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  1. Friends Celebrate Lapointe Ruling, Say State Should Drop All ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    "Thank God! It's about time," said George Ducharme of Granby, a leader of The Friends of Richard Lapointe, a support group. "We just want to see him walk free, to breathe the air, and to possibly reconnect with his son, Sean, whom he asked about each and every time we came to see him," Ducharme said.

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  2. Tribes Need State Help In Casino Border WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Hartford Courant

    Kevin Brown "Red Eagle" Chairman of the Mohegan Tribal Council, testifies before the legislature's Public Safety and Security Committee at a public hearing at the Legislative Office Building to discuss whether to add as many as three more casinos in Connecticut. Kevin Brown "Red Eagle" Chairman of the Mohegan Tribal Council, testifies before the legislature's Public Safety and Security Committee at a public hearing at the Legislative Office Building to discuss whether to add as many as three more casinos in Connecticut.

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  3. How To Get To Bipartisan Consensus On FirearmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | The Hartford Courant

    The General Assembly is considering a number of laws dealing with firearms - proposed from both sides of the political aisle - which gives the legislature a rare opportunity for a bipartisan consensus that could provide a new model in this contentious area. Rather than become distracted by ideological rants, Connecticut can lead by developing a regulatory model that respects the rights of gun owners and makes everyone safer.

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  4. Forbes List 16 Connecticut Billionaires, Up From 13 In 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Hartford Courant

    Net Worth: $15.4 billion, World Rank: 60, U.S. Rank: 25, Business: Hedge Funds, Age: 65 Net Worth: $4.6 billion, World Rank: 352, U.S. Rank: 118, Business: Hedge Funds, Age: 60 Net Worth: $4.3 billion, World Rank: 381, U.S. Rank: 125, Business: Hyatt Inheritance, Investments, Age: 57 Connecticut may be worried about losing its super-rich residents as the state's coffers suffer a shortfall, but at least the ranks of billionaires is rising. The state has 16 names on the annual Forbes list of "The World's Billionaires," up from 13 on the list last year.

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  5. Soda Tax Is Nanny-State OverreachRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    There's no question that childhood obesity continues to be a problem in the United States. The medical conditions to which it is linked, from diabetes to coronary heart disease, are well known.

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  6. Why Koistinen Payout Is Best For Windsor LocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    The night of Oct. 29, 2010, was a sad and tragic day for Windsor Locks. That night, former Windsor Locks police Officer Michael Koistinen drove a car that struck and killed Henry Dang, 15, who was on a bicycle.

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  7. Colin McEnroe: Car Dealers Short-Circuit Over Tesla SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Connecticut auto dealers would like to start selling Tesla electric cars, but until someone lets them do that, they would like you to know that the company is perched on the edge of financial ruin and their cars are, implicitly, death traps. The Tesla S got the highly coveted Best Overall award from Consumer Reports this week, but you would never know it if your main source was Tesla Crash, a hilariously cheesy website launched by the state's auto dealers.

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  8. More Parents Dodging Vaccination For Dubious ReasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Hundreds of parents may be flouting state law designed to protect everyone from crippling and deadly diseases. Lawmakers are right to investigate whether the system is misused.

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  9. Official's Notary License Looks Like A FavorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    A lawyer in Secretary of the State Denise Merrill's office claimed in an email that someone had "pulled the plug" on his attempt to revoke the notary public license of a Bridgeport party official. A lawyer in Secretary of the State Denise Merrill's office claimed in an email that someone had "pulled the plug" on his attempt to revoke the notary public license of a Bridgeport party official.

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  10. Friendly's Franchise Owner Files For Bankruptcy, Bridgeport Loses StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    J & B Restaurant Partners of Long Island II, LLC, a franchise owner of 37 Friendly's in Connecticut and two other states, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and plans to close unprofitable locations and remodel others. In Connecticut, J & B had three locations, Bridgeport, Danbury and Darien. 8 comments

  11. L Large: New Canaan Hands Wethersfield First LossRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    The Wethersfield High football team suffered its first defeat of the season, losing at New Canaan, 27-14, in the Class L Large semifinal at Dunning Field on Saturday. New Canaan quarterback Michael Collins threw a 47-yard touchdown pass to Kyle Smith and a five-yard touchdown pass to Michael Kraus in the second quarter.

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  12. At reSET, A Dose Of Exuberant EnergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    There are not many business events that I try to attend year in and year out. One of them is the annual awards dinner at reSET, the Social Enterprise Trust - and not only because the food is invariably interesting.

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  13. Joan RiversRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Acerbic comedian and fashion critic Joan Rivers is "resting comfortably" and with her family, her daughter said on Thursday, after Rivers reportedly stopped breathing during surgery on her vocal chords and was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.

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  14. Burger King Buys Tim HortonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Burger King Worldwide Inc. plans to buy Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc., the companies said on Tuesday, in a cash and stock deal to create the world's third-largest fast food restaurant group, with sales of about $23 billion.

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