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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: Ron Herman

    Ron Herman is the chair of the Center for NonProfit Excellence's Advisory Council- which is part of Fairfield County's Community Foundation.

    Ron Herman is the chair of the Center for NonProfit Excellence's Advisory Council- which is part of Fairfield County's Community Foundation.

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    A lawsuit against America’s oldest gunmaker is being watched closely.
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    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is battling to defy the partisan odds in the ruby red South and win reelection to a seat that President Donald Trump wants returned to Republicans.
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    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File). FILE - In this March 1, 2018 file photo, a light advertising Remington products hangs from the ceiling at Duke's Sport Shop in New Castle, Pa. For years, the gun industry has been immune from most lawsuits, but a recent...(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File). FILE - In this March 1, 2018 file photo, a light advertising Remington products hangs from the ceiling at Duke's Sport Shop in New Castle, Pa. For years, the gun industry has been immune from most lawsuits, but a recent...
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File). FILE - In this March 1, 2018 file photo, a light advertising Remington products hangs from the ceiling at Duke's Sport Shop in New Castle, Pa. For years, the gun industry has been immune from most lawsuits, but a recent...(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File). FILE - In this March 1, 2018 file photo, a light advertising Remington products hangs from the ceiling at Duke's Sport Shop in New Castle, Pa. For years, the gun industry has been immune from most lawsuits, but a recent...
    A lawsuit against America’s oldest gunmaker is being watched closely.
    A lawsuit against America’s oldest gunmaker is being watched closely.
  • Oklahoma judge reduces J&J order in opioid lawsuit by $107M

    Oklahoma judge reduces J&J order in opioid lawsuit by $107M

    Friday, November 15 2019 3:17 PM EST2019-11-15 20:17:08 GMT
    Sunday, November 17 2019 12:07 AM EST2019-11-17 05:07:30 GMT
    An Oklahoma judge who last summer ordered consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million to help address the state’s opioid crisis is reducing that amount by $107 million in his final order in the case.
    An Oklahoma judge who last summer ordered consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million to help address the state’s opioid crisis is reducing that amount by $107 million in his final order in the case.
  • Protests grip major Iran cities over gas prices; 1 killed

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    (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi). Vehicles queue to enter a gas station in Tehran, Iran, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. Authorities have imposed rationing and increased the prices of fuel. The decision came following months of speculations about possible rationing afte...(AP Photo/Vahid Salemi). Vehicles queue to enter a gas station in Tehran, Iran, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. Authorities have imposed rationing and increased the prices of fuel. The decision came following months of speculations about possible rationing afte...
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    Protests hit several major cities in Iran over the government cutting back on gasoline subsidies and increasing costs by 50%.
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