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Harp, Ganim Team Up

by Paul Bass | Oct 3, 2017 12:27 pm | Comments (8)

Jon Greenberg Photo They joined forces on a casino and on a youth summer hoops tournament. They’re joining forces on wooing Amazon. Even their hometown daily newspapers and community colleges have joined forces.

The mayors of New Haven and Bridgeport — until now two parallel urban universes 21 miles apart — have decided it makes sense to do business together in order for both of Connecticut’s two largest cities to grow. And they’re making it a habit.

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“Glimmer Of Hope” Seen On Opioids

by Christopher Peak | Oct 2, 2017 8:01 am | Comments (9)

Christopher Peak Photo Harold Shapiro/Yale Law SchoolOpioids overdoses killed so many people in the past year that Connecticut’s forensic examiners ran out of cooler space for the bodies. And yet professionals at the front lines of the crisis reported on a few reasons for hope: Doctors are prescribing fewer painkillers, while local law enforcement possesses more tools to reverse overdoses and lock up drug dealers who enabled them.

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