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Former home of Jennifer Dulos goes on the market for $1.75MFARMINGTON, Conn. — The former home of Jennifer Dulos, the Connecticut mother of five who went missing last year after prosecutors say she was killed by her estranged husband, is going on the market for $1.75 million.

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2 Students in Weston Schools Test Positive for COVID-19Two students in the Weston school district have tested positive for COVID-19, school officials said Saturday.

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Ex-Minister gets 30-year sentence for repeatedly raping girlBRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The former minister of a Connecticut church who was convicted of repeatedly raping a girl beginning when she was 6 has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

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Employee at Cheshire Police Department Tests Positive for COVID-19An employee at the Cheshire Police Department has tested positive for COVID-19 and the department said it is conducting a deep clean to ensure everyone's safety.

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Man Who Survived New Haven Crash Reunited With First RespondersA man who survived a crash in New Haven earlier this year was reunited with the first responders who helped save him last week.

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Vernon Police and ROCKS Coalition Host Drug Take-BackVernon Police Department, the ROCKS Coalition, the Youth Services Bureau and Walgreens Pharmacy hosted a drug take-back drive on Saturday.

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Cheney Brothers: Innovations in SilkSpring 2005 Subscribe/Buy the Issue! The Cheney Brothers Company of Manchester, Connecticut, at one time the premier silk textile manufacturer in North America, represents one of New England's early innovators.

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Broadway is BACK! ACT of Connecticut's The Last Five YearsNo more #ghostlights @ACTofCT OPENS "The Last Five Years" on Oct.

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Man Shot in Chest, Woman Shot in Face During Incident in BridgeportPolice are investigating after a man was shot in the chest and abdomen and a woman was shot in the face during an incident in Bridgeport late Friday night....

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Chilly Changes Ahead for the WeekendNBC Connecticut first alert meteorologist are tracking a strong cold front moving in today. Temperatures have been well above average over the last few days....

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Lamont Announces Funding for Walk Bridge and Connecticut River ProjectsGov. Ned Lamont and members of Connecticuts congressional delegation announced on Friday that the state has received a $144 million grant  part of the Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair Grant Program  toward the replacement of the Walk Bridge and the Connecticut River Bridge.

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The Dish: NHL great is skating out of GreenwichRetired New York Ranger star Martin St. Louis and his wife, a town native, are selling their waterfront home in Riverside for eight figures.

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More than 30 colleges await Connecticut basketball 'bubble'The Mohegan Sun is completing plans to host more than 30 college basketball teams as it becomes a modified bubble for several early season tournaments, including two moved from New York.

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Opinion: Voting during a pandemic is safe and secureConnecticut has a robust system in place to guard against voter fraud. One person gets one vote, whether you vote absentee or in person.

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As car thefts, break-ins spike, Connecticut police say there's a pattern to the crimes. Here's what to look out for.Facing a surge in car thefts, car break-ins and tire thefts, West Hartford police are waging a social media campaign to get residents to step up security.

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Gov. Lamont says moving vans headed toward Connecticut after many years going other wayStanding in front of a U-Haul truck, Gov. Ned Lamont said Friday that the moving vans are turning around and heading toward Connecticut after years of sluggishness in the real estate market and state economy.

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Increasing Diversity Among Connecticut TeachersTwo students sat down with NBC Connecticut to talk about the diversity in teaching they've had throughout their educational experience.

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Nature: Yellow rail spotting draws crowd of birdersHow can a bird that regularly migrates through Connecticut also be one of the states rarest birds?

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A€˜The Village' Offering Alternative To The Street For Hamden TeensA Hamden women is on a mission - to give teens an alternative to the streets.

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More than 30 colleges await Connecticut basketball 'bubble'UNCASVILLE, Conn. — A resort casino on tribal land in Connecticut is completing plans to host more than 30 college basketball teams as it becomes a modified bubble for several early season tournaments, including two moved from New York.

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New Britain Woman Waits Months for Travel RefundPostponed plans. Cancelled trips. Social distancing. Life has changed drastically since the start of the coronavirus crisis.

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Population Booming In Connecticut As More People Relocate During PandemicA national survey ranked home sales in the Hartford metro area as the third highest in the country.

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The Battle For Connecticut's ‘Flippable' Fifth Congressional DistrictHackers hijacked a virtual campaign meeting for Democratic U.S. Representative Jahana Hayes. They hurled racist slurs at the state's first Black congresswoman.

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Connecticut House racesRep. William J. Simanski, R-Granby, is retiring from Connecticuts 62nd House District seat, which he has held since 2011.

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Wake on waterA power boat motors south out of Norwich Harbor on the Thames River Friday, October 23, 2020.The former Thermos factory, now home to condominium.

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COVID-19 cases on the rise in Greenwich schoolsThe school district is up to 14 positive cases for the year, with a new case at Hamilton Avenue, as it redesigns online tracking portal.

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Danbury Schools to Stay Remote, Postponing Original Plans for In-Person LearningDanbury city officials announced Friday night that all schools will remain remote due to ongoing concerns about the spread of COVID-19 in the city.

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Connecticut Residents Affected by Alzheimer's Invited to Free Virtual Educational Conference on Tuesday, November 17th Sponsored by the Alzheimer's FoThe Alzheimer’s Foundation of America will host a free virtual educational conference as part of its national Educating America Tour to help Connecticut residents affected by Alzheimer’s disease, caregivers, and anyone who wants to learn more about the disease, on Tuesday, November 17, from 10:00 a.m.

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Several CT universities report more COVID-19 casesVarious colleges and universities across Connecticut reported additional confirmed...

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ConnecticutHere is an interactive look at how our state has voted in Presidential elections.

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A New Type of Pumpkin Patch Makes Its Way to North HavenThe Landing of North Haven, an assisted living center, is hosting a night at the pumpkin patch - a socially distanced drive-thru experience for the whole family.

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Errors On Goroff's Disclosure StatementThe debate in Connecticut's third congressional district, the trouble with being a minority party in New York, and errors in Nancy Goroff's disclosure statement.

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Some hospitals in crisis as US nears high for COVID-19 casesBOISE, Idaho — The United States is approaching a record for the number of new daily coronavirus cases in the latest ominous sign about the disease’s grip on the nation, as states from Connecticut to the Rocky Mountain West reel under the surge.

