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Eying legislature, Taubes heads home

September 25, 2014 • 0
Cradling campaign literature, plodding along a Connecticut back road and shaded by a canopy of trees on a hot afternoon toward the end of August, Alex Taubes LAW ’15 explained why he is soliciting votes here, in his hometown.
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Metro North to offer more off-peak trains

September 25, 2014 • 0
Starting this November, Yalies and other Metro-North riders will experience fewer delays during their travels, as trains will begin running every half-hour between New Haven and New York City.
City

City stalls on wage theft policy

September 25, 2014 • 0
Months after promising to aid workers’ groups and the Connecticut Department of Labor in the fight against wage theft in New Haven, city officials have yet to advance a motion that would allow police to support worker’s demands for stolen wages.
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Housing prices stagnate in New Haven

September 25, 2014 • 0
Although nationally there has been a huge recovery in real estate prices this past year, New Haven is one of only six cities in the country that did not report higher real estate prices from May 2013 to May 2014.
Democrat Alex Taubes LAW ’15 is running for the 101st District seat in the Conn. General Assembly House of Representatives.
City

Two Yalies fight to paint shoreline blue

September 24, 2014 • 0
About 20 miles East of Yale on the I-95 lies a cluster of towns that, while geographically proximate to the county’s urban core, look and feel worlds away from New Haven.
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Neighbors question Yale’s use of pesticides

September 24, 2014 • 0
After a long battle with Yale’s administration, some New Haven residents are still questioning the University’s use of pesticides, which they said have infiltrated surrounding neighborhoods.
City

City leaders reaffirm support for YouthStat

September 24, 2014 • 0
Flanked by leaders from New Haven’s police, fire, education and parks departments, Mayor Toni Harp reflected on the success of the city’s antiviolence youth programs over the past year in a Tuesday afternoon press conference.
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Negativity dominates gov. race

September 24, 2014 • 0
According to campaign ads blaring in living rooms across Connecticut, incumbent Governor Dannel Malloy is “angry” for no apparent reason, while his opponent, Republican Tom Foley, is a “radical” right-winger.
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iPhone 6 draws brawl on Broadway

September 23, 2014 • 0
Three days after the iPhone 6’s much-anticipated release, tensions between customers in line at the Apple Store on 65 Broadway Ave. boiled over into a brawl on Monday morning.
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Connecticut healthcare exchange takes off

September 23, 2014 • 0
After one year of operation, plans in Connecticut’s state healthcare exchange have grown slightly cheaper — a sign that the healthcare market has taken off.
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Common Core future remains uncertain in Connecticut

September 23, 2014 • 0
As the November gubernatorial election in Connecticut draws near, the fate of the Common Core State Standards in Connecticut hangs in the balance.
City

Alders discuss student member eligibility

September 23, 2014 • 0
The Education Committee of the Board of Alders convened Monday evening for a seemingly standard review of the procedure to elect two students to the city’s Board of Education.