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    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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    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: Stella Wang

    Hometown Hero: Stella Wang

    Stella Wang is a volunteer for Food Rescue U.S. She picks up and delivers un-used food from grocery stores. The nonprofit's mission is to save food that would be thrown away due to sell-by dates but is still fresh and edible.
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    North Korea's Kim will go into Putin summit needing a win

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    As North Korean leader Kim Jong Un heads into his first summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, he has a long wish list and a strong desire to mark a win after his failed Trump summit _ but will Putin oblige?.
    As North Korean leader Kim Jong Un heads into his first summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, he has a long wish list and a strong desire to mark a win after his failed Trump summit _ but will Putin oblige?.
  • Sri Lanka minister: Easter bombings a response to NZ attacks

    Sri Lanka minister: Easter bombings a response to NZ attacks

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 12:11 AM EDT2019-04-23 04:11:29 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Investigators at the scene of a suicide bombing at St. Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 22, 2019. Easter Sunday bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites was Sri Lanka's deadliest violence s...(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Investigators at the scene of a suicide bombing at St. Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 22, 2019. Easter Sunday bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites was Sri Lanka's deadliest violence s...
    (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Investigators at the scene of a suicide bombing at St. Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 22, 2019. Easter Sunday bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites was Sri Lanka's deadliest violence s...(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Investigators at the scene of a suicide bombing at St. Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 22, 2019. Easter Sunday bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites was Sri Lanka's deadliest violence s...
    Police arrest 40 suspects as emergency takes effect giving the military war-time powers; death toll of Easter bombings rises to 310.
    Police arrest 40 suspects as emergency takes effect giving the military war-time powers; death toll of Easter bombings rises to 310.
  • Myanmar court rejects appeal of jailed Reuters reporters

    Myanmar court rejects appeal of jailed Reuters reporters

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    Myanmar's Supreme Court has rejected the final appeal of two Reuters journalists and upheld seven-year prison sentences for their reporting on the military's brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.
    Myanmar's Supreme Court has rejected the final appeal of two Reuters journalists and upheld seven-year prison sentences for their reporting on the military's brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.
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    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Evan Vucci, File). FILE - This combination file photo, shows Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 9, 2019, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Feb. 28, 2019. When Kim ...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Evan Vucci, File). FILE - This combination file photo, shows Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 9, 2019, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Feb. 28, 2019. When Kim ...
    As North Korean leader Kim Jong Un heads into his first summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, he has a long wish list and a strong desire to mark a win after his failed Trump summit _ but will Putin oblige?.
    As North Korean leader Kim Jong Un heads into his first summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, he has a long wish list and a strong desire to mark a win after his failed Trump summit _ but will Putin oblige?.
  • Surveillance clips show Chinese billionaire with accuser

    Surveillance clips show Chinese billionaire with accuser

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    Surveillance videos posted to a Chinese social media site show JD.com founder Richard Liu walking with the woman who accused him of rape.
    Surveillance videos posted to a Chinese social media site show JD.com founder Richard Liu walking with the woman who accused him of rape.
  • A Trump Fed choice steps aside, and another faces new doubts

    A Trump Fed choice steps aside, and another faces new doubts

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    (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo, Herman Cain, CEO, The New Voice, speaks during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington. Trump says Herman Cain withdraws from consideration for Fed seat a...(AP Photo/Molly Riley, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo, Herman Cain, CEO, The New Voice, speaks during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington. Trump says Herman Cain withdraws from consideration for Fed seat a...
    (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo, Herman Cain, CEO, The New Voice, speaks during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington. Trump says Herman Cain withdraws from consideration for Fed seat a...(AP Photo/Molly Riley, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo, Herman Cain, CEO, The New Voice, speaks during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington. Trump says Herman Cain withdraws from consideration for Fed seat a...
    President Donald Trump says 2012 presidential candidate Herman Cain has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve's board amid a focus on past scandals.
    President Donald Trump says 2012 presidential candidate Herman Cain has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve's board amid a focus on past scandals.
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