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Stop Struggle-Shaming Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez For Her Suits

This week the congressional orientation started in Washington, D.C., bringing together newly-elected members of the historic 116th Congress, including first Indigenous women and first Muslim women elected to Congress, first Latinas representing Texas, first openly bisexual woman representing California, first Black women to represent Massachusetts and Connecticut, and the first Ecuadorean-American in the House. And despite the massive impact these women have already made via their electoral vi...
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Hidden Streams: The Best Older Movies Streaming Right Now

(Welcome to Hidden Streams, a column focused on the best older movies available to stream on your favorite services, including Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and more.) Everything going on with FilmStruck might make it harder for cinephiles to dig those older hidden gems out of the overwhelming piles of streaming titles. From lesser-known classics to cult favorites, we’ve put together a handy guide to some of the best older films you can stream on the various platforms. In this flagship edition of H...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Movies, Orson Welles, Features, Netflix, Connecticut, David Bowie, Playboy, Sophia Loren, John, Dorothy, Richard Burton, Carol, Catherine Deneuve, Petra

Blackjack dealer gets probation for role in casino fraud

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A former blackjack dealer at a Connecticut casino who helped a gambler cheat the facility out of more than $78,000 has avoided prison. The Norwich Bulletin reports that 55-year-old Roy Mariano was sentenced Thursday to five years of probation. He pleaded guilty in February to second-degree larceny. Authorities say the […]
Tags: News, Connecticut, Conn AP, New London, Nation & World, Norwich Bulletin, Roy Mariano

Judge allows class-action lawsuit by mentally ill veterans

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge in Connecticut has ruled that thousands of Navy and Marine Corps veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who developed post-traumatic stress disorder but were denied Veterans Affairs benefits can sue the military. Senior U.S. District Judge Charles Haight Jr. on Thursday certified a class-action lawsuit against Navy Secretary Richard […]
Tags: News, Navy, Iraq, Afghanistan, Connecticut, Marine Corps, Richard, Hartford, Conn AP, Nation & World, Charles Haight Jr

C.E. Floyd wins top honor at Conn. ABC awards

Middletown, CT C.E. Floyd was honored with the Best in Show award at the 2018 Connecticut ABC Excellence in C...
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Buddy Boeheim name misspelled on Syracuse jersey

Buddy Boeheim, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim's son, had his last name misspelled on his jersey in the Orange's 2K Classic game against Connecticut.            [Author: AP]
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H.R. 7115 Outlaws ‘Assault Weapon’ Parts Kits & Private Sales

Ar15 Lower Parts U.S.A. -( The Democrats in Congress have hurried to introduce restrictive anti-Second Amendment legislation. Progressivism detests the concept of the Second Amendment in its bones.Congressman Pallone, a Democrat from New Jersey, has introduced H.R. 7115.  The bill outlaws the private manufacture of guns by requiring a serial number be applied for, and received, before manufacture. Thus, all legal private making of guns would be recorded by the government,. The ma...
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Case reveals shame, trauma of male sex trafficking victims

TOLLAND, Conn. (AP) — Like many victims of a Connecticut sex trafficking ring that preyed on troubled young men and teenage boys for more than 20 years, Samuel Marino never told his family or police about being coerced into having sexual relations with much older men. Marino ended up carjacking vehicles from two different women […]
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It Will Take Many, Many More Blue Waves To Undo The GOP’s 2010 Power Grab

A blue wave swept across Wisconsin on Tuesday night, ousting Gov. Scott Walker and sending U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin back to Washington by double digits. Democrats captured every statewide office, defeating a Republican attorney general, taking over the treasurer’s office and re-electing a progressive secretary of state. Then the wave crashed against the GOP seawall: Gerrymandering. More than 1.3 million Wisconsin voters backed a Democratic candidate for the state Assembly, compared to 1.1 million...
Tags: Florida, News, Maryland, Supreme Court, Republicans, Washington, Senate, Virginia, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Democrats, Gop, Missouri, New Hampshire, House, Connecticut

10 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Nov. 16-22

LOS ANGELES COUNTY ‘A Carol Christmas’ The Group Rep presents a new musical version of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” about a female TV host who wants her staff to work through the holidays. When: Opens 8 p.m. Nov. 16. Runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through Dec. 30 (no show Nov. 23). Also, 2 p.m. Nov. 24. Where: Lonny Chapman Theatre, 10900 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood. Tickets: $25; $20 seniors and students. Information: 818-763-5990, ‘Down to My Last Egg...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Arkansas, Connecticut, Long Beach, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Jerry Seinfeld, Sherlock Holmes, Carol, Southern California, Holmes, Los Angeles County, Sara Bareilles, George Takei, Temecula

