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35 min ago | News Times

Grants available for inland water studies

Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced the availability of funding for projects aimed at managing and reducing aquatic invasive species on inland waters of Connecticut.

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4 hrs ago | News Times

Connecticut colleges backing sex assault

Colleges in Connecticut are supporting federal legislation proposed by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal that would impose new rules for how schools handle sexual assaults.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut College, Fairfield University, Southern Connecticut State University, University of Hartford

4 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Connecticut colleges backing sex assault bill

Colleges in Connecticut are supporting federal legislation proposed by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal that would impose new rules for how schools handle sexual assaults.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut College, Fairfield University, Southern Connecticut State University, University of Hartford

6 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

"Is It OK For Someone To Kill Your Dog?"

The neighbor says he killed the dog after mistaking it for a coyote that was attacking his chickens.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Southport, CT, Fairfield, CT, Torrington, CT

7 hrs ago | State of Connecticut

State Police To Increase Motor Vehicle Enforcement in Hartford for August 2

The Connecticut State Police Traffic Services Unit will bring additional manpower to existing patrols to conduct DUI and motor vehicle enforcement on Saturday, August 2, 2014, during the evening hours from 1800 hours to approximately 0200 hours.

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Related Topix: Hartford, CT

12 hrs ago | Feministing

Jane Doe and Connecticut's Carceral Crisis, Part II: The Office ...

When I last wrote about Jane Doe, I condemned the Connecticut State Department of Children and Families for waging a PR war on her back, trying her through press-releases rather than in a fairly adjudicated court of law.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, US News, Liberal Political News

13 hrs ago | Ctnewsjunkie.com

OP-ED | Kudos To Malloy For Not Taking The Bay State Rail Bait

Signs such as this one on Route 44 in Salisbury are popping up in northwest Connecticut calling for the restoration of passenger rail service.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Canaan, CT, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Opinion

17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Ancestry of Christopher Dodd

His father Tom was also a United States Senator from Connecticut. Chris Dodd graduated from Georgetown Prepatory School in Potomac, Maryland in 1962, from Providence College in Rhode Island in 1966, from the University of Louisville, Kentucky School of Law in 1972.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Christopher Dodd, US Senate, Democrat, Willimantic, CT, Windham County, CT

Thu Jul 31, 2014

News12.com

What's Ailing You: Swimmer's itch

This week, News 12 Connecticut's What's Ailing You looks at a summer rash that can crop up after spending time in the water.

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Related Topix: Swimmer's Itch, Health

JD Supra

UConn Settles Sexual Assault Lawsuit for $1.3 Million

We recently reported that five former and current students filed a federal lawsuit against the University of Connecticut alleging discrimination and that the university failed to properly investigate claims of rape and sexual misconduct in violation of Title IX, a federal law that protects students from sexual discrimination in any education ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Connecticut, Connecticut Government

Tri-cityherald.com

Conn. unemployment insurance tax stokes complaints

The so-called special assessment being mailed Friday has prompted a new round of complaints about the high cost of doing business in Connecticut.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government

Ballot Access News

Connecticut State Court Will Adjudicate Independent Party Faction Fight

On August 4, a Connecticut trial court in Danbury will hear arguments in a lawsuit to determine who the legitimate state officers of the Independent Party are.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government

Sunherald.com

McKinney: Eliminate income tax on under $75K

McKinney, the Senate minority leader, unveiled the plan to eliminate the tax on lower-income earners, beginning in fiscal year 2017.

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

News Times

Manufacturing jobs in Connecticut have plummeted almost in half over the last quarter century, a fact that's had an impact on industrial real estate as former factories are left vacant or converted to other uses.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Fairfield County, CT, Greenwich, CT

Connecticut Post

Manufacturing jobs in Connecticut have plummeted almost in half over the last quarter century, a fact that's had an impact on industrial real estate as companies leave town and former factories are left vacant or converted to other uses.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Fairfield County, CT, Westport, CT, Bridgeport, CT

Westport Now

June Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.7 Percent

Westport's unemployment rate in June was 4.7 percent, down from 5.1 percent in May, according to the Connecticut Department of Labor.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

News Times

Manufacturing jobs in Connecticut have plummeted almost in half over the last quarter century, a fact that's had an impact on industrial real estate as former factories are left vacant or converted to other uses.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Fairfield County, CT, Danbury, CT

News12.com

Milford gas station assault victim Jehan Zeb details shooting

The gas station employee injured during an alleged attempted robbery earlier this week in Milford spoke with News 12 Connecticut about the incident.

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Examiner.com

In bloom at Carole Peck's Good News Cafe in Woodbury Connecticut

In the Litchfield Hills , Carole Peck's Good News CafA© www.good-news-cafe.com located on 694 Main Street South in Woodbury is one of Connecticut's top spots for foodies in the state and from afar.

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Related Topix: Woodbury, CT, Alice Waters, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables

The Miami Herald

Connecticut's debt maintains negative rating

A ratings agency has maintained Connecticut's debt rating as negative, saying the state's budget relies on one-time fixes and calling the state's economic recovery "slow and uneven."

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government

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