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Waiters, bartenders, hairdressers and other Minnesota workers who rely on tips got a big raise this month when the state guaranteed them the same $9.50 hourly minimum wage that other workers will get.
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Connecticut lawmakers are attempting to modernize the state's "Do Not Call Registry" and include unsolicited text messages as well as phone calls.
Fairfield County is home to three of Connecticut's five most marijuana-minded municipalities, according to an online resource positioning itself as the Yelp of pot.
Federal authorities have charged three more Florida men in the theft of about $80 million in prescription drugs from a warehouse in Connecticut in 2010.
U.S. News & World Report released its 2014 Best High School rankings, and 4 Fairfield County schools made the top 10 in Connecticut.
WTNH News 8 is honored to once again support the Connecticut Breast Health Association CT RACE IN THE PARK.
Westport's Baron's South Committee, working on establishing a senior housing project on the town-owned land known as Baron's South, was told today that progress has been made on a memorandum of understanding with developers Jonathan Rose Companies.
The Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau will present "2014 Bring It Home Awards" to six state residents for their contributions to making the state a successful meetings, convention and major sports events venue.
The Connecticut woman who appeared with President Obama in January to represent the long-term unemployed has found work managing a Windsor nursing home.
Political science major Molly Rockett '15 has been awarded the Truman Scholarship for students who are dedicated to a career in public service.
As the 44th annual observance of Earth Day takes place today, a committee of the General Assembly will take up a measure that would set a new, more ecologically progressive course for how Connecticut handles its trash.
Energize Connecticut, in partnership with Connecticut Light & Power and the United Illuminating Co., are presenting an annual contest that invites students in kindergarten to 12th grade to showcase their "energy smarts" about energy-saving, renewable energy, and sustainability through various media forms, according to a press release.
Miriam's Kitchen is so impressed with Sen. Christopher S. Murphy's humanitarian work that the homeless aid group plans to honor the freshman lawmaker with the inaugural "Mission Possible Champion of the Year" award on May 3. According to a Miriam's Kitchen aide, the Connecticut Democrat has made a name for himself amongst the social assistance ... (more)
Artistic Director Vincent J. Cardinal has announced that Leslie Uggams , the Tony and Emmy Award winning actress will be starring as Rose in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's production of GYPSY: A Musical Fable onstage July 10-20.
The brutal winter that kept Connecticut residents shivering and shoveling for months also took a serious toll on the state's storm cleanup budget.
The Connecticut Family Support Network Parent Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. May 7 at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital.
Keno, the unwanted child of Connecticut politics, vilified by gambling opponents and publicly defended by no major political figure, improbably remains alive as the General Assembly begins the last two weeks of the 2014 session.