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Connecticut Audubon's Coastal CenterHow can a bird that regularly migrates through Connecticut also be one of the state's rarest birds?

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Trouble on Takeoff: Airport COVID-19 Testing Popular, But Not Without Growing PainsThe Connecticut Airport Authority announced enhancements to its popular onsite COVID-19 testing program at Bradley International Airport.

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Connecticut gas station adopts new mask policy following string of robberiesCustomers are being asked to briefly unmask before entering the business. This way they can be identified by the store's clerk.

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Guns Finding New Use in Gardening ToolsRetired Bishop Jim Curry has honed a new skill. "Part of our responsibility as the blacksmiths and toolmakers is to keep this going," said Curry, heating up...

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CT donations to Biden campaign have surged Biden outraises Trump in CTAs of Oct. 14, Biden had raised nearly $11 million from Connecticut donors and President Donald Trump raised about $4 million, according to the latest filings with the Federal Election Commission.

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Heading to the Sun: More than 30 colleges await Connecticut basketball 'bubble'UNCASVILLE — A resort casino on tribal land in Connecticut is completing plans to host more than 30 college basketball teams as it becomes a modified bubble for several early-season tournaments, including two moved from New York.

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Norwalk man accused of attacking paramedicsA Norwalk man attacked paramedics who tried to revive him after he suffered an apparent drug overdose on a city bus, police said.

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State rep. suspends door-knocking as Norwalk reaches ‘red' COVID levelA Norwalk state representative has suspended her door-to-door campaign due to a COVID-19 spike, she said in a statement Friday.

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Hebert Endorsed by Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of ConnecticutIn a letter to Bob Hebert, Peter S. Carozza, Jr., President of the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut, wrote, "It is an honor to inform you that following the recommendation of our Legislative Committee, and a vote by our Delegates, the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut heartily endorses...

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Stolen Amazon Delivery Van Crashes Into Fence in HartfordSomeone stole an Amazon delivery van as it was making deliveries in Hartford on Friday morning and police found it after the driver crashed into a fence.

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Horace Wells and The Discovery of AnesthesiaSpring 2005 Subscribe/Buy the Issue! It was on December 10, 1844 at "A Grand Exhibition of the Effects of Nitrous Oxide, Exhilarating or Laughing Gas" held in Hartford's Union Hall that Horace Wells , a local dentist, made the connection that changed the painful experience ofRead More.

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Connecticut a Hot Real Estate Market During PandemicParts of Connecticut have become some the hottest real estate markets in the country during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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CT Economy Will Struggle Until At Least 2030 To Recover From COVID, UConn Report WarnsConnecticut likely will struggle for a decade or longer to undo the economic damage created by the coronavirus pandemic, a University of Connecticut think-tank warned Friday.

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Negotiations in Conn. School Mask Lawsuit StallNegotiations to settle a lawsuit that challenged Connecticut's requirements for wearing masks at schools have broken down.

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DeLauro Defends Italian Heritage in Election DebateConnecticut Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro defended her loyalty to her Italian heritage on Thursday during a televised debate with her Republican and Green Party challengers for the 3rd Congressional District.

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Coming this weekendNews: In its 15th year raising money for research, the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation Walk Across Southeastern Connecticut is going virtual.

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Connecticut Economist: ‘It looks bad'A Friday report from economists at the University of Connecticut paints a dire economic picture for Connecticut, suggesting that it may take a decade for the state to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Lamont: 679 more COVID cases reported in CTAs some communities see a spike in COVID-19 cases, the state's seven-day positivity...

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Horace Wells, Inventor of the Improved Shower BathConnecticut Explored Inc Spring 2005 Subscribe/Buy the Issue! "Be it known that I, HORACE WELLS, of Hartford, county of Hartford, State of Connecticut, had invented a new and Improved Shower-Bath..." So begins the specification of U.S. Patent No.

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The Battle For Connecticut's ‘Flippable' Fifth Congressional DistrictHackers hijacked a virtual campaign meeting for Democratic U.S. Representative Jahana Hayes. They hurled racist slurs at the state's first Black congresswoman.

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Personality Expert Who Predicted Trump In 2016 Says Biden Could Win This YearVery few people predicted that President Donald Trump would win the 2016 election, with the exception one Connecticut personality expert.

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Connecticut Voters Share Which Issues are Driving them to the Polls"If I don't vote, I don't have a voice," said Jacqueline Rodriguez. The Rocky Hill preschool teacher plans to go to the polls on Election Day, but...

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Clearing Up Some Issues Regarding Jury Trials in ConnecticutConnecticut's current administration must address the constitutional rights of defendants to a speedy trial.

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Some hospitals in crisis as US nears high for COVID-19 cases Idaho Children Covid Connecticut hospitalThe United States is approaching a record for the number of new daily coronavirus cases in the latest ominous sign of the disease's grip on the nation.

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Town of Groton Under Red Alert Status, Some Events CanceledThe Town of Groton is now under a red alert status, joining 18 other towns on the list this week.

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Cops: Amazon van stolen while driver made deliveries in CT"Quite a few packages are 'missing," Hartford police Lt. Paul Cicero said.

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More than 30 colleges await Connecticut basketball 'bubble'The organizers plan to hold those tournaments and several other "pods" of games, which will get names in the next few weeks, at at the Mohegan Sun, which is owned by the Mohegan Tribe and includes a 10,000-seat arena that is home to the WNBA's Connecticut Sun.

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Zero to Five Stars: How Would You Rate Customer Service During the Coronavirus Crisis?Customer service plays a huge role in where we spend our money. An excellent experience can create a lifelong customer, while a poor interaction may lead you to declare you'll never again do business with a particular company.

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Advocates call for stronger domestic violence measures in GreenwichOver the past year, many friends of Jennifer Farber Dulos have asked themselves what they possibly could have done to prevent her death.

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15 Million from Coronavirus Relief Fund to Go Toward Workforce ProgramsThe governor said he is allocating $15 million from the state’s Coronavirus Relief Fund for to provide job training to more than 1,000 displaced workers and connect them to high-growth, in-demand jobs.

