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2 hrs ago | State of Connecticut

State Police Make Arrest in Fatal Accident at RHAM

On March 14, 2014, at approximately 0703 hours, Connecticut State Police Troop K was notified of a car vs. pedestrian collision on the campus of RHAM Middle/High School, 25 Rham Road, Hebron.

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Related Topix: Hebron, CT

3 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

Leading a cause so others won't suffer

"It is a relief knowing I didn't go through everything for nothing. I have made a difference in this world.

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Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln Chafee, US Politics, Rhode Island, Rhode Island Government, Connecticut Government

8 hrs ago | Ctnewsjunkie.com

Litigation Between Independent Party Factions Threatens Party's Ballot Access For 2014

The Independent Party has the ability to endorse a candidate for governor, but if two factions within the party can't stop litigating each other or come to an agreement on a candidate, then no one will get the ballot line in November.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Dan Malloy, Connecticut Government

13 hrs ago | TheDay.Com

Report: Connecticut averages 14 domestic homicides

The Connecticut Domestic Violence Fatality Review Committee, which examined the data, determined 162 of the victims were female and 26 were male.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Turnto10.com

Conn. man cleared in killing seeks compensation

A man who was imprisoned 21 years for a rape and murder he did not commit is set to testify at a first-ever Connecticut hearing to determine how much he should be compensated.

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Related Topix: Prison, Connecticut Government

ABC News

Conn. Man Cleared in Killing Seeks Compensation

A man who was imprisoned 21 years for a rape and murder he did not commit is set to testify at a first-ever Connecticut hearing to determine how much he should be compensated.

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Related Topix: Prison, Connecticut Government

State of Connecticut

State Police Trooper Team Takes First Place at K-9 Olympics

On July 19, 2014 the 23rd Connecticut Police K-9 Olympics was held at UConn. There were 35 police K-9 teams competing in the event, including local Connecticut Police Department teams, CT Dept of Corrections teams and CT State Police teams.

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New Haven Independent

Register Offers Buyouts

New Haven's print daily plans to continue shrinking its newsroom as its parent company prepares for an expected sale.

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WTNH

Loans to lift houses higher, protect from flooding

The State of Connecticut is making low-interest loans available to help shoreline homeowners and businesses protect their buildings from flooding and other severe weather by lifting them higher above sea level, the governor's office announced.

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Related Topix: Weather, Dan Malloy, US Governors

The Newtown Bee

Understanding A Threat To The Region's Ash Trees

Newtown is among a growing number of towns in recent years infested with the emerald ash borer, "a destructive insect responsible for the death and decline" of ash trees throughout the country, according to the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.

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Related Topix: Newtown, CT, Entomology, Science, Agriculture

Daily Mail

Renee Zellweger puts her $1.6 million Connecticut house on the market twice in three years

Did the Oklahoma City bomber have another accomplice? One man's mystery death in a jail cell and his brother's 19-YEAR quest for justice that could reopen case of attack that killed 168 Unauthorized morgue workers in New York City have been leering at Philip Seymour Hoffman's autopsy pictures according to whistleblower Barack Obama 'checks out' of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

MassLive.com

Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Hampden, Hampshire counties

UPDATE, 6:30 p.m.: The National Weather Service issued a new severe thunderstorm warning at 6:23 p.m. that includes southwestern Hampden County and northern Hartford County in Connecticut.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hartford County, CT, South Windsor, CT

Sun Jul 27, 2014

TheDay.Com

Business in Brief - July 27, 2014

R&W Heating Energy Solutions will hold an Energy Show on Saturday, Aug. 2 from 9-11 a.m. at their office at 10 Witter Road, Salem.

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Related Topix: Salem, CT, Mystic, CT, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Groton, CT

The Miami Herald

Foley sees more civil GOP campaign than in 2010

Pamela Grimmé places a lamp in the Tamarac showroom of AMC Liquidators, which sells to customers locally and in 44 countries.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, US Governors, Dan Malloy

Tri-cityherald.com

Treasurer hands out backpacks to campers

Denise Nappier says her office and the state Department of Children and Families and Hartford's Camp Courant are distributing 1,700 backpacks throughout Connecticut.

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The Day

Fire departments agree: We need more volunteers

The diminishing number of volunteers in the fire service over the past few decades has local departments continually looking for creative ways not only to attract, but to retain their members.

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Related Topix: Fire, Marketing, Wethersfield, CT, New London County, CT

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 7/27/2014

ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Neighborhood Music School 7/29-7/31/2014 If you thought you knew the story of 'The Princess and The Pea,' you may be in for a walloping surprise! Did you know, for instance, that Princess Winnifred actually swam the moat to reach Prince Dauntless the Drab? Or that Lady Larken's love for Sir Harry provided a rather compelling ... (more)

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The Day

Great Gull Island for the birds

Helen Hays, director of the Great Gull Island Project, holds a juvenile common tern July 17 as she leads a tour of the Southold, N.Y., island for a visiting group from Connecticut Sea Grant.

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Related Topix: University of Connecticut, Waterford, CT, Groton, CT

The Day

Why do Connecticut Republicans love Christie?

Of course I understand why New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is happy to sail gaily forth into the fall election season, wearing a public smiley face that belies the four investigations into his administration underway.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Chris Christie, US Governors, Greenwich, CT, Groton, CT

Sat Jul 26, 2014

News Times

Primary likely to be decided by Southwestern...

When political push comes to shove next month, a handful of communities, mostly in southwestern Connecticut, will decide the Republican primary for governor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Christopher Shays, Republican, US House of Representatives, Fairfield County, CT, Sacred Heart University, Greenwich, CT

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