Rustin Fakheri
Contributing Reporter
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Briefly: Zipcar program may increase number of cars on Yale campus

Zipcar, a car-sharing program that charges members an annual fee to rent cars by the hour, has plans to expand its offerings on the Yale […]

Plans for Route 34 demolition are revealed

After 40 years of contention, New Haven will demolish part of the Route 34 East Connector to build a boulevard and shops. At a press […]

Rapper Ludacris visits Elm City

“You sell 3 million copies, you become a role model,” hip-hop artist Chris “Ludacris” Bridges said Thursday afternoon. The 60 Branford College students, who had […]

Eli sues airline for $1 million

A Silliman College junior has filed a $1 million lawsuit against US Airways, alleging that the airline stole his video game system. In the suit, […]

Briefly: Junior sues airline for XBox

A Silliman College junior has filed a $1 million lawsuit against US Airways for a video game system he claims was stolen from his checked […]

Around New Haven

Demolition slated for East Street factory At a meeting Wednesday night, Sal Brancati, a former development director for the city of New Haven, proposed that […]

Briefly: In state children’s health-care program, many recipients forced to switch providers

Connecticut’s HUSKY program, which allows uninsured children to purchase health care at subsidized rates, is losing one of its major providers, Anthem BlueCare, after it […]

Café offers coffee, liberally

A new coffee shop on Wall Street is taking the stereotype of the progressive espresso drinker to a new level — “I’m a latte sipping […]

Cold fingers, warm hearts

WASHINGTON — When William Henry Harrison was inaugurated on March 4, 1841, it was cold and windy, but that did not stop the new president […]

‘Spooning for warmth’

By Rustin Fakheri WASHINGTON, 3:16 p.m. — People were spooning to keep warm at the National Mall. We hear the parade route is full and […]

Stiff neck, long ride

By Rustin Fakheri WASHINGTON, 5:15 a.m. — I’m waking up to a stiff neck from trying to sleep on the bus. They are lining the […]