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More Than 30 College Teams to Play Early Games at Mohegan SunMohegan Sun, a resort casino on tribal land in Uncasville, Connecticut is finalizing plans to host more than 30 college basketball teams as it becomes a modified bubble for several early-season tournaments, including two being moved from New York.

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Oil company extends bid deadline for Connecticut-size landsOccidental Petroleum has extended by one week a Wednesday deadline for Wyoming to bid on a swath of land and mineral rights bigger than Connecticut.

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Newington Puts Next Steps of School Reopening Plan on HoldThe next phase of the school reopening plan in Newington is on hold, according to superintendent.

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Police: Norwalk man threatened liquor store employees with knifeA Norwalk man threatened liquor store employees with a kitchen knife after they confronted him over lewd comments made toward a female customer, police said.

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Connecticut Super Lawyers recognizes Flynn, BalleriniNeubert, Pepe and Monteith, P.C. recently announced that the selection of the 2020 Connecticut Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars lists include Middletown residents Robert B. Flynn and Jane Elaine Ballerini, according to a statement.

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More than 30 colleges await Connecticut basketball ‘bubble'UNCASVILLE, Conn.  A resort casino on tribal land in Connecticut is completing plans to host more than 30 college basketball teams as it becomes a modified bubble for several early season tournaments, including two moved from New York.

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Selectmen choose Annmarie Drugonis to lead Seymour for the next yearAnnmarie Drugonis was the unanimous choice of her colleagues to fill the Seymour first selectman position left vacant by the resignation of Kurt Miller.

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New Report Adds Up the Financial Burden of a Cancer DiagnosisBertrand Levesque was having most of the cost of his cancer treatments picked up by Medicare, his son Roger said.

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Connecticut's COVID-19 Positivity Rate at 2.9%Connecticut's COVID-19 test positivity rate jumped back up to 2.9% on Friday, according to Gov.

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CT housing laws subject of federal suit against Trump administrationA coalition of state and national civil rights groups filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in federal court on Thursday, claiming that a new Trump administration rule will make it much more difficult to challenge unfair housing practices in Connecticut and Rhode Island.

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Connecticut Money: Pandemic raises financial anxiety levelsThe coronavirus crisis has many Americans worried about their finances. Nearly a third of respondents to a recent survey said the pandemic has set them back one or two years in terms of their financial goals.

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Foxwoods Brings Back Indoor Live EntertainmentFoxwoods Casino is bringing back indoor live entertainment at the Grand Theater after pausing live shows due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Foodshare to Continue Food Distribution in November as Need IncreasesFoodshare has distributed food to people in 200,000 cars at Rentschler Field in East Hartford since the COVID pandemic started in March.

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Connecticut Lawyers Discuss How Their Practices Are Faring During the PandemicThe Connecticut Law Tribune spoke to five attorneys who work in different fields of law to get their take on how the pandemic is affecting them and their practice.

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Big Honors to Connecticut LawyersCTDEC Chairman John Schuyler said "Each one of these dedicated professionals has given their time expertise and business wisdom to support companies in our region during this unprecedented time."

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Coronavirus pandemic's economic impact blunted by influx of people moving to ConnecticutThe economic toll inflicted on Connecticut by the coronavirus pandemic has been blunted somewhat what appears to be an influx of newcomers who are boosting both the real estate market and the state budget.

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Growing Number of People Moving to CT: GovernorThe governor held a news conference Friday morning to discuss the growing number of people relocating to Connecticut from other states.

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COVID-19: Incidents Skyrocket In 2 Connecticut Cities; 19 Considered 'High-Risk'Two Connecticut cities have average daily COVID-19 infection rates that have skyrocketed to more than 40 positive test results per 100,000 residents, according to the most recent state data.

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COVID-19: Incidents Skyrocket In Two Connecticut Cities Among 19 Considered 'High-Risk'Two Connecticut cities have average daily COVID-19 infection rates that have skyrocketed to more than 40 positive test results per 100,000 residents, according to the most recent state data.

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Silvermine school closed for contact tracing following COVID caseThis comes the day after Norwalk was named a red alert city by the state Department of Public Health.

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Warm Opens Two New Stores in the Rockaways and Darien, ConnecticutWhen it was no longer an option to keep her New York store open, Warm's Winnie Beattie found creative solutions in less expected places—from Rockaway Beach to Connecticut.

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Friends and NeighborsArea residents are recognized for their accomplishments.

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Feds: 7 Hartford women charged in Victoria's Secret schemeFederal authorities say the group used the scheme to steal more than $600,000 from the parent company of Victoria's Secret.

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Another Day of Above Normal Temperatures TodayTemperatures will be higher than normal Friday. While it will not be as warm as it was yesterday, the temperatures today will be in the upper 60s, almost 10 degrees above normal.

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Crosby High School in Waterbury Goes to Distance LearningOne staff member at Crosby High School in Waterbury has tested positive for COVID-19 and the school department said all students transitioned to distance learning through Tuesday, Oct.

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More than 30 colleges await Connecticut basketball 'bubble'UNCASVILLE, Conn. — A resort casino on tribal land in Connecticut is completing plans to host more than 30 college basketball teams as it becomes a modified bubble for several early season tournaments, including two moved from New York.

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Public Higher Education At Critical CrossroadThe Connecticut State College and University system has been and remains a grandiose public policymaking experiment.

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Connecticut Store Asks Customers to Take Off Masks Before Entering a€” for SafetyA gas station in Stamford is now asking customers to briefly take off their masks before entering their store, but it's not for any political reasons — it's for the store's safety.

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CT economy will struggle until at least 2030 to recover from COVID, UConn report warns CT economy will struggle to recover from COVID until at least 2The UConn think tank also said state has hurt its economic prospects by failing to make investments in information technology.

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Bridge in Greenwich: Playing as if you had peeked at your opponents' cardsHere's a card-playing quiz on how to respond to a one notrump overcall by a partner.

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Mutual Aid is community careSummer of Solutions Hartford is a youth leadership nonprofit organization in Hartford run by Black, queer, disabled and nonbinary femmes.

