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#TheMarathonContinues: Nipsey Hussle Fans Come Together to Restore Vandalized Mural in Connecticut

A teen girl went viral on social media over the weekend after she defaced a Nipsey Hussle mural in Hartford, Connecticut, and people were understandably pissed about the blatant disrespect.But less than 24 hours later, Nipsey fans came together to restore the mural honoring the slain rapper.According to The Shade Room, at least 25 people came together to help fix the vandalized mural in the rain.Two women in particular, Deja Robertson and her mother, and a man named Joey, reportedly painted over...
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U.S. Home Sellers Realized Average Price Gain Of $57,500 In First Quarter Of 2019, Down Slightly From Last Quarter

U.S. Average Homeownership Tenure Dips to 8.05 Years and Posts Biggest Annual Increase Since Q4 2015; Denver, Austin, Dallas and Nashville Sales Prices 50+ Percent Above Pre-Recession Peaks Irvine, CA – April 25, 2019 (PRNewswire) ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database and first property data provider of Data-as-a-Service (DaaS), today released its Q1 2019 U.S. Home Sales Report, which shows that homeowners who sold in the first quarter realized an average pri...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, Radio, Dallas, Miami, Nashville, Detroit, San Francisco California, Austin Texas, Boston Massachusetts, Memphis Tennessee, Atlanta Georgia, Raleigh North Carolina, Miami Florida, Nashville Tennessee


Redfin Report: Detroit, Indianapolis and Buffalo Among the Least Disaster-Prone and Most Affordable Places to Live

Redfin Analysis Uses “Natural Disaster Hazard Score” to Rate the 50 Biggest U.S. Metro Areas by Frequency of Earthquakes, Fires, Floods, Tornadoes and Hurricanes Seattle, WA – April 11, 2019 (PRNewswire) (NASDAQ: RDFN) — Providence, Rhode Island, Detroit, Michigan and Hartford, Connecticut are the least disaster-prone metro areas in the country, according to Redfin, (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. In a new report, Redfin rated the 50 biggest metro areas accord...
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Ahead of WrestleMania 35, Here Are 34 Years of Main-Event Winners (Photos)

Female wrestlers are set to headline a WrestleMania for the first time ever, with WWE Superstars Ronda Rousey, Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch facing off in a winner-take-all main event this weekend. Both the women’s “Raw” and “SmackDown” titles will be on the line this Sunday — someone is going to have to make some suitcase space.Yes, the groundbreaking booking means men have closed the so-called Super Bowl of sports entertainment for the past 34 straight years. But who has been bathed in audie...
Tags: News, Atlanta, Nevada, John Cena, Boston Massachusetts, Hulk Hogan, Atlantic City New Jersey, Houston Texas, Hartford Connecticut, Pontiac Michigan, Steve Austin, Lawrence Taylor, Chris Jericho, Randy Orton, Becky Lynch, Shawn Michaels


2nd woman recounts unwanted touching by Joe Biden

By THOMAS BEAUMONT and STEPHEN BRAUN WASHINGTON — Aides to Joe Biden are striking a more aggressive tone as the former vice president faces scrutiny over his past behavior toward women. In a statement Monday, Biden spokesman Bill Russo blasted “right wing trolls” from “the dark recesses of the internet” for conflating images of Biden embracing acquaintances, colleagues and friends in his official capacity during swearing-in ceremonies with uninvited touching. The move came on a day in which a se...
Tags: Washington, White House, Elizabeth Warren, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, Connecticut, Warren, Associated Press, Nevada, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Kirsten Gillibrand, Julie Pace, Beaumont


546 Women Take Flight at NEAM

The Women Take Flight event at the New England Air Museum was held March 9, 2019, to commemorate Women’s History Month and in conjunction with Women of Aviation Worldwide Week. Visitors of all ages celebrated women’s contributions to aerospace history through a variety of hands-on activities, special events, and guest lecturers. In addition to the lectures, Women Take Flight offered visitors the opportunity to meet women pilots, engineers, and industry professionals who were set up at...
Tags: Youth, Connecticut, Aviation, Air Force, Whitney, UConn, Pratt, Leah, Bradley International Airport, Sikorsky, Hartford Connecticut, University of Connecticut, Aerojet, Shaesta Waiz, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Glenna


