Sexual Harassment

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An anonymous female cadet at the Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point on Long Island said she was raped by her engineering supervisor during a training mission at sea. The allegations were posted on a whistleblower website.

Coast Guard helicopter
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A former leader at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, has been relieved of his command for good.

Sexual harassment
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Connecticut officials said New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s resignation highlights the need to pay more attention to sexual harassment in the workplace.

New York Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul
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Kathy Hochul will be sworn in as New York’s first female governor at midnight after a disgraced Andrew Cuomo resigned to avoid impeachment by the state Legislature.

Bridgeport, Connecticut, City Hall
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A Bridgeport Councilman is facing a police complaint filed by his opponent in next month’s primary. The Connecticut Post reports this is the second complaint councilman Alfredo Castillo has faced this month.