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Keep wearing your masks , please!Since early last Spring, when our nursing home had its first case of COVID-19, life, and death, have never been the same.  Being immersed in the deadly effects of the invisible poison we call COVID-19 has consumed the lives of those of us caring for patients inflicted with this horrible illness.

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Connecticut Money: Pandemic raises financial anxiety levelsThe coronavirus crisis has many Americans worried about their finances. Nearly a third of respondents to a recent survey said the pandemic has set them back one or two years in terms of their financial goals.

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Connecticut Farms School Celebrates Unity DayEven remotely from their homes, students and staff at Connecticut Farms Elementary School were able to celebrate and participate in National Unity Day on Wednesday.

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COVID Updates: Connecticut identifies 19 'red alert' cities and townsEight more communities, many in southeastern Connecticut, were identified by state public health authorities as "red alert towns" after their daily rates of new COVID-19 infections surpassed 15 per 100,000 people since last week.

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Slap Shot! Connecticut Compound With Hockey Rink Is the Week's Most Popular HomeWork on your slap shot 'round the clock! A Connecticut compound with a private hockey rink...

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Connecticut boy forced to kneel on tacks, drink hot sauce; mom, stepfather arrestedA Connecticut man allegedly locked his stepson in a small room for months and tortured him by forcing him to kneel on tacks and drink hot sauce until he vomited, among other abuse, as the child's mother did nothing to intervene, police say.

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Getting Comfortable With The UncomfortableSouth Central Connecticut Posted by CCM CT on Thursday, October 22, 2020 Over the spring and summer, America was confronted once again by the ugly truth that systemic...

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Avery Point fogVisitors move along the path as a fog settles at Avery Point in Groton on Thursday, October 22, 2020.

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New Haven Family Reinvents Trick-or-Treating During COVID-19Ghost, ghouls, goblins and candy are all staples of the Halloween season, but this year with COVID-19 New Haven natives Henry and Lucy Dunn knew the haunted holiday was bound to look a little different.

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Officials Warn Connecticut's Unemployed About FraudUnemployed Connecticut residents aren’t the only ones waiting for the next pandemic relief check. There are a slew of fraudsters waiting to get their hands on the money.

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Candidates for 3rd Congressional District Face OffOn Thursday night, voters in the third congressional district got a better look at their candidates.

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In New Haven, a Voter Registration Push Ahead of DeadlineElection Day is less than two weeks away and time is running out to register ahead of Nov.

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Connecticut has 19 communities with red alert COVID-19 infection levelsEight more communities, many in southeastern Connecticut, were identified Thursday by state public health authorities as “red alert towns” after their daily rates of new COVID-19 infections surpassed 15 per 100,000 people since last week.

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NBA Draft to be held at ESPN studios in ConnecticutVirtual format to resemble those used by many other leagues this year for Drafts.

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Judge orders hearing to decide if Jennifer Dulos is deadFARMINGTON, Conn. — A Connecticut probate judge said Thursday that she needs more time and may need to hear more evidence before deciding whether to declare a missing Connecticut mother legally dead.

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COVID Hospitalizations Rising, But Not Close To PeakHARTFORD, CT-With COVID-19 hospitalizations climbing and the number of towns in the "red alert" zone at 19, Connecticut officials said Thursday the state maintains a more than adequate capacity of available beds at its hospitals.

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Montville Public Schools to Go Remote for Two Weeks Due to COVID-19 CasesMontville Public Schools will move to remote learning for the next two weeks due to several COVID-19 cases in the district and concerns about community spread in the area.

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Connecticut's COVID alert map gets redder; Positive test rate at 2.3% Connecticut COVID alert map gets redderThe novel coronavirus is spreading in Connecticut with COVID-19 cases increasing in the I-84 corridor from Hartford to Waterbury, staying high in smaller towns to the east and producing a stunning flare-up in Norwalk, state officials said Thursday.

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Connecticut Republicans, loyal soldiers in the party of TrumpIndeed, in debates this week sponsored by The Day, both Somers and Republican Sen. Paul Formica of East Lyme pretended like the Republican president has no bearing on the lives of their Connecticut constituents, as if their own state government isn't going to have to cope with the turmoil stirred by Trump, from a bungled pandemic response to...

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Connecticut Store Asks Customers to Take Off Masks Before Entering a€” for SafetyA gas station in Stamford is now asking customers to briefly take off their masks before entering their store, but it's not for any political reasons — it's for the store's safety.

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Candidate For 5th Congressional District Tackle Wide Range of IssuesDebating many of the issues facing Connecticut voters, two of the three candidates for the 5th Congressional District faced off Thursday.

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Musicians bonded over accordions over the yearsAccordion was our common bond. My late husband, Bob Siarkowski, and I met Gerry Hertel through the Connecticut Accordion Association.

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By singling out Hayes' votes, Sullivan hurts his credibilityOn Oct. 16, the Republican-American reported that David X. Sullivan, the Republican nominee for Connecticuts 5th Congressional District seat, says his opponent, current Democratic Rep.

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Challenger in 74th has been a tax-raiserAs a resident of the East End of Waterbury, I have been closely following the race for state representative from Connecticuts 74th House District.

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Judge orders hearing to decide if Jennifer Dulos is deadFARMINGTON, Conn. — A Connecticut probate judge said Thursday that she needs more time and may need to hear more evidence before deciding whether to declare a missing Connecticut mother legally dead.

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CT COVID-19 Update: Thursday, Oct. 22Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamonts update on efforts to mitigate the spread of coronavirus, streamed on a delay.

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Listen: Moody's Economist Thinks Greater Hartford Is "Riskier" In The Work-At-Home EconomyWhat if the work at home trend becomes permanent? What will happen to Connecticut's downtowns?

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19 Connecticut Towns on COVID-19 Red Alert ListConnecticut now has 19 cities and towns that have reached the state's COVID-19 Red Alert level, up from 11 last week.

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Ex-Disney CFO claims couple is squatting in his $2.2M Connecticut mansionA former Disney CFO says a couple used a legal loophole to squat in his $2.2 million Connecticut mansion — but the couple claims the castle was far from the fairytale promised.

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People's United: 3Q Earnings SnapshotOn Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $144.6 million. On a per-share basis, the Bridgeport, Connecticut-based company said it had profit of 34 cents.

