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1 hr ago | The Hartford Courant
Gift cards is the subject of today's edition of "Is It Just Me?" where no question is too small for The Bottom Line.
Are You as Liberal as President Obama?
Should the federal government stop offering subsidized student loans?
5 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant
Three years ago, Connecticut's capital city had to endure the indignity of seeing its mayor - its first "strong" mayor with greater power granted by a new charter - put on trial for corruption.
6 hrs ago | Patch.com
Three men are facing charges after an alleged shooting took place in the parking lot across from Shish Lounge on Farmington Avenue on Sunday morning, police said.
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10 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant
The man who shot three women and then killed himself in Manchester late Saturday night had fathered a child with one of the female victims and was involved in a child support dispute with her, according to family members and court records.
10 hrs ago | The Newark Star-Ledger
HARTFORD, Conn. - Relatives say three women shot to death in Connecticut in a suspected murder-suicide were a 28-year-old mother of a toddler and her two cousins.
10 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant
Howard M. Wood Jr. was a humble, quiet man whose faith and personality brought him to serve or start several churches, aided by a lively sense of humor and a desire to help others.
12 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant
What makes it special: World premiere of a holiday show featuring short pieces by seven established playwrights: Theresa Rebeck, Jonathan Tolins, John Cariani, Matthew Lombardo, Jeffrey Hatcher, Edwin Sanchez and Jacques Lamarre.
Good morning, West Hartford! Today is Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. There are 22 days left in the year.
Believing that fast food companies pay their unskilled labor low wages primarily because they are greedy capitalist pigs, protestors flocked to McDonalds and Wendy's last Thursday.
Fox CT meteorologist Dan Amarante said the bulk of the precipitation will move in around midnight, with light snow mixing with sleet and freezing rain, giving way to mostly rain by sunrise.
First impressions: The ghosts are scarier, the party scenes are more populated and Marley's Ghost fies to the rafters.
Another weak storm will pass south of Connecticut Sunday night and is expected to produce a light mixture of snow, sleet, and freezing rain.
We've had some packed Business Buzz features before. But this is the Busiest and Buzziest since I started at West Hartford Patch in July.
<![CDATA[HARTFORD, Conn. -- Connecticut U.S. senators are stepping up pressure on Metro-North Railroad to revamp safety systems after federal transportation regulators ordered the commuter train operator to take emergency measures in the wake of a derailment that killed four people in the Bronx this week. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy say they will work with federal agencies in holding Metro-North accountable for improving safety and reliability immediately. The lawmakers are not satisfied by an emergency federal transportation order requiring the commuter rail to bolster staffing on complicated routes and overhaul its signal system. The two Democrats say the look forward to continuing conversations with U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Federal Railroad Administration chief Joseph Szabo next week to discuss additional legislative and regulatory actions that may improve safety. Metro-North operates between New York and Connecticut.
Marji Lipchez-Shapiro, director of education for the Connecticut Anti-Defamation League, Trish Sullivan a teacher at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School, James Grosso, a teacher at Capital Prep, Meloney Bailey, a teacher at the Jumoke Academy at the Hartford Conservatory, Christine Downs, a teacher at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School, ... (more)