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53 min ago | Ctnewsjunkie.com

OP-ED | Student Privacy and the Military in Connecticut

I'm dumfounded witnessing the influence apparently wielded by the military in Connecticut's General Assembly.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Department of Defense, US News, Social Security, Personal Finance, Family, Kids, Opinion

2 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

U.S. Energy Chief In Connecticut Monday

U.S. Energy Secretary Dr. Ernest Moniz is in Connecticut on Monday for a meeting on energy supply and delivery in New England.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, Representative Elizabeth Esty, US News, Ansonia, CT

5 hrs ago | Ctnewsjunkie.com

UConn Graduate Assistants Vote To Form Union

More than 2,100 graduate assistants working at the University of Connecticut have won the right to form what will be the largest bargaining group at the school.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, University of Connecticut

6 hrs ago | The Wilton Daily Voice

Ridgefield Butcher Launches New Burger Joint

Eddie Bistany, the owner of local butcher shop Ridgefield Prime, has opened the doors on a new burger joint in town that he has dubbed Prime Burger, according to Connecticut Magazine.

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9 hrs ago | Orange Live

Klarides Proposes Alternative Budget that Offers Path to Economic Stability

On April 17, Deputy House Republican Leader Themis Klarides unveiled a balanced budget fix that reduces spending, pads the Rainy Day Fund, does not create deficits and stays within the Constitutional Spending Cap - a plan for fiscal stability that sharply contrasts Legislative Democrats' shadowy gimmicks.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, US Governors, Dan Malloy

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Patch.com

MAP: How Green is Your Town?

With Earth Day on Tuesday, Patch is wrapping up our series breaking down the numbers behind Connecticut towns' environmental impact.

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Greenwich Citizen

Building strength with mud/ Building character with mud

Andy Rumore, 21, of Norwalk, left, and Matt Esmaieli, 21, of Woodstock, climb out of an ice bath during the "Chuck's Mini-Mudder" held at Western Connecticut State University, in Danbury, Conn, on Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Danbury, CT, Western Connecticut State University

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Connecticut Humane Society To Host 'We're Expecting! Puppy And Kitten Shower'

What: The Connecticut Humane Society is hosting a "We're Expecting! Puppy and Kitten Shower" on Saturday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Newington .

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Related Topix: Newington, CT, Barkhamsted, CT

Bangor Daily News

Constitutional Issues - Marisa Ringel testimony to Supreme Court

Connecticut has had a string of hearings dealing with Family Court and Guardian ad litem reform.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News

Customer Interaction Solutions

Governor Malloy Releases Connecticut's Cybersecurity Strategy

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., April 14 -- The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's Public Utilities Regulatory Authority issued the following news release: Governor Dannel P. Malloy today released a cybersecurity plan for Connecticut's utilities to help strengthen defense against possible future threats, such as a cyberattack.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Dan Malloy, US Governors, New Britain, CT

Connecticut Post

Boughton builds eastern pipeline with campaign hires

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton looks over at his campaign manager, Heath Fahle, during an interview with him and his campaign team at his campaign office in Danbury, Conn, on Monday, March 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: Danbury, CT, Connecticut Government

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Connecticut Post

Each one resides in the delegate-rich and up-for-grabs 2nd Congressional District in eastern Connecticut, which is also home to Boughton's running mate, Heather Bond Somers, the former Groton mayor and a town councilor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Rob Simmons, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ron Paul, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich

Connecticut Post

Registration will allow you to post comments on ctpost.com and create a ctpost.com Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences.

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Related Topix: Ridgefield, CT, New Haven, CT

Westport Now

Trout Season Under Way

A fisherman lands a trout early today on the Saugatuck River at the fly fishing area at Westport's Ford Road.

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Hispanic Business

University of Connecticut Assigned Patent for Semiconductor Devices Manufacture

The co-inventors are Faquir C. Jain, . The full text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8698226.PN.&OS=PN/8698226&RS=PN/8698226 Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Science / Technology, Inventions

The Day

Long workdays loom for state legislators

State lawmakers are taking a brief hiatus over Easter weekend but will be putting in long hours starting next week as they have only 2½ weeks left to pass budget adjustments for next year and consider legislation about keno, a statewide port authority, the National Popular Vote and fracking, just to name a few.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Westport News

Letter: Cell-tower rules trample laws,

Municipalities and neighborhoods in Connecticut are about to confront one of the largest "land grabs" in recent history with the proliferation of industrial cell towers in residential zones.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Easton, CT, Westport, CT

News Times

Blumenthal calls for probe of railroads

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Friday called for Congressional hearings and possible changes in federal law after documents and a newspaper report revealed federal regulators issued only 82 fines against Metro-North Railroad during the last decade.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Senator Richard Blumenthal

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Connecticut Department of Children & Families continues abuse of trans girl

We published a guest post on Monday from ACLU staff attorney Chase Strangio about a crisis in Connecticut social services and imprisonment.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, ACLU, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, Liberal Political News

Ctnewsjunkie.com

Boost In Legal Aid Funding Sought

Debbie Diaz was in tears in a New Haven courthouse when she learned she was being evicted because the apartment she rented was being foreclosed on by the bank.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Connecticut Government

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