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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

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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

Daily Kos

Connecticut's Individual Right to Arms - 190 Years Before Heller

There is no ambiguity in Connecticut's constitutional right to armed self-defense.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Life, Self Defense, US News, US Supreme Court, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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Connecticut DOT Mistakenly Tweets Of Ferry Sinking

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is embarrassed after accidentally sending out a false tweet about a local ferry sinking.

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The Fairfield Daily Voice

Fairfield Students Present Projects For History Day In Connecticut

More than 200 students representing Fairfield, Redding, Stamford, Weston, Westport and several other towns presented their History Day projects to teams of judges at the Fairfield District History Day in Connecticut Contest.

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Related Topix: Westport, CT, Fairfield University

The Weston Daily Voice

Redding-Weston Letter: Government Intrusion Into People's Private Business

Would you want the state of Connecticut in charge of your retirement? The state cannot manage its own pensions, would you trust the state to manage yours? Worse yet, one would have to opt out - instead of opt in.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Opinion

The Danbury Daily Voice

Danbury Receives Tree City USA Designation For 22nd Year

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has designated Danbury as a Tree City USA for the 22nd year.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Danbury, CT

The Briarcliff Daily Voice

Metro-North Commuters Long For The Return Of The Bar Car

With the introduction of the new M-8 trains to Metro-North's New Haven Line, the popular "Bar Car" has become something fondly remembered but rarely seen, but hope may be on the way, according to USA Today.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

FoodNavigator

Vermont GMO labeling bill passes state senate

A bill requiring foods produced with genetic engineering be labeled in Vermont has passed by 28 votes to two in the State Senate.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Vermont Government, Connecticut Government

Westport Now

GOP Budget Scraps Malloy's Gimmicks, Rebate

Minority Republican state legislators today pitched an alternative budget that weeded hundreds of millions of dollars out of gimmicks from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's plan and canceled the governor's controversial rebate.

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