Canvas in Hartford Authenticated as Van Gogh Painting

A still life of poppies from the collection Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Connecticut has been authenticated as an authentic Van Gogh, the Art Newspaper reports.  The piece was reviewed by the Van Gogh Museum, which evaluated multiple elements of the work to arrive at its decision to authenticate. Read more at Art […]
Tags: Art, News, Van Gogh, Art News, Minipost, Hartford Connecticut, Van Gogh Museum, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford Authenticated


March Madness 2019: NCAA Tournament South Region breakdown

With so much going on, who can remember what happened the last time Virginia was the No. 1 seed in the South Region? Oh right, everyone does. Last year Virginia became the first No. 1 seed to lose in the first round – and it wasn’t close, with No. 16 UMBC winning by 20. After a stellar regular season – the only losses were to No. 1 overall seed Duke — now the Cavs are right back in the same spot. Will the added motivation lead to their first Final Four in 35 years, or will the added pressure lea...
Tags: Usa, California, Kentucky, Oregon, Virginia, Uncategorized, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Tennessee, Iowa, Nba, Wisconsin, College sports, Ncaa, SEC


Tufts expelled a student for grade hacking. She claims innocence

As she sat in the airport with a one-way ticket in her hand, Tiffany Filler wondered how she would pick up the pieces of her life, with tens of thousands of dollars in student debt and nothing to show for it. A day earlier, she was expelled from Tufts University veterinary school. As a Canadian, her visa was no longer valid and she was told by the school to leave the U.S. “as soon as possible.” That night, her plane departed the U.S. for her native Toronto, leaving any prospect of her becomin...
Tags: Mac, Nsa, India, Toronto, America, Tech, Williams, Xiaomi, MacBook Air, Warner, North America, Dow Jones, Tufts University, HARRIS, Tufts, Tiffany


Southwest Airlines wing scrapes runway during aborted landing in Hartford

A Southwest flight from Orlando to Hartford, Connecticut, ended up diverting to Rhode Island after trying to land three times in high winds.
Tags: News, Rhode Island, Southwest Airlines, Orlando, Southwest, Hartford, Hartford Connecticut


Edward Gorey, Agent of Chaos

None While well-researched biographies typically depend on people who knew and were close to the subject, Mark Dery uses these interviews and quotes differently in this first-ever biography of screenwriter, illustrator and author Edward Gorey, Born to Be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey. From the beginning, Dery makes clear that part of his project is trying to get to the essence of Gorey as a person, and that person's relationship to his creative work. If th...
Tags: Feature, Music, New York, Boston, Massachusetts, Harvard, Harvard University, New York Times, Broadway, Army, Poland, Biography, Bill, Princeton University Press, Edward Gorey, Tony


Giorgione's Painting "La Vecchia" Gets a Facelift Before Traveling from Venice to the USA

Before & After restoration: Giorgione, La Vecchia (particular) © Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venezia (Venice, Italy) The portrait that the mysterious Venetian artist Giorgione painted of his mother, La Vecchia (The Old Woman), around 1508-1510 is heading to the States after a fresh nip and tuck.On Thursday evening, February 7, we had the opportunity to see La Vecchia in her new splendor before she takes center stage at the Cincinnati Art Museum in Ohio from February 15 to May 5. After ...
Tags: Travel, Usa, New York City, US, United States, Ohio, Venice, States, Republic, Genoa, Cincinnati, Cincinnati Art Museum, Hartford, Hartford Connecticut, La Vecchia, Leonardo da Vinci


