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Two residents of Stamford, Connecticut, want to make their city the home of a museum dedicated to black World World II veterans. The Museum of Black WWII History would be the only one of its kind in the country.

Mabel Jorgensen is a lifelong resident of Stamford. She frequently visits the Stamford Government Center, and one day, she noticed a monument for residents who fought in World War II. But one important name was missing.

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Sacred Heart University, the second largest Catholic university in New England, has purchased General Electric's former global headquarters campus in Fairfield, Connecticut, for $31.5 million. University officials say the school is growing rapidly, and the 66-acre property near its main campus in Fairfield was too good to pass up.

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Cuomo on Sunday took a number of steps that he says are in reaction to the divisiveness in the nation that has intensified since the presidential election. Cuomo, without mentioning President-elect Donald Trump by name, said the “ugly discourse” has made him “soul sick” for America. And he says there have been several instances in New York, including swastikas painted on a subway train and in a Buffalo suburb, along with a KKK flier placed on cars on Long Island.

The 1920s is the time. Connecticut and New York are the settings. And the lives of the affluent are the plot of a new novel by Beatriz Williams called, A Certain Age. Book critic Joan Baum has this review.

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With the 2016 election over, analysts are poring over data to try to figure out what the electorate has said. In Connecticut returns show a closer race than had been anticipated, especially in the state Assembly races where the minority Republicans gained seats in the state House of Representatives and are now tied in the Senate.  

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