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    Hometown Hero Information

    Do you know a Hometown Hero? Call, write, or email News 12 Connecticut and that person could be featured on News 12 Connecticut's Hometown Hero segment every Wednesday. 

    Do you know a Hometown Hero? Call, write, or email News 12 Connecticut and that person could be featured on News 12 Connecticut's Hometown Hero segment every Wednesday. 

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    Hometown Hero photos

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    Olsen is the board chair of Fairfield County's Community Foundation and chairs its executive committee. As chair, she is involved with the foundation's annual Giving Day.Olsen is the board chair of Fairfield County's Community Foundation and chairs its executive committee. As chair, she is involved with the foundation's annual Giving Day.
    Olsen is the board chair of Fairfield County's Community Foundation and chairs its executive committee. As chair, she is involved with the foundation's annual Giving Day.Olsen is the board chair of Fairfield County's Community Foundation and chairs its executive committee. As chair, she is involved with the foundation's annual Giving Day.

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  • Hometown Hero: Michael Fedak

    Hometown Hero: Michael Fedak

    Michael and Kelly Fedak of Fairfield started the Only You Foundation for children with special needs in memory of their son who passed in 2013.
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  • Samsung's folding phone hits the US

    Samsung's folding phone hits the US

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    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2019, file photo an employee holds the Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy Fold for a photograph at a shopping mall in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung’s folding phone is finally hitting the U.S. Samsung wi...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2019, file photo an employee holds the Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy Fold for a photograph at a shopping mall in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung’s folding phone is finally hitting the U.S. Samsung wi...
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2019, file photo an employee holds the Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy Fold for a photograph at a shopping mall in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung’s folding phone is finally hitting the U.S. Samsung wi...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2019, file photo an employee holds the Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy Fold for a photograph at a shopping mall in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung’s folding phone is finally hitting the U.S. Samsung wi...
    Samsung's folding phone will finally make it to the US this week after early delays.
    Samsung's folding phone will finally make it to the US this week after early delays.
  • Facebook suspends thousands of apps but user impact unclear

    Facebook suspends thousands of apps but user impact unclear

    Friday, September 20 2019 2:16 PM EDT2019-09-20 18:16:03 GMT
    Tuesday, September 24 2019 5:06 AM EDT2019-09-24 09:06:31 GMT
    Facebook says it has suspended "tens of thousands" of apps made by about 400 developers as part of its investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
    Facebook says it has suspended "tens of thousands" of apps made by about 400 developers as part of its investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
  • UK, France Germany blame Iran for Saudi oil attacks

    UK, France Germany blame Iran for Saudi oil attacks

    Monday, September 23 2019 1:06 AM EDT2019-09-23 05:06:34 GMT
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    (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson boards his plane at London's Heathrow Airport as he heads off for the annual United Nations General Assembly in New York, Sunday Sept. 22, 2019.(Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson boards his plane at London's Heathrow Airport as he heads off for the annual United Nations General Assembly in New York, Sunday Sept. 22, 2019.
    (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson boards his plane at London's Heathrow Airport as he heads off for the annual United Nations General Assembly in New York, Sunday Sept. 22, 2019.(Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson boards his plane at London's Heathrow Airport as he heads off for the annual United Nations General Assembly in New York, Sunday Sept. 22, 2019.
    U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson says Britain has concluded Iran was responsible for attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, and the U.K. will consider taking part in a U.S.-led military effort to bolster the...
    U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson says Britain has concluded Iran was responsible for attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, and the U.K. will consider taking part in a U.S.-led military effort to bolster the Gulf kingdom's defenses.
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  • Macron urges French climate protesters to target Poland

    Macron urges French climate protesters to target Poland

    Monday, September 23 2019 12:56 PM EDT2019-09-23 16:56:15 GMT
    Tuesday, September 24 2019 5:06 AM EDT2019-09-24 09:06:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus). A woman holds an upside down portrait of French President Emmanuel Macron during a climate demonstration, in Paris, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. Scuffles broke out in Paris between some violent activists and police which respond...(AP Photo/Thibault Camus). A woman holds an upside down portrait of French President Emmanuel Macron during a climate demonstration, in Paris, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. Scuffles broke out in Paris between some violent activists and police which respond...
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus). A woman holds an upside down portrait of French President Emmanuel Macron during a climate demonstration, in Paris, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. Scuffles broke out in Paris between some violent activists and police which respond...(AP Photo/Thibault Camus). A woman holds an upside down portrait of French President Emmanuel Macron during a climate demonstration, in Paris, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. Scuffles broke out in Paris between some violent activists and police which respond...
    French President Emmanuel Macron has annoyed Poland by urging France's climate activists to move their protests from Paris to the EU nations that is heavily dependent on coal.
    French President Emmanuel Macron has annoyed Poland by urging France's climate activists to move their protests from Paris to the EU nations that is heavily dependent on coal.
  • Facebook suspends thousands of apps but user impact unclear

    Facebook suspends thousands of apps but user impact unclear

    Friday, September 20 2019 2:16 PM EDT2019-09-20 18:16:03 GMT
    Tuesday, September 24 2019 5:06 AM EDT2019-09-24 09:06:31 GMT
    Facebook says it has suspended "tens of thousands" of apps made by about 400 developers as part of its investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
    Facebook says it has suspended "tens of thousands" of apps made by about 400 developers as part of its investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
  • EU top court rules in favor of Google on search engine issue

    EU top court rules in favor of Google on search engine issue

    Tuesday, September 24 2019 4:26 AM EDT2019-09-24 08:26:01 GMT
    Tuesday, September 24 2019 5:06 AM EDT2019-09-24 09:06:29 GMT
    The European Union's top court says Google doesn't have to extend the EU's "right to be forgotten" rules to its search engines globally.
    The European Union's top court says Google doesn't have to extend the EU's "right to be forgotten" rules to its search engines globally.
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