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  1. Sharing day of protest, NYC's SantaCon reins inRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    You'd better watch out. You'd better not fight. Better not be a lout. And SantaCon's telling you why.

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  2. Police demonstrations inspire new protest songsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Stop. Hey, what's that sound? Protest songs are taking their place alongside chants of "I can't breathe" and "Hands up, don't shoot" as demonstrators raise their voices to condemn the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. There's something happening here.

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  3. Save Westport Now chairman diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Sidney Kramer, founder of Save Westport Now and co-owner with his late wife Esther of the former Remarkable Book Shop, died Wednesday at age 99. He was photographed in 2011 at work in his home office. Kramer, a co-founder of Bantam Books, moved to town with his wife, Esther, and their two children, more than 60 years ago from Brooklyn N.Y., according to a 2011 article in the Westport News.

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  4. Arts group seeks downtown Bethel boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    A group of local artists and business leaders have established an arts and cultural center in downtown Bethel that they believe will increase interest and economic development in the area. Bethel Arts, a nonprofit organization founded earlier this year, has opened the center, which includes both a gallery and work space, in a former vacant shop along Greenwood Avenue donated by the United Presbyterian Church, which owns the property.

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  5. Politicians debate relationship of cigarette taxes, smugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    The team of police officers that wrestled Eric Garner to the ground last July in Staten Island, N.Y., were arresting him for what seems like a mundane offense: selling illegal cigarettes. The racially tinged death of Garner puts a fresh spotlight on the little-publicized underworld of cigarette smuggling -- and the argument over whether high cigarette taxes deter smoking or simply encourage the illicit trade.

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  6. Pearl's Big East era the greatest for college basketball fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Dwayne "Pearl" Washington of Syracuse fame has adapted to the new college basketball landscape, but he doesn't have to like it. Let's just say that last season's ACC tournament wasn't quite like the Big East glory days.

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  7. John Dodig to step down as Staples High School principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    John Dodig, the principal of Staples High School for the last 11 years -- a job he calls "an absolute joy" -- plans to step down at the end of the current academic year next spring. In a letter emailed to the parents of students Monday afternoon, following an announcement to school staff, Dodig, who is 70, said, "All good things must come to an end at some point in time.

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    Nov 30, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    The actress playing a real-life teenage Jewish immigrant in 1916 never stepped out of character as she talked about the hardships of living in three small rooms with nine family members. Her captive audience of 11 - squeezed into her tiny apartment at the historic Tenement Museum in lower Manhattan - were immigrants themselves, some recently arrived in New York City from Venezuela, Mali and other far-flung nations.

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  9. No croaking: New frog species groans, Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    The Atlantic Coast leopard frog groans and makes coughing noises rather than croaking sounds. The unfamiliar call attracted the notice of wildlife experts several years ago in Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Morris County.

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  10. Developers look to create underground NYC Read the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York City's High Line, an elevated park built on defunct railroad tracks transformed into an urban sanctuary of flowers, grasses and trees. Private planners inspired by the High Line's success are now looking deep under Manhattan at a proposal to create the Lowline, billed as the world's first underground park.

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    Nov 26, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis suburb. For many, the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson recalled other troubling encounters with law enforcement.

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  12. protest Ferguson in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Hundreds of people marched for a second night in Manhattan to protest the grand jury decision not to indict a Ferguson, Missouri police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed teenager. The protesters gathered in Union Square Tuesday night before splitting up into several smaller groups, chanting "No justice, No peace."

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    Nov 22, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Two out-of-state men, allegedly caught with cocaine in a bathroom stall last week at the Westport Inn, are facing drug charges. Robert Flanagan, 19, of West Groton, Mass., and Thomas Villarino, 20, of Brooklyn, N.Y., were each charged with possession of narcotics.

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  14. Bono's bike accident worse than Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident.

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  15. NYC Planner for Nov. Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Harlem dance: Ballet Hispanico will present the premiere of its first evening-length work, "Carmen," Saturday, Nov. 22, at 8 p.m. at the Apollo Theater, 253 W. 125th St. The choreography blends contemporary dance with Spanish paso doble and flamenco. $58-$28.

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  16. Men charged with using cocaine at inn...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Two out-of-state men, allegedly caught with cocaine in a bathroom stall Saturday night at the Westport Inn, are facing drug charges. Robert Flanagan, 19, of West Groton, Mass., and Thomas Villarino, 20, of Brooklyn, N.Y., were each charged with possession of narcotics.

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    Nov 17, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    And if Joan Radin, a fifth ward alderwoman and proprietor of the nearly century-old Lear Pharmacy has her way, there won't be an industrial plant digesting spoiled and wasted food on North Division Street near the water pollution control authority. The process releases methane gas, which would be used to generate electricity for nearby municipal buildings, primarily the WPCA plant.

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  18. Jewelry store robbery suspect kills Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    A man who police said was involved in the smash-and-grab robbery at a New Canaan jewelry store a year ago committed suicide Halloween night, police said Thurday. Ralik Hansen, 28, shot himself in Brooklyn Oct. 31 after a delivery person knocked on his front door and he "erroneously thought it was the police coming to get him," according to a news release.

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  19. Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Within hours of New York City's first confirmed Ebola case, Mayor Bill de Blasio made a point of following in the patient's footsteps: riding the subways, eating at a meatball restaurant, even visiting the hospital's isolation chamber. De Blasio's actions in the first week of the city's Ebola crisis were aimed at calming a jittery New York, the result of what administration officials say was a studied, carefully planned strategy put in place weeks before.

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    Oct 31, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Bloody zombies lumbered alongside superheroes, cowboys shared the road with villains and marchers in hazardous-materials garb evoked the Ebola crisis as the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade made its freewheeling way through downtown Manhattan on Friday. Creativity was on display and current events were on marchers' minds as a costumed crowd of thousands flowed up Sixth Avenue on a windy Halloween night.

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