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By Guest Author On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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U.S. States Taking Action and Committing to the Paris Climate Agreement

Many people around the nation and the world were extremely disappointed with President Trump’s decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement recently. Now, the United States joins only Nicaragua and war-torn Syria More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
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Abstinence coordinator Erin Shubik: ‘There is no safe sex’ calling for purity, explaining ‘Why Wait’

While most teenagers would probably tune out another sex education lecture in school, thinking they’ve heard it all before, abstinence counselor Erin (Falce) Shubik is shocking students with facts about sex. Shubik More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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The Most Selective Ivy League Schools Revealed

The Ivy League School selections were released in March and clearly showed which schools were the most selective when it came to taking on new students.  Although most Ivy League schools are notoriously hard to More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Bernie Sanders announces the ‘Raise the Wage Act’ to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour

On Wednesday, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced legislation that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour to a crowd of hundreds of low-wage More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as CIA director, but Chuck Schumer lost credibility for reneging on ‘the deal’

The Senate confirmed Representative Mike Pompeo (R-Kansas) to lead the CIA in the closest confirmation vote for the Trump cabinet members with the two Democratic Senators from Connecticut delayed by the weather. With More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Betsy DeVos ‘Parents no longer believe that a one-size-fits-all model of learning’ and want choice

Betsy DeVos endured her US Senate hearing to join the Trump cabinet, professing her philosophy of choice and support the expansion of public charter schools and private school vouchers. DeVos is set to run the Education More...

By Judy Aron On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Martin Luther King Jr And His Guns

“MLK had a houseful of guns. Ironically, he was turned down for a carry permit, because, being African American, he was deemed by local law enforcement to be “not suitable.” Yes – you heard More...

By Judy Aron On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. VIDEOS

1962 New York World-Telegram and the Sun staff photographer Martin Luther King, Jr., half-length portrait, facing left, with left arm raised, at freedom rally, Washington Temple Church / World Telegram & Sun More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, January 1st, 2017
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Travis Ward, Jacquan Graves identified as victims shot, killed at Connecticut Meek Mill concert

Two men were killed and another two injured at Meek Mill concert in Wallingford, Connecticut Friday night. The two have been identified as Travis Ward, 31, and Jacquan Graves, 20. The investigation is ongoing More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016
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Jan Schakowsky, Barbara Lee rally House Democrats to protect abortion funding, battle over Hyde Amendment

This week, 105 Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives, led by Congresswoman Barbara Lee, sent a letter to President-elect Trump urging the elimination of the Hyde Amendment. Federal restrictions More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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Weird Christmas flashback: Ruth Wagner uses stolen Christmas ornament to stab pursuer

Five years ago comes a strange, strange story of a thief turned stabbing suspect. Yes, a woman steals a Christmas ornament, but when the merchant notices and chases, the woman stabs the vendor — so bad, that More...

By Guest Author On Friday, November 11th, 2016
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Connecticut’s DCF Frequently Takes Custody of ‘Special Needs’ Children, Data Shows

The state of Connecticut’s Department of Children and Families (DCF) has taken custody of over 860 children since 2011 because parents could not provide or afford “specialized” care for physical More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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‘Newtown’ documentary coming to theaters on November 2

On December 14, 2012 the lives of the residents of Newtown, Connecticut and the nation were changed forever. Today, the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting still stands as the deadliest massacre of children in More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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ACLU objects to Connecticut high school honoring police and military

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) spoke out against a special ceremony held prior to the Middletown South high school football game that honored the men and women in uniform, claiming that there is “systemic More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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Congress unites to override Obama’s veto of 9/11 victim bill, JASTA, allowing families to sue Saudis

Congress overwhelmingly rejected President Obama’s veto of legislation allowing families of the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks to sue the government of Saudi Arabia, handing him the first veto override More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Toby Mac announces 2017 Hits Deep tour dates, cities

Announced on K-LOVE/AIR1, TobyMac shared the diverse line-up for his 2017 “HITS DEEP Tour” including Matt Maher, Mandisa, Mac Powell from Third Day, Capital Kings, Ryan Stevenson and Hollyn who will join him More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 18th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton ad, Democrats, Florida’s Bob Graham call on Donald Trump to release his tax returns

Democratic allies are stepping up their battle with Donald Trump over his tax returns, launching a new attack ad blasting the Republican nominee for not releasing the documents while pushing a pointed piece of legislation More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, July 11th, 2016
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Zoe Saldana reflects on growing up on ‘Star Trek’ Original series, learning on ‘Avatar’ and ‘GATG 2’

Star Trek Beyond arrives next week, just in time for the 50th Anniversary of the Original Series and star Zoe Saldana discussed the franchise, working in Sci-Fi, her Avatar role and much more with Australia’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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Anti-gun Mike Lupica, NY Daily News, lies in attack on NRA, Wayne LaPierre ‘a phony patriot’

The NY Daily News continues the attack on the National Rifle Association, gun owners and Wayne LaPierre after the NRA chief appeared on Face the Nation with John Dickerson. Beginning with a Tokyo Rose label, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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Senate follows Orlando terrorist attack with vote on gun laws, limits on second amendment

The U.S. Senate will vote on four new gun proposals Monday after Muslim terrorist Omar Mateen murdered 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando and injured many others. These are the amendments to a Justice Department More...


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