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Amanda Falcone

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CREC communications specialist, freelance journalist, and proud UConn grad. Any opinions are my own.

Why Buying a Home Is a Smart Investment for Millennials — As homeownership rates for young Americans are trending upward, financial and real estate experts are hopeful more millennials will soon recognize the benefits of owning a home. Millennials are swarmed with investing advice - start saving early, take advantage of your employer's 401(k) match and for heaven's sake, dump those high-interest credit cards!

Profiles Of The Victims: Manchester Workplace Shooting — When Mikel O'Brien heard about the shooting at the building where her husband, Douglas A. Scruton, worked, she repeatedly, frantically called his cellphone. "I kept waiting and waiting for him to call back," she said. "But he never did."
Aug 02, 2015

Tomorrow is the 5-year anniversary of the HDI shooting. Here's the Courant profiles of the victims… #Manchester

Connecticut bill aims to connect female vets to benefits, services — U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Elizabeth Davis saw three combat zones during one tour of duty and dodged bullets just like her male comrades. Still, the Enfield resident says she's never been treated as an equal in her 24 years as a soldier, and she doesn't believe that will change once she retires at the end of this year.
Mar 12, 2015

RT @DeptVetAffairs: Connecticut bill aims to connect female vets to benefits, services via @nhregister

Remembering Loved Ones Lost On 9/11 — GARRY LOZIER, 47, OF DARIEN [Kathy Lozier of Darien, wife] My son was 10 at the time, and it was his first day at a new school. It was a tense morning. We waited for the bus at the end of the driveway, and I had to get my daughter on a bus as well.
Sep 11, 2013

Words From Victims' Families 2 Years Ago: Remembering Loved Ones Lost On 9/11 - Hartford Courant… via @ArchiveDigger

GED Test Will Change In 2014 — Tiara Crickenberger grew up in a troubled home and started using heroin and cocaine as a teenager. She dropped out of high school, had two children and lost one of them in a custody battle. Now Crickenberger, 25, lives in Ellington and has been clean for three years.
Apr 29, 2013

Good news from Tiara Crickenberger! She will be wearing a cap & gown June 13! See original story here:

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