. It is good for democracy that it has, and that women will be marching again this weekend.

'Have you no decency,' Pres. Trump?

No Day editorial for MLK disappointing

Let states deal with the marijuana issue

Before federal authorities, under the direction of the attorney general, start raiding marijuana dispensaries, handcuffing cancer patients or busting Denver pot shops, Congress should address the matter.

Not sold on garbage bags for NL

Sad American cleansing

Don't cut funding for people in need

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