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  1. Lawsuit: Detained transgender teen treated as boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The York Daily Record

    A 16-year-old transgender girl being held at a boys' detention center alleged that staff members are repeatedly referring to her by her male birth name and male pronouns, forcing her to wear boys' uniforms and banning her from wearing her wig and makeup. The new accusations come in an amended lawsuit filed in federal court Monday.

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  2. Self-Storage Operator Tuxis Corp. Reports 3Q 2014 Financial ResultsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Inside Self-Storage

    Tuxis Corp., which operates self-storage facilities in Connecticut and New York, reported its financial results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30. The company recorded a net loss of $12,538, or $0.01 per share, for the quarter, compared to a net loss of $1,183, or $0.00 per share, during the same period in 2013.

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  3. David and Barbara Roux Provide Historic $10 Million Gift to Advance...Read the original story

    Tuesday | Freshnews

    The Jackson Laboratory today announced that technology investor David Roux and his wife Barbara have gifted $10 million to support research and find cures for genetically-based diseases. The center will be based at the Laboratory's locations in both Maine and Connecticut.

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  4. Required Consideration Lacking For Replacement Employment ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | jdsupra.com

    A September 23rd Connecticut Appellate Court decision tells a cautionary tale for employers drafting employment contracts intended to replace earlier contracts. Thoma v.

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  5. Residents plan to pack up as Loop 202 expansion plan rolls onRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    The Arizona Department of Transportation has sent a letter to 175 homeowners informing them of the expansion plans for the Loop 202 freeway in the south Valley. "We're still upside down in our house and we don't want to be forced into a new home we have to pay money up front.

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  6. Canterbury School in New Milford, Conn., holds it's 97th graduation exercises Tuesday, May 27, 2014.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Darien News-Review

    Business Insider recently ranked the top 50 most expensive schools in the country, and seven Connecticut schools made the list - three made the top 10. Click though to see the priciest private schools in Connecticut and where they fall in the top 50. Visit businessinsider.com for the full list and more information. "Rankings are based on tuition and fees for daytime-only students in grades 9 through 12 for the 2014-2015 school year.

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  7. Signage from an April protest that called for the release of the transgender teen.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WTNH

    Lawyers for a 16-year-old transgender girl detained in Connecticut say she's being forced to wear male clothing and staff members keep calling her by her male birth name. The new allegations come in a revised federal lawsuit filed Monday.

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  8. Distracted driving number one killer of teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WTNH

    With the start of National Teen Driver Safety Week, Connecticut State officials are coming together to talk about teen driving safety, and encouraging parents to get involved. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens ranging in age from 14 to 18 in the United States.

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  9. Convicted murderer sues to end prison porn banRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | UPI

    A man serving a prison sentence for murder in Connecticut is suing the state over its ban on printed pornography in prisons. Dwight Pink, Jr., 40, who is serving a 56-year sentence for a 1998 murder, filed a lawsuit challenging the state's ban on printed materials depicting nudity or sexual activity , alleging the ban is an infringement of his right to free speech.

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  10. A Closer Look At Governor's Races In Kansas, Colorado, ConnecticutRead the original story

    Tuesday | WNYC-AM New York

    Next month we could see a historic gubernatorial election. Not since 1984 have more than six sitting governors lost in any one election, but this year, almost a dozen incumbents are in trouble.

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  11. David and Barbara Roux provide historic $10 million gift to advance genomic medicine research at JAXRead the original story

    Tuesday | PressReleasePoint

    The Jackson Laboratory has announced that technology investor David Roux and his wife Barbara have gifted $10 million to support research and find cures for genetically based diseases. The center will be based at the Laboratory's locations in both Maine and Connecticut.

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  12. Argentina demands 'Top Gear' apology from BBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Brush News-Tribune

    Argentina's ambassador to Britain is demanding an apology from the BBC over an ill-fated trip by car show "Top Gear" to the South American country. The program's crew had to leave Argentina hastily last month after they faced violent protests for driving a car with license plate H982 FKL - interpreted by some as a reference to the 1982 Falklands War.

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  13. 'SNL' adds black woman to cast from writers roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Brush News-Tribune

    "Saturday Night Live" is giving its on-screen diversity another boost. NBC says the comic institution is adding Leslie Jones to its cast.

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  14. Puppy found during Massachusetts drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Brush News-Tribune

    The little dog was separated from its mother too soon and got sick and dehydrated, but is now recovering at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Waltham. HARTFORD, Conn.

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  15. Store clerk tells bandit to bug off with spray canRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Brush News-Tribune

    A western Pennsylvania convenience store clerk told a would-be bandit to bug off by spraying the suspect with a can of insecticide. That's when store clerk Annabelle Miller tells WJAC-TV she took matters - and the can of bug spray - into her own hands.

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  16. High school football playoff standingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lowell Sun

    Chelmsford and Lowell High are both currently in the MIAA playoffs, but both face important games Friday night. Left: Chelmsford's Nick Philippon.

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  17. Homes found for 24 Salem bearded dragonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Deming Headlight

    A Salem woman says an outpouring of support from all over the country will save 24 bearded dragons she has to move or face eviction from her mobile home park. The Statesman Journal reports reptile rescuer Sherrie Baldwin is giving away her pet lizards this week - only requiring the new owners provide veterinary care.

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  18. Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison for killing girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Deming Headlight

    Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Delivering her sentence, Judge Thokozile Masipa cited the "gross negligence" the double-amputee Olympic runner showed when he shot Steenkamp multiple times through a toilet cubicle door in his home.

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  19. Burlington teachers union, school board ratify contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Brattleboro Reformer

    The South Burlington School Board and the teachers union have ratified a three-year contract for teachers following a four-day strike last week. The board says the contract provides a salary increase and continues the teachers' current health care plan, with increased contributions.

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  20. Baker, Coakley make pitch to black ministersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Harvard Hillside

    Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker made back-to-back pitches to the Black Ministerial Alliance in Roxbury on Monday morning as both candidates continue to court support for their gubernatorial campaigns in Boston's minority neighborhoods. Coakley, who was joined by Gov. Deval Patrick, differentiated after the meeting between her support for a broad expansion of early education and Baker's more targeted plan for pre-school in urban centers.

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