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Report: Metro-North Beats LIRR In Efficiency

Apr 19, 2018
John Minchillo / AP

A report from the Citizens Budget Commission, or CBC, that compares Metro-North Railroad to the Long Island Rail Road has shown that Metro-North is significantly more efficient than the LIRR.

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Air quality in our region continues to rank among the worst in the country. The 2018 State of the Air Report from the American Lung Association gave failing grades in air quality to most of the counties in the region.

Join the Conversation: Nadine Strossen

Apr 19, 2018
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Today, we hear too many incorrect assertions that "hate speech"—which has no generally accepted definition—is either absolutely unprotected or absolutely protected from censorship.

Susan Haigh / AP

The Democratic leaders of the Connecticut House of Representatives have pledged to push through a bill that would provide more state assistance to eastern Connecticut homeowners facing the problem of crumbling foundations. They say the bill will be voted on before the legislative session ends in three weeks.  

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Talk show host Alex Jones has responded to a lawsuit from the parents of two children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn. Jones has repeatedly claimed on his website, Infowars, that the shooting was staged.

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