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Train Station Clash Erupts At Capitol

by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 21, 2017 7:57 am | Comments (14)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Hartford — The state has a backward vision for the train station, so it needs to hand it over to New Haven to run it right.

The city can barely shovel out the station after 10 inches of snow or protect workers from falling ice, let alone develop it for the future.

State and city officials, along with a chorus of community activists, offered those starkly competing visions Monday at a state legislative hearing room here and in press interviews, as a dispute over the future of Union Station burst into public view.

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“Police Riot” Sparks “Multiple” Reviews

by Paul Bass | Feb 7, 2017 9:36 am | Comments (25)

Eino Sierpe Photo State police are investigating how one of their dogs ended up attacking three cops at a New Haven political protest Saturday.

Paul Bass PhotoCity police are investigating how the state police remained in control of a protest on city streets — and how a non-violent protest ended up in tear gas, arrests, and charges of a “police riot.”

Meanwhile, Buddhist barista Nate Blair was back serving coffee to cops and other regular customers Monday, recovering from a concussion after officers wrestled him to the ground at the protest two days earlier.

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