'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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Betts, Benintendi lead sizzling Red Sox past Angels, 8-2

Mookie Betts hit his second leadoff homer in three games, Andrew Benintendi homered and drove in three runs and the Boston Red Sox completed a dominant sweep of the AL West-leading Los Angeles Angels with an 8-2 victory Thursday night.

Durant leads Warriors to 3-0 lead over mourning Spurs

Kevin Durant had 26 points, nine rebounds and six assists and the Golden State Warriors beat San Antonio 110-97 on Thursday night in taking a 3-0 series lead over the Spurs, who were still reeling from the passing of Erin Popovich.

Lotteries for April 19, 2018

Lotteries for April 19, 2018

Major League Baseball roundup

Jake Arrieta flashed the All-Star form that made Philadelphia covet the free-agent ace, striking out 10 and tossing one-hit ball over seven innings to lead the Phillies to a 7-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night.

Under wraps: Browns GM Dorsey keeping draft plans private

Four quarterbacks, one choice. The Browns have spent months analyzing the top college quarterbacks. They have the No. 1 pick and the time to decide is drawing near with only a week left until the draft.

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A run for the ageless

Amby Burfoot runs the Boston Marathon 50 years after his victory.

Remembering Barbara Bush

People perceived her as real. She didn’t try to be something she was not.

Let Mueller finish the job

Buying the Mueller investigation time would be the primary benefit of the bipartisan bill currently blocked by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Those in Congress who want to see a conclusive finding may have to find another way.

Plastic bags: We can live without them

There is no question the bags are a nuisance and environmentally unfriendly.

It must be nice

Good riddance to juvenile training school

By the time it opened in 2001, many states were moving toward a different model, using smaller residential facilities that were found to increase the chances of reforming troubled young people.

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