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Ned Gerard / AP

The families of victims from the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting were back in court on Monday. They were defending the merits of their lawsuit against Remington Arms before a Connecticut Superior Court in Bridgeport.

Mike Groll / AP

The New York State Farm Bureau is inserting itself into a legal fight over whether farmworkers can be allowed to unionize.

The New York Civil Liberties Union is suing the state for the right of farm laborers to collectively bargain with their employers, and Governor Cuomo said earlier this year that he would not defend the state in the lawsuit.

Hans Pennink / AP

What began in January as an ambitious reform package to address a wave of corruption at the Capitol, proposed by Governor Cuomo, dwindled to just two proposals by the time the session closed in the pre-dawn hours of Saturday morning. 

Ties That Bind: How A Patron Saved His Bookbinder

Jun 20, 2016
Patron and Bookbinder
Cassandra Basler / WSHU

 

When George Kirkpatrick woke up one day in 2009, he had no idea what anyone around him was saying.

“It may sound strange, but all I could do was laugh. I couldn’t believe people could make such strange sounds!” Kirkpatrick remembered.

The Hope for Youth family services organization is opening an emergency youth shelter on Tuesday morning in Suffolk County to help address the growing number of runaway and homeless children on Long Island.  

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