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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. 

  • Hometown Hero photos

    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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    Photos of Connecticut's "Hometown Heroes"

  • 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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  • Amazon says Trump's 'improper pressure' doomed Pentagon bid

    Amazon says Trump's 'improper pressure' doomed Pentagon bid

    Monday, December 9 2019 11:16 AM EST2019-12-09 16:16:11 GMT
    Tuesday, December 10 2019 1:47 PM EST2019-12-10 18:47:30 GMT
    Amazon says President Donald Trump's “improper pressure" and behind-the-scenes attacks harmed its chances of winning a $10 billion Pentagon contract.
    Amazon says President Donald Trump's “improper pressure" and behind-the-scenes attacks harmed its chances of winning a $10 billion Pentagon contract.
  • George Laurer, inventor of ubiquitous UPC, dies at 94

    George Laurer, inventor of ubiquitous UPC, dies at 94

    Monday, December 9 2019 6:56 PM EST2019-12-09 23:56:26 GMT
    Tuesday, December 10 2019 1:47 PM EST2019-12-10 18:47:32 GMT
    The inventor of the Universal Product Code has died.
    The inventor of the Universal Product Code has died.
  • Strasburg, Nationals reach record $245M, 7-year deal

    Strasburg, Nationals reach record $245M, 7-year deal

    Monday, December 9 2019 3:16 PM EST2019-12-09 20:16:20 GMT
    Tuesday, December 10 2019 1:47 PM EST2019-12-10 18:47:24 GMT
    World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg is staying with the Washington Nationals.
    World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg is staying with the Washington Nationals.
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  • Amazon says Trump's 'improper pressure' doomed Pentagon bid

    Amazon says Trump's 'improper pressure' doomed Pentagon bid

    Monday, December 9 2019 11:16 AM EST2019-12-09 16:16:11 GMT
    Tuesday, December 10 2019 1:47 PM EST2019-12-10 18:47:30 GMT
    Amazon says President Donald Trump's “improper pressure" and behind-the-scenes attacks harmed its chances of winning a $10 billion Pentagon contract.
    Amazon says President Donald Trump's “improper pressure" and behind-the-scenes attacks harmed its chances of winning a $10 billion Pentagon contract.
  • George Laurer, inventor of ubiquitous UPC, dies at 94

    George Laurer, inventor of ubiquitous UPC, dies at 94

    Monday, December 9 2019 6:56 PM EST2019-12-09 23:56:26 GMT
    Tuesday, December 10 2019 1:47 PM EST2019-12-10 18:47:32 GMT
    The inventor of the Universal Product Code has died.
    The inventor of the Universal Product Code has died.
  • Sprint exec messages suggest T-Mobile deal may boost prices

    Sprint exec messages suggest T-Mobile deal may boost prices

    Monday, December 9 2019 12:06 AM EST2019-12-09 05:06:32 GMT
    Tuesday, December 10 2019 1:47 PM EST2019-12-10 18:47:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this April 27, 2010 file photo, a woman using a cell phone walks past T-Mobile and Sprint stores in New York. T-Mobile, in its attempt to buy Sprint for $26.5 billion, shrinking the major wireless companies to ...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this April 27, 2010 file photo, a woman using a cell phone walks past T-Mobile and Sprint stores in New York. T-Mobile, in its attempt to buy Sprint for $26.5 billion, shrinking the major wireless companies to ...
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this April 27, 2010 file photo, a woman using a cell phone walks past T-Mobile and Sprint stores in New York. T-Mobile, in its attempt to buy Sprint for $26.5 billion, shrinking the major wireless companies to ...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this April 27, 2010 file photo, a woman using a cell phone walks past T-Mobile and Sprint stores in New York. T-Mobile, in its attempt to buy Sprint for $26.5 billion, shrinking the major wireless companies to ...
    T-Mobile is about to face 14 state attorneys general in court in defense of its attempt to buy Sprint for $26.
    T-Mobile is about to face 14 state attorneys general in court in defense of its attempt to buy Sprint for $26.
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