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  1. For Syrian Refugees In Connecticut, A Helping Hand From Private Volunteers

    Refugees are adjusting to life in Connecticut, where a program pairs them with private citizens who provide support for their resettlement. "I have a chance as much as anybody else," says one refugee.
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  2. Diwali Dilemma: My Complicated Relationship With The Swastika

    While most Westerners see the swastika as a symbol of Nazi Germany or white supremacy, it has been a symbol of good fortune in Asia thousands of years before Hitler.
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  3. Democrats Squeak Out Win In New Hampshire Senate; Will Pick Up Total Of 2 Seats

    New Hampshire GOP Sen. Kelly Ayotte conceded to Gov. Maggie Hassan on Wednesday evening. The Democratic nominee won by just 1,023 votes.
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  4. Wheelchair Sports Camp Teams With Sage Francis And The Late Ikey Owens For Debut LP

    Wheelchair Sports Camp has spent years establishing a reputation as "Denver's biggest smallest band" through live shows, EPs and singles that blend Kalyn Heffernan's rap lyrics with rock, jazz and even country instruments. Their music has won them fans like rapper Sage Francis and landed them on the cover of The Village Voice. This month the band released their debut studio album, "No Big Deal." They worked with keyboardist and producer Isaiah "Ikey" Owens on the album shortly before his death in 2014. Wheelchair Sports Camp returned to our CPR Performance Studio this month to perform some music from the album. They also spoke with Alisha Sweeney about working with the late Owens, signing to Sage Francis' Strange Famous label and getting "roasted" by comedian Jeff Ross at South By Southwest in Austin, Texas.
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  5. Hulk Hogan Reaches Settlement With Gawker Worth Over $31 Million

    This comes after years of litigation in the invasion of privacy lawsuit involving Gawker's publication of a sex tape featuring Bollea and a former friend's wife. The case drove Gawker to bankruptcy.
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  6. 2016 Has Been A Mixed Bag For LGBT Politics

    Last year was one of LGBT triumph: The Supreme Court made same-sex marriage legal throughout the country. But in 2016, post-marriage LGBT activism has become more complicated, and more state-focused.
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  7. Ad Buys Put Trump Back On The Air In Colorado

    Nearly $1 million in ad contracts with Denver stations have been filed for the GOP candidate.
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  8. Women Record Several 'Firsts' With Wins In U.S. Senate, Elsewhere

    Kamala Harris and Catherine Cortez Masto made historic inroads on Election Day, becoming, respectively, the first biracial woman in the Senate and the first Latina senator.
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  9. EU Will Send Afghans Back To An Increasingly Violent Home Country

    A deal with the Afghan government paves the way for European countries to deport tens of thousands of asylum seekers back to Afghanistan, even as the security situation there worsens.
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  10. 8 Things Congress Actually Did This Year

    It is fair to say that the widely held assumption that Congress gets nothing done doesn't exactly fit in 2015. Some big issues, like guns and immigration, were left on the table, though.
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