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Best Place to Live, Blue Ribbon School: A Week in the Life of Cheshire, CT  Connecticut by the NumbersOn Thursday, Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona congratulated four public schools in Connecticut on being named 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education.

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New principal named to Fox Run Elementary SchoolNew principal Sylvia Sanders is set to be approved to this appointment at next month's Board of Education meeting.

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Survey Finds That COVID-19 Has Changed How Connecticut WorksHARTFORD, CT  The COVID-19 pandemic has caused greater damage to Connecticut's economy than the 2008-2010 recession, according to a new survey.

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Middletown Salvation Army among pantries getting milk coolersFunding was also disbursed so agencies can fill these refrigerated containers.

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DEEP: Forest fire danger is ‘very high' in CTThis photo is from a forest fire in Windham earlier this month. less.

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How Segregation Persists In 'Progressive' New EnglandDespite progress in civil rights, segregated communities still exist throughout New England. This week on NEXT, we look at how housing laws and discrimination influence where we live.

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CT Magazine Best of Connecticut 2020: Sushi and noodlesConnecticut Magazine released this year's "Best of Connecticut" list debuting a new, souped-up reader survey to create the list.

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Connecticut commission to nominate official to probe killings by policeA Connecticut commission on Thursday is nominating the first inspector general to investigate police officers' use of deadly force, a position created in a new, wide-ranging police accountability law.

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3rd person charged in Connecticut teen's killing last yearHARTFORD, Conn. — A third person was arrested and charged in the shooting last September that killed 17-year-old Usher Hanns and injured three other people, Hartford police said.

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Rocky Hill Students Approached by "Carrying School Children" Van not Tied to District: PoliceRocky Hill police are investigating after a van with a "Carrying School Children" sign on it approached two middle school students on Wednesday morning and the driver offered them a ride.

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As Connecticut Tries To Keep COVID Low, An Unexpected Tool: Poop!Guests Jordan Peccia - Thomas E. Golden Jr. Professor of Environmental Engineering at Yale University Dr. Albert Ko - Department Chair and Professor of Epidemiology at Yale School of Public Health; he was Co-Chair of the Reopen CT Advisory Group and continues to serve as an advisor to Governor Lamont on Connecticut's COVID-19 response Mayor...

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Connecticut Governor Lamont Announces the Launch of Emergency Food ResourcesGovernor Lamont Announces Launch of Initiative To Provide Emergency Food Resources for Connecticut’s Food Pantries MIDDLETOWN,  Governor Ned Lamont, Lt.

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2 Hartford Schools in Lockdown After Report of Armed Person in AreaThe Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Art and Sport and Medical Sciences Academy in Hartford are on lockdown as a precaution after reports of an armed person in the area, according to police.

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Man Found Dead in Car in Bridgeport Had Been Shot: PolicePolice found a man dead in a car in Bridgeport when they responded to reports of gunshots and they are investigating.

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State Police Looking for Information to Solve Fatal Shootings at Manchester Commuter LotState police are trying to solve the shooting deaths of two people in a commuter lot in Manchester in August and they are asking people with information to come forward.

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Connecticut Garden Journal: How To Care For DahliasOur dahlias have been magnificent this year. The plants are growing large and flowering up a storm.

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Connecticut Could Soon Get A 12th Chick-fil-AConnecticut may soon get its 12th Chick-fil-A.Plans have been submitted to the town of Manchester to open a restaurant at The Plaza at Buckland Hills on Pleasant Valley Road over by the Taco Bell.

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Lamont to Participate in Roundtable on Pandemic's Impact on CollegesGov. Ned Lamont will take part in a roundtable discussion today on the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on higher education.

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Police Release New Information on Workplace Shooting in South WindsorPolice have released more information on a workplace shooting in South Windsor on Tuesday morning and said the man suspected of shooting a co-worker he is related to was frustrated about being assigned trucks that did not work and an unemployment claim filed in his name and the gun went off accidentally, according to the affidavit.

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As Connecticut Tries To Keep COVID Low, An Unexpected Tool: Poop!As Connecticut looks to keep COVID numbers low, some researchers have turned to studying poop - as a tool to help public health officials.

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Two Wounded in Connecticut Workplace Shooting, Suspect in CustodyA shooter opened fire and wounded two people outside a Connecticut business Tuesday and was taken into custody at gunpoint on a highway in Massachusetts, police said.

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UConn Health is First ‘HEARTSafe Campus' Medical Center in ConnecticutUConn Health has been designated the first 'HEARTSafe' medical center campus in the state, thanks to an extended effort to make life-saving medical equipment readily available throughout the campus.

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1 Million Raised, 8 Thousand Women HelpedCoronavirus means the 15th annual Capital Catwalk to benefit Dress for Success Hartford had to be virtual.

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Coffee shop coming to RiversideThe operation on East Putnam Avenue will take up some 2,000 square feet, and there will be an outdoor area and a walk-up window.

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Activists Continue 12-Hour Rally for Social Justice Amid Breonna Taylor DecisionA rally that started Wednesday night in Manchester in response to the decision over charges in the death of Breonna Taylor continues Thursday morning.

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ANALYSISCase Prevalence Per 10,000, By Town For the week ending September 23 So a lot is going on right now, I know.

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Lawmakers Ready Special Session AgendaHARTFORD, CT  Connecticut lawmakers will be back at the state Capitol next week to tackle a number of issues just weeks before an election.

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As Lamont prepares to ease COVID restrictions, he will also explain how they could returnGov. Ned Lamont is expected Tuesday to ease pandemic restrictions further on business and other activities, despite modestly rising infection rates and an imminent flu season.

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2-Alarm Fire Damage Stores in MilfordThree stores have sustained heavy damages after a 2-alarm fire broke out in Milford Wednesday night.

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2020 WNBA Semifinals Game 3 Preview: #1 Las Vegas vs #7 ConnecticutIt was a hell of a game to watch, with the largest margin through three quarters coming when DeWanna Bonner hammered in a three-pointer to put Connecticut up 53-46 with 7:10 left in the third quarter.

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Connecticut Could Soon Get A 12th Chick-fil-AConnecticut may soon get its 12th Chick-fil-A.Plans have been submitted to the town of Manchester to open a restaurant at The Plaza at Buckland Hills on Pleasant Valley Road over by the Taco Bell.

