Clare Secrist

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A school district in Northport, Long Island, was sued last week after school officials allegedly allowed students to be exposed to toxic chemicals over the past decade.

Shelter Island Retires 'Indians' High School Mascot

Sep 3, 2020
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The Shelter Island Board of Education on Long Island has voted to retire its high school’s mascot “the Indians.” The school has used the image of a Native American since 1970.

Connecticut Minimum Wage Increase Takes Effect Today

Sep 1, 2020
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As of Tuesday the minimum wage in Connecticut has been raised to 12 dollars an hour. Under a law signed by Governor Ned Lamont, it will rise to 15-dollars an hour by 2023.