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  • Hometown Hero Information

    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

    Monday, March 25 2019 2:27 PM EDT2019-03-25 18:27:01 GMT
    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: Julia SanFilippo

    Hometown Hero: Julia SanFilippo

    Julia SanFilippo, a Stamford teenager, is making sure children are able to receive and give out presents this holiday season. She is a member of the Youth Advisory Council for Kids Helping Kids. She and other volunteers are preparing for the organization's Gift of Giving event, happening Saturday at the Boys & Girls Club.
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  • Iran frees Chinese-American scholar for US-held scientist

    Iran frees Chinese-American scholar for US-held scientist

    Saturday, December 7 2019 5:56 AM EST2019-12-07 10:56:03 GMT
    Sunday, December 8 2019 4:56 AM EST2019-12-08 09:56:22 GMT
    Iran's foreign minister says a detained Princeton graduate student will be exchange for an Iranian scientist held by the U.
    Iran's foreign minister says a detained Princeton graduate student will be exchange for an Iranian scientist held by the U.
  • N. Korea conducts 'important test' at once-dismantled site

    N. Korea conducts 'important test' at once-dismantled site

    Saturday, December 7 2019 8:56 PM EST2019-12-08 01:56:26 GMT
    Sunday, December 8 2019 4:56 AM EST2019-12-08 09:56:19 GMT
    North Korea says it has carried out a “very important test” at its long-range rocket launch site.
    North Korea says it has carried out a “very important test” at its long-range rocket launch site.
  • 'Simplicity is genius': Joshua boxes smart to reclaim titles

    'Simplicity is genius': Joshua boxes smart to reclaim titles

    Saturday, December 7 2019 5:26 PM EST2019-12-07 22:26:22 GMT
    Sunday, December 8 2019 4:56 AM EST2019-12-08 09:56:12 GMT
    (Nick Potts/PA via AP). Defending champion Andy Ruiz Jr., right, during his fight against Britain's Anthony Joshua in their World Heavyweight Championship contest at the Diriyah Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.(Nick Potts/PA via AP). Defending champion Andy Ruiz Jr., right, during his fight against Britain's Anthony Joshua in their World Heavyweight Championship contest at the Diriyah Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
    (Nick Potts/PA via AP). Defending champion Andy Ruiz Jr., right, during his fight against Britain's Anthony Joshua in their World Heavyweight Championship contest at the Diriyah Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.(Nick Potts/PA via AP). Defending champion Andy Ruiz Jr., right, during his fight against Britain's Anthony Joshua in their World Heavyweight Championship contest at the Diriyah Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
    Anthony Joshua has reclaimed his world heavyweight titles by producing a disciplined and smart display to beat Andy Ruiz Jr.
    Anthony Joshua has reclaimed his world heavyweight titles by producing a disciplined and smart display to beat Andy Ruiz Jr.
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  • Nobel laureate: Face up to climate change, no escaping Earth

    Nobel laureate: Face up to climate change, no escaping Earth

    Saturday, December 7 2019 11:16 AM EST2019-12-07 16:16:12 GMT
    Sunday, December 8 2019 4:56 AM EST2019-12-08 09:56:14 GMT
    (Jonas Ekstromer /TT News Agency via AP). Nobel Physics Laureate Didier Queloz speaks during a press conference at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, Sweden Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019.(Jonas Ekstromer /TT News Agency via AP). Nobel Physics Laureate Didier Queloz speaks during a press conference at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, Sweden Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019.
    (Jonas Ekstromer /TT News Agency via AP). Nobel Physics Laureate Didier Queloz speaks during a press conference at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, Sweden Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019.(Jonas Ekstromer /TT News Agency via AP). Nobel Physics Laureate Didier Queloz speaks during a press conference at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, Sweden Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019.
    An astronomer who shares this year's Nobel Physics Prize for discovering a planet outside the Earth's solar system is taking issue with people who shrug off climate change on the grounds that humans will eventually...
    An astronomer who shares this year's Nobel Physics Prize for discovering a planet outside the Earth's solar system is taking issue with people who shrug off climate change on the grounds that humans will eventually leave for distant planets.
  • Reddit bans accounts, suspects possible UK vote interference

    Reddit bans accounts, suspects possible UK vote interference

    Saturday, December 7 2019 12:06 PM EST2019-12-07 17:06:16 GMT
    Sunday, December 8 2019 4:56 AM EST2019-12-08 09:56:23 GMT
    ( Jeff Overs/BBC via AP). Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, left, and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, during a head to head live Election Debate at the BBC TV studios in Maidstone, England, Friday Dec. 6, 2019.  Britain's Brexit is ...( Jeff Overs/BBC via AP). Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, left, and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, during a head to head live Election Debate at the BBC TV studios in Maidstone, England, Friday Dec. 6, 2019. Britain's Brexit is ...
    ( Jeff Overs/BBC via AP). Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, left, and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, during a head to head live Election Debate at the BBC TV studios in Maidstone, England, Friday Dec. 6, 2019.  Britain's Brexit is ...( Jeff Overs/BBC via AP). Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, left, and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, during a head to head live Election Debate at the BBC TV studios in Maidstone, England, Friday Dec. 6, 2019. Britain's Brexit is ...
    The prospect of Russian interference in Britain's election has become an issue again after the social media platform Reddit concluded that leaked government documents on Brexit trade was linked to Russian operators.
    The prospect of Russian interference in Britain's election has become an issue again after the social media platform Reddit concluded that leaked government documents on Brexit trade was linked to Russian operators.
  • New Amazon lease for NY space renews debate over failed deal

    New Amazon lease for NY space renews debate over failed deal

    Saturday, December 7 2019 3:26 PM EST2019-12-07 20:26:24 GMT
    Sunday, December 8 2019 4:56 AM EST2019-12-08 09:56:13 GMT
    Amazon says it has signed a lease for a new office space in Manhattan to house more than 1,500 employees.
    Amazon says it has signed a lease for a new office space in Manhattan to house more than 1,500 employees.
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