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Senate debates jobless vet bill, but little will be done

Washington — Veterans, especially young ones, suffer from dismal unemployment rates, and Congress wants to help. Both Democrats and Republicans want to win favor with an important voting bloc — the nation’s 21 million veterans. But legislation attacking veterans’ unemployment isn’t expected to pass in Congress’ shortened work period before November’s general election. Nevertheless, on […]

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A ‘bittersweet’ end: Historic merger creates one of the nation’s largest hospitals

New Haven — A beloved Catholic hospital ended a 105-year run, and one of the nation’s largest hospitals was born, as officials signed papers Tuesday afternoon to have Yale-New Haven Hospital take over the Hospital of Saint Raphael. Two St. Raphael’s nurses called the occasion “bittersweet” as they posed for one last time with the […]