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3 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

5 hrs ago | The Weston Daily Voice

Slowdowns Reported Along Merritt In Westport

An accident on the shoulder of the southbound Merritt Parkway in Westport is causing traffic delays Wednesday morning, the Connecticut Department of Transportation said.

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9 hrs ago | TheDay.Com

State averages 14 domestic homicides a year

A new report released Tuesday shows Connecticut averaged about 14 domestic violence-related homicides each year between 2000 and 2012.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Prison

Tue Jul 29, 2014

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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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

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

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KNUS-AM Aurora

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

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

News Observer

Foley sees more civil GOP campaign than in 2010

However, McKinney insisted that no agreement was ever reached. He nixed any talk of campaign civility, accusing Foley of being close to Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on the issue of state employees' labor unions.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, US Governors, Dan Malloy

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Treasurer hands out backpacks to campers

Denise Nappier says her office and the state Department of Children and Families and Hartford's Camp Courant are distributing 1,700 backpacks throughout Connecticut.

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The Day

Why do Connecticut Republicans love Christie?

Of course I understand why New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is happy to sail gaily forth into the fall election season, wearing a public smiley face that belies the four investigations into his administration underway.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Chris Christie, US Governors, Greenwich, CT, Groton, CT

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Feministing

The Feministing Five: Justice for Jane

As Feministing has covered and continues to cover , the State of Connecticut is currently holding a 16-year-old trans Latina girl in prison under the ridiculous claim that there is no better place for her.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Dan Malloy, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

CBS 3 Springfield

Connecticut domestic violence report to be issued

The Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence is set to release its annual review of domestic violence fatalities and make public policy recommendations.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Connecticut, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

HR Magazine

DOT Updates National Hazardous Routes Registry

Transportation industry employers will want to review the new registry and determine what impact the changes may have for their logistics operations.

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Trucker

Ferro leaving FMCSA to become president and CEO of American...

FMCSA Administrator Anne S. Ferro of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, seen here at the Con-way Freight-Connecticut Operation Safe Driving Press Conference in October 2013, said July 25 she will be leaving the agency in late August.

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CBS Local

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy Secures State Money For Walk Bridge Repairs

Temporary repairs to the Walk Bridge can begin right away now that the state Bond Commission has given the OK to the $3 million fix.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, US Governors, Dan Malloy

CBS 3 Springfield

Connecticut lieutenant governor race gets testy

Connecticut's race for lieutenant governor is heating up, stoked by claims of racism and personal attacks in the three-way Republican primary.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

WTNH

Truck crash in Stratford, July 25, 2014.

The Connecticut Department of Transportation reports two trucks collided in the southbound lanes between Exits 31-30.

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Ctnewsjunkie.com

OP-ED | Here's One Easy Budget Cut: Abolish The Lieutenant Governor's Office

Few things are certain in life, or so the saying goes, beyond death and taxes. But I've found another truism you can take to the bank.

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