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‘Beijing Biden’, ‘United States of China’ Graffiti Spotted in Connecticut

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Vandals defaced a public school and a store in Fairfield, Connecticut with words and phrases in protest against the upcoming Biden administration.

McKinley Elementary School, known in the area for its “incredible diversity,” saw “United States of China” spray-painted on the sidewalk leading to its entrance, as well as on a snowbank near its parking lot on Wednesday.

Tony Hsieh Was Trapped in Storage Unit During Fatal Fire, Died of Smoke Inhalation, Police Say

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Former Zappos CEO Anthony Hsieh was trapped inside a storage unit during a fire in a Connecticut home and later died as a result of complications due to accidental smoke inhalation, police revealed on Monday.

The New London Police Department confirmed that the 46-year-old entrepreneur was trapped inside a storage unit during a fire inside a house at 500 Pequot Ave., New London, Connecticut on Nov. 18, according to CT Post.

Quinnipiac University Accused of Creating Community of Hate, Racial Profiling Students of Color

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Quinnipiac University has come under harsh criticism from its students for a statement it released following the Black Lives Matter protests.

Nationwide protests were sparked by the death of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and many others as protestors, infuriated by the police system, called for government action and the defunding of police.

Filipino Megachurch Buys Entire Ghost Town in Connecticut for $1.8 Million

Iglesia ni Cristo (Church of Christ), a church group originally based in the Philippines, recently bought the historic ghost town, Johnsonville Village, in Connecticut.

Priced at $1.8 million, the 62-acre property was purchased by the group, which is often referred to as INC, in July 2017. On July 26, the church group opened up the village to the public for a neighborhood appreciation day.