Giorgione's "La Vecchia" Gets a Facelift Before Traveling from Venice to the USA

Before & After restoration: Giorgione, La Vecchia (particular) © Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venezia (Venice, Italy) The portrait that the mysterious Giorgione painted of his mother, La Vecchia (The Old Woman), around 1508-1510 is heading to the States after a fresh nip and tuck. On Thursday evening, February 7, we had the opportunity to see her in her new splendor before she takes center stage at the Cincinnati Art Museum in Ohio from February 15 to May 5. After that she is going on t...
Tags: Travel, Usa, New York City, US, United States, Ohio, Venice, States, Republic, Genoa, Cincinnati, Cincinnati Art Museum, Hartford, Hartford Connecticut, La Vecchia, Gabriele


Rallies call for release of detained immigration activist

BOSTON (AP) — Rallies at federal immigration offices across the country Wednesday called for the release of Eduardo Samaniego, an immigration activist from Massachusetts facing deportation. In New York City, Los Angles, Boston, Springfield, Massachusetts, and Hartford, Connecticut, small crowds of supporters held signs saying “Free Eduardo Now” and chanted and banged drums as they […]
Tags: News, Boston, Massachusetts, Ap, Nation, Hartford Connecticut, Eduardo Samaniego


Farm Aid Reminds One to Think Globally, Act Locally

Farm Aid is one of the longest-running, if not the longest, charity concert series. The 2018 edition of the festival took place at the Meadows Music Theatre in Hartford, Connecticut, the fest's first visit to the state in its 30-plus-year run. The same team, Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, and Neil Young, behind the first incarnation of the festival, continue to organize and run it. Those three musicians joined a terrific line-up, which included Kacey Musgraves, Dave Matthews with Tim Reynolds...
Tags: Music, Kacey Musgraves, Minneapolis, Neil Young, Brooklyn, Willie Nelson, Nashville, Young, Nelson, Ryley Walker, Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Margo Price, Avett Brothers, Jamey Johnson, Hartford Connecticut


Supporters of immigrant block Connecticut federal building

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Supporters of a man from Ecuador facing deportation have blocked the doors of the federal building in Hartford, Connecticut. About 20 people holding signs and banners sat down in front of the building Friday morning in support of 44-year-old Nelson Pinos. They are demanding that Immigration and Customs Enforcement allow Pinos […]
Tags: News, Connecticut, Ecuador, Hartford, Hartford Connecticut, Customs Enforcement, Conn AP, Nation & World, Nelson Pinos


Upward Labs raises up to $3.9 mln

Upward Labs has secured up to $3.9 million from Connecticut Innovations. Based in the Hartford, Connecticut area, Upward Labs is an incubator focused on early-stage companies and developing pilot programs in the smart building and aged care market segments. Source: Press Release
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Nassau Re snags $200 mln from Golden Gate

Hartford, Connecticut-based Nassau Re, an insurance company, has secured $200 million from Golden Gate Capital. The capital infusion will be used for growth for the company’s fixed annuity and life insurance businesses. PRESS RELEASE HARTFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nassau Re has secured an additional $200 million of committed equity capital from its existing sponsor, Golden Gate Capital, to support its accelerated growth plans for the company’s fixed annuity and life insurance businesses. Nassau...
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Officer fired after video shows him telling young men he's 'trigger happy' so they shouldn't 'do anything stupid'

A Hartford, Connecticut, police officer has been fired after authorities investigated a video of him telling a group of young men he was "trigger happy," as he warned them not to do "anything stupid."
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Officer fired after video shows him telling young men he's 'trigger happy'

A Hartford, Connecticut, police officer was fired after authorities investigated a video of him telling a group of young men he might shoot them if they fight or run.
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Cop to young men: I'm 'trigger happy'

A Hartford, Connecticut police officer was fired because of these threatening words caught on video.
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'Trigger happy' Connecticut police officer fired

A police officer in Hartford, Connecticut, was fired Wednesday, months after video surfaced of him telling a group that he was "trigger happy" while responding to a suspected trespassing call.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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The Ultimate Guide to Katharine Hepburn's Style