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As Connecticut Tries To Keep COVID Low, An Unexpected Tool: Poop!As Connecticut looks to keep COVID numbers low, some researchers have turned to studying poop - as a tool to help public health officials.

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First report on Connecticut's real-time, opioid overdose tracking system reveals higher number of cases in Hartford CountyIn the state's first year of tracking suspected opioid overdoses in real time, the new program registered 131 spikes in cases - more than a third of them in Hartford County - to create an early warning system that may save more lives.

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Connecticut will now issue fines for social distancing violationsLast Tuesday, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont issued an executive order to issue fines for those who attend or host larger gatherings than the state has allowed, or those who do not wear masks in public places, according to Executive Order No.

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Single-Family Home Sales Surging In ConnecticutBooming. That's how real estate experts describe Connecticut's housing market right now. According to data provided by the Greater Hartford Association of...

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Health Officials Warn of Jump in COVID-19 Cases in Young People in CheshireThe Chesprocott Health District says in Cheshire they're seeing 10 times as many young people testing positive compared to older adults.

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Gatherings May Have Led to COVID-19 Cases at Fairfield High Schools: Town OfficialsTown officials in Fairfield say as many as 100 people may have to quarantine after six people tied to the high school community tested positive for COVID-19....

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Restaurants Ready For Perfect StormFrom contact tracing to extra cleaning, restaurants in Connecticut and across the border in Massachusetts are doing everything they can to make sure customers feel comfortable dining inside.

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COVID-19 and the Census: What the Numbers ShowSince April, the Census Bureau has been conducting a weekly Household Pulse Survey to see how COVID-19 is impacting our everyday lives.

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Activists Pushing for Social Justice Disappointed by Taylor DecisionThose fighting for social justice say they were disappointed by the decision not to charge any police officers directly with the death of Breonna Taylor.

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Lamont hopes to expand Connecticut's already surging anti-layoff programAnd while the governor estimated 95% of the state's businesses are operating - albeit many in limited fashion - only about 85% of Connecticut's workforce currently is employed.

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CDC directs Connecticut to come up with a COVID-19 vaccine distribution planConnecticut, meanwhile, has just begun to put together a group that will develop that plan.

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New Restaurants in New Haven Get Off the Ground Amidst COVID-19There's a bright spot for business in downtown New Haven as three new restaurants officially opened to the public Wednesday.

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Bus Driver For Waterbury Schools Tests Positive for COVID-19A bus driver who works with the Waterbury Public Schools district has tested positive for COVID-19, the district confirmed Wednesday.

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Connecticut Sun bracing to be without injured Alyssa ThomasThe two-time All-Star had an MRI on her shoulder Wednesday but coach Curt Miller didn't have the results as of his afternoon Zoom call.

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Connecticut Governor Lamont Announces Expansion of State's Shared Work ProgramGovernor Lamont Announces Expansion of the State’s Shared Work Program To Help Employers Navigate Economic Impact of Pandemic MIDDLETOWN,  Governor Ned Lamont today announced that as companies continue navigating the impact of the ongoing, global COVID-19 pandemic, the State of Connecticut will be expanding its Shared Work program,...

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Connecticut Fall Foliage ReportA little known fact is that the Connecticut River, starting at the mouth of Long Island Sound and going up toward East Haddam, will hold the foliage the longest - into the first week or so of November.

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Connecticut Gov. Lamont Announces DECD Awarded $1.4 Million for Pilot ProgramGovernor Lamont Announces Connecticut Awarded $1.4 Million for Pilot Program To Strengthen Defense Manufacturing Supply Chains Digital Model Initiative to Promote Use of 3-D Design and Manufacturing Technology Governor Ned Lamont today announced that a Connecticut consortium, led by the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community...

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Third Suspect Charged in Shooting Death of 17-Year-Old in HartfordA third suspect has been charged in a quadruple shooting that killed a 17-year-old boy in Hartford last year.

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CDC gives CT an Oct. 16 deadline, and $2.4 million, to come up with a COVID-19 vaccine distribution planRedfield has given all states a deadline of Oct 16 to supply the CDC with a distribution plan for a vaccine whose supply will be limited and initially available to only a small percentage of each state's residents.

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Connecticut's Event Industry Wants Answers On Pandemic RestrictionsIt's been seven months since a large event like a wedding has been permitted indoors in Connecticut.

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Mystic Business Owner Named Small Business Person of the YearMatt Beaudoin's business in Mystic is built on tradition. "Mystic Knotwork is an artisan handmade business," said Beaudoin.

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How ESPN Came to BristolFall 2009 Subscribe/Buy the Issue! It is hard to imagine that today's leader in sports entertainment rose from the shadows of South Mountain in sleepy Bristol, Connecticut.

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Lamont Touts Shared Work ProgramMIDDLETOWN, CT  Connecticut will expand a program to supplement the wages of workers struggling with reduced hours as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov.

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1 of These Lawyers Could Become Hartford's Next State's Attorney ThursdayThe state's Criminal Justice Commission will meet Thursday and interview four candidates for the job.

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Protesters Continue To Follow LamontAnti-mask protesters have become a fixture at Gov. Ned Lamont's public appearances in recent days.

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Letter: Dan Carter will ‘support Connecticut's businesses'I am so pleased that Dan Carter is a candidate for state Representative for the 2nd District.

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Bellator Featherweight Champion Patricio Pitbull To Face Rafael Carvalho on November 12thThe long-awaited matchup between Patricio Pitbull and Rafael Carvalho is now expected to happen on November 12th.

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Marshall "Major" Taylor and William Fenn: The Fastest Men on Two WheelsMonday, October 5, 1900 was a fair Hartford evening. The intersection of Blue Hills and Albany avenues glittered with the glare of incandescent bulbs as an audience of several thousand waited to watch a bicycle race between the local boy wonder William Fenn and the world champion Marshall Taylor — among the fastest men on two wheels in...

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Connecticut; Shannon Wicker Sentenced to 5 Years in PrisonConnecticut; Shannon Wicker Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Federal Gun Possession Offense - USAO-CT – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Shannon Wicker, also known as “Bishop, ” 34, of New Haven, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer in New Haven to&.

