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  1. Venezuelan hedge fund manager to be sentenced in huge fraudRead the original story

    Thursday | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By MICHAEL MELIA Associated Press BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - Nearly four years after he confessed to running a massive fraud scheme, a former hedge fund manager is expected to be sentenced in a Connecticut case that had its biggest fallout in Venezuela, where the state oil company had hundreds of millions of dollars invested with the disgraced financier.

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  2. Top US colleges push for more diverse students from ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KXXV-TV Waco

    With more undergraduates coming from overseas than ever, some Ivy League universities are reaching out in new wa... . In this Nov. 20, 2014 photo, student Yupei Guo, front center, arrives for class at Yale University, in New Haven, Conn.

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  3. An English Country Home in ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Wall Street Journal

    Richard Lichter purchased this 76-acre estate in Greenwich, Conn., in 2010 for $24 million . Mr. Lichter says he had always wanted 'an architecturally interesting and important home.'

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  4. Mother speaks out over daughter forced by state to undergo chemo treatmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NewsTarget.com

    She is known only as "Cassandra C." in court papers because, at 17, she is still considered a minor. But she is nevertheless locked in an epic battle with the state of Connecticut, where officials from the Department of Children and Families have removed her from her home and forced her to undergo chemotherapy treatment.

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  5. Court tosses Conn. woman's libel claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News Times

    A New York federal appeals court has tossed a Greenwich woman's claims that she was libeled by local media when they did not delete stories about her arrest after charges were dismissed. The ruling by the three-judge panel acknowledged the consequences of a criminal arrest are wide-ranging and long-lasting, even when someone is later exonerated or the charges are dismissed.

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  6. Conn. Red Cross Heading to Massachusetts for Blizzard HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NBC Connecticut

    Four volunteers from the American Red Cross in Connecticut are heading to Massachusetts to help residents recover from the Blizzard of 2015, which breached seawalls , left thousands without power and destroyed several homes. "We were definitely prepared for this to happen back home and luckily it didn't and we're very honored to come help our neighbors," says Mark Rozelle, an American Red Cross volunteer.

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  7. Connecticut legislature to vote on NRA-opposed judge nomineeRead the original story

    Wednesday | KRON 4

    The Connecticut legislature will vote Friday on the nomination of a Superior Court judge candidate who was bashed by the National Rifle Association earlier this month for her support of a 2013 major gun control law passed in the aftermath of the Newtown school shooting. Lawmakers are hearing from both gun rights supporters and gun control advocates as they consider the nomination of former state Rep. Auden Grogins.

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  8. Conn. Legislature to Vote on Judge Nominee Targeted By NRARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News Max

    The Connecticut legislature will vote Friday on the nomination of a Superior Court judge candidate who was bashed by the National Rifle Association earlier this month for her support of a 2013 major gun control law passed in the aftermath of the Newtown school shooting. Lawmakers are hearing from both gun rights supporters and gun control advocates as they consider the nomination of former state Rep. Auden Grogins.

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  9. Rep. Fox proposes aid for businesses under siege by prolonged constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News Times

    The terminus of Golden Hill Street at Main Street in Bridgeport, in the north district that's to be redeveloped. Under a Connecticut General Assembly proposal, business owners would have recourse to tap funds in the event of prolonged construction near their premises impacting foot traffic and sales, with a potential impact on downtown Bridgeport developments.

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  10. Walmart's Direct2Cash Program A Marketing Scheme: CT CommissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Patch.com

    Walmart's new option for taxpayers to receive returns through its Direct2Cash program has drawn fire from the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services commissioner. The program, launched this year allows taxpayers at more than 25,000 tax preparation locations to pick-up their tax return in cash at certain Walmart locations for a maximum fee of $7.

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  11. Bridgeport Mayor Receives Threats For Speaking On Climate Change On MSNBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Wilton Daily Voice

    Bridgeport police are investigating threats made against Mayor Bill Finch after he appeared on "Politics Nation," an MSNBC show with Rev. Al Sharpton on Tuesday night, a Bridgeport spokesman said Wednesday.

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  12. Former Riverside chorister relishes chance to performRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Greenwich Citizen

    Charlie Baird will perform with the St. Olaf Choir during its 2015 East Coast tour, which brings him through Connecticut. For years, Baird performed with the First Congregational Church of Greenwich, Conn. Photo: Contributed Photo

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  13. Attorney's Notes Back Rowland Claim That Prosecutors Withheld EvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    Lawyers for a co-conspirator of former Gov. John Rowland cited notes Monday that aid Rowland's claim that federal prosecutors withheld evidence before convincing a jury to find him guilty of campaign corruption. Rowland was convicted in September of working for candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley's 2012 congressional campaign and hiding his pay from regulators through a sham contract with her husband.

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  14. CT bill would give residents another chance to have their guns confiscatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Examiner.com

    The enemy doesn't mind taking them from your cold dead hands--prepare to ensure that it's not YOUR hands that end up that way Connecticut State Representative Craig Miner wants owners of so-called " assault weapons " and "high capacity" magazines who missed the registration deadline over a year ago to have another chance . From the Republican-American : State Rep. Craig Miner, R-Litchfield, wants to provide gun owners a second chance for registering semiautomatic firearms and ammunition magazines that became illegal to possess last year.

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  15. Box Truck Crash Blocks Lanes Of I-84 In DanburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Danbury Daily Voice

    An accident involving a box truck is causing traffic jams Wednesday morning on westbound I-84 in Danbury, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation. The accident is between Exits 4 and 3 on I-84 westbound. The left lane is closed. Delays are reported in the area.

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  16. Father Richard McBrien, prolific theologian and essayist, dies at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Iobserve

    WASHINGTON -- Father Richard P. McBrien, a retired professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame and who was chair of the university's theology department for 11 years, died Jan. 25 at age 78 in his native Connecticut. A Jan. 25 announcement by the university said Father McBrien had died after a long illness, but did not specify the cause of death.

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  17. Lawmakers Seek To Limit Use Of Shackles On Juveniles In CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Hartford Courant

    Concerns about the use of shackles on juveniles in court have prompted two lawmakers, Rep. Bruce Morris of Norwalk and Rep. Toni Walker of New Haven, to introduce legislation to limit the use of restraints. The proposals are in response to advocates' concerns that juveniles are often shackled when they appear in court unless their attorneys ask that the restraints, which can include handcuffs, leg irons and belly chains, be removed.

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  18. Pittsfield hopes to replace Columbus Avenue parking garageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Berkshire Eagle

    PITTSFIELD >> The city administration hopes to replace the aging two-deck Columbus Avenue parking garage with a new three-deck structure that would accommodate 97 more vehicles. In a proposal that won unanimous support for design work funding from the City Council's Finance Committee, Mayor Daniel L. Bianchi and Director of Maintenance Peter Sondrini said engineering assessments performed at the facility in 2014 led to the recommendation. 2 comments

  19. 'Russia wants to build base in Montenegro'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | B92

    U.S. Senator Christopher Murphy says Russia is offering Montenegro "billions of dollars to build a military base there." Meantime, "Montenegro is rejecting such an offer for the sake of its membership in NATO and the EU," he added.

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  20. Experts: Blizzard's unexpected course took forecasts off trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Greenwich Citizen

    Ricardo Mancini works his way up his driveway as he clears the snow left behind by the snow storm on Tuesday, January 27, 2015. On South Street, in Bethel, Conn.

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