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  1. Stamford Bridge Inspections Will Cause Lane ClosuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Patch.com

    The Connecticut Department of Transportation will be conducting bridge inspections that will create alternating left and right lane closures on both the northbound and southbound lanes of US Route 1 - Tresser Boulevard - between Clinton Avenue and Atlantic Street.

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  2. 8 Bioswales Started; 200 More To ComeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | New Haven Independent

    The street will be home to eight of the stormwater runoff wells that have been touted as the city's green answer to traditional concrete storm sewer systems. A bioswale looks like an ordinary sidewalk tree well.

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  3. CRN International Shows Support For Groundbreaking Connecticut Program To Aid The UnemployedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | PRWeb

    Speaks at graduation ceremony for Platform to Employment, a state program designed to train and place long-term unemployed workers. CRN International took the podium this week at the Connecticut State Capitol Building to help celebrate the achievement of jobseekers from five statewide locations as part of a groundbreaking employment program serving some 500 people.

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  4. Glen Ridge tennis coach to join hall of fameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | NorthJersey.com

    High school tennis coach Lisbeth Crouse, a teacher at Forest Avenue School, will be inducted into the New Jersey Scholastic Coaches Association Hall of Fame. When Glen Ridge High School athletic director Tim Liddy asked tennis coach Lisbeth Crouse to stop by his office recently, Crouse's immediate thought was "what's up?" What Liddy had was great news for the veteran coach, as she was selected for induction into the New Jersey Scholastic Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

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  5. Bocchino says remarks being twisted for political purposesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Connecticut Post

    State Rep. Mike Bocchino , R-Greenwich, said controversial comments he made at a hearing on a bill aimed at helping stop campus rapes were taken out of context and he apologized to anyone who took offense. Bocchino, who voted for the bill, is being criticized for saying about sexual encounters: "At the end of the day there are no witnesses.

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  6. Connecticut Speaker Pushes for School Funding ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | NBC Connecticut

    Connecticut may not be able to rely on a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow to boost revenue, but on St. Patrick's Day one idea is up for public debate before the state's Public Safety Committee in Hartford -- opening three smaller casinos in the state. Current state law doesn't allow local boards of education to cut more than .5% of their budget unless they get special permission from the State Department of Education.

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  7. I-84 Widening Set to BeginRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | NBC Connecticut

    Interstate 84 between Waterbury and Cheshire is set to get a major facelift. Connecticut Department of Transportation crews will begin work very soon on adding lanes to the congestion-plagued highway known for bottlenecks.

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  8. Newtown house of Sandy Hook school killer Adam Lanza demolishedRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Los Angeles Times

    Adam Lanza used the large, Colonial-style home in a bucolic neighborhood of Newtown, Conn. to plan the school massacre that killed 26 people, including 20 children.

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  9. Seaside conceptual plans include option for lodge on siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Day

    Waterford – State agencies planning a new state park at the site of the former Seaside Regional Center held open house Wednesday at Town Hall to present three concepts for the development of the park, ranging in estimated cost from $3.2 million to up to $60 million. The most expensive option called for complete restoration of all buildings on site if possible, and conversion of a building into a lodge.

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  10. Parole board changes mind, won't free cop killer amid outcryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Star-Telegram.com

    A parole board panel that had earlier approved the release of a convicted cop killer without any input from the officer's family rescinded that decision Wednesday after an outcry from the victim's relatives, prosecutors and police officers. The panel voted 3-0 to revoke the parole it granted in January to Gerald "Gary" Castonguay, who is serving 25 years to life in prison for fatally shooting Plainville Officer Robert Holcomb in 1977.

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  11. Traffic Alert: Crash Closes Route 9 in BerlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Patch.com

    A multi-vehicle crash has closed all of the northbound lanes of Route 9 in Berlin, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation. The DOT alert states, "RT9 Northbound CLOSED at Exit 22 because of Motor Vehicle Accident .

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  12. The Quitters Club: a oeLeta s Give Up on Our Dreams . . . Together!aRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Washington Post

    The seven people gathered around a high-top table on a drizzly Saturday afternoon were united by a single cause: to chuck it all. They'd come to Busboys and Poets for the inaugural meeting of Washington's newest Meetup group, The Quitters' Club.

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  13. Area course named among the top 10 in ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | New Canaan News-Review

    The magazine Golfweek has released its list of "State-by-State Golf Courses You Can Play, 2015." Some are in southwestern Connecticut, while the majority come from across the state.

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  14. TV chef suffers stroke at Conn. homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | News Times

    This May 5, 2014 file photo shows Jacques Pepin in New York. The French chef who introduced generations of Americans to refined cuisine, is recovering after suffering a minor stroke.

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  15. UConn's Breanna Stewart shines in NCAA TournamentRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Albany Times Union

    Connecticut forward Breanna Stewart celebrates during the second half of the semifinal game against Stanford in the Final Four of the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. Connecticut won 75.56.

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  16. Conn. teen said she found worms in school lunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WHDH

    A Connecticut teen made a disturbing discovery at school, when she said she found worms in her cafeteria lunch. Kimberly Davidson said her daughter found a worm in her fruit cup at Sheehan High School in Wallingford back in January.

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  17. Don't stall charter school progress in ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Day

    Public school teachers and the unions representing them appear threatened by the growing role of charter schools in Connecticut's educational system. Looking for help from its friends in the legislature, organized labor is pushing for a two-year moratorium on opening new charter schools in the state.

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  18. OP-ED | It is Time to Place the Public Good Ahead of the Privileged FewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    Connecticut residents have weathered their fair share of corruption in government, and as a result hold a certain amount of healthy skepticism for those who hold public office. This is why I am deeply troubled by efforts being undertaken by some elected officials in Bridgeport and Hartford to obfuscate legislation that would prevent a privileged few from financially benefiting from their elected office.

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  19. Leidos posts annual loss, announces sale of troubled power plantRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Washington Post

    Reston-based contractor Leidos posted lower sales and a loss for the financial year, led by struggles in its health and engineering segment, the company said Wednesday. The contractor also announced the sale of a struggling Connecticut power plant that dragged down sales and hurt the company's profits in 2014, part of chief executive Roger Krone's efforts to reshape the company's operations after his appointment last year.

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  20. Connecticut Legislators Set Energy Agenda For 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Hartford Courant

    With a packed audience of lobbyists waiting and watching, the legislature's Energy and Technology Committee approved three dozen bills Tuesday that define the General Assembly 's relatively modest ambitions on energy policy in 2015. The more significant bills would ban variable electric rates for residential customers, cap the fixed-costs portion of electric bills and authorize state officials to explore expanding the capacity of pipelines that bring natural gas into Connecticut.

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