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Why the AP wants the Sandy Hook 911 calls

By William J. Kole, New England bureau chief, The Associated Press BOSTON – It’s journalism’s dirty little secret: Just because we have information doesn’t necessarily mean we’re going to use it. When The Associated Press asked officials in Newtown, Conn., for the tapes of 911 calls made during last December’s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary […]

Newtown spins off debates on First and Second Amendment rights

When we are bleeding, hurting, we heal by sharing and coming together. Secrecy offers no answers and drives us apart.

NH firefighters’ union chief, Hartford Courant reporter win new NEFAC Awards

 PROVIDENCE, R.I. - One pursued a nine-year crusade that yielded an order refunding $53 million to New Hampshire public employees. The other cracked a shell of silence to expose misconduct in the New Britain, Conn., Police Department. Both are being recognized by the New England First Amendment Coalition with first-time presentations: David Lang, a retired firefighter and president of  The […]