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Court: Alleged ringleader in ATM fraud busted by Greenwich copsA bank notified the financial-crime unit of the Greenwich police about the activity, which court documents said involved withdrawing funds from 'worthless' deposited checks.

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Judge Loosens Bond Restrictions for Michelle Troconis; GPS Monitoring to RemainA judge has changed the bond restrictions for Michelle Troconis, her attorney said Wednesday, including taking her off house arrest and removing her curfew.

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Legislature needs clear thinkers like Cindy HarrisonI am a registered Democrat who is concerned about the financial stability of Connecticut. Cindy Harrison, Republican nominee for the 69th House District seat, is the person to help fix the problem....

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As congresswoman, Hayes has served her district wellIn 2018, I voted for Democrat Jahana Hayes as the representative from Connecticuts 5th Congressional District.

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Southbury police seek information on missing license plateSouthbury police are seeking information on a license plate that has been reportedly missing from a Cobbler Lane resident's vehicle for several days.

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CCSU Students Reflect on Social Distancing as University Reports Downward COVID-19 TrendThere has been an uptick in coronavirus cases in Connecticut, especially in some communities with colleges.

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The trap has been set for Connecticut's renegade beefaloBuddy has been making frequent visits to the corral. Does he see the walls closing in?

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The Suspicious Colt Armory FireThe Colt Armory fire of 1864 had the characteristics of a modern conspiracy thriller: a factory producing needed war materiel that spread with lightning speed.

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PURA Extends Enrollment Period for COVID-19 Payment ProgramThe Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has extended the enrollment period for the COVID-19 Payment Program for non-residential customers to November 1.

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Hartford HealthCare Faces Federal Fines For Alleged Violations At Natchaug HospitalA psychiatric facility in eastern Connecticut has been cited by federal workplace safety inspectors for alleged safety violations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Lamont hopes to expand CT's already surging anti-layoff programThe Shared Work Program lets companies reduce employees' hours rather than laying them off. Workers get partial state unemployment.

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Two Connecticut Towns Among 50 Best Places To Live In AmericaTwo Connecticut communities have made it onto Money magazine's list of the best 50 places in the US to live in 2020.Monye's ranking seemed to favor small cities and medium - to large-sized towns.

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Connecticut Quilts to Warm Body and SoulFall 2006 Subscribe/Buy the Issue! The cold was so intense that when I kept the &burning with all force I was still cold...

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State's COVID-19 Positivity Rate Up to 1.5%; 1 New Death ReportedConnecticut's COVID-19 positivity rate is up to 1.5%, with one new death and an increase in hospitalizations reported Wednesday.

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Dozens of New Canaan High School Students In Quarantine Following Four Positive COVID TestsOver 50 high school students in New Canaan, Connecticut, are in quarantine after four of them tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Police ID accused gunman in CT workplace shootingThe suspect in a workplace shooting that wounded two people Tuesday is expected to waive extradition, police said.

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Amid Pandemic, Restauranteur Has Grand Opening For Third Eatery In ConnecticutA local Puerto Rican restaurateur just held the grand opening for his third restaurant in Connecticut.

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Lessons Were Learned In The Primary, But Is Connecticut Ready For Election Day?Election officials in Connecticut's towns and cities learned several lessons after the state's primary election on what to expect for the upcoming general election.

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Invictus Lands $107M Loan for Connecticut CommunityThe firm secured the financing to purchase a 464-unit property in the heart of Norwalk.

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Capitol Avenue: Ballots Counted HereConnecticut's local governments try to build confidence in the electoral process ahead of a hot presidential election amid of a pandemic.

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Police Announce Charges Against Suspect in South Windsor Workplace ShootingA Springfield, Massachusetts man who is suspected in a workplace shooting in South Windsor on Tuesday morning has been charged and is being held on a $250,000 bond, according to South Windsor police.

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Breaking down Connecticut's COVID deathsWith the United States surpassing 200,000 Covid deaths - a number President Donald...

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Invasive Spotted Lanternfly Spotted In ConnecticutAn invasive and damaging bug called the Spotted Lanternfly, originally from China and India, has been detected in Greenwich and West Haven.

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Moe. Confirms October Outdoor Concerts In New Hampshire and ConnecticutExpanded an October run of socially distanced outdoor concerts with the addition of shows in Swanzey, New Hampshire and Morris, Connecticut.

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Connecticut Sun bracing to do without injured Alyssa ThomasConnecticut's road to the WNBA Finals just became a bit more dauting. The Sun are still awaiting the status of forward Alyssa Thomas, who hurt her right shoulder during the first quarter of their Game 2 loss to Las Vegas on Tuesday.

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Connecticut Sun bracing to be without injured Alyssa ThomasThe two-time All-Star had an MRI on her shoulder Wednesday but coach Curt Miller didn't have the results as of his afternoon Zoom call.

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Supreme Court Implications for ACA Worry Health Care AdvocatesHARTFORD, CT  Democratic lawmakers who co-chair the Insurance and Real Estate Committee said Tuesday there's a very real possibility the Affordable Care Act could be struck down by...

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Cops: CT College student accused of voyeurism in dorm bathroomThe 19-year-old Connecticut College student was arrested Saturday night at the school's New London campus.

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City of Charleston, State of Connecticut Among Latest to File Climate SuitsOn September 9th, the City of Charleston filed a complaint against a number of oil companies in state court alleging nuisance, trespass, and unfair trade practices related to the companies' marketing of petroleum products.

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10 Activities In Connecticut To Get You Into the Fall SpiritIt's fall y'all! There is no doubt that summer is over in Connecticut. Although the days remain sunny and beautiful, there's a slight chill in the air.

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Daily coronavirus updates: Danbury remains Connecticut's COVID-19 capital, as positivity rate, hospitalizations tick up statewideFor more than a month now Danbury has been Connecticut's coronavirus capital, and that doesn't seem to be changing.

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut's Coronavirus Response EffortsGovernor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut's Coronavirus Response Efforts @CTGOVERNMENT @GovNedLamont.

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SMB Profile: Christmas In ConnecticutPYMNTS spoke with the owners of two Guilford, Connecticut SMBs that are soldiering on through what they hope will be a profitable winter.