We've been breaking down our list of 16 classic fashion icons everyone should know. Last week, we covered Lucille Ball, queen of American entertainment. This week, we're going back to the 1940s to take a look at one of cinema's greatest stars, Katharine Hepburn. View the original article to see embedded media. Katharine is the most decorated actor in Oscars history! She's a movie legend and pioneered a new movement in women's fashion. Keep reading to find out more about her career, accomplishmen...
Tags: Hollywood, College, Inspiration, Broadway, Philadelphia, 1940s, Lucille Ball, Katharine, Katherine, Hartford Connecticut, Hepburn, Katharine Hepburn, Daniel Day Lewis, Bryn Mawr College, Classic Style, Movie fashion


Sport Of Squash Helps Low-Income Kids Earn Prep School Scholarships

Two young women from Hartford, Connecticut, are now at prestigious boarding schools thanks to a free program in the city that teaches the game.
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A Chinese media mogul is building out a nearly $300 million crypto hub in an unlikely city, and it could include a college focused completely on fintech

A Chinese billionaire named Bruno Wu is building out a nearly $300 million crypto innovation hub in an unlikely place — Hartford, Connecticut.  Part of the plan includes a fintech college, according to documents reviewed by Business Insider.  A little-known Chinese financial technology company is making a big splash in Connecticut's state capital with a plan for a nearly $300 million crypto innovation hub.  Seven Stars Cloud, a company led by China-born media-mogul-turned-tech-entrepreneur ...
Tags: China, America, Trends, Connecticut, Cigna, New York University, Yale University, Hartford, Hartford Connecticut, Wu, New Haven, Mike Novogratz, Bruno Wu, Miha Grcar, Grcar, Hartford Connecticut Part


Aetna easily exceeds 2Q expectations

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Aetna is posting strong profit numbers, easily beating second-quarter expectations on Wall Street.The Hartford, Connecticut, health insurer on Thursday reported earnings of $1.21 billion, or $3.67 per share.... [Author: [email protected]]
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Travel: See where Mark Twain slept – and wrote his masterpieces

If you’re a Mark Twain enthusiast and up for an adventure, visit Hartford, Connecticut. It may not be the riverside town of Hannibal, Missouri, where he grew up, or the storied California gold country, but it was his home from 1874 to 1891 – and you can say you’ve stepped foot in the place where he penned “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” and “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” Guests are not allowed into Samuel Clemens’s home alone – he collected many valuable things over the years, as one can imagi...
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Soaring Growth of Urban Neighborhoods Shows Transformation into Highly Diverse, Distinct Areas Drawing a Range of Residents and Workers, Says New Urban Land Institute Report

“New Geography of Urban Neighborhoods” Explores Urban Evolution Washington, D.C. – June 20, 2018 (PRNewswire-USNewswire) New research from the Urban Land Institute shows that the population of urban neighborhoods in many metropolitan areas is growing as quickly or nearly as quickly as that of suburban neighborhoods, reflecting ongoing consumer demand – particularly among younger households — for living environments that are convenient to jobs, transit, and urban amenities, and which are highly w...
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United States: Most Claims Either Expressly Or Impliedly Preempted In Breast Implant Decision Out Of The Northern District Of Illinois - Reed Smith

Permit us to recount a recent travel misadventure, though whatever eventual connection we draw to today's case will be specious at best. Last Friday, we traveled from Philadelphia to Hartford, Connecticut for a deposition.
Tags: News, United States, Philadelphia, Hartford Connecticut, Northern District Of Illinois Reed Smith


African American Music Month Turns 39

It's been almost forty years since president Jimmy Carter established African-American Music Month to recognize the cultural contribution of black musicians. Here William Glanz explores the origins of the month, and the effect it's had on music consumption and beyond. ______________________________ Guest post by William Glanz of Soundexchange Something funny happened in the 39 years since President Jimmy Carter established Black Music Month to recognize the contributions of black...
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