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Firefighters salute as the casket of fallen Hartford Firefighter Kevin Bell is driven on Engine 16 to the burial site after Monday’s memorial service. Bell, 48, was killed in the line of duty last week. CLOE POISSON photo.

Firefighters salute as the casket of fallen Hartford Firefighter Kevin Bell is driven on Engine 16 to the burial site after Monday’s memorial service. Bell, 48, was killed in the line of duty last week. CLOE POISSON photo.

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Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenage education campaigner shot on school bus in 2012 by a Taliban gunman, has won the 2014 Nobel peace prize.
Malala wins along with Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian children’s rights activist. Full story »
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guardian:

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenage education campaigner shot on school bus in 2012 by a Taliban gunman, has won the 2014 Nobel peace prize.

Malala wins along with Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian children’s rights activist. Full story »

Photo: BBC/PA

(Source: theguardian.com)

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On Oct. 10, 2008, Connecticut’s Supreme Court, in a 4-3 decision, ruled that same-sex couples cannot be prevented from marrying and that civil unions were not an acceptable substitute. Connecticut became the third state to legalize gay marriage.

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Hartford Firefighter James Eaton hangs black bunting Wednesday in honor of colleague and fellow firefighter Kevin Bell, 48, who died battling a two-alarm house fire on Blue Hills Avenue Tuesday evening. CLOE POISSON photo.

Hartford Firefighter James Eaton hangs black bunting Wednesday in honor of colleague and fellow firefighter Kevin Bell, 48, who died battling a two-alarm house fire on Blue Hills Avenue Tuesday evening. CLOE POISSON photo.

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"But there is no doubt in my mind that we will stop it here."

CDC Director Dr. Tom Friedenspeaking about the Ebola case diagnosed in the U.S. The patient had traveled to Liberia, arrived back in the U.S. on Sept. 20 and started showing symptoms on Sept. 24. Frieden said the patient, who sought medical care at a hospital Friday but was not admitted until Sunday, is “critically ill.” (via latimes)

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Always a good day when we got a stellar scoop on A1. 

I wish I worked at wpost just because it would mean free newspapers every day.

Ah, yes.

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