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  1. Lots of heavy snow, but few problemsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ... in Milford, Conn. on Saturday Jan. 24, 2015. Behind Chase is his brother Vinchinzo, 9. Photo: Christian Abraham Ansonia Public Works employes Tim Holman, in front, Michael Eheman, center, and Harry Danley, in back, work together to clear the ...

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  2. Anglers head out on the iceRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Alex Petrov, of Ansonia, pulls a yellow perch out of his hole while ice fishing at the ever popular Pink House Cove on the Housatonic River in Derby, Conn. on Wednesday Jan. 21, 2015.

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  3. Connecticut's Unionization Climbs Slightly In 2014, Still Lower Than In Recent YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Hartford Courant

    Government workers' unionization rates have more or less held steady over the last 30 years, while workers in the private sector become less and less likely to belong to a union, according to the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nationwide, 14.6 million workers belong to a union, with 7.2 million of those working for governments and public schools.

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  4. Consumer agency's 'Rate Checker' gets an incomplete gradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Hartford Courant

    When the federal government's consumer protection agency for financial matters tells you how to shop for a good deal on a home mortgage, you should follow the advice, right? Maybe some of it. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which was created in the backwash of the worst national mortgage disaster since the Great Depression, went online with a new interactive mortgage tool this month.

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  5. SkyMall, known for in-flight catalogs, files for bankruptcy protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Hartford Courant

    At SkyMall headquarters in Phoenix, Jennifer Williams, left, Liz Ford, Rita Jevicky and John Fischer talk about products in 2014. SkyMall filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday.

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  6. Obituary: Edward L. TatroRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Naugatuck Daily News

    ... beloved father of Sarah Gray and her fiancA Andrew Hefferon of Naugatuck and Rick Gray and his wife Tiffany of Ansonia; revered grandfather of Sylvio Rapuano, Branden Hefferon, Joshua Hefferon and Gunnar Gray. Ed is also survived by his ...

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  7. OvertimeRead the original story

    Friday | Naugatuck Daily News

    ... in New Haven. The ups and downs continued for the Hawks. Woodland fell to St Paul, 59-17, Jan. 14, defeated Ansonia, 46-28, last Friday and came up short against Holy Cross, 72-47, on Tuesday. Carla Picollo led Woodland with seven points versus St. ...

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  8. What's Wrong With Your Home? The Inspector Is In The HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Hartford Courant

    Don't wait until you sell your house to find out what's wrong with it or how to make it safer. How old is too old for a furnace? What should, or shouldn't, go down a garbage disposal? Should you have ductwork cleaned? Photoelectric or ionization smoke detector? What's an AFCI outlet? It might take a home inspector to figure it out.

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  9. Federal Judge Awards Waterbury Company $27.5 Million In Punitive DamagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Hartford Courant

    A federal judge has awarded a division of specialty chemicals company MacDermid Inc. of Waterbury $27.5 million in punitive damages in a trade-secrets case, an amount that comes on top of $20 million in compensatory damages stemming from a jury award last summer. John R. Horvack Jr., an attorney representing MacDermid, said that according to their legal team's research, the punitive damages are the highest in state history.

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  10. Webster Bank Quarterly Profits Boosted By Business LendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Hartford Courant

    The Waterbury-based parent of Webster Bank Thursday posted a 17-percent increase in fourth quarter profits, boosted by strong loan demand, particularly from commerical borrowers. Webster Financial Corp. said net income available to common shareholders for the quarter ended Dec. 31 was $48.4 million, or 53 cents a diluted share, compared with $41.1 million, or 45 cents a diluted share, a year earlier.

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  11. Travelers Reports Strong Earnings On Underwriting Gains, Reserve DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Hartford Courant

    Total revenues for the last three months of 2014 were $6.78 billion, up from $6.74 billion during the same period in 2013. Revenues for the year were $27.16 billion, up from $26.19 billion in 2013.

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  12. Hartford 2 n d Richest City In America?Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Hartford Courant

    This view of the Hartford skyline was taken from above the southend of Hartford aboard the MetLife blimp. Greater Hartford is the second-richest urban area in the country, after the Silicon Valley, and is fourth-richest in the world, according to the latest Metro Monitor study from the Brookings Institution.

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  13. Power Grid Operator: Natural-Gas Bottleneck RemainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Hartford Courant

    New England's power system is increasingly shifting from aging oil- and coal-fired plants to natural gas that relies on pipelines experiencing bottlenecks that drive up prices, the region's electric grid operator said Wednesday. ISO New England officials said wind and solar resources are a small but growing part of the region's energy mix, though they are not always available when needed by the region's 14 million residents - peak demand for power in winter typically occurs after the sun has set.

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  14. Mohegan Sun Joins Boston Casino LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Hartford Courant

    Mohegan Sun is proposing a $1.3 billion casino at Suffolk Downs race track in Revere, Mass., north of Boston. Mohegan Sun is competing with a rival proposal for a $1.6 billion casino in neighboring Everett by Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn.

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  15. Jojo's Coffee To Close At Month's EndRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Hartford Courant

    Located in Hartford and New Haven, JoJo's boasts that their coffee is so fresh "we slap it!" Roasting their own brews on site, the coffeehouse is a great spot to meet friends, dive into a new read or enjoy their free WiFi. Located in Hartford and New Haven, JoJo's boasts that their coffee is so fresh "we slap it!" Roasting their own brews on site, the coffeehouse is a great spot to meet friends, dive into a new read or enjoy their free WiFi.

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  16. East Windsor Distributor Continues to Expand NationallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Hartford Courant

    Collins Pipe & Supply Co., an East-Windsor-based industrial distributor of pipes, valves and fittings, bought Power House Supply of Newburyport, Mass. The company did not disclose how much it paid for the acquisition.

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  17. Ex-Pro Wrestlers Sue WWE Over ConcussionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Hartford Courant

    Two former professional wrestlers are suing Stamford-based WWE, accusing the entertainment giant of "selling violence" while ignoring concussions that they say left them with serious brain injuries. The men, including one who performed under the name Skull Von Krush, have filed a potential class-action lawsuit in federal court in Philadelphia.

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  18. Greater Hartford Home Sales Barely Register Gain in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Hartford Courant

    Greater Hartford home sales in 2014 failed to match double-digit gains in the two previous years, a new report Friday shows, barely eeking out an increase. Sales of single-family houses rose just one percent, to 9,815 in 2014 from 9,711 in the previous year, according to the Greater Hartford Association of Realtors, which tracks a 57-town area.

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  19. Hawks work to clear hurdlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Naugatuck Daily News

    ... how hard this team is playing for the program." The Hawks will host a historic night on Friday. Woodland is hosting Ansonia at 7 p.m. and will honor the program's all-time leading scorer. The Hawks are scheduled to unveil a banner to honor Tanner ...

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  20. Power Plant Plan Draws Crowd To Hilltop Near Waterbury-Oxford AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Hartford Courant

    Walking to the site are, from left, Judy Coward, Fran Barr and Paul Coward, Judy's husband. All are Oxford residents and are opposed to the proposed power plant.

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