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COVID-19 Testing Is Hard To Find In ConnecticutConnecticut politicians who could not find COVID-19 testing when they needed it most have thrown a spotlight on a testing shortage during the pandemic.

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COVID-19 Cases Affect Several Conn. SchoolsWeeks after returning to the classroom after schools were shut down last March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some Connecticut school districts have sent students back home due to cases of the virus.

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‘Paper Ghosts' Podcast Investigates A Mysterious Cluster Of Rural Connecticut AbductionsWhile the podcast world is filled with true crime podcasts, "Paper Ghosts" has been gripping so many listeners that it is currently at number one status: It's.

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Lamont to Announce Program to Help Companies, Employees During PandemicGov. Ned Lamont will make an announcement Wednesday about a program to assist companies and employees in Connecticut during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Connecticut Bill Would Invite Competition To Run Energy Efficiency ProgramsA proposal buried at the end of Connecticut’s so-called “take back our grid” legislation would potentially make utilities compete for control of the energy efficiency programs they’ve operated for more than 20 years.Â.

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The Wheelhouse: CT To Review Vaccines, Halloween SafetyAmid signs of public distrust in a quick vaccine release, Governor Ned Lamont says the state will review any COVID-19 innoculation for safety and effectiveness.

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State Makes Push to Respond to Census at Emergency Food DistributionLt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz joined Foodshare at its food distribution site in East Hartford on Wednesday to hand out flyers and U.S. Census water bottles.

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Greenwich High receives national Special Olympics distinctionThe school will receive a banner to hang in recognition of its its inclusion and offerings for students with and without disabilities.

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Police: Workplace shooter to be returned to ConnecticutA man accused of wounding two people in a workplace shooting is expected to be returned Wednesday to Connecticut from Massachusetts, where police say he was taken into custody on a highway while trying to flee.

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Halloween will look different in Connecticut this yearClick here for updates on this story. GUILFORD, CT  It's still weeks away, but many are thinking about Halloween and how it will look this year.

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LISTEN: How Staffing Gaps Are Challenging Connecticut's Return To The ClassroomAmidst a lot of talk about whether or not K-12 kids should go back to the classroom is the disturbing truth that it seems increasingly as if there aren't.

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Plymouth Police Hope to Capture Elusive Beefalo This WeekPlymouth police hope to capture an elusive beefalo that's been on the loose since August by the end of the week.

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CT Magazine Best of Connecticut 2020: Pancakes and breakfast sandwichesConnecticut Magazine released this year's "Best of Connecticut" list debuting a new, souped-up reader survey to create the list.

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Connecticut's COVID-19 positivity rate and hospitalizations increase WednesdayGovernor Lamont's office released Wednesday's COVID-19 numbers showing an increase in positivity rate and current hospitalization. Provided by WTIC Hartford.

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1 Dead After Crash in CheshireOne person has died after a crash in Cheshire on Tuesday night and a road remains closed while police investigate.

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VA Connecticut Healthcare System Accused Of 'Gross Misconduct'Federal prosecutors have launched an investigation into allegations of illegal employment practices at a Veterans Affairs hospital system in Connecticut.

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Bristol Town and City Clerk's Office Temporarily Reduces Hours to Be Ready for ElectionThe Town and City Clerk's Office in Bristol is temporarily reducing the hours it will be open to help staff get ready for the November election.

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Bridgeport Officers Buy, Deliver Bike to Boy After His Was StolenBridgeport police school resource officers went out of their way to cheer up a little boy after his bike was stolen on Monday.

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New Report Shows Impact of Connecticut Overdose Tracking Program Fighting Opioid EpidemicA statewide tracking system to measure the extent of the opioid crisis in Connecticut is already yielding benefits in its first year of operation.

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Brush Fire Burns Acre in East GranbyA brush fire has burned around an acre in East Granby, police said. The brush fire is in the area of Route 187 and Spoonville Road, and there is no threat to...

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Before the Salem witch trials, there were Connecticut witch trials. ReallyIt is what a post on calls "one of the most shameful episodes in the long history of Connecticut." It includes that by 1662, - some 30 years prior to the first Salem execution, 10 other citizens of Connecticut, eight women and two men, would follow Alse Young to the same fate, according the library.

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Day Tripping in Hartford CountyVisit some or all of these awesome stops along our journey!

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New report shows impact of Connecticut overdose tracking program fighting opioid epidemicA new report shows the strong impact Connecticut's Statewide Opioid Reporting Directive is having in its first year of tracking opioid overdoses.

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Contested Norwalk sailboat sold for $24K at auctionCity officials contend Swany had been left at the Veteran's Park public dock for several weeks before they towed the boat to a mooring off Sheffield Island.

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Alyssa Thomas went down five minutes into Game 2 of the WNBA semifinals. Even without their engine, the Connecticut Sun put up a gritty fight.Just short of five minutes into Tuesday's Game 2 matchup between the Connecticut Sun and the Las Vegas Aces, the unimaginable happened: Alyssa Thomas - the Sun's engine, their "workhorse" as DeWanna Bonner put it, the player who sets the tone for the team with her toughness - went down writhing in pain, lightly stomping her feet on the floor as...

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New, Secretive Data System Shaping Federal Pandemic ResponseAs deadly Ebola raged in Africa and threatened the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention pinpointed a problem: The agency had many sources of data on the disease but no easy way to combine them, analyze them on a single platform and share the information with partners.

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'Small gathering' at CCSU results in weekly COVID rate above 3 percentNearly a month into the school year, Central Connecticut State University's weekly rate of student COVID-19 cases is above 3%, making it an outlier in the state university system.

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Six months into pandemic, just two families have received aid from state's rental assistance programOnly two out of 7,400 applicants have received aid from a rental assistance program, resulting in a backlog of applicants and mounting frustrations.

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‘Positive and hopeful:' Greenwich family adapts its fight against rare disorderFor years, DART has raised funds for research into a rare disease that has impacted the Marella family.

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Let's not waste this nasty pandemicNow, despite the President's magic thinking, Dr. Anthony Fauci tells us we're stuck with this pandemic for another year or so.

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Police Cancel Silver Alert For Missing Hamden ManA Silver Alert has been canceled for an 84-year-old man who was reported missing from Hamden on Wednesday.

