July

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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.

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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Outrage boils over at voter suppression ruling

Outrage at a new attempt by Republicans to suppress voting in heavily Democratic Cuyahoga County boiled over Monday...

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Going to church to fight wage theft

Kordsmeier visited different congregations as part of an effort to build a coalition of "unions, churches, and community groups" to stand against wage theft.

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Grocery prices soar as drought intensifies

One hundred miles south of the Aldi's supermarket last Saturday, as far as you could see in the cornfields, the plants were wilting under a blazing sun.

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NOW: Women workers of the world, organize!

Feminists and labor activists at this month's NOW 2012 National Conference discussed women's roles and rights in the national and global economy.

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Romney confronted in the air, on land, and at sea!

Nearly 100 demonstrators - with air support from a plane flying a banner - protested Mitt Romney's big fundraiser yesterday.

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Watsonville teachers, students challenge methyl iodide

A giant Japanese chemical company announced on March 20 that it would no longer sell methyl iodide in the U.S. for use as a pesticide.