How to Get Started Composting

One of my earliest memories is of shucking corn at the compost pile in my backyard in rural Connecticut. As much as boiling the corn, slathering it with sweet butter and eating it, the act of pulling off the husk and removing the silk is deeply ingrained in my being. We’re all taught from a young age that in order to…Read more...
Tags: Sustainability, Connecticut, Recycling, Lifehacks, Composting

Caring Causes: Girls with Impact and Girl Scouts of Connecticut

In an effort to get girls career-ready, Girls With Impact, the nation’s only tech enabled entrepreneurship program for teen girls, today announced a partnership with Girl Scouts of Connecticut to enable girls to parlay their cookies experience into their own businesses.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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Barnes says Connecticut's economy growing at faster pace

Connecticut's financial picture appears to be brightening somewhat, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget director told state lawmakers Tuesday.
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Service of Process: Serving Summons Abroad

My question involves court procedures for the state of: Connecticut. I'm preparing to file pro se a motion to vacate an arbitration award. I'm in Connecticut and the Defendant is in Italy. I registered with the state's e-filing system, and I understand that I can append the various documents in the appropriate web page as I will go through the process. However, I'm confused as to how the serving of the summons will have to work. During the arbitration process e-mail addresses were officially ...
Tags: Law, European Union, Connecticut, Italy, Civil Procedure

Axoni procures $36 mln Series B

New York-based Axoni, a provider of enterprise blockchain technology, has raised $36 million in Series B funding. The investors included HSBC. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK and LONDON, Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Axoni, a leading provider of enterprise blockchain technology, announced today that HSBC has joined its Series B financing round, bringing the total amount raised in this round to $36 million and total funding to date to $59 million. Axoni will use the latest round of financing to enhance its...
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SunEast picks up funding from NEC

New Energy Capital Partners LLC has made an investment in SunEast, a developer of solar-generating projects. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE SunEast Development LLC (“SunEast”), a leading developer of solar-generating projects, is pleased to announce the closing of a development capital raise from New Energy Capital Partners, LLC (“NEC”). The capital funding will support the continued development of a 105 MWAC solar portfolio acquired by SunEast in June 2018, and further acceler...
Tags: Massachusetts, Trends, NEC, United States, Connecticut, Hanover New Hampshire, Foley Lardner LLP, PE Deals, Old Saybrook CT, New Energy Capital Partners LLC, SunEast Development LLC, SunEast, Tom Swank, Ian Marcus Principal, Whitehall Company LLC, Rath Young

Victim’s dad, NAACP criticize handling of black man’s death

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A court fight over first responders’ DNA has broken out in the case of a black Connecticut lawyer found shot to death in his overturned SUV. The lawyer’s father, Dr. Abraham Dabela, has accused police of covering up a murder. But police said evidence points to the death being a suicide. […]
Tags: News, Connecticut, Naacp, Hartford, Conn AP, Nation & World, Abraham Dabela

Probate Court Procedure: Unmarried Couple

My question involves estate proceedings in the state of: Connecticut If a person dies without a will but has a next of kin, can that person enter the deceased's house and take things before probate is settled? I really don't know how probate actually works or what happens to assets and debts in this case. Thank you
Tags: Law, Connecticut, Estate Planning, Administration And Probate

Mysterious Suitcase Helps Connecticut Man Discover His Grandfather's WWII Service

After decades, a Connecticut man found his grandfather's grave in the Netherlands, and the Dutch family members that were the grave's volunteer caretakers.(Image credit: AFP/AFP/Getty Images)
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Questions of Fact Regarding Collapse of Basement Walls Prevent Insurer's Motion for Summary Judgment

    The court denied the insurer's motion for summary judgment on whether the policy covered the collapse of basement walls based upon factual issues presented.  Sirois v. USAA Cas. Ins. Co. , 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 158508 (D. Conn. Sept. 18, 2018).      The insureds' purchased their home in 2010. In December 2015, a crack in the basement wall was noticed. It was not thought to be a serious problem. But in 2016, the insured read an article about defective concrete problems affecting homeowners in...
Tags: Insurance, Connecticut, Collapse, USAA, Tred Eyerly, First Party Insurance, Sirois, Dean Soucy

Hermosa Beach vigil honors Borderline Bar and Grill rampage’s victims

Skip Plink, left, and Alyse Zwickel join with friends and neighbors for a candle light vigil at the Hermosa Beach Pier in honor of the victims of the Borderline Bar shooting in Thousand Oaks on Saturday, November 10, 2018. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) Esther Gomez, 9, and her family take part in a candle light vigil at the Hermosa Beach Pier in honor of the victims of the Borderline Bar shooting in Thousand Oaks on Saturday, November 10, 2018. (Photo by Axel Koester, Con...
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Connecticut, Manhattan, Local News, Ventura County, Pepperdine University, Mass Shooting, Daniel, Gomez, Esther, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Wyatt