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Police: Workplace shooter extradited, charged with assaultA truck driver accused of shooting his boss and wounding another person outside a Connecticut industrial building was charged Wednesday with assault and other crimes after being brought back from Massachusetts, where police arrested him at gunpoint on a highway.

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Halloween will look different in Connecticut this yearIt's still weeks away, but many are thinking about Halloween and how it will look this year.

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Connecticut loses Alyssa Thomas, then Game 2 of WNBA semifinals against Las VegasAlyssa Thomas, the two-time All-Star forward, left Game 2 of Connecticut's WNBA semifinals series with Las Vegas favoring her right shoulder after getting tangled up in the paint with A'ja Wilson just five minutes in.

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Two Connecticut towns make Money's list of best places to live, reflecting pandemic prioritiesSouth Windsor and Cheshire are among the "Best Places to Live in the U.S.," according to Money magazine's 2020 list.

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East Norwalk development plan clears Common Council hurdleThe plan would allow any development in the new zoning area - which stretches through a large chunk of East Norwalk - to build more than two-and-a-half stories or to exceed current density requirements.

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17-Year-Old Injured in Hartford ShootingA 17-year-old was injured in a shooting in Hartford Tuesday. Police said the teen was grazed while in the area of 126 Brook St. He was conscious, alert and...

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Wilson has 29 points, 7 blocks; Aces even series with SunA'ja Wilson had 29 points, seven rebounds and a career-high seven blocks to lead the top-seeded Las Vegas Aces past the Connecticut Sun 83-75 on Tuesday night to even the best-of-five playoff series at 1-1.

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Springfield man wanted for Connecticut workplace shooting arrestedAlan Rosario, 33, allegedly shot two male victims in the parking lot of a business office park in South Windsor, Conn., police said.

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A€˜We Need to Turn the Tide:' Sacred Heart Students Warned To Take COVID-19 SeriouslyThe president of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield recently delivered a tough message to students: get serious about the coronavirus quickly or face the possibility of switching to virtual learning.

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New Haven Alders Vote to Rename Columbus DayThe New Haven Board of Alders voted to change the name of the Christopher Columbus holiday in the city, opting for "Italian Heritage Day." But some in the...

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Sacred Heart considers suspending in-person classes as COVID cases climb"We are at a real point of decision about the future of the semester on ground," Sacred Heart President John Petillo said.

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Connecticut Sun's Alyssa Thomas leaves Game 2 with right shoulder injury as Las Vegas Aces tie seriesAlyssa Thomas, the Sun's second-leading scorer and leading rebounder during the regular season, left Connecticut's Game 2 loss to Las Vegas on Tuesday with a shoulder injury.

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State's COVID-19 Positivity Rate Remains Above 1%Connecticut's COVID-19 positivity rate remained just above 1% on Tuesday, a trend that has continued for nearly two weeks.

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Connecticut Bill Would Invite Competition To Run Energy Efficiency ProgramsA proposal buried at the end of Connecticut's so-called "take back our grid" legislation would potentially make utilities compete for control of the energy.

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Connecticut State Universities Cancel Spring BreakThe spring semester at those four schools will begin on Jan. 26, one week later than originally scheduled.

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Conn. ACA Supporters Say Federal Law At Risk In Ginsburg's AbsenceLess than a week after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death, her vacant seat on the U.S. Supreme Court has set up what is sure to be a contentious battle among legislators on how to proceed.

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Connecticut Offers Several Ways To Vote In 2020 ElectionVoters can request an absentee ballot and vote by mail.

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Connecticut to help tourism sites; provides loan to aquariumPreston, Conn. — The state of Connecticut is providing a $7 million loan to the Mystic Aquarium, a nonprofit that's been hit hard financially after being forced to close for almost four months because of the pandemic.

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Mystic Aquarium restructures for COVIDThe governor and his entourage came Tuesday to celebrate a financial restructuring that will leave the aquarium with minimal debt, stabilizing the finances of Connecticut's largest tourist attraction as it recovers from COVID-19 revenue losses.

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Return of Rush Hour on Connecticut Highways? Not QuiteIn March, Connecticut highways suddenly became eerily quiet. State Department of Transportation traffic data offers a new snapshot of what rush hour looks like now six months into the coronavirus crisis.

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VA Connecticut Hiring Practices Under InvestigationThe U.S. Office of Special Counsel is investigating allegations of illegal employment practices at VA Connecticut Healthcare System connected to the hiring of seven in top management positions­—who are all former co-workers of the system's director.

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New video shows meeting between Norwalk senator, police officers prior to spitting incidentNorwalk Police Union President David O'Connor argues the newly released footage, which was taken from an officer's cellphone, is at odds with Duff's portrayal of the July 24 incident.

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Voter Registration At An All-Time HighTuesday is National Voter Registration Day to raise awareness about voting and making sure you’re registered to vote. Connecticut officials say voter registration was increasing even before.

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Blumenthal, Murphy pitch Biden phone bank in CT aimed at voters in battleground statesChris Murphy said Connecticut's senators have 'surplus energy' to spend on helping Joe Biden in other states.

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Lawmakers Ready Special Session AgendaConnecticut lawmakers will be back at the state Capitol next week to tackle a number of issues weeks before an election.

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Death toll in state nears 5K as country tops 200KHARTFORD  The COVID-19 death toll in Connecticut inched closer to 5,000 as deaths topped 200,000 nationally on Tuesday.

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Bristol Water and Sewage Dept. Sets New Mandatory Water RestrictionsH2O is apart of everyday life but what happens when there's a drought and habits have to change?

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Auditors: More state police needed to control surging overtimeAuditors found that 56% of the troopers surveyed made more in OT than in base pay.

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Independent High School Football Leagues Hope to Kick Off in the FallSince the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference canceled full-contact high school football in the fall, independent leagues are gaining traction across the state.

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Norwalk police debut ‘roving' community outreach vanThe Norwalk Police Department unveiled its Community Engagement Van, a new mobile outpost that officials say will help community police officers connect with the neighborhoods they are sworn to protect.

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CT Democrats: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death will affect health careState lawmakers pledge to protect health care locally if Ginsburg's replacement on the Supreme Court helps sink the Affordable Care Act.

