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  1. Work on traffic signs will affect traffic on I-95 in New Haven tonight, Sept. 29, 2014..Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTNH

    If you're a late night or early morning commuter and your commute takes you along I-95 in New Haven, you'll want to pay attention to this - things are going to get a little tricky a couple nights this week as new signs are put in place. We're talking about right along Long Wharf, just as you're going past the Water Authority building around Exit 46. This is where new signs have to be put in to keep up with all the changes the big project to change things in the I-95, I-91 interchange .

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  2. Conn. man expected to get kicked out of the country after prison time in fatal hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Post-Standard

    A Connecticut man who pleaded guilty to driving away from a fatal crash last April on Electronics Parkway is expected to spend 1 to 3 years in prison, then be deported. Chiragkumar Patel , 28, who is an Indian citizen, admitted killing bicyclist Michael Mahoney before driving off from the 2:40 a.m. crash April 27. The victim wasn't found until after daybreak the next morning.

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  3. Formica, Foley, Somers will bring changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Day

    Connecticut is in trouble. From the price of gas to the lack of jobs to the huge and growing debt, we are not a healthy state.

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  4. 2 charged with heroin traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Amarillo.com

    Federal authorities have charged two California men with heroin trafficking after state troopers stopped two vehicles Tuesday on Interstate 40 in Carson County and found more than 7 pounds of heroin in an SUV. One of the drivers acted as a scout, traveling ahead of another vehicle that was hauling the heroin, according to a Drug Enforcement Administration agent's affidavit.

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  5. N.J. bear attack raises fears in Conn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | News Times

    Bear facts: State estimates up to 700 black bear in Connecticut Adult males can weigh up to 450 pounds Considered intelligent with a keen sense of smell and hearing Believed to be extinct in Connecticut 60 years ago Population now growing steadily due to reforestation of state as agriculture and livestock farming decreased No bear hunting in Connecticut since 1840 How to keep bears out of yards: Remove bird feeders from March to November Keep garbage cans inside Don't' leave food outside overnight Don't put meat or sweet-smelling fruits in compost piles Clean grills or store them in a garage or shed Never feed a bear Bear sightings reported to state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection: 1994: 75 sightings in 30 towns 1999: 235 sightings in 50 towns 2005: 1,733 sightings in 107 towns 2009: 1,987 sightings in 111 towns 2013: 3,347 sightings in 129 towns Source: DEEP Sightings ... (more)

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  6. N.J. bear attack raises fears in Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | News Times

    Registration will allow you to post comments on newstimes.com and create a newstimes.com Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. The horrific death of a hiker mauled by a black bear in New Jersey earlier this month has cast a spotlight on Connecticut's surging bear population.

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  7. Washingtons's St. Andrew's Church celebrating 250 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Greenwich Citizen

    Garth Collins delights in telling the history of St. Andrew's Church, including how his father, Albert, cracked the church bell ringing it one freezing winter morning. The Episcopal church , now at Route 202 and Wheaton Road in the Marble Dale section, was founded in 1764.

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  8. Conn. doctor fears deadly fate for his new babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | New York Daily News

    Dr. William Petit lost his family in a horrific home invasion in 2007. He's seen with daughters Michaela Hayley and wife Jennifer Hawke-Petit in this undated photo.

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  9. Security grants to help with school safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Northern Virginia Daily

    School districts in Shenandoah, Frederick and Clarke counties will have greater security measures at schools as a result of grant money awarded by Gov. Terry McAuliffe. Established by the 2013 General Assembly in the aftermath of the Dec. 14, 2012, mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, the School Security Equipment Grant program will allow for security upgrades in 373 Virginia schools and other buildings, according to a news release.

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  10. Finding mixture of ~300,000 year-old stone tools in Armenia...Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | ARMINFO news agency

    Artifacts uncovered at a 325,000-year-old archeological site in Armenia suggest that, contrary to what scientists previously thought, Homo sapiens were not the first to develop precision tools, csmonitor.com says referring to an article published by The Science Mag, Friday. "The Lower to Middle Paleolithic transition is marked by technical, behavioral, and anatomical changes among hominin populations throughout Africa and Eurasia.

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  11. Courtney's lonely vote on ISIS billRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Day

    So what to make of Connecticut's congressmen voting all over the map the other day - the map being the Middle East in this case - with some voting to arm and train Syrian rebels to extend the fight against ISIS terrorists, some voting against it and some ending up voting against it before they voted for it? All of these things happened to the state's five representatives and two senators when they found themselves in the rare position of having to take a stand on something important and having it happen just before an election, of all the inconvenient times. Not only that, five of the all-Democratic lineup chose to defy their president, who had asked for a "yes" vote.

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  12. Akron holds down Pittsburgh for upsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Evening Sun

    PITTSBURGH >> Conor Hundley one-upped the nation's leading rusher, gaining 148 yards on 19 carries as Akron upset Pittsburgh, 21-10 on Saturday. Kyle Pohl passed for 193 yards with a touchdown and an interception and defensive lineman Cody Grice - moonlighting at fullback - put together a pair of short scoring runs as the Zips beat a team from a power conference for the first time in six years.

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  13. Temple wins its AAC opener, 36-10 over UConnRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Wichita Eagle

    P.J. Walker threw for 231 yards and a touchdown, ran for another and Temple's opportunistic defense scored two touchdowns and added a safety as the Owls won their American Athletic Conference opener with a 36-10 win over Connecticut on Saturday. The Owls benefited from a 93-yard interception return for a score on the opening drive of the game as Tavon Young picked off the Huskies' Chandler Whitmer.

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  14. Temple blasts UConn 36-10Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | News Times

    Temple wide receiver John Christopher stiff-arms Connecticut cornerback Byron Jones during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in East Hartford, Conn., Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014.

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  15. Williams Women's Soccer, Field Hockey Wins, Men's Soccer FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | IBerkshires

    Kristi Kirshe scored twice to lead the Williams College women's soccer team to a 3-0 win over previously unbeaten Connecticut College on Saturday. Williams scored three goals in an eight-minute span in the second half -- twice by Kirshe wrapped around one by Audrey Thomas.

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  16. Conn. charging up battery recycling Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | News Times

    That could change soon. Connecticut is charging up to become the first state in the nation to adopt a comprehensive battery recycling bill.

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    Saturday Sep 27 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Secretary of State Denise Merrill says the arrest of a state lawmaker on election fraud charges underscores the strength of the system in Connecticut for enforcing election laws. Bridgeport state Rep. Christina Ayala was arrested Friday on 19 felony charges of voter fraud.

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  18. Secretary of State Merrill: Arrest of Bridgeport state lawmaker troublingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Day

    Secretary of State Denise Merrill says the arrest of a state lawmaker on election fraud charges underscores the strength of the system in Connecticut for enforcing election laws. Bridgeport state Rep. Christina Ayala was arrested Friday on 19 felony charges of voter fraud.

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  19. Business groups get on board bus-only route ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Business leaders along the route of the $567 million bus-only corridor in central Connecticut are stepping in to pump up support for the massive project. The Newington Chamber of Commerce organized a networking meeting Wednesday morning on a bus built for the new CTfastrak transit system, picking up business representatives along the route there.

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  20. Football Weekend Wrap-Up for September 19-20Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Ivy League Sports

    Harvard 41, Holy Cross 18 CAMBRIDGE , Mass. -- Senior Andrew Casten rushed for a career-high 153 yards and three touchdowns to help Harvard to a 41-18 victory over Holy Cross in its season opener.

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