LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Teachers and administrators face new challenges
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Teachers and administrators face new challenges

Dear Editor, Most teachers became educators because they wanted to help children succeed and make a positive difference. However, the profession has experienced many changes, especially over the…

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Danbury High School students see marijuana use as less of a risk than tobacco
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Danbury High School students see marijuana use as less of a risk than tobacco

Marijuana use is seen as less of a risk among teens compared to tobacco, according to an annual survey of ninth, 10th, 11th and 12th-graders conducted by Stand…

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Unemployment among minorities in Connecticut paint a picture of a dire future
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Unemployment among minorities in Connecticut paint a picture of a dire future

Connecticut is getting older, its workforce more diverse and younger, while unemployment is rising. A recent report focused on young workers in the state found that the growth…

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The Brazilian independence, Minas Gerais and Thomas Jefferson Connection
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The Brazilian independence, Minas Gerais and Thomas Jefferson Connection

On September 7, 1822, Brazil declared its independence from Portugal. Today, the date is celebrated in Brazil and by Brazilians living abroad across the globe. The City of…

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IMMIGRATION REFORM : Connecticut finally gets it
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IMMIGRATION REFORM : Connecticut finally gets it

Moderate Democrats working to gather support from Republicans for comprehensive immigration reform sent an ultimatum earlier this month to Speaker John Boehner: introduce a bill by September 30…

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Message to Washington: There is no room for failure
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Message to Washington: There is no room for failure

By El Diario/LaPrensa Editor’s Note: In a united effort, El Diario/LaPrensa, La Opini

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Tribuna re-introduces the Mayor
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Tribuna re-introduces the Mayor

To say that Danbury is a diverse city is an understatement. With over 35 percent of its population being foreign born, civically engaging all cultures and ethnicities is…

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Brazil:
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Brazil:

More than 100,000 people took to the streets in overwhelmingly peaceful protests in at least eight cities in Brazil early this week, voicing frustration over increasing taxes while…

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Lack of Immigration Reform can only yield halfway measures
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Lack of Immigration Reform can only yield halfway measures

Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and a friend of immigration reform, has said that comprehensive reform will overwhelmingly pass the Senate by July 4.

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Letter to the editor: An open later to the community…
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