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Connecticut loses Alyssa Thomas, then Game 2 of WNBA semifinals against Las VegasAlyssa Thomas, the two-time All-Star forward, left Game 2 of Connecticut's WNBA semifinals series with Las Vegas favoring her right shoulder after getting tangled up in the paint with A'ja Wilson just five minutes in.

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Columnist Powell entitled to opinion, but not factsThe Sept. 13 Sunday Republican column by Connecticut writer Chris Powell continues the newspapers subtle attacks on Blacks and their supporters.

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Linehan truly engages her communityI write in support of Connecticut state Rep. Liz Linehan, D-Cheshire. I never have met a politician who so deeply and genuinely engages his or her community.

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Rep. Hayes, brilliant and forceful, has earned a new termIn 2018, I did some volunteer work for the Jahana Hayes campaign for Connecticut's 5th Congressional District seat, and got to know this brilliant and forceful woman who was then best known as 2016 National Teacher of the Year.

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5 New COVID-19 Hot Spots Including Rhode Island Added to Conn. Travel Quarantine AdvisoryFive new COVID-19 hot spots were added to Connecticut's travel advisory list on Tuesday. The states and territories on the list require people who travel...

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Police: Brothers arrested after dispute in GreenwichOfficers responded to a report of a night-time dispute and made two arrests, according to the Greenwich Police Department.

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Pro soccer takes center stage in Connecticut at Dillon Stadium and Rentschler FieldHartford Athletic plays its home finale during a remarkable turnaround season, while Toronto FC of the MLS plays its first game at Rentschler Field.

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A'ja Wilson is clutch as Aces even series with ConnecticutThe 2020 WNBA MVP led all players with 29 points and seven blocks in Las Vegas' 83-75 Game 2 win.

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Connecticut Sun forward Alyssa Thomas leaves Game 2 with right shoulder injuryAlyssa Thomas, the Sun's second-leading scorer and leading rebounder during the regular season, left Connecticut's Game 2 vs. Las Vegas on Tuesday with a shoulder injury.

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Connecticut Water Urges Shoreline Customers to Reduce Water UseConnecticut Water is asking its customer in Clinton, Guilford, Madison, Old Saybrook and Westbrook to reduce their water use by 10 percent because of drought....

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3 Cases to Watch Before the Connecticut Supreme CourtThe Connecticut Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in 14 cases in October.

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CT Sun Wrap: A'ja Wilson Takes Over To Hand Connecticut Game 2 LossThe Las Vegas Aces tied up the best-of-five series with the Connecticut Sun, earning a 83-75 Game 2 victory in the WNBA semifinals.

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Connecticut; Dewayne Joyner Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal PrisonConnecticut; Dewayne Joyner Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison for Distributing Heroin - USAO-CT – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that, Dewayne Joyner, also known as “Weezy, ” 36, of Bridgeport, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer in New...

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Simtech's Richard Leite is CT's Small Business Exporter of the Year  Connecticut by the NumbersRichard Leite, President and CEO of Simtech, Inc., based in East Granby, has been selected as Exporter of the Year by the U.

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Connecticut Bill Would Invite Competition To Run Energy Efficiency ProgramsA proposal buried at the end of Connecticut's so-called "take back our grid" legislation would potentially make utilities compete for control of the energy.

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89,458 in CT to Get Letter from IRS on Economic Impact PaymentsThe Internal Revenue Service is mailing 89,458 letters to Connecticut residents who typically do not file federal income taxes to urge them to check to see if they are eligible to receive economic stimulus funds due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Connecticut Governor Lamont and Mystic Aquarium Leadership Unveil Long-Term Restructure PlanHARTFORD,  CT  Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont announced today the completion of a $31.5 million public-private restructure and investment in Mystic Aquarium that will assist the popular southeastern Connecticut tourist destination to continue operations following the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Under the restructure, Mystic...

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Lamont Announces Launch of Connecticut's New Online State Tax Filing SystemLamont Announces Launch of Connecticut's New Online State Tax Filing System @CTGOVERNMENT.

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Nonprofits Devastated As Demand For Services SpikesAt the same time as the economic blow of COVID-19 makes it harder for many families to put enough food on the table, the pandemic has decimated the workforce at one of Connecticut's major food banks that annually provides millions of meals.

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Connecticut man charged with killing mother 'showed no emotion'Thomas Walker, 31, was charged with murder Friday after he walked into the Stratford Police Department and told an officer he wanted to "report a body," the Connecticut Post reports.

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JetBlue aims to be the largest carrier in Connecticut, adds 4 routesThese routes are part of JetBlue’s strategy to add routes with high potential for leisure demand, and will set the airline up to be the largest carrier in Connecticut by 2021,” wrote the airline in the press release.

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2 wounded in Connecticut workplace shooting; suspect in custodySOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. — A shooter opened fire and wounded two people outside a Connecticut business Tuesday before being taken into custody on a highway in Massachusetts, police said.

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Is Your Lucky Number 2 or 22? Check Out These Lottery Jackpots on 9/22Two or 22 could be someone's lucky number today. As you know, today is the 22nd of September.

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Report finds Connecticut is $67 billion in the red; Lamont says long-term debt a "big deal"A new annual report from Truth in Accounting found Connecticut has $67 billion in bonded debt and unfunded retirement costs, making it the third most indebted state per taxpayer in the nation.

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Connecticut arts office gives $54,974 to Middlesex County nonprofitsThe Connecticut Office of the Arts recently awarded 169 grants totaling $840,000 to organizations throughout the state via.

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DEEP: High fire danger across CT due to dry conditionsWith a high fire danger across the state on Tuesday, officials reminded residents about the importance of safe burning.

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Connecticut to help tourism sites; provides loan to aquariumPreston, Conn. — The state of Connecticut is providing a $7 million loan to the Mystic Aquarium, a nonprofit that's been hit hard financially after being forced to close for almost four months because of the pandemic.

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National Guard Will Bolster Connecticut Election CybersecurityThe Connecticut Secretary of the State's office has partnered with the National Guard to provide cybersecurity for the presidential election in November.

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Norwalk's water emergency forecasted to continueNorwalk's Health Director said without rain in the forecast, the city's water supply remains low.