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Connecticut has 19 ‘red alert' towns. What does that mean for residents?Nineteen towns in Connecticut have been identified as "red" by the state as they deal with coronavirus.

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State Announces 8 More COVID-19 Red Alert Towns, Removes 2Eight more Connecticut towns have reached the COVID-19 Red Alert level, bringing the total to 19.

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Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal Boycotts SCOTUS VoteThe Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to advance the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Ongoing Drought Taking A Toll On Apple CiderIt’s not that apples didn’t grow because of the drought, in fact many apples thrived in the dry conditions with less disease and infection - just not the kind needed for making apple cider.

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Putnam Barriers for Outdoor Dining Will Be Taken Down for SeasonThe Town of Putnam is taking down concrete barriers that were put into place for temporary outdoor dining amid the pandemic, according to Mayor Barney Seney....

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Middletown Public Schools to Offer COVID-19 Testing for Staff and StudentsMiddletown Public Schools will be offering free COVID-19 rapid testing for any students or staff showing symptoms, starting Monday, district officials announced Thursday.

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Kanye West registers as write-in presidential candidate in ConnecticutAfter gaining ballot access in several states, West's registration as a Connecticut write-in candidate allows votes for Kanye for president to count in the state.

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Lockdowns at Several Schools in Norwich Lifted: PoliceMultiple schools in the Taftville section of Norwich were in lockdown on Thursday morning, but the lockdown has been lifted, according to Norwich police....

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Barrett Nomination Clears Committee Despite Boycott By Blumenthal, DemocratsDespite a boycott by Democrats including Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to send Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination to the full Senate....

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Backus nurses' union reaches deal with hospital over new contract Backus Hospital, nurses reach a dealA union representing more than 400 nurses at Backus Hospital approved by a near-unanimous vote on Wednesday a new, four-year contract that includes pay increases and ends a weeks-long standoff between the hospital and employees that triggered a two-day nurses' strike.

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Blumenthal, other Dems boycott Barrett vote, but nomination moves forwardJudge Amy Coney Barrett's nomination was approved on a Republican-only 12-0 vote. It will move to the full Senate for a vote Monday.

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Connecticut's infection rate climbs to highest since JuneConnecticut's coronavirus infection rate has climbed to its highest level since June,...

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Connecticut has 19 communities with 'red alert' virus levelsEight more communities, many in southeastern Connecticut, were identified Thursday by state public health authorities as "red alert towns" after their daily rates of new COVID-19 infections surpassed 15 per 100,000 people since last week.

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Wilton Resident Joins Goodwill of Western and Northern Connecticut Board of DirectorsGoodwill of Western and Northern Connecticut today announced two additions to its Board of Directors - Christopher Peterson of Wilton and Robert A. Scinto of Fairfield.

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CT's balkanized housing laws are the subject of a federal lawsuit against the Trump administration CT housing laws subject of federal lawsuitA coalition of state and national civil rights groups filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in federal court on Thursday, claiming that a new Trump administration rule will make it much more difficult to challenge unfair housing practices in Connecticut and Massachusetts.

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Connecticut Beefs Up Contact Tracing as Public Moves IndoorsConnecticut is bolstering contact tracing efforts at the state and local levels in an effort to limit the recent outbreak of COVID-19 cases, particularly across the southeastern portion of the state.

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AG wants reimbursements for poor response to power outageHARTFORD — Connecticut's attorney general asked regulators Wednesday to order reimbursements for utility customers who lost food and medicine during August's dayslong power outage in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaias.

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Study: Child Care Workers Not At More Risk of COVIDChild care employees working at day care facilities at the start of the pandemic were not more likely to contract the coronavirus, according to a new study from Yale University.

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Police: Bridgeport man pulled gun in central Greenwich parking disputeAndrew Smith, 31, turned himself in at police headquarters to face charges of first-degree threatening and breach of peace, police said.

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CT Protective Moms Announces "Jennifer Dulos Law" ProposalA new law is being proposed in honor of Jennifer Dulos Thursday. The "Jennifer's Law," SB-442 would impact the Connecticut Custody Reform Legislation to...

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Windsor Locks Middle School to Go Remote Through Nov. 4 Due to COVID-19 CasesStudents at Windsor Locks Middle School were sent home at 11:15 a.m. Thursday and will be learning remotely through Nov.

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Some CT nursing homes require COVID testing for visitorsThe state has issued no edict requiring visitor testing, saying the decisions will be left up to the nursing home operators.

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Connecticut ranks 47th for business tax climate, according to Tax FoundationThe Tax Foundation released its annual ranking of states on their overall business tax climate and placed Connecticut 47th in the country, besting both New York and New Jersey but falling short of other Northeastern neighbors.

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Governor Lamont to Hold 4 P.M. Briefing on COVID-19 PandemicThe governor will hold a briefing Thursday afternoon on the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it's having on the state of Connecticut.

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Stamford convenience store alters mask policy after gunpoint robberiesWhile most stores now require masks for entry amid the coronavirus pandemic, a gas station convenience store in Connecticut is asking all customers to briefly lower their face coverings before coming inside.

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More arrested in 2nd night of protests in Providence for injured manSeveral dozen protesters marched through the Providence streets on Wednesday night and threw bottles, smoke bombs and rocks at police near the Cranston line at about 10 p.m., The Providence Journal reported.

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Nurse pleads guilty to stealing dying veterans' morphineA former nurse at a veterans' hospital in Massachusetts has pleaded guilty to stealing liquid morphine intended for her dying patients and using it herself, federal prosecutors say.

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Report: Heavy rain improves CT drought conditionsU.S. Drought Monitor's report released Thursday shows most extreme drought conditions have vanished in Connecticut.

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Here's what you can and can't wear to the pollsA vendor displays souvenir hats on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016, in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Kanye West registers as write-in presidential candidate in ConnecticutAfter gaining ballot access in several states, West's registration as a Connecticut write-in candidate allows votes for Kanye for president to count in the state.

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Helicopters to Join Search for Missing Bridgeport Woman With Alzheimer'sAn 84-year-old Bridgeport woman who has Alzheimer's disease has been missing since Sunday and police are now using helicopters as they continue to search for her.

