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2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Connecticut Senator in coma after tumbling over staircase balcony...

Oklahoma missionary 'sexually abused ten orphans as young a FOUR at Kenya children's shelter'... but his lawyer blames 'pseudo-tribal philological VOODOO' A Connecticut Senator is reportedly in a coma after suffering a nasty fall early Monday morning at his home in Stonington.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government

2 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Gas Leak Evacuates Eastern Connecticut State University

A gas leak Tuesday has led to the evacuation of at least 20 percent of the buildings on the campus of Eastern Connecticut State University, according to school officials.


Related Topix: Eastern Connecticut State University, Haddam, CT

4 hrs ago | Hemmings Auto Blogs

Connecticut changes laws to allow for pick-and-pull junkyards

Passing my late-1980s teenage years in Connecticut, grabbing some parts in the junkyards I visited, apparently made me a scofflaw.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government

6 hrs ago |

Advocates Say They Were Kept In The Dark About New Malloy Appointment

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's appointment of Craig Henrici as head of a state agency occurred so quietly that the agency's staff thought Henrici was joking when he showed up for work, the executive director of The Arc Connecticut said Monday.


10 hrs ago | The Fairfield Daily Voice

Fairfield Cyclists Can Still Register For Connecticut Challenge

Registration for the Connecticut Challenge's 10th anniversary bike ride is still open for new riders and teams.


Related Topix: Lakeville, CT, Westport, CT, Fairfield County, CT, Stamford, CT

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Damaged home floats away after Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

Today Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Marine Debris Program has awarded $752,822 in federal funds to the State of Connecticut through an agreement for removal of marine debris from Connecticut's shoreline.


New Jersey's Lightning Rod Visits Connecticut to Stump for Foley

He's the head of the Republican Governors Association and a potential 2016 presidential nominee.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Chris Christie, Greenwich, CT


At Netroots Sen. Murphy says ObamaCare is being implemented incredibly well

At the Netroots Nation, in Detroit, Connecticut Democrat and U.S. Senator Chris Murphy said ObamaCare "is being implemented incredibly well."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, Connecticut Government

Connecticut Biggest Wine Festival Returns To Goshen

Connecticut's largest wine festival returns this weekend, July 26 and 27, to the Goshen Fairgrounds, with wine tastings, food, crafts, wine seminars, live music and entertainment.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Goshen, CT, Stonington, CT, North Stonington, CT, Colchester, CT

New Canaan News-Review

Connecticut adds jobs for fifth month; unemployment rate drops to 6.7%

Connecticut added 1,700 non-farm jobs last month, pushing the unemployment rate down to its lowest level in more than five years and suggesting the state is on a steady, albeit painstakingly slow, march toward economic recovery.


Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law

The Hartford Courant

Pictures: Exploring Connecticut's Waterfalls

The Hartford Courant With two young family members by her side, Leanna Iamunno walked along Indian Well Road in Shelton on a recent sunny June day in search of one of Connecticut's treasures.


Related Topix: Shelton, CT, Ansonia, CT, West Hartford, CT, Hartford, CT

OP-ED | All Eyes On England

With a huge percentage of Connecticut's economy dependent upon the defense and aerospace industries, all eyes are turning toward England over the next week or so.


Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom, Opinion

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Malloy seeks $3 million for century-old rail span

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is seeking to borrow $3 million in state bonds to fix a railroad bridge in Connecticut that blocked commuter rail traffic in May and June.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government

Stratford Residents Upset Over Anti-Semitic Graffiti

Someone has spraypainted a Swastika along with the letters "SS, which is an abbreviation of the Nazi Party's army and letters "WP" White Power on traffic signs and parts of a home along Wilcoxsin Avenue and Charlton Street, the Connecticut Post reports.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 7/20/2014

NEXT TO NORMAL The Brookfield Theatre for the Arts 7/4-7/26/2014 book & lyrics by Brian Yorkey music by Tom Kitt Directed by Michael Burnett Produced by Meg Jones and Janice Gabriel July 4-26 SHOWS: THURS., FRI., SAT.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater

News Times

McKinney, Foley divided on cutting budget

Republican Tom Foley isn't the first person to be criticized for taking the world view that something should be flat.


Related Topix: US News, Scott Walker, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law

CT Third-Best State for Women, Still Needs Improvement

With low teen pregnancy rates, good maternity leave provisions and a history of voting for women's rights, Connecticut is a pretty good place to be a woman.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government, University of Connecticut, Stamford, CT

Large Portion of CT Roads and Bridges are in Poor Condition

Drivers in Connecticut spend more than $660 each year on vehicle costs and repairs, made all the more expensive by the fact that 41 percent of roads are in bad shape, according to a White House report released this month.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, Connecticut Government, Republican, Bob Corker

Teacher fought for civil rights in 19th century

Prudence Crandall was an enterprising teacher who in 1831 founded a private girls' school in Canterbury, Conn.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Illinois, Yale University

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Police Arrest Coventry Man Armed With a Machete In His Home

Police in one Connecticut town responded to a domestic disturbance at a home early Saturday morning.



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