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  1. 190 Promise Scholars Told: "We Want You Back"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | New Haven Independent

    Most of the members of the largest New Haven Promise cohort yet - 190 in all - discovered a recurring theme at the high-energy fourth annual Scholar Celebration Thursday night at the Omni New Haven Hotel: "We want you back."

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  2. Back-To-School Backpacks Draw A CrowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | New Haven Independent

    The Housing Authority of New Haven distributed "close to 500 backpacks and school supplies" at its first-ever "Back to School Fair" Wednesday, according to spokeswoman Jasmin Franjul.

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  3. Hometown Revisited, This Time Without IllusionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | New Haven Independent

    Photographer Jim Goldberg left New Haven as a young man, disillusioned with the failures of urban renewal.

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  4. Erika's "High Off Life" Hits The Hoops CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | New Haven Independent

    A joyful community anti-violence event that Erika "Hoppy" Robinson once hoped to organize will go on without her - in her memory.

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  5. Empty Polling Places Will Cost City An Extra $40KRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | New Haven Independent

    Sharon Ferrucci and Delores Knight scrambled to field four-to-six-person teams to spend 16 hours at 40 different New Haven polling locations Tuesday - so the teams can wait around all day to help as few as two voters.

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  6. 4 "Urban Oases" Created In City ParksRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | New Haven Independent

    Common Ground High School sent in these photos and the following write-up about the creation of urban wildlife refuges in New Haven, announced at an event Friday morning featuring kids, environmentalists, politicians and the United States Fish & Wildlife Services .

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  7. Cops: Clerk Fired In Self-DefenseRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 7 | New Haven Independent

    A police investigation appears to be backing up the story of a clerk at a Hill grocery who shot dead an alleged robber late Tuesday night.

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  8. "Draft Choice" Scores Twice In 2 WeeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | New Haven Independent

    "See that car?" Osvaldo Garcia said, peering into the darkness at an idling black Acura.

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  9. Crime-Plagued Q Meadows Calls On Housing Authority To Do BetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | New Haven Independent

    Frustrated over deadly violence, Quinnipiac Meadows neighbors Tuesday night pointed a finger at what they called a culprit: the housing authority.

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  10. Planned Seawall Faces Delays, HurdlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | New Haven Independent

    A longstanding and controversial request to build a 500-foot-long seawall along Morris Cove, approved as infrastructure funding, could be years away from implementation.

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  11. Public Works Chief Let GoRead the original story

    Monday Aug 4 | New Haven Independent

    Mayor Toni Harp decided not to renew Arndt's contract as public works director. He worked his last day on Friday.

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  12. Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 1 InjuredRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 2 | New Haven Independent

    Tyrese Jones, a 26-year-old New Haven man, died at Yale-New Haven Hospital after getting shot earlier Friday night in the Kensington Street area.

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  13. New Haven Promise To Revisit In-State RuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | New Haven Independent

    New Haven Promise is sending more city kids to college in Connecticut - which has led some educators to question whether the scholarship program is inadvertently limiting their students' chances for success.

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  14. Winfred Rembert Comes HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | New Haven Independent

    After a national film tour and dinner with Jimmy Carter, Winfred Rembert is preparing to show off his colorful carved-leather scenes of cotton-picking and chain gangs to a hometown audience.

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  15. "A Language We All Speak"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | New Haven Independent

    Each time bassist Jeff Fuller listed a name of a New Haven jazz icon, the roughly 70 people gathered around him broke into applause.

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  16. Arnott's Arts Happenings For Aug. 4-10Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | New Haven Independent

    Quite a lot of reggae this week, not to mention lots of other good summer vibes, such as pie.

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  17. Lights, Cameras ... CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | New Haven Independent

    Jamie Donovan plays six different bass pans at the same time. He stands in the middle of six drums and maneuvers around to get the 12 notes his instrument is capable of.

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  18. Buongiorno, BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | New Haven Independent

    An Italian cosmetics chain with 500 European stores is one of two international-themed retailers moving into a signature downtown storefront, 1 Broadway.

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  19. Petitions On Tap At Christopher Martin'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | New Haven Independent

    John Hancocks flowed along with the Samuel Adams at happy hour on State Street, as a Republican office-seeker asked supporters to help him mount a parallel third-party campaign.

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  20. Protest Prompts Local-Hiring CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | New Haven Independent

    On the second day of a union protest against contractors allegedly hiring workers illegally, a local sheetrocker arrived with a different concern: Why aren't they hiring New Haveners? Rodney Williams, owner of Mr. Rock Drywall on Dixwell Avenue, asked that question Tuesday afternoon after stopping to chat with protestors planted at the corner of ... (more)

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