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Wednesday | QST

Webinar Helps to Build Ham Community Cohesion, Momentum for H.R. 4969

An August 13 webinar on "The Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2014" - H.R. 2014 - attracted some 450 online participants who wanted to learn more about the proposed legislation and how they could get involved in speeding its passage.

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Related Topix: Representative Adam Kinzinger, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Democrat

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Day

Hopkins-Cavanagh spreads campaign message via radio

Every Sunday at 11 a.m., residents of southeastern Connecticut can tune their radios to 94.9 WJJF-FM to listen to an hourlong show called "Win at Real Estate with Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Day

Griswold woman to sing national anthem at Fenway

Sharon Brouillard of Griswold will perform the national anthem on Sunday, Aug. 17, prior to game three of the Red Sox-Astros series.

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Related Topix: Norwich, CT, Mystic, CT, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Aug 15, 2014

TheDay.Com

Norwich Mayor Hinchey, state Sen. Osten take ice bucket challenge

Norwich Mayor Deberey Hinchey and state Sen. Cathy Osten will get dumped on at 9 a.m. Monday in front of Norwich City Hall as part of the nationwide Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for the ALS Foundation, which fights Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Day

UCFS marks renovation of medical clinic

Dr. Ramindra Walia checks Xavier Goode, 7, for asthma symptoms in one of the new examination rooms at the United Community & Family Services clinic in Norwich on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

WHAS11

Photos: Famous southpaws

AUGUST 09: U.S. President Barack Obama signs the Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013 with Sen. Brian Schatz , Sen. Angus King , Sen. Richard Durbin , Rep. Joe Courtney and Rep. John Kline and others in the Oval Office at the White House August 9, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Angus King, Richard Durbin, US House of Representatives, Republican, John Kline

The Hartford Courant

Lieutenant Governor Primary Still Too Close To Call

The race to become the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor remained too close to call early Wednesday, with the latest numbers showing state Rep. Penny Bacchiochi pulling ahead of former Groton Mayor Heather Somers by less than two dozen votes.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, US Politics, Rob Simmons, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dan Malloy, US Governors

Tue Aug 12, 2014

TheDay.Com

State's first aerospace summit coming to Groton in September

U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney announced Tuesday that Connecticut's first-ever aerospace summit will be held next month in Groton.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Groton, CT, Connecticut, Mystic, CT, Aerospace-Defense, Electric Boat

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Hartford Courant

International Aerospace Trade Summit Planned For September

A coalition of business, government and academic representatives will announce Tuesday that an international trade summit on aerospace will be held next month in Groton .

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Related Topix: Groton, CT, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ansonia, CT

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Day

1814 Battle of Stonington commemoration this weekend

Marching will be numerous musical groups including many with historic and military themes, contingents from the town's founding families, The Newport Artillery Company with 18th century cannon, a replica of the flag that flew over the borough during the battle, floats and a representative from the British Navy.

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Related Topix: Stonington, CT, US Military, US Navy, North Stonington, CT, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, US House of Representatives

The Day

Collins column was maligning, misleading

Opinion writer David Collins attacked my character in a manner that was dishonest and demeaning - a vague and unbalanced tirade of criticisms.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Local Congressman Hears from Unemployed

The federal law that governs about $6.2 billion in job training funds, job programs for disadvantaged youth, and support for job seekers was revised last month.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Enfield, CT, Law, Employment / Labor Law

The Day

Voluntown library expansion plan gets boost from feds

Voluntown The Voluntown Library will receive a $34,278 federal grant to help fund a 3,400-square-foot expansion that includes a community meeting space and additional book areas.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Voluntown, CT, Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Aug 02, 2014

WWLP

Conn.a s WW II vet to receive medals 70 years later

The wait is almost over for a World War II veteran living in Connecticut who is yet to receive eight military medals for service he rendered nearly 70 years ago.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Day

Vista Graduates Eight Students

Pictured, left to right, are Vista Executive Director Helen Bosch, Mike Westerholm of Westbrook, Christian Vidal of Madison, Daniel Lux of Madison, Lauren Borges of Clinton, Samuel Stark of Clinton, Chelsea Cooley of Clinton, Logan Fowler of Westbrook, Vincent Sbiroli of Westbrook, and Director of Programs & Services Linda Rogen.

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Related Topix: Westbrook, CT, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

TheDay.Com

Fringe-hugger Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh was the best the GOP could do?

I was surprised to hear Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh say in January, in announcing to an assembly of eastern Connecticut Republicans her plans to run for Congress from the 2nd District, that she was invited into the race by the Republican State Central Committee.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, New London, CT

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Hartford Courant

CT House Incumbents Winning Political Money Race

Of Connecticut's members to the House of Representatives, Rep. Jim Himes has raised the most money in this election cycle and Rep. Rosa DeLauro the least.

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Related Topix: Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, John Larson, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Elizabeth Esty, Connecticut

Autoblog

Female enlisted sailors to enter the Silent Service by 2016

The military's march towards gender equality could see a big improvement in the coming years as plans are unveiled to allow enlisted women to join female officers on the US Navy's Ohio -class missile boats and Virginia -class attack submarines.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Autos

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Day

Hopkins-Cavanagh taking conservative approach in her run for Congress

Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh of New London considers herself many things: a real estate broker, a radio show host, a melded family's mother of four, a proud member of the National Rifle Association, a constitutional conservative, an entrepreneur, a small business owner and a former weather anchor.

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Related Topix: New London, CT, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Uncasville, CT

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Connecticut seeking upgraded freight rail line

From the port of New London on Long Island Sound north through Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont and into Canada, a 390-mile freight rail system linking New England to the rest of the Northeast lacks a key element: a 21st-century rail line in Connecticut.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Real Estate, Genesee, North Franklin, CT

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