July

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Romney lags among Jewish voters, offends Palestinians too

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney travelled to Israel hoping to win support among Jewish Americans, but it looks as if U.S. Jewish voters will go heavily for Obama.

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AFL-CIO: Walesa didn't speak for Polish workers at Romney meeting

The largest labor federation in the U.S. is warning Polish communities nationwide that Lech Walesa's meeting with Mitt Romney in Poland this week did not have the support of Polish unions or the labor movement here in America.

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New Haven Rising is launched

The cafeteria at Career High School was overflowing with neighbors of all ages from all parts of New Haven, Black, Latino, and White greeting each other with excitement.

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In Israel, Romney flubs on health care

In yet another foot-in-mouth blunder, Mitt Romney today praised Israel's health care system for its financial efficiency, suggesting the U.S. should follow its example.

Happy birthday, Medicare

Retirees and health care advocates will celebrate the 47th anniversary of Medicare this week in events throughout the country.

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‘Obamacare’ means preventative care for women

"While we celebrate the preventive provisions about to take effect, we must also remember that opponents of the health care law are trying to weaken it."

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Adoption event: Abused Caboodle cats will finally find homes

On August 11 and 12, the ASPCA will host an adoption to find safe homes for cats rescued from the abusive conditions of the Caboodle Ranch.

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Illegal marijuana farms killing wildlife

Researchers have found that commercial anti-rodent chemicals present in illegal pot farms are poisoning and killing animals.

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California water issues make headlines again

Gov. Jerry Brown and U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar unveiled the latest plan to shift more water from the northern part of the state to the south.

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Political heavyweights join battle vs. Minnesota voter ID law

The campaign to oppose voter photo ID represented all three of Minnesota's major political parties.

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