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University of Hartford Student Accused of Stabbing Classmates During Acting Exercise

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 7:00pm 4/2/2019 at 7:00pm
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A University of Hartford student named Jake Wascher was acting out a scene from a movie when he allegedly stabbed two classmates. He fled the scene, but was arrested later and now faces criminal charges.

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Yale is First School to Rescind Student’s Admission Following Admissions Scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 7:00pm 3/27/2019 at 7:00pm
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Fallout continues to happen after the exposure of a national college admissions scandal. On Monday, twelve defendants were arraigned in federal court in Boston.

Now Yale has rescinded the admission of a student allegedly admitted under fraudulent circumstances.

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Former University Diversity Officer Accused of Giving Her Husband Fellowship Worth $50K

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 11:30am 3/16/2019 at 11:30am

This is a perfect example of why we don’t need countless new bureaucrats in higher education. It gets harder and harder to track corruption.

Campus Reform reports:

CORRUPT: Ex-diversity officer smacked with massive FINE after giving husb...

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Connecticut Supreme Court permits Sandy Hook victims to sue Remington

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 4:30pm 3/14/2019 at 4:30pm
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The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that the victims and their families of the Sandy Hook school shooting in 2012 could sue the manufacturer of the gun used under Connecticut law, notwithstanding that the shooter Adam Lanza didn’t purchase the gun (he stole it from his mother) and manufacturers are broadly...

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Trump Grants Terminally Ill Man’s Wish With a Phone Call

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/6/2019 at 12:00pm
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Jay Barrett from West Haven, CT, is terminally ill with cystic fibrosis. All he wanted before he dies was a phone call from President Donald Trump. His sister Bridgette Hoskie made sure that happened. From Fox News:

The efforts paid off Tuesday night when Barrett received a surprise call from Trump. According...

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Prof Fired for Giving Nazi Salute Over Dispute With Colleague During Meeting

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 28, 2019 at 10:00am 1/28/2019 at 10:00am

What was this professor thinking, and more importantly, what did he think was going to happen after he did this?

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Horror: Almost 100 People Overdose in Connecticut Park Near Yale

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 17, 2018 at 7:00am 8/17/2018 at 7:00am
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A nightmarish scene unfolded at New Haven Green this week, a park located near Yale University. Throughout the course of the day on Thursday, emergency officials responded to dozens of cases of drug overdoses. A synthetic form of marijuana is believed to be the cause. The actual number of people afflicted...

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Connecticut, Massachusetts Shelve Assisted Suicide Bills

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 1, 2018 at 5:30pm 4/1/2018 at 5:30pm

Despite heavy lobbying by “right to die” groups, Massachusetts and Connecticut have decided not to pursue assisted suicide legislation.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Two of the most liberal states in the country killed off legislation that would have legalized assisted suicide.

Lawmakers in Massachusetts and Connecticut have shelved bills that would have allowed...

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Democrat governors planning lawsuit to block GOP’s tax overhaul

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 4:00pm 1/28/2018 at 4:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers will recall the California legislature’s attempt to create a special government fund as a “charity” for taxpayer donations to mitigate the loss of state and local tax (SALT) deductions in the recently passed GOP tax plans.

The politicians must have realized the approach was full of fail, so now...

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Blue States Exploring Ways Around New Tax Law

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 4:00pm 1/7/2018 at 4:00pm
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When President Trump signed the tax bill into law, Democrats, particularly in blue states with high state income taxes, wailed.  The Nation declared...

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Connecticut Bans Civil Forfeiture Without Criminal Conviction

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 1:00pm 7/12/2017 at 1:00pm
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Civil forfeiture remains a controversial issue in America since it’s “a process by which the government can take and sell your property without ever convicting, or even charging, you with a crime.” The procedures are civil, which me...

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Does Connecticut’s Governor Finally Comprehend Dangers of “Taxing the Rich”?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 5:30pm 6/3/2017 at 5:30pm
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Connecticut governor Dannel Malloy (D) is facing a situation that may make him reconsider his position on taxing the wealthy.  Aetna insurance company, based in Hartford since 1853, is looking for a new state to call home, a state that is more business-friendly in terms of taxation.

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ECON 101 Comes to Connecticut: Taxing the Rich Doesn’t Work

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 11:30am 5/3/2017 at 11:30am
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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy did the unthinkable for a Democrat: He admitted taxing the rich does not work. The state has witnessed “two high-end tax hikes in the past six years.” So the wealthy in Connecticut have done what any sane person would choose to do: LEAVE.

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Remember, Do Not Open Your Door for Unknown Cattle!

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 12:00pm 2/21/2017 at 12:00pm

Police in Suffield, CT, had some fun after they found escaped cows at a house’s doorstep. They wanted to remind people to never open your doors to cattle you do not know!

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Suffield Police had a picture perfect moment this morning after being dispatched on a call about cows on...

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Connecticut judge dismisses Sandy Hook families’ suit against Remington

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 4:00pm 10/16/2016 at 4:00pm
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In 2012, the families of the Sandy Hook victims sued Remington Arms for selling a perfectly legal weapon in a perfectly legal way.  The lawsuit argued that the sale of the a weapon that has “no reasonable civilian purpose” made Remington responsible for wrongful death.  On Friday, a Connecticut judge dismissed...

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Deadly Small Plane Crash in Connecticut was Intentional

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 4:30pm 10/12/2016 at 4:30pm

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has found that the small plane crash in Connecticut on Tuesday was intentional. From the Hartford Courant:

A student pilot and instructor were arguing shortly before a small plane they were in crashed near Pratt & Whitney Tuesday, killing one of them, a high-ranking local law...

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Connecticut School District Bans Clown Costumes

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 1:30pm 10/4/2016 at 1:30pm

Stalking clown stories across the country has littered the news cycle recently. One creepy clown Instagram account has forced the New Haven school district in Connecticut to ban clown costumes for Halloween:

At this time there is no indication this incident poses any real...

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