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Eidelson will seek third term

March 30, 2015 • 0
Eidelson said she has not filed any official paperwork for her re-election bid, and will formally announce her campaign later this semester.
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Officer exonerated in St. Patrick’s Day incident

March 30, 2015 • 0
Tensions ran high at City Hall on Friday afternoon, where the results of an internal New Haven Police Department investigation left police officers and community activists standing in opposition for over an hour.
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Smokeout campaign gains traction

March 30, 2015 • 0
With high schoolers participating in a national social media anti-smoking campaign and an ordinance moving through hearing and testimony, New Haven’s smoke-free campaign regained steam in March.
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Higgins emails present limited snapshot of campus crime

March 27, 2015 • 0
Since the beginning of the spring semester, students have received 11 campus-wide emails from Yale Police Department Chief Ronnell Higgins alerting them of various crimes on and close to campus.
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High schools look to college and vocational training

March 27, 2015 • 0
Inside the classrooms at New Haven Academy, students take the usual slate of high school classes, as well as a more unusual offering: a four-year progression of courses designed to teach students to plan for the future and successfully apply to college. According to NHA Principal Greg Baldwin, 100 percent of graduating seniors are accepted to at least one college or university.
City

State education cuts prompt tuition hikes

March 27, 2015 • 0
As public universities in Connecticut continue to grapple with a projected $48 million deficit, the Board of Regents for Higher Education voted Thursday afternoon to approve a 4.8 percent tuition increase for students across the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system.
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Harp orders officer under investigation off patrol

March 26, 2015 • 0
After protesters stormed City Hall on Tuesday to rally against an incident of police brutality, Mayor Toni Harp announced that she had directed New Haven Police Department Chief Dean Esserman to remove the officer in question from patrol duty.
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CT parents debate opting students out of Common Core test

March 26, 2015 • 0
Children across Connecticut may soon have reason to rejoice at the prospect of having to take one less standardized test.
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Students prove critical in affirmative consent bill

March 26, 2015 • 0
“Yes means yes” is set to be the new definition of sexual consent across universities in Connecticut, after a bill that mandates affirmative consent passed the Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee of the state legislature on Tuesday.
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Esserman, Senators call for ban on armor-piercing bullets

March 26, 2015 • 0
New Haven Police Chief Dean Esserman, Sen. Richard Blumenthal LAW ’73 and Sen. Chris Murphy are urging the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to renew its attempt to ban M855 armor-piercing bullets.
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Bill to provide three cities with police body cameras

March 26, 2015 • 0
The Connecticut state legislature will soon vote on a bill that would provide the police departments of three local cities with body cameras.
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State commission to tackle youth violence

March 26, 2015 • 0
Crime in Connecticut is at 48-year low, but Gov. Dannel Malloy is preparing a new panel of experts and advisors to find strategies to push down crime rates even further across the state.