Aetna-Humana antitrust Trial to Have a Different Twist

By Ana Radelat WASHINGTON —  As the first part of the antitrust trial on a proposed merger of health insurers Anthem and Cigna is wrapping up, a similar challenge to Aetna’s plan to merge with Humana is about to begin. While both are the result of lawsuits to block the mergers filed by the U.S. […]

Aetna-Humana antitrust Trial to Have a Different Twist

CT Lost 7,200 Jobs in October, but Jobless rate Improved to 5.1 percent

By Keith M. Phaneuf | ctmirror Connecticut’s unemployment rate declined three-tenths of a point to 5.1 percent in October, despite the loss of 7,200 jobs, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday. Over the last 12 months, non-farm employment has now grown by just 3,200 jobs, or 0.2 percent. “Connecticut’s two monthly measures of labor […]

CT Lost 7,200 Jobs in October, but Jobless rate Improved to 5.1 percent

Connecticut State Troopers Investigate KKK Video

EAST WINDSOR — The Ku Klux Klan has emerged waving flags, lighting bon fires, and disrupting residents in East Windsor, police said early Monday. According to State Police investigating the incident, a video recently  surfaced on Facebook showing someone dressed in a Ku Klux Klan outfit at a bonfire with Trump signs. News reports say […]

Connecticut State Troopers Investigate KKK Video

What Immigrant Communities Can Do to Prepare for Trump

 By Elena Shore, New America Media SAN FRANCISCO — Two days after Donald Trump’s victory, immigration experts told reporters to keep a close eye on the president-elect’s transition team and his appointments to key government positions, for clues as to what to expect from his administration once he is sworn in on Jan. 20, 2017. […]

What Immigrant Communities Can Do to Prepare for Trump

President Obama Meets with President-Elect Donald Trump at the White House

AP- US President-elect Donald Trump has said it was a “great honor” to meet President Barack Obama for transition talks at the White House. Mr Obama said he was “encouraged” by their “excellent” and “wide-ranging” conversation, which lasted for more than an hour. Mr Trump has questioned Mr Obama’s US citizenship and vowed to dismantle […]

President Obama Meets with President-Elect Donald Trump at the White House

Asian Host First Culture Night

02 December 2016

HARTFORD — The Asian American Student Association at Trinity College hosted the first Intercollegiate Asian American Culture Night in the Admissions Grand Room. In addition to the Trinity students who hosted the event in November, the conference welcomed Asian culture clubs from the University of Connecticut, Eastern Connecticut State University, Connecticut College, and Wesleyan University. […]

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Woman Reports Crucible Experience with Witchcraft

23 November 2016

By Robin Adams, Contributor AVON, Conn. — In what could be described as a crucible experience, an Avon woman was held hostage and tortured by more than a dozen people, who claimed they were  witches and wizards, according to eye witness reports to The Hartford Guardian. The woman, who  was made unconscious on several occasions […]

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Middletown Group to Hold Annual Open House

22 November 2016

MIDDLETOWN — Artists for World Peace, a non-profit humanitarian organization, will be holding our annual Open House event on Dec.  3 at the deKoven House Community Center The event is scheduled from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. located at 27 Washington St. in Middletown. Organizers said they will be hosting a community dialogue on peace […]

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Sandy Hook Families Ask Court to Reconsider

16 November 2016

HARTFORD – The families of nine Sandy Hook victims and one of the survivors today asked the Connecticut Supreme Court to hear their appeal after the case was struck down last month by a Superior Court judge in Bridgeport. Describing the Newtown shooting as a “singular event in Connecticut history,” the families’ appeal argues that […]

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East Hartford Police Seek Missing Elderly in Hartford

14 November 2016

EAST HARTFORD —  Police is seeking the whereabouts of an elderly man whose last known address was in East Hartford. Alexander Aleo, 94, was last seen on video and by a teller at Off Track Betting in Hartford. Police said he is a regular customer. He has not contacted family and travels to very few […]

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First Choice Health Offers Classes for Diabetes Month

10 November 2016

HARTFORD — November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. This month, First Choice Health Centers will be hosting a number of events to help educate our community on how healthy lifestyle choices can benefit those with   or without this chronic medical condition. In addition to our events listed below, First Choice Health Centers is proud to […]

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Mayor Ganim Swears In New Health Director

01 November 2016

BRIDGEPORT —  Mayor Joe Ganim on Tuesday swore in a new Director of Health for the city of Bridgeport. Maritza Bond brings extensive experience in health administration including nearly a decade with the Eastern Area Health Education Center covering Eastern Connecticut from a base in New London, serving as the organization’s executive director for the […]

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Supporter from Simsbury Vie for Lydia Tedone

25 October 2016

Dear Editor, I support  Lydia Tedone for state representative. As a parent, a preschool teacher and as our voice in Hartford on key issues before the legislature, Lydia’s passion and experience is always evident. She has served as a leader of the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education and as a representative on the National Association […]

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Hartford Parents Offered Money Workshops

19 October 2016

HARTFORD —  Hartford parents can now learn steps they can take early on to save for college, use online financial tools, and how to find and apply for scholarships. The city of Hartford in partership with other stakeholders will offer the following courses: · Citizenship Status and Attaining Access to Education- Families will learn how citizen status […]

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Larson to Host Korean Ambassador Ahn Ho-Young

18 October 2016

HARTFORD — Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) and Ambassador Ahn Ho-Young of the Republic of Korea will hold a special medal ceremony for veterans of the Korean War on Oct. 21. Larson and Ambassador Ahn worked together to secure the Medal of Gratitude for nearly 100 local Korean War veterans. Rep. Larson and Ambassador Ahn […]

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