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Two-year Colleges Seek to Rebuild Latino Enrollment After COVID-19 DeclineOverall enrollment has decreased at Capital Community College with the start of the new academic year amidst COVID-19, as well as the eleven other two-year colleges are overseen by the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities.

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Connecticut Joins Growing List of Universities Scrapping Spring BreakConnecticut's four state universities are the latest in a growing list of US colleges that have canceled their 2021 spring break to avoid travel during the pandemic.

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Fall Pandemic Book Club: Connecticut Reads!This hour, it's our Fall Pandemic Book Club - Connecticut Only Edition! The Connecticut Center for the Book joins us to discuss this year's Connecticut Book Awards Finalists, and some of those finalists join us for the hour.

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State Trooper? Hartford Yard Goats Outfielder?One of the best parts of my life in Connecticut is helping out charities. I had a great opportunity to help support the Hartford Police Athletic League at their annual golf tournament.

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Lamont, Mystic Aquarium Announce Long-Term Restructure PlanGov. Ned Lamont and Mystic Aquarium announced a long-term restructuring plan on Tuesday. Lamont said there is a $31.5 million public-private restructure and...

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Record cold, gusty winds usher in first day of fallLow temperatures Tuesday morning were in the 30s in many Connecticut communities.

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VA Connecticut hiring practices under investigation"VA Connecticut is in turmoil," wrote the whistleblower in an anonymous complaint filed in August and obtained by C-HIT.

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Part II: The Early years of Edmund Scott!When I visited the Connecticut Historical Society several years ago in 2011, I found this manuscript in their Scott Stacks.

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Bristol Issues Mandatory Water RestrictionsBristol has issued mandatory water restrictions for residents due to ongoing drought conditions. The city's reservoirs are now below 60% capacity,...

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Clear, Crisp Chill to Start Fall SeasonThe first day of Fall is here and it definitely feels like it! NBC Connecticut meteorologists are forecasting a chilly start to Tuesday morning, but...

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CT Magazine Best of Connecticut 2020: Tacos and BurritosConnecticut Magazine released this year's "Best of Connecticut" list debuting a new, souped-up reader survey to create the list.

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JetBlue Adds 4 Non-Stop Routes from Bradley International AirportJetBlue is expanding service at Bradley International Airport with four new non-stop routes that will launch later this year.

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Fall Pandemic Book Club: Connecticut Reads!This hour, it's our Fall Pandemic Book Club - Connecticut Only Edition! The Connecticut Center for the Book joins us to discuss this year's Connecticut Book Awards Finalists, and some of those finalists join us for the hour.

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2020 WNBA Semifinals Game 2 Preview: #1 Las Vegas vs #7 ConnecticutThe Sun head into the second game in a best of five series with a 1-0 lead on the top seed in the tournament.

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Several Conn. Schools Affected By COVID-19 CasesWeeks after returning to the classroom after schools were shut down last March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some Connecticut school districts have sent students back home due to cases of the virus.

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Two Injured in Workplace Shooting in South Windsor: PoliceTwo people have been shot at a workplace in South Windsor and they are being treated, according to South Windsor police.

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Fall Pandemic Book Club: Connecticut Reads!This hour, it's our Fall Pandemic Book Club - Connecticut Only Edition! The Connecticut Center for the Book joins us to discuss this year's Connecticut Book Awards Finalists, and some of those finalists join us for the hour.

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Connecticut considers competition for utility efficiency programsAA series of spills at a construction zone along the Mariner East pipeline raise questions whether Pennsylvania should order another rerouting of the pipeline as it recently did at a troubled site.

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COVID Updates: US nears 200k deaths, some Connecticut universities cancel spring breakSome public health experts fear infections could spike this fall and winter, perhaps even doubling the death count by the end of the year.

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Connecticut Water Urges Shoreline Customers to Reduce Water UseConnecticut Water is asking its customer in Clinton, Guilford, Madison, Old Saybrook and Westbrook to reduce their water use by 10 percent because of drought.

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Connecticut bill would invite competition to run efficiency programsSupporters say third-party companies could bring innovation, but some lawmakers worry about potential disruption to successful utility programs.

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Bellator 251: Patricio Freire vs. Pedro Carvalho rebookedAt Bellator 251, Patricio Freire and Pedro Carvalho will finally fight as the Bellator featherweight grand prix resumes.

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Connecticut State University System cancels spring breakThe Connecticut State University System is making another change to its schedule to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Connecticut Water issues drought advisory for its water systemConnecticut Water is issuing a drought advisory for its water system that serves customers along the shoreline.

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Hartford HealthCare Kicks-Off Statewide Flu Shot Campaign: Avoiding the "Twindemic" of COVID and the FluHartford Healthcare will kick off a massive statewide flu shot campaign Tuesday morning. The 10 a.m.

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Legislative Races to Watch 2020: SenateLast week: House of Representatives preview As the 2020 election bears down on us like a speeding 18-wheeler, it's easy to forget that there are races happening down ballot that...

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Three branches of government, united for a common goal: reducing the number of children in adult prisonStarting next month, officials from all three branches of government will begin ironing out specific statutory changes for lawmakers to pass in the 2021 legislative session that would end the use of adult prisons for children held pretrial and put a more therapeutic system in its place.

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Lamont Creates Vaccine Advisory BoardHARTFORD, CT  There's no COVID-19 vaccine yet, but Gov. Ned Lamont appointed a new board Monday to come up with a plan to inoculate Connecticut residents when one...

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Greenwich nonprofit offers grants to help special education familiesS.E.L.F. will award grants of up to $5,000 to qualifying special education families in Connecticut and New York who need legal support.

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Local land use control is a precious assetOur state is one of only two states without fully functioning county government. With merely geographic counties, our towns retain power.

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Football and COVID-19: A teachable momentAthletes of all stripes, not just football players, and their coaches, can use this critical moment of community health emergency to build important life skills that will make a difference off and eventually back on the field.

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Eastford Public Schools Closed for In-Person Classes Today Due to Heating IssueStudents who attend Eastford Public Schools are remote learning on Tuesday after school officials said they need to make adjustments to the heating system....

