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  1. Snow "Yetis" Pay A House CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | New Haven Independent

    John Martin thought being a New Haven "Yeti" had something to do with Episode Five of Star Wars . In the latest snowstorm, he learned that snow boots and shovels are involved, too.

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  2. Travel & Parking Bans Declared For BlizzardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | New Haven Independent

    Mayor Toni Harp called on New Haveners to pitch in as she declared a citywide travel ban and parking ban to prepare for a projected 12-18 inches of snow and 30-35 mile-per-hour winds. The snow is expected to begin falling at 4 a.m. Tuesday and pick up to a pace of three to four inches per hour around 9 a.m., city emergency operations chief Rick Fontana said at a pre-storm meeting held at the Emergency Operations Center in the basement of the 200 Orange St. municipal office building.

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  3. More Chances Sought For "2nd Chance" SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | New Haven Independent

    John Greer Jr. came here ooking for an opportunity. He wants to start a home improvement business.

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  4. "Sour Fest 2017" Brings New Taste To TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | New Haven Independent

    Tipping a glass of orange-red beer into her mouth, Elizabeth Nearing realized she wasn't in New Haven anymore. She was back on the playground with her third-grade class, sneaking mouth-puckering warheads candies before the end of recess.

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  5. Fair Haven Kids Steer Bike Share PlannersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | New Haven Independent

    Nursing home residents may not have any need for a bike share - but the people who take care of them may. That idea - to put a bike share station outside of Mary Wade Home in Fair Haven - came not from older adults or their caretakers, but a group of Spanish-speaking students at Fair Haven School.

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  6. DeStefano: ICE "Jerks" Will ReturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | New Haven Independent

    DeStefano, New Haven's former mayor and now a part-time teacher at Yale, made that prediction about federal immigration raids in New Haven during a presentation at the university's Linsley-Chittenden Hall Thursday night to a group of urban studies-minded undergraduates. DeStefano recounted the city's adoption of an immigrant-friendly identification card in the 200y - and the retaliatory, sweeping federal raids in 2007 that led a day later to 32 arrests of undocumented immigrants in Fair Haven.

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  7. Hundreds Rally For ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | New Haven Independent

    New Havener Bethany Wider knows what it's like to rely on the Affordable Care Act . So when she heard rumblings of a grassroots rally to support the ACA in New Haven, she perked up, got her sign-making materials in order, and headed to the New haven Green.

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  8. Good Cop, Bad Cop Bills Protect, PunishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | New Haven Independent

    These thorny questions put New Haveners on both sides of these issues Tuesday during public hearings held by the state legislature's Public Safety and Security and Labor and Public Employees Committees. The committees took up proposals to immediately suspend cops without pay if they're accused of wrongdoing; to take away their jobs and pensions if they're convicted of a come; or to create a new hate crime category to includes bias acts against police officers.

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  9. "All We Can Do Is Wait"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | New Haven Independent

    A child's voice emerges from hiding, from a shattered world. She is waiting for a knock at the door.

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  10. A Rally & Dry Run For Immigrant StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | New Haven Independent

    Jose Palacios joined fellow Fair Haven business owners Thursday in showing support for fellow immigrants - by hanging a "cerrado" sign on the door. The handwritten sign at his Mariscos restaurant at 369 Grand read in full "Cerrado - Apoyando a Nuestra Raza" - or "closed in support of our people."

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  11. Hundreds Pledge To Fight DeportationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | New Haven Independent

    After a day of false alarms , over 100 people packed a downtown gathering spot to sign up to serve as legal observers, accompany defendants to court, get arrested at protests , and put a rapid-response hotline on speed dial in preparation of anticipated federal raids on undocumented immigrants. Starting at 7 p.m., over 100 New Haveners and people from surrounding communities - with dozens left waiting outside - packed the venue's main room for " Resisting Deportation: A Workshop for Allies ."

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  12. Four Arrested In Pipeline ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | New Haven Independent

    Four protesters chained themselves together to block TD Bank's doors at rush hour Tuesday and spread a Valentine's Day message: If you love the environment, take your money elsewhere. The protest took place beginning at 4 p.m. outside of TD Bank on Chapel Street downtown.

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  13. Car Stops Prompt Catch-22 DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | New Haven Independent

    Quinnipiac Meadows top cop Sgt. Roy Davis came to report news neighbors were looking for - a rise in motor vehicle stops in an area plagued by speeders.

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  14. Harp Gets A Valentine's Head StartRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | New Haven Independent

    Cooing as she opened and closed a tiny compact mirror with intricate needlepointing on top, Mayor Toni Harp got a hyperlocal head start on her Valentine's Day shopping - to let New Haveners know they can, too. That was the scene Tuesday afternoon in the Ninth Square, as Harp visited four small businesses to shop local before next Tuesday's barrage of red roses, heart-shaped chocolate, and cubic zirconia that have come to stand in for the Feast of Saint Valentine.

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  15. YNHH Scholarship Opens Medical DoorsRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2017 | New Haven Independent

    Students intrigued by the medical profession, take note: An annual scholarship program through the Yale New Haven Hospital Auxiliary is trying to open doors that may have been financially closed to them in the past. Yale-New Haven Hospital announced that news in a press release from Mark D'Antonio, media relations coordinator for Yale New Haven Hospital , Yale New Haven Children's Hospital and the Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven.

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  16. City Capitol Agenda: Hold Onto State AidRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | New Haven Independent

    Preserving state funding is the Harp administration's top focus for the new session of Connecticut's legislature. But it has some other priorities on its agenda, too.

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  17. Thousands Run, Walk, March For RefugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | New Haven Independent

    Thousands of New Haveners poured onto the streets to show their support of refugees Sunday - first with a run, and then with a march and a rally on the Green. First, an annual five-kilometer "Run for Refugees" hosted by Integrated Immigrant and Refugee Services brought out nearly 2,600 runners and walkers from across the state, raising over $150,000.

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  18. New Haven Dials Up A Story SwitchboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | New Haven Independent

    The first time Rachel Alderman stepped into a recording booth, took a deep breath, and thought about how the telephone had influenced her life, she worried that she might not have enough to say. She ended up having plenty of stories to record.

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  19. "Choco-Fabulous" Tops The Cookie FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | New Haven Independent

    Walking up to a large round table, Thomas Edwards took a tiny plastic cup into his hands, sniffed its contents, and lifted it to his mouth, dumping a chip-studded triangle of cookie into its yawning hole. He chewed.

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  20. Gingery Chicken On The Menu For Year Of The RoosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | New Haven Independent

    Peter Guo has a routine at the end of every January: pick out the freshest fish and vegetables from his favorite markets, buy enough pork, lotus root, and yu choi for 600 customers in two days, put on his starched apron and splattered chef's cap, and get to work. Guo, with his wife Michelle and daughter Abby, runs Great Wall , a restaurant on Whitney Avenue.

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