Americas modern poll tax

Opinion As the race for the White House gears up, one can’t help but think back to when George W. Bush and Al Gore were locked in a desperately close race to become the 43rd president of the United States. The nation became all too familiar with terms like “butterfly ballots” and “pregnant chads.”


A Cintas drivers story

Laundry truck driver Mark Fragola may suffer from respiratory ailments the rest of his life. After two years of driving a delivery truck for Cintas Corp. in Branford, Conn., the 31-year-old father of two sought medical attention for excruciating headaches.


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