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3 hrs ago | The Fairfield Daily Voice

Fairfield Cyclists Can Still Register For Connecticut Challenge

Registration for the Connecticut Challenge's 10th anniversary bike ride is still open for new riders and teams.

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Related Topix: Lakeville, CT, Westport, CT, Fairfield County, CT, Stamford, CT

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WTNH

Damaged home floats away after Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

Today Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Marine Debris Program has awarded $752,822 in federal funds to the State of Connecticut through an agreement for removal of marine debris from Connecticut's shoreline.

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Ctnewsjunkie.com

New Jersey's Lightning Rod Visits Connecticut to Stump for Foley

He's the head of the Republican Governors Association and a potential 2016 presidential nominee.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Chris Christie, Greenwich, CT

RedState

At Netroots Sen. Murphy says ObamaCare is being implemented incredibly well

At the Netroots Nation, in Detroit, Connecticut Democrat and U.S. Senator Chris Murphy said ObamaCare "is being implemented incredibly well."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, Connecticut Government

CTNow.com

Connecticut Biggest Wine Festival Returns To Goshen

Connecticut's largest wine festival returns this weekend, July 26 and 27, to the Goshen Fairgrounds, with wine tastings, food, crafts, wine seminars, live music and entertainment.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Goshen, CT, Stonington, CT, North Stonington, CT, Colchester, CT

New Canaan News-Review

Connecticut adds jobs for fifth month; unemployment rate drops to 6.7%

Connecticut added 1,700 non-farm jobs last month, pushing the unemployment rate down to its lowest level in more than five years and suggesting the state is on a steady, albeit painstakingly slow, march toward economic recovery.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law

The Hartford Courant

Pictures: Exploring Connecticut's Waterfalls

The Hartford Courant With two young family members by her side, Leanna Iamunno walked along Indian Well Road in Shelton on a recent sunny June day in search of one of Connecticut's treasures.

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Related Topix: Shelton, CT, Ansonia, CT, West Hartford, CT, Hartford, CT

Ctnewsjunkie.com

OP-ED | All Eyes On England

With a huge percentage of Connecticut's economy dependent upon the defense and aerospace industries, all eyes are turning toward England over the next week or so.

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Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom, Opinion

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Malloy seeks $3 million for century-old rail span

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is seeking to borrow $3 million in state bonds to fix a railroad bridge in Connecticut that blocked commuter rail traffic in May and June.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government

Patch.com

Stratford Residents Upset Over Anti-Semitic Graffiti

Someone has spraypainted a Swastika along with the letters "SS, which is an abbreviation of the Nazi Party's army and letters "WP" White Power on traffic signs and parts of a home along Wilcoxsin Avenue and Charlton Street, the Connecticut Post reports.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 7/20/2014

NEXT TO NORMAL The Brookfield Theatre for the Arts 7/4-7/26/2014 book & lyrics by Brian Yorkey music by Tom Kitt Directed by Michael Burnett Produced by Meg Jones and Janice Gabriel July 4-26 SHOWS: THURS., FRI., SAT.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

News Times

McKinney, Foley divided on cutting budget

Republican Tom Foley isn't the first person to be criticized for taking the world view that something should be flat.

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Related Topix: US News, Scott Walker, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law

Patch.com

CT Third-Best State for Women, Still Needs Improvement

With low teen pregnancy rates, good maternity leave provisions and a history of voting for women's rights, Connecticut is a pretty good place to be a woman.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, University of Connecticut, Stamford, CT

Patch.com

Large Portion of CT Roads and Bridges are in Poor Condition

Drivers in Connecticut spend more than $660 each year on vehicle costs and repairs, made all the more expensive by the fact that 41 percent of roads are in bad shape, according to a White House report released this month.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, Connecticut Government, Republican, Bob Corker

Boston.com

Teacher fought for civil rights in 19th century

Prudence Crandall was an enterprising teacher who in 1831 founded a private girls' school in Canterbury, Conn.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Illinois, Yale University

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Patch.com

Police Arrest Coventry Man Armed With a Machete In His Home

Police in one Connecticut town responded to a domestic disturbance at a home early Saturday morning.

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Examiner.com

Hartford Area Farmers Markets Offers Fresh Produce and Local Made Food

In the summer farmer's markets offer fresh local produce and food products to Connecticut residents and travelers.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Organic Food, Vegetables, Fruits, Recipes

Patch.com

Connecticut Teachers Union Endorses Milford's James Maroney

Representative James Maroney announced today that he had received the endorsement of the Connecticut Education Association in his bid for re-election to the 119th Assembly District, according to a press release from his office.

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Related Topix: Milford, CT, Orange, CT

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Sen. Murphy meeting with Connecticut Ukrainians

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is meeting with members of Connecticut's Ukrainian community to discuss this week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner, shot down over Ukraine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, Connecticut Government, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

The Hartford Courant

Connecticut Seeks Aid For Cross-State Freight Plan

With hopes of building freight traffic through New London 's port, the state is sponsoring the New England Central Railroad's bid for federal aid to improve its rail line to Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: New London, CT, Norwich, CT, University of Connecticut, Haddam, CT

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