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Reporter for The New York Times 🗞 🚨• photo geek 📸 • politics nerd 🗳• discovering cooking 👨‍🍳 • Vandy alum neil.vigdor @nytimes .com

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11 hours ago
Rye Rye Miss American pie: Playland celebrates July 4 with the first of two fireworks shows this holiday weekend. The second act is on Monday, with fireworks every Friday for the rest of the summer @ Playland
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a day ago
Flash mob: sultry nights bring the courtship of fireflies en masse. Special thanks to @nc_land_trust Firefly Sanctuary @schipper .christopher @cristencottrell and Bill & Mary-Ellen McDonald @ New Canaan, Connecticut
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Neil Vigdor
2 days ago
The next report from the governor's office to journalists won't be until next Thursday, though the data remains searchable online
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Neil Vigdor
2 days ago
Ahead of the July 4 holiday weekend, Connecticut's seven-day COVID positivity rate ticked up to 9.25 percent on Thursday. The state recorded another 11 virus-related deaths in the past week, with 235 people currently hospitalized.
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Neil Vigdor
3 days ago
Gov. Ned Lamont to name Mark F. Kohler, who retired earlier this year from the state attorney general’s office as an associate AG, as secretary of the state to fill out the remaining six months of Denise Merrill’s term
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Neil Vigdor
3 days ago
Missouri overhauled its election rules on Wednesday, enacting a voter identification law similar to one the state’s highest court blocked two years ago and doing away with its presidential primary in favor of a caucus system.
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Neil Vigdor
4 days ago
Representative Sean Casten defeated Representative Marie Newman, a progressive colleague whose district was consolidated, in a primary on Tuesday in the Chicago suburbs.
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Neil Vigdor
4 days ago
Rep. Michael Guest, a staunch conservative from Mississippi who had faced a backlash from the Republican Party’s Trump wing because of his support for the Jan. 6 investigation but otherwise voted to overturn the 2020 election results, survived a GOP runoff
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Neil Vigdor
4 days ago
Daily emails from the governor’s office about the COVID positivity rate — a 3 p.m. inbox staple for much of the pandemic for the media — have been discontinued. The data remains online, but the reporting will be done on a weekly basis. The 7-day positivity rate remains over 8%
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Neil Vigdor
4 days ago
The Supreme Court decision ending the constitutional right to abortion was expected to motivate voters. Turnout in several states hosting primaries on Tuesday, however, appeared to be typically sluggish — at least so far.
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Neil Vigdor
5 days ago
An Amtrak train carrying more than 200 passengers crashed into a dump truck in rural Missouri on Monday, killing three people and injuring dozens, the authorities said. Via @byEduardoMedina @mlevenson
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Neil Vigdor
5 days ago
Soon after a video appeared to capture a Republican State Senate candidate and off-duty police officer punching his Democratic opponent, a woman, at an abortion protest in Rhode Island, he was arrested and charged — and he withdrew from the race.
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Neil Vigdor
6 days ago
All rise
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