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Twenty die in limo accident

Twenty die in limo accident

Shannon Burns, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2018


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A limo, travelling to a 30th birthday celebration on October 6, crashed in Schoharie, New York, leaving 20 people dead. Investigators continue to investigate the cause of the accident and have found concerns with the vehicle, the driver, and the company the limo was rented from. The 18 individuals in ...

Death row inmate killed while incarcerated

Death row inmate killed while incarcerated

Jasmine Braziel, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2018


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Death row inmate, Jonathan Fajardo (30),  was just the victim of a stabbing that resulted in death. He was an inmate at San Quentin Prison, that was allegedly stabbed by Luis Rodriguez (34). Murder between inmates on death row is very uncommon; the last death row killing between two inmates occur...

Indigenous People’s Day replaces Columbus Day in many communities

Indigenous People’s Day replaces Columbus Day in many communities

Sydney Lauer, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2018


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Many towns and major cities across the country will no longer be celebrating Columbus Day and will instead focus more on honoring those who did discover America and the indigenous people who occupied this land before us. There has been a lot of discussion and debate around the idea of celebrating...

Was Batman almost killed off?

Was Batman almost killed off?

Mohammad Khan, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018


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In the DCEU, Ben Affleck’s Batman death in the war against Darkseid in the Justice League sequel has recently been confirmed by Zack Snyder on the social media app Vero The DCEU is notorious for stirring up controversy between fans. Some enjoy the film universe while others hate it. Now once agai...

Auctioned painting self-destructs

Auctioned painting self-destructs

Jazmin Sanchez, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018


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The painting of a young girl reaching for a red heart shaped balloon ¨Girl with Red Balloon¨ was created by British street artist Banksy and on Friday October 5, 2018 the painting self-destructed at Sotheby's Auction House in London. ¨Girl with Red Balloon¨ was sold for $1.4 million to a mystery...

Chris Long donates his salary to help kids

Chris Long donates his salary to help kids

Hailey Deitelbaum, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018


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Chris Long, defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles, just announced that he will be donating a quarter of his salary to launch “First Quarter for Literacy,” a program focused on increasing early literacy among young children. Based on his salary, after taxes Long will be contributing $400,...

DD employee terminated after dousing a homeless man with water

DD employee terminated after dousing a homeless man with water

Aubrey Lyons, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018


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Last Tuesday, a Dunkin’ Donuts employee in upstate Syracuse, New York was fired for dumping water on a sleeping homeless man, identified as Jeremy Young. A viral video of the incident has surfaced on the internet. In the disturbing video a homeless man is drenched as he sleep and charges his pho...

Connecticut receives a federal grant to aid in the opioid crisis

Connecticut receives a federal grant to aid in the opioid crisis

Jillian Potter, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018


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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has gifted Connecticut a federal grant of ten-million dollars in order to fight opioid addiction and improve mental health services. The primary purpose of the grant was to improve rehabilitation therapy and medical treatments...

The NPD is going pink

The NPD is going pink

Alexus Ferrari and Nick Iannicelli

October 2, 2018


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The Naugatuck Police Department is going pink for breast cancer awareness for the month of October 2018. The officers are raising money to donate to the Susan G. Komen foundation for the fight against breast cancer. The Naugatuck Police union is calling it “Get Your Pink On!” fundraiser for Susa...

Fugitive priest captured

Fugitive priest captured

Faith Arcuri, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2018


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A fugitive priest suspected of sexual abuse in New Mexico and Naugatuck was arrested in New York on September 21. Arthur J. Perrault is accused of sexually assaulting at least 38 boys in New Mexico. He was charged with six counts of criminal aggravated sexual abuse and one count of abusive sexual co...

Texas high school dress code challenged

Texas high school dress code challenged

Carly Grohs, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


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An online petition was posted by Jasmine Richards, a student at Shadow Creek High School in Pearland, Texas to urge administrators to re-examine an antiquated dress code. Last week, a male student also from Shadow Creek High School was told to remove his makeup during school hours because he was in vi...

Cartoonist attacked for negative depiction of Serena Williams

Cartoonist attacked for negative depiction of Serena Williams

Kadrisha Bizati, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


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Serena Williams, an American professional tennis player and mother, was illustrated in a cartoon that has been receiving a profusion amount of backlash, the cartoon was drawn by Mark Knight, an Australian cartoonist. It was released on Sunday, September 9th in the Herald Sun. On Saturday, September ...

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