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Hartford Leaders, Agencies Engage In Aid Talks And Waiting Game For Puerto Rican Families

Hartford Leaders, Agencies Engage In Aid Talks And Waiting Game For Puerto Rican Families

As people fleeing Puerto Rico begin to trickle into Connecticut, an informal coalition of city officials, philanthropists, hospitals, public schools and faith groups have been mobilizing, even as they face a big unknown: How many families will need their help?

On short notice, scores of representatives from a staggering number of local agencies and private institutions gathered late Thursday afternoon in the former cafeteria of Two Rivers Magnet High School, a now-defunct school south of downtown that is being considered as a possible information hub for new...

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