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Connecticut’s zoning laws a focus in racial equity debate

After the police killing of George Floyd, a Connecticut law professor invited architects, planners and land use attorneys to a discussion of how local zoning worsens the state’s racial inequities. Over 200 people logged onto her impromptu Zoom meeting.

WeWork Co-Founder Adam Neumann, SoftBank, near settlement over payout

WeWork co-founder and former Chief Executive Adam Neumann is in advanced talks to settle a high-profile legal fight with SoftBank Group Corp. by agreeing to a nearly $500 million cut in his payout from the shared-office-space company's new owner, a move that would help clear the way for WeWork's second attempt at a public listing.