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New Haven prepares for week of action for jobs

Actions include supporting the emergency need for massive public works jobs to restart the economy and aid communities, to be paid for by taxing the rich and ending the wars.

Routine teen-aged HIV test proposed by doctors

The Center for Disease Control has called for universal testing of all patients between the ages of 16 and 64. However, the U.S. Public Health Service has not endorsed the proposal.

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NY families demand millionaire tax extension

Cuomo, who ran on a no-tax pledge, along with the GOP, opposes extension of a tax on millionaires.

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Were college football profits protected at the expense of sexually abused children?

There is no escaping the charges Joe Paterno, his staff and his superiors including the entire Penn State University Board of Trustees should face.

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Cooper Union students fight to keep school tuition free

The announcement by Cooper Union President Jamshed Bharucha that his institution may have to charge tuition has caught student, faculty and alumni off guard -but has solidly united them.

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More elderly are poor; net worth for young people worsens

The U.S. Census Bureau calculates that nearly twice as many older Americans qualify as poor than had been previously thought. At the same time, net worth disparity between younger and older is at an all-time high.

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Youth march calls for jobs and end to violence

The young people, mainly high school students who organized the event, marched in front, holding pictures of the 29 youth in New Haven killed by violence this year.

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Students: Obama loan relief plan good first step, more needed

Student activists say the president's executive order on the issue is not nearly enough to tackle the larger student debt crisis.

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New Haven joins Occupy Movement

On October 15th, New Haven joined the Occupy Movement with a kick-off march of 1,000 people on the New Haven Green.

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Millions wear purple, GOP hopeful bashes gays

Millions are wearing purple Thursday to mark the second annual Spirit Day, when people put on the color purple to show support for LGBT youth.

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