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College construction offers jobs, raises question on Yale bidding process

March 6, 2015 • 0
The cranes that were recently hoisted up to Yale’s skyline — towering above a pit teeming with machinery and workers in hardhats — look to students like a sign of things to come, a tangible reminder that today’s Yale is not tomorrow’s.
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Proposed state education budget draws criticism

March 6, 2015 • 0
Amid continued discussion of Gov. Dannel Malloy’s new budget proposal, including a series of public hearings by the Connecticut House Appropriations Committee, members of the education community have come out decidedly against the governor’s funding plan for the state’s public schools and universities.
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New Haven workers fight for wage theft bills

March 6, 2015 • 0
During a hearing in front of the state’s Committee on Labor and Public Employees yesterday, two former employees of New Haven businesses painted stark images of wage theft close to Yale’s campus.
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Blow investigation findings garner tepid response

March 5, 2015 • 0
The report released Tuesday clearing a Yale Police Department officer of wrongdoing in the Jan. 24 detention of Tahj Blow ’16 appears to have generated a tepid response on campus.
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Eidelson defends youth agenda

March 5, 2015 • 0
Though she has not yet announced whether or not she will seek a third term, Ward 1 Alder Sarah Eidelson ’12 would leave a void in leadership in the city’s youth services committee if she chooses not to run for re-election.
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Despite confusion, University and city negotiating deal on College Street Music Hall

March 5, 2015 • 0
College Street’s Palace Theater — which has been dark for 12 years — will be able to reopen in May with or without the use of University-owned property.
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Juvenile sentencing bill gains traction in third year

March 5, 2015 • 0
The third time’s the charm when it comes to juvenile sentencing reform, according to state Republicans.
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State launches Business Finder app

March 5, 2015 • 0
To help residents access supplies during natural disasters and storms, the state has launched a new online application, Business Finder, that provides updated information on business hours.
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Internal investigation clears YPD officer in Blow case

March 4, 2015 • 0
An investigation by the Yale Police Department’s Internal Affairs Unit into a complaint that a YPD officer inappropriately used a firearm in detaining Tahj Blow ’16 has found that the officer’s actions complied with department policy.
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Fish Stark ’17 to vie for Ward 1

March 4, 2015 • 0
Eight months before the municipal election, Ward 1 has its first candidate in Fish Stark ’17, who formally declared on Tuesday afternoon that he would run for alder in the Yale-dominated district.
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CT bill would provide access to unapproved drugs

March 4, 2015 • 0
New legislation may expand medical choices for terminally ill patients in Connecticut.
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App aims to prevent teen dating violence

March 4, 2015 • 0
A free cell phone application launched Wednesday by the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence aims to prevent dating violence in teenagers.