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Mizzou Researchers To Study Bullying

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF JUSTICE GRANT TO TRAIN PRINCIPALS ABOUT BULLYING By Susan E. Sagarra, Urban News Service With a $4.1 million grant to research bullying, researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou) may be better equipped to help principals battle the age-old scourge of schools. The grant is controversial because some scholars believe that some […]

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Rep. Gonzalez Appointed Deputy Majority Leader

REP. GONZALEZ SWORN IN AS STATE REPRESENTATIVE State Representative Minnie Gonzalez (D-Hartford) received her committee and leadership assignments by Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz (D-Berlin, Southington) and was sworn in to represent Hartford’s 3rd House Assembly District at the state capitol. “Despite the tough challenges, I am looking forward to a busy session ahead […]

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Supporting Second Chances State Rep. Brandon McGee

Supporting Second Chances: The Need for Prisoner Re-entry Efforts Most of us believe in second chances. In theory, when someone convicted of a crime has completed their sentence, they get a second chance to become a productive, successful member of their community. In reality, ex-offenders face a host of barriers in readjusting to society and […]

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Hartford Rep. Arce Welcomes Downtown Hartford Book Store

State Representative Angel Arce (D-Hartford) welcomed the news that Barnes & Noble will open a bookstore at the new University of Connecticut campus in downtown Hartford. “The bookstore will be an asset for students who will be attending the new UConn branch, for everyone in the capitol city, and for people who come to the […]

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CONGRESSMAN CEDRIC RICHMOND BRINGS BOLD NEW LEADERSHIP TO CBC

CONGRESSMAN CEDRIC RICHMOND BRINGS BOLD NEW LEADERSHIP TO CBC Newly Elected Chair Vows To Make Inclusion of The Black Press and Key Component in Preserving the Rights of African Americans By: Danny J. Bakewell During his tenure he has experienced some of the best and worst times in the country and has had a front […]

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Local Liquor Distributor Rep Wins Top Salesman of the Year

NY, NY – Hartford’s Mike Forbes was this year’s top Liquor salesman of the year for Hennessey. He was treated to a weekend in New York City where he accepted the ward for his accomplishment as top salesman of the year. Mr. Forbes is a hard worker and committed community leader. Who also helps those […]

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Art Exhibit at CT State Capitol for Black History Month

Hertz Nazaire was born in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti and has been painting and sharing his love for art in Bridgeport for over 20 years. Working mostly with colorful oil pastels on board often depicting subjects influenced by Haitian Culture, History, and Life. Nazaire was born with Sickle Cell Anemia a painful illness which has motivated him […]