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Labor Day

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  • Eastern Soccer Captain, Now Cancer-Free, Makes Emotional Return

    Eastern Soccer Captain, Now Cancer-Free, Makes Emotional Return
    WILLIMANTIC — Jon DeCasanova knew something was wrong in June 2012 when he looked in the mirror and saw his eyes had turned yellow. The signs of jaundice would mark the first steps into a living hell of radiation, chemotherapy, badly swollen limbs and belly and, maybe worst of all, the endless wait for an appropriate match for a bone-marrow transplant.
  • More states enforce food stamp work requirements

    WASHINGTON In the coming months, food stamp work requirements suspended during the Great Recession will be reinstated in at least 17 states, jeopardizing benefits for hundreds of thousands of Americans. In those states, work requirements will be back...

    Sunny season draws to a close in Ocean City

    Sunny season draws to a close in Ocean City
    Dumser's soft ice cream cones were still twirled perilously high, Thrashers' french fries were still doused in vinegar, and the surf was clear and cold as ever, but there were signs of change in Ocean City this summer. In some cases, literally: Town...

    Weekly unemployment claims plunge to 280,000, near a 14-year low

    Weekly unemployment claims plunge to 280,000, near a 14-year low
    Initial jobless benefits claims plunged to near a 14-year low last week while the number of people receiving unemployment checks fell to the lowest since before the Great Recession, the Labor Department said Thursday. About 280,000 people filed for...

    Apple tries to assuage privacy fears, puts focus on security

    Apple tries to assuage privacy fears, puts focus on security
    (Reuters) - Apple Inc is making strong efforts to assuage users' fears after taking the heat in the celebrity photo leak scandal that emerged over the Labor Day weekend. Apple CEO Tim Cook provided details of how the company handles users' personal...