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COVID-19 the focus of Zoom debate between Norwalk candidatesThe two-and-a-half hour event featured state Representative and Senate candidates.

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Interval House is Here to HelpDomestic violence has seen an uptick during the pandemic, and with the colder weather coming, there is fear it could climb again.

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NBA to host virtual draft on Nov. 18 from ESPN studios in ConnecticutThe NBA draft is officially set. ESPN will broadcast the draft live that night, and both commissioner Adam Silver and deputy commissioner Mark Tatum will be in ESPN studios at Bristol, Connecticut, to announce the picks.

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Town of Vernon Phone System Is Back UpThe town of Vernon’s phone system was down and the schools and town departments were not able to make or receive calls for part of the morning, but they are back up, according to town officials.

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Connecticut's State Groundhog Chuckles X Has DiedIt's been said that Chuckles X, Connecticut's official state groundhog, would only communicate with Manchester Mayor, Jay Moran, when she delivered her spring forecast.

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Hartford Faces Two Health Crises: Pandemic And Gun ViolenceConnecticut's capital city is experiencing another public health crisis amidst the pandemic - an epidemic of gun violence.

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Being A Connecticut Poll Worker So A Vulnerable Senior Doesn't Have ToNearly 10,000 Connecticut residents have volunteered as election day poll workers, some for the first time.

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New London High School Goes to Distance Learning Due to COVID-19Students at New London High School will be learning from home for the rest of the week because of a positive case of COVID-19.; School officials said New London...

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25 things to do this weekend in Connecticut, Oct. 23-25How are you celebrating the week before Halloween? We have a few ideas.

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St. Tammany traffic stop ends in Connecticut man's heroin arrestSt. Tammany Parish Sheriff's deputies found heroin hidden in a van that a Connecticut man was driving on Interstate 59 after a traffic stop Wednesday, according to a news release.

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A vote for Jeff Desmarais is a vote for better schoolsI recently was introduced to Jeff Desmarais, Democratic nominee for Connecticuts 32nd Senate District seat.

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NWS: After fog burns off, sunny skies, warmer temperaturesHigh temperatures will be quite mild once again, mainly in the lower 70s, which is around 10 degrees above normal for this time of year.

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Judge's Decision on Jennifer Dulos to Determine Access to Retirement AccountA judge is expected to decide whether to declare Jennifer Dulos, a missing mother of five, dead.

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CT: Litchfield CountyWhat’s not to like about this park. Short or long hikes, beautiful overlooks, kayaking, biking, wildlife and an awesome bridge with love locks and folklore.

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Woman Injured in Hartford Shooting; Man Drove Himself to Hospital 3 Hours LaterA woman was shot in Hartford early Thursday morning and a man who was also shot drove himself to the hospital three hours later, according to police.

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State Looks To Dismiss School Mask LawsuitNegotiations to resolve a lawsuit challenging Connecticuts requirements that school children wear masks have "broken down" and lawyers for the state are seeking to schedule a hearing this week...

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With COVID-19 cases rising in CT, some nursing homes are now requiring visitor testing CT nursing homes turning to COVID-19 testing for visitorsNursing homes in Connecticut are choosing to require COVID-19 tests for visitors, despite no state mandate.

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Drug drop-off day set at Greenwich police headquartersThe Greenwich Police Department will host a take-back event on Saturday for both unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medicines.

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DEEP spearheads new method to monitor streamsThe state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is studying the levels of streams over the seasons to ensure a healthy fish environment.

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Greenwich Historical Society brings Childe Hassam painting home to Cos CobThe painter was one of the most influential and successful American Impressionists, known for his many works created in the local art colony.

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Sidewalk sale to benefit 10-year-old from Glenville with rare diseaseSam Buck, a vivacious 10-year-old with a terminal genetic disease, sees every day as 'the best day ever,' according to his family.

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Connecticut's housing crisis requires more than an emergency responseOur state has made noteworthy progress in reducing annual homelessness at a time when many states have seen tragically large increases in this terrible problem.

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Ojakian and the Board of Regents: The wrong answer to the budget crisis, and a lot of nerveCSCU President Ojakian and the Board of Regents for Higher Education would rather raid the scarce community college system reserves than cease wasting money on managers for the Connecticut State Community College.

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This is not my dad's dealMy father recently died after being very ill for several months. As one does, I've taken to thinking about his life.

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Fear of walnuts and other scary thingsThe other day while I was raking leaves beneath our black walnut tree — and picking up scads of fallen walnuts— guess what happened?

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One of the Countries 'Rattiest' Cities is in ConnecticutBelieve it or not, the pest control company Orkin does an annual list of the rattiest cities in America.

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Tune into beatification of Knights' founder live from ConnecticutThough the beatification of Father Michael McGivney will be marked by Covid restrictions, anyone around the world can participate through live-streaming.

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Connecticut State Police endorse Bob HebertBob Hebert, Republican-endorsed candidate for the 111th General Assembly District , has secured the Connecticut State Fraternal Order of Police endorsement.

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We Must Fight Pandemic FatigueCase Prevalence Per 10,000, By Town For the week ending October 21 It's been another awful week here in Connecticut and around the country as COVID-19 makes an intense, scary...

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Connecticut Book Awards Span Genres, Venues, and SubjectsSpending more time at home during the past seven months has meant an opportunity to do more reaching for many Connecticut residents.

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Opinion: Rosa DeLauro, our champion for ConnecticutEvery choice I've made in local politics and labor organizing since has given me more and more respect for the work DeLauro does.

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Arts groups team up to present satire 'American Dreams'REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN Just in time for the election, several Connecticut nonprofit groups have teamed up to host, virtually, a satire that skewers one of the hot pre-COVID-19 pol...

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College Students Urging Peers to Participate in Political ProcessMembers of the College Republicans at Southern Connecticut State University went door to door Wednesday, leaving pamplets and information concerning voting and candidates.

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Hartford Residents, Community Leaders Call for End to ViolenceAddressing the recent increase of gun violence in the Capital City, community activists, residents, city leaders, and police joined together.

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Multiple Arrests Made After Fight at Waterbury WalmartWaterbury police made multiple arrests after a fight at the local Walmart Wednesday. Police said they were called to the store on Wolcott Street around 3:30...