Women, and due process, prevailed in the midterms

American voters don’t always get it right. But they usually do, at least when you look at the big picture, a truism reinforced by the 2018 midterm elections. This was the first big chance for the U.S. electorate to offer its interim verdict on Donald Trump. It was also the first national election since the explosion of the #MeToo movement. In its collective wisdom, American voters managed to validate women while rejecting the most jarring excesses of the anti-Trump “Resistance” — namely the Demo...
Tags: Congress, California, Opinion, Washington, Massachusetts, Time, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Hawaii, Ford, Tennessee, House, Ted Cruz, Connecticut, Bill Cosby

5 injured in crash of bus carrying Princeton students

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Police say a coach bus carrying Princeton University students heading to a football game at Yale has crashed into a building in Connecticut, sending four of them to the hospital with minor injuries. Police say the bus driver was also injured in Saturday’s crash in West Haven. The extent of […]
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flabbergasties: No matter what happens:Key West elected Teri Johnston, Florida’s first openly...

flabbergasties: No matter what happens: Key West elected Teri Johnston, Florida’s first openly lesbian mayor New York elected Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the youngest woman ever elected to Congress alongside Abby Finkenauer, elected in Iowa and one of the first Iowan women ever elected to the House Colorado elected Jared Polis, the first openly gay man elected governor in the US Minnesota elected Ilhan Omar, the first Muslim woman (alongside Rashida Tlaib), the first refugee, and the first So...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Texas, Congress, Colorado, Sport, Cycling, Iowa, Connecticut, Michigan, MMA, Congress New York, Jared Polis, Congress Minnesota, Florida Texas

Reclaimed materials and a massive green wall transports Denali shoppers to the great outdoors

Earlier this fall, Connecticut-based, multidisciplinary design practice Pirie Associates completed a biophilic store that evokes the image of a romantic, aging barn bursting with lush greenery. The newly opened Providence, Rhode Island store was created as the eighth brick-and-mortar location for the outdoor clothing and gear retail chain Denali. The store sits next to Brown University on Thayer Street and brings together a massive, low-maintenance vertical green wall with a predominately timbe...
Tags: Design, NYC, Gallery, Connecticut, Retail, Store, Rhode Island, Brick, New England, Interior Design, Salvaged Materials, Reclaimed Materials, Skylights, Providence, Timber, Corrugated Metal

New Angels manager Brad Ausmus is confident he and the team can take next step together

New Angels manager Brad Ausmus, left, is joined by his wife Liz at a press conference to introduce him last month at Angel Stadium. (Photo by Leonard Ortiz, Orange County Register/SCNG) New Angels manager Brad Ausmus talks to reporters during his introductory news conference last month at Angel Stadium. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds New Angels manager Brad Ausmus talks to reporters during his introductory news conference last month at Angel Stad...
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We drove a $393,000 Ferrari 488 Spider supercar to see what its coolest features are — here's the verdict (RACE)

The Ferrari 488 Spider is the convertible sibling of the astonishing 488 GTB. The 488 Spider delivered an awe-inspiring driving experience and is one of the truly great modern supercars. We were also impressed by its sleek lines, melodic V8 engine, and sumptuous cabin. Our Ferrari 488 GTB test car carried an as-tested price of $393,000. The Ferrari 488 Spider is an absolute marvel of a supercar. In 2016, we drove a stunning racing red 488 GTB (it stands for Gran Turismo Berlinetta) coupe. I...
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Husband of congresswoman indicted on theft charges

A California congresswoman whose husband was indicted on theft and conspiracy charges in Connecticut cited an "unexpected family matter" Thursday in withdrawing as a candidate for chair of the House Democratic Caucus.
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A Connecticut attorney's trust account overdraft led to the filing of a presentment (i.e. bar charges). The attorney sought to appeal the presentment on alleged due process grounds, leading to this rejection from the Connecticut Appellate Court This court’s decisions... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
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What Does the Blue Wave Mean for Connecticut Employment Law?

The results are in: The General Assembly and the Governor’s office have been caught up in the Blue Wave in this state.  Instead of a split, the Democratic party will control a sizable majority in both houses and the Governor’s Office. But with Governor-Elect Ned Lamont coming from a business-side perspective and touting the need to grow business in Connecticut, what are we likely to see in the next legislative session? Already legislative leaders are talking about a push for a series of progress...
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