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1 min ago | 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

1 min ago | 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

1 hr ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Fitch Ratings keeps 'negative' rating for Conn.

A ratings agency has maintained Connecticut's bond rating as "negative," saying the state's budget relied on one-time fixes and the state's economic recovery is inadequate.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government

4 hrs ago | New Haven Independent

Calming Riverine Views Flow Into Cancer Center

With a rectangle of surgical tape still visible at the clavicle from her second treatment for pancreatic cancer, Louise Dechesser paused at a photograph of rippling water and pronounced it "interesting and peaceful."

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography

7 hrs ago | JD Supra

What Is The Interactive Process?

The interactive process is a crucial step for an employer in dealing with an employee's request for accommodation of a disability.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Connecticut Government

11 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Conn. nixes Anthem's rate increase request

The state Insurance Department has rejected a 12.5 percent rate increase proposed by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Connecticut's largest health insurer.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Hartford Courant

CT Politicians, Indian Tribes Escalate Fight Over Recognition Rule

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has done Gov. Dannel Malloy and the rest of Connecticut's government officials a huge favor by postponing the implementation of a regulation that could bring more tribal gaming to the state.

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Related Topix: Stonington, CT, North Stonington, CT, Colchester, CT, Trumbull, CT, Kent, CT

JD Supra

Was It Wirth It? The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Sets a Low Bar for Minimum Contacts

In Wirth v. Commonwealth , the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania held that Pennsylvania personal income tax applied to non-resident limited partners whose only connection with the state was the ownership of a small interest in a partnership that owned Pennsylvania property.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Connecticut Government

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

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

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

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

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