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Catholics, LGBTQ Community React to Pope's Same-Sex Civil Union EndorsementCatholics around the world and in Connecticut learned Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pontiff as part of a documentary.

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Norwalk mayor: COVID response ‘has never been about politics'The mayor encouraged residents to take the spike in cases seriously after 37 more test results came back positive on Wednesday.

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Suspect in Deadly Meriden Shooting Found in Puerto RicoThe suspect in a deadly Meriden shooting has been located and taken into custody in Puerto Rico.

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New Construction Completed on Lordship's Margherita LawnRemember last weeks post about the rare double lots in Stratford, Connecticut? Well, it looks like another one has bitten the dust with the completion of a new subdivision.

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Connecticut COVID-19 Positivity Rate at 2.6%; Eight New Deaths ReportedThe COVID-19 positivity rate in Connecticut came in at 2.6% Wednesday, with net hospitalizations down and eight new deaths reported.

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FBI probes New Haven city contract; Harp wiretapped, says fraudster tried to set her upHarp, then the city’s mayor, had dinner that night with her top aide, Andrea Scott; city Controller Daryl Jones; and a Sacramento, California entrepreneur named Derek Bluford, who was under federal indictment for financial fraud and was looking for a way to lessen his prison sentence.

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State prepared as second wave arrivesMANCHESTER  State health officials reported Wednesday another 416 diagnostic tests came back positive for COVID-19 as the viral outbreak resurges in Connecticut.

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Paul Singer's Elliott Management to open offices in Florida and ConnecticutElliott Management Corp, one the world's busiest activist investors, plans to open two new offices - one in Florida and one in Connecticut - to give staff more...

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Former Professional Soccer Player, Bloomfield High Grad, Returns to Coach at Alma MaterThe Bloomfield Boys Soccer team was stuck. "Last couple of years you've seen us lose," said Matthew McLaughlin, a senior on the team.

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Greenwich residents rally to support Armenian Christians during ongoing violenceClose to 75 people turned out for a rally at Town Hall to call on the U.S. government to protect Armenia and Christians in the disputed region of Artsakh.

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Voting in Connecticut: What You Can and Can't DoVoters can expect some changes this year due to COVID-19. Something that won't change is the security and integrity of the process.

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Yale, Quinnipiac universities report new COVID-19 casesYale University in New Haven and Quinnipiac University in Hamden have recently recorded new COVID-19 cases.

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Norah Jones house hunts in Connecticut, touring $4.95M architectural gemSinger Norah Jones looks for a country home in Connecticut, considering this $4.95 million gem in Ridgefield, frequented by Paul Newman, Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins.

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CSCU faculty and students ask for emergency funding after budget cuts CT state university faculty and students call for more state supportStudents, alumni and faculty from across the four regional state universities called for Gov. Ned Lamont and legislators to provide emergency funding in the wake of massive budget cuts to the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system.

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Naugatuck couple charged in child abuse caseTwo people have been charged in connection with a child abuse case where a boy was forced to sleep in a locked closet for months and subjected to "various physical punishments," police said.

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If elected, Salamone will take care to spend money wiselyI recently had the pleasure of meeting Pam Salamone, Republican nominee for Connecticuts 103rd House District seat.

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Connecticut dumpster baby released from hospital; suspect in custodyThe 8-month-old baby found burned and abandoned in a week has been released from the hospital, police said.

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COVID money goes out to underfunded local health departments CT hands out first round of federal grants to local health departmentsGov. Ned Lamont and Dr. Deidre Gifford, his acting commissioner of public health, stood in an open-air pavilion in a park here Wednesday to announce the distributions of the first 21 grants from $20 million in federal funds to local health districts to combat COVID-19.

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Maskless Voters Can't Be Turned Away From Polls"We cannot bar someone from voting because they refuse to wear a mask. Our guidance to the localities are five different options for redirecting the person so they don't have to come into a polling place and potentially infect their neighbors," Gabe Rosenberg, Merrill's communications director, said Wednesday.

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AG William Tong: $8.3B Purdue Pharma Settlement Is ‘Unacceptable'In a deal slammed by Connecticut Attorney General William Tong, Stamford-based Purdue Pharma has agreed to plead guilty to three federal criminal charges related to its production and marketing of Oxycontin in an $8.3 billion settlement with the Justice Department.

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Person Pulled From Water With Serious Injuries After Motor Scooter AccidentSuffield police are investigating after a person was pulled from the canal with serious injuries after being involved in a motor scooter accident.

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38 states now on travel list as Lamont mulls modificationsWhile Gov. Lamont considers how to modify the travel restrictions and standards for determining if travelers from other states with high COVID-19 rates must quarantine upon arrival in Connecticut, 38 states fell onto the weekly list.

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Greenwich police: Woman tried to break into car overnight in ByramThe 51-year-old woman arrested on a larceny charge tried to enter the vehicle through a rear window that was taped over with plastic, police said.

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AG William Tong: $8.3b Purdue Pharma settlement is 'unacceptable' AG Tong slams DOJ settlement with Purdue PharmaCT Attorney General William Tong slammed an $8.3 billion Department of Justice settlement with Purdue Pharma related to its production and marketing of Oxycontin.

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The Mother School of Deaf EducationSpring 2005 Subscribe/Buy the Issue! When the founders of the Connecticut Asylum for the Education and Instruction of Deaf and Dumb Persons, as the American School for the Deaf was originally known, opened their doors to a class of seven students on April 15, 1817, they wereRead More.

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State Budget Picture Improved But Deficit LoomsHARTFORD, CT  Connecticut's fiscal picture improved slightly from last month, but the state is still facing a $1.2 billion budget deficit and the budget picture remains incomplete.

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SoNo Arts Festival extended for third weekendThe event was held in a new, socially distanced format this year.

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Greenwich school district confirms 10th positive COVID caseStudents at Old Greenwich and Julian Curtiss schools tested positive for the coronavirus, sending students into quarantine, officials said.

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Police: Connecticut man forced child to kneel on tacks, drink hot sauce until he vomitedNAUGATUCK, Conn. — A Connecticut man is facing child abuse charges for forcing a child to sleep in a locked closet and making him kneel on thumb tacks and drink hot sauce until he vomited, police said.

