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Diane Orson

WNPR, Connecticut Public Radio

Diane Orson appears in the following:

What Do Yale Grad Students Want? A Union

Sunday, May 04, 2014

Hundreds of graduate assistants at Yale University say they want to be allowed to decide whether to unionize. Grad students at two nearby universities recently won union recognition after two very different types of organizing campaigns.

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Attorney Dispenses Legal Advice As Well As Shaving Cream

Thursday, August 15, 2013

A Connecticut attorney has opened a shop that combines his passion for the law with his barber skills. Donald Howard says he first got the hybrid-business idea working as a paralegal for a personal injury attorney who doubled as a sports agent. And, a California attorney opened Legal Grind, a coffee house and law office.

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What Will Happen To All The Letters People Sent to Newtown?

Monday, February 25, 2013

In the weeks following the killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, more than a quarter-million cards, letters and gifts have arrived in Newtown, Conn. The town is trying to decide what to do with a collection that quickly outgrew its storage at the municipal building and now fills a warehouse.

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'Million-Dollar Blocks' Map Incarceration's Costs

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Many cities spend millions on prisons annually, and often those moving in and out of jail come from the same neighborhoods. The Justice Mapping Center maps those costs, block by block, to help policymakers visualize where those public dollars are going — and determine if they could be better spent.

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Latinos Allege Police Violence and Intimidation in Connecticut Town

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

All this week, we're reflecting on the major issues of 2010. Immigration remained one of the biggest stories out of southwestern states, like Arizona. But immigration has become a serious issue even in smaller states along the East Coast, like Connecticut. Latino residents of East Haven, Connecticut, have filed a federal lawsuit against their local police department, claiming police have targeted Latinos with violence, harassment and intimidation.

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