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  1. Student Ed Board Members Find Their VoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Haven Independent

    Sitting for hours listening to adults on the Board of Education bicker can be "frustrating," but ultimately they all share the goal of helping kids learn. So said Coral Ortiz, a rising senior at Hillhouse High School who is beginning her second year as a student non-voting member on the Board of Ed.

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  2. Alexion Exceeds Job-Creation PromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | New Haven Independent

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made a controversial gamble when he first took office: offer millions in incentives to keep companies from leaving the state and encourage them to expand here instead. Malloy, along with Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Catherine Smith, stopped by Alexion Pharmaceutical's new 100 College St. headquarters Tuesday to deliver a report concluding the the First Five program, and its successor, the "First Five Plus," have made strides for the state in its first five years.

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  3. Trump Does Have City Donors. A FewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | New Haven Independent

    Reilly wanted to put a Trump sticker on her car. Then she thought better of it. Given the reactions she gets when people learn she's supporting the Republican presidential nominee, she figured someone would "trash" her vehicle.

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  4. Harp Blasts "Fear-Mongering" Fire UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | New Haven Independent

    Mayor Toni Harp Monday blasted firefighter union leadership as "irresponsible" for "stoking fears" about plans to switch from a second fire truck to an ambulance at the Ellsworth Avenue firehouse. "The union is sort of skewing what is going on in a way that really creates a lot of fear and makes people think we're closing a firehouse.

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  5. Westville Dials 500 "Hello's For HillaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | New Haven Independent

    Ten volunteers came to Westville's Kehler Liddell Gallery Thursday night not to look at art, but to practice the art of persuasion on behalf of Democrat Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. tonight, there was plenty of art to see and lots of enthusiasm among the ten volunteers that showed up at the gallery for what New Haven ward alder Daryl Brackeen Jr. described as a "virtual phone bank."

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  6. City Posts Gains On Common Core TestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | New Haven Independent

    After scoring low on the Common Core-aligned state test last year , New Haven students averaged higher scores this year, improving more than the state average and than students in other struggling districts. The state Department of Education released results showing 32.1 percent of New Haven students met literacy standards, and 18.5 percent met math standards, up 5 and 4.9 percentage points, respectively, from the previous year.

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  7. Riders Gird For Fare Hike; Harp OpposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | New Haven Independent

    Dontai Lamar Moore takes the bus from New Haven to get to his job as a Milford mall store manager. He said he might start looking for another way to commute if a planned 25-cent fare hike goes into effect.

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  8. Legal NoticeRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | New Haven Independent

    The New Haven Board of Assessment Appeals is having hearings for motor vehicle appeals on Saturday, September 17, 2016, from 9-11 AM and on Monday, September 19, 2016, from 5-8 PM. These are open sessions and no appointment is needed.

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  9. A Leader Looks BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | New Haven Independent

    A great leader offered final words of wisdom to his fellow Jews as they prepared to enter the Promised Land without him. He spoke of how he'd learned the importance of acting morally, or being willing to compromise, in every encounter with other people.

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  10. Joe L. Cox, 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | New Haven Independent

    He was born June 6, 1936 in Bethel NC to the late John and Annie Lee Cox. Joe worked for many years as a machinist for Sargent Lock and also played baseball for the New Haven Cardinals.

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  11. Black Lives Matter Targets ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | New Haven Independent

    Racial justice activists protested in front of City Hall and the police station Tuesday afternoon to demand Mayor Toni Harp fire police Chief Dean Esserman in the wake of his publicized angry outbursts and inability to properly discipline officers who act out. A couple of dozen demonstrators from at least six different local activist groups Tuesday afternoon reproached Mayor Harp for her inaction on the matter, a day after she announced Esserman would go on an extended sick leave , using accrued time.

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  12. Cop Shoots Man At Ruoppolo ManorRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 16 | New Haven Independent

    The incident occurred shortly before 10:30 a.m. at Ruoppolo Manor, a public-housing facility for the elderly and the disabled located at 480 Ferry St. in Fair Haven. A woman who lives at the facility called 911 asking for help with her son, who she said was suicidal, according to New Haven police Lt.

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  13. Esserman's "Leave" ExtendedRead the original story

    Monday Aug 15 | New Haven Independent

    Dean Esserman is not returning to his job as chief of police Tuesday. It's still unclear if he ever will.

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  14. Smith & Wesson Came To A "Banger" BashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | New Haven Independent

    Officer Michael Haines knew gang members planned to hold a party in Newhallville. He knew rival gang members might show up.

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  15. Chief's Threat: 1st Lady Can Protect HerselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | New Haven Independent

    New Haven's police chief threatened to pull dozens of city cops from protecting First Lady Michelle Obama during a visit to the city after a secret service agent failed to inform him of his exact place in the motorcade, according to law-enforcement eyewitnesses. In a separate incident, the chief allegedly threatened to shut down a Yale football game when he wasn't allowed in without a ticket - although it turns out, under oath, he didn't remember it that way, according to a deposition obtained by the Independent.

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  16. Promise KeptRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | New Haven Independent

    Fontaine Chambers is about to start the next step of her journey toward a career in criminal justice. But first she's taking a bow.

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  17. Lou's Last Stand?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | New Haven Independent

    As voters - at least a few of them - in the Hill go to the polls for a primary election Tuesday, it's not so simple to figure out who's the "insurgent" and who's the "insider." State Rep. Lou Esposito faces a challenge from Michael DiMassa for the Democratic nomination to represent the state's 116th General Assembly District.

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  18. Clinton, New Hyde Principal Hiring StalledRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | New Haven Independent

    Two schools have no principals with the academic year about to start, and grant money to help kids prepare for college may be one casualty. At least one of the school, Clinton Avenue, was supposed to get a new principal at Monday night's Board of Ed meeting at L.W. Beecher School.

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  19. Piemakers Find A Fit On FosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | New Haven Independent

    Jack Flagge and his family held the inauguration of their new pizza restaurant in East Rock during a blizzard. They were shocked when customers started rolling in.

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  20. Immigrant Contractor StiffedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | New Haven Independent

    The following story originally appeared in Spanish in La Voz Hispana Connecticut. It was translated into English by Daniela Brighenti.

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