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Connecticut cops shoots and kills dog mauling womanA Connecticut police officer shot and killed a dog that was attacking a woman.

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Yale New Haven Health Opens New Primary Care Medical CenterYale New Haven Health opened a new primary care medical center on Tuesday on Sargent Drive in New Haven.

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Connecticut Extends Existing COVID-Related Executive Orders and Issues Additional Orders Affecting EmployersAt the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Ned Lamont declared a public health and civil preparedness emergency in Connecticut.

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Program Will Delve Deep Into Little Known History Of Connecticut Witch TrialsThe name evokes certain images. For those who visit the picturesque New England town each October, it invites visions of quaint streets lined with trees fully-soaked with yellow, orange, and brown leaves.

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Connecticut Basilica's Rector Has Spent Lifetime Praying to Father McGivneyFather James Sullivan, rector of the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Waterbury, Conn., points up to a mural of Father Michael J. McGivney painted by Paul Armesto, which adorns the ceiling of the Father McGivney room inside the basilica complex, in this July 6, 2020, photo.

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Officer fatally shoots dog that was biting, dragging woman in ConnecticutENFIELD, Conn. — A Connecticut police officer shot a pit bull to death Tuesday afternoon as it was attacking a woman, authorities said.

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Police: Man fatally shot in Hartford parking lotA man was shot in the torso in the early evening on Tuesday in Harford and died shortly after, police said.

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Lamont Seeks To Improve Trust In Vaccine Among Black ResidentsConnecticut Governor Ned Lamont said the state needs to do more to convince Black residents that a COVID-19 vaccine will be safe and effective.Â.

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Survey: Majority of Conn. Voters Plan to Go to PollsA new survey from the Public Policy Polling has found that less than half of Connecticut voters are concerned that absentee ballots are not as secure as in-person voting, but more than 80% prefer to visit their polling precincts.Â.

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Chuckles, Connecticut's prognosticating groundhog, has diedMANCHESTER, Conn. — Chuckles X, who served as Connecticut's official...

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DEEP: State park use hits 'extraordinary' numbers amid COVID"Things were closed, so what else do you do? " DEEP spokesman Will Healey said of the surge of state park use during the pandemic.

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Connecticut COVID-19 Positivity Rate at 2.6%; Eight New Deaths ReportedThe COVID-19 positivity rate in Connecticut came in at 2.6% Wednesday, with net hospitalizations down and eight new deaths reported.

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The Wheelhouse: More COVID, More Racist TrollsThe percentage of COVID-19 tests coming back positive is increasing in Connecticut. A member of the state's Congressional delegation describes what it is.

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Connecticut Landmarks Names Aaron Marcavitch as Executive DirectorConnecticut Landmarks has selected Aaron Marcavitch as Executive Director, following a national executive search process led by Arts Consulting Group.

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The White HartWe're back at the White Hart, Salisbury, 5 years since the last time, and it's everything that we remember and then some!

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Kevin Herget vs Greg NappoWelcome to our second match of the week! Kevin Herget upended Andy Crum in the first round, 61.3% to 38.7%.

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Homeschooling, Pre-Schoolers, Charter Schools May Explain Drop in Public School EnrollmentOver the last year, 6,000 families joined the Connecticut Homeschool Network bringing the total number of families to about 15,000, according to Diane Connors, the organization's co-founder.

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Job Gains, But Mixed Economic Picture as Connecticut Heads into Cooler MonthsEmployment data released yesterday by the Department of Labor show that while Connecticut continues to regain jobs lost during the pandemic, the overall economic picture remains mixed according to a variety of industry officials.

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Connecticut officer fatally shot pit bull as it attacked womanA Connecticut police officer saved a young womans life from a vicious dog attack — fatally shooting the pit bull as it dragged her onto a front yard, police said.

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Be The Change: An Interview With New Britain Mayor Erin StewartNew Britain Mayor Erin Stewart talks about running for office at a young age, her Republican identity, tackling homelessness during COVID-19, and balancing motherhood with being mayor.

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CT's down-ballot Republicans wish Trump would stop courting suburbiaThe missing Trump sign at the GOP headquarters in Ridgefield, Connecticut, was a sign of the times: Trump is a hard sell for New England Republicans.

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COVID Sends State Park Use To Record LevelsWith fewer indoor recreation options and more reasons to stress out, Connecticut residents have gone outdoors and used the state's forests, trails and parks in "extraordinary" numbers during the pandemic.

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State must center health equity in Connecticut's health information exchangeIf we are to truly understand the problem and effectively address the health inequities exacerbated by the pandemic, we need high quality, real-time data.

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A Connecticut WPA project for transportationHere's a possible solution to Connecticut's transportation and infrastructure problems and the state's current unemployment woes: a WPA style building project.

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Greenwich High students plunge into politicsGHS students will be asking the questions next week in a debate among the candidates in the town's four races for the state legislature.

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The Board of RegentsIf the Board of Regents of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities is to fulfill its stated vision to “continually increase the number of students completing personally and professional rewarding academic programs;” if it is to uphold its stated mission to “contribute to the creation of knowledge and the economic growth...

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Generation Z Voters Preparing to Vote in Presidential Election for First TimeWe're just two weeks away from the next presidential election and there's a group of voters that are excited to be able to have their opinions heard...

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Glamorous Room Rental NYC a€“ Renting A Vacation Rental Is The Best OptionWhile staying in hotel lodging has its own advantages, in case you are considering for longer than a couple of days in New York, renting a glamorous room rental NYC will make your experience that bit more pleasant.

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Norwalk schools: Nearly 600 quarantined since classes resumedThe school district has launched a COVID dashboard, which shows how many people have been infected and quarantined since classes began on Sept.

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Despite increase in cases, NY won't enforce New Jersey, Connecticut quarantinesDespite New York being the only state not to qualify for COVID-19 travel advisories, officials say they will not enforce quarantines among Connecticut and New Jersey.

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Police Kill Dog Attacking Woman in EnfieldAn Enfield police officer killed a dog that was attacking a woman in Enfield Tuesday.

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