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VA Connecticut hiring practices under investigation"VA Connecticut is in turmoil," wrote the whistleblower in an anonymous complaint filed in August and obtained by C-HIT.

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Kids In Connecticut Now Required To Wear Masks At SchoolGoing to school for young children just got a little more complicated. If you were worried about your child keeping their mask on when at school, now with the new school mask mandate, they must keep their mask on all day.

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On National Voter Registration Day, Groups Urge All Citizens To ParticipateToday is National Voter Registration Day, and good government groups say it's more important than ever.

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Invasive winged pest spotted in ConnecticutThe spotted lanternfly which can cause major destruction to crops and trees has been seen in Greenwich and New Haven.

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Florida decision likely clears Pats owner Kraft of soliciting sexFlorida prosecutors said Monday that they won't appeal a court's decision blocking video that allegedly shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft paying for massage parlor sex, making it likely the charges against him will be dropped.

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Locals Raise Alarm Over Out-Of-State Work At Windsor Amazon Job SiteUnion officials are raising concerns that retail giant Amazon is unnecessarily exposing Connecticut residents to COVID-19 - as well as taking jobs they believe should go to local workers.

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CT Wedding, Event Venues Begging for State Gathering Guideline Changes"People dream their whole lives of having their wedding," said Jonathan Jennings, the chief operating officer of the Connecticut Wedding Group.

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Two displaced in Naugatuck fireWhen crews arrived, the fire was on a porch on the home's second floor, but quickly spread into the interior and third floor, fire officials said.

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Connecticut Reacts to Death of Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgThe memory of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is being honored as unassuming, dynamic and forward-thinking.

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2 Injured in New Haven ShootingA man and a woman were injured in a shooting in New Haven Monday, according to police.

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Lamont promises Connecticut will vet a COVID vaccineGov. Ned Lamont acknowledges that there is public skepticism toward the federal government's hurried development of a coronavirus vaccine and pledges to carefully vet its safety, efficacy and best practices for distribution when it is ready.

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'Sexual Chocolate Goddess': Connecticut Court Administrators Sued for Discrimination, HarassmentThe plaintiff ran into questions about whether the window had closed to file suit.

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Congresswoman Jahana Hayes Describes Symptoms, Experience of COVID-19Congresswoman Jahana Hayes is sharing her experience after testing positive for COVID-19. Hayes tested positive on Sunday.

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Goldrick: Fact. Connecticut is Far Better Off Under Democrats.Sean Goldrick served two terms on the BET and resides in Riverside.

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UConn Offering Anti-Racism Class For Students and FacultyFall 2020 is the first time that UConn students will have the chance to learn about the roots of racism in our country.

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UConn Students and Leaders React to Defaced Spirit RockAn investigation is underway on the University of Connecticut Storrs campus after the school's spirit rock was defaced.

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UFO sighting: Fleet of aliens seen over ConnecticutA FLEET of alien space ships have apparently been seen over the US, with a video of the phenomenon showing several orbs in the night's sky.

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Connecticut Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Announces CCEA Study Results"Legalization will generate significant job creation, strong growth in GDP, and hundreds of millions in new tax revenues." That is the conclusion drawn by the Connecticut Center for Economic Analysis in its new report analyzing the economic outcome of cannabis legalization in Connecticut.

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Candidates Adjust to Campaigning During a PandemicLocal candidates across Connecticut are learning to navigate the campaign trail during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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New Britain Middle School Moves to Remote Learning After COVID-19 CasesThe Pulaski Middle School in New Britain will move to all remote learning on Tuesday and Wednesday after two members of the school community tested positive for COVID-19.

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Pandemic Deals Another Blow To Nursing Homes: Plummeting OccupancyWhile the deadly coronavirus seems to be subsiding in Connecticut for now, its impact on nursing homes has not.

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Campaigning During COVID-19: Candidates Hit The StreetsThere's not much the pandemic hasn't changed, including politics. Politicians can't kiss babies or shake hands so how do candidates for state representative campaign in a pandemic?

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CT offers a cool digital tool. To pay your taxes.CT officials rolled out a new digital platform Monday that will allow you to pay some state taxes anytime, anywhere, and on any device.

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Connecticut Community Foundation distributes more than $750,000 to nonprofits in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield HillsDozens of nonprofits in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills received grants from the Connecticut Community Foundation, in a giving round that a CCF official said was influenced by the COVID...

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Absentee-ballot forms are going to ineligible votersAnyone who thinks Denise W. Merrill, Connecticut secretary of the state, has a handle on who is on the voter rolls for absentee-ballot purposes should guess again!

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2 Connecticut men charged with stealing 17 gunsTwo Connecticut men have been charged with stealing 17 guns during a break-in last month at a Massachusetts gun store, federal prosecutors said in a statement Monday.

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Connecticut man faces deportation after alleged assault, coronavirus diagnosis in ICE custodyBakhodir Madjitov, 39, was told ICE intends to remove him from the country on Tuesday morning, his lawyer Diana Blank of New Haven Legal Assistance said.

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Stratford man accused of killing mother ‘showed no emotion,' police saidA Stratford man, accused of stabbing his mother to death in their home, was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bond on Monday.

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Connecticut State Universities Announce Modified SpringThe four Connecticut state universities that are part of the CSCU system announced a modified spring schedule that will mean no spring break.

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Norwalk schools superintendent: No new COVID-19 casesNorwalk Public Schools said on Saturday that three people in the district tested positive for COVID-19.

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Male Connecticut College student charged with voyeurism in connection with incident in dorm bathroom, police sayA Connecticut College student was arrested Saturday night and charged with voyeurism after an incident in a dorm bathroom, police said Monday.

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Colchester School Goes Remote For 14 Days After Several Staff Members QuarantineColchester Elementary School will be closed for in-person learning for 14 days due to a staffing shortage, according to school administrators.

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Conditions 'Rapidly' Deteriorate As State Raises Drought AlarmAs the dry weather continues in Connecticut, state officials on Monday asked residents of New London county to voluntarily cut back on outdoor irrigation.

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Bill aimed at averting government shutdown would fund two Columbia-class subsWashington – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday unveiled a short-term spending bill that would avert a government shutdown – and allow the Pentagon to move forward with contracts with Electric Boat for two new Columbia-class submarines.

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