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2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Renee Zellweger puts her $1.6 million Connecticut house on the market twice in three years

Did the Oklahoma City bomber have another accomplice? One man's mystery death in a jail cell and his brother's 19-YEAR quest for justice that could reopen case of attack that killed 168 Unauthorized morgue workers in New York City have been leering at Philip Seymour Hoffman's autopsy pictures according to whistleblower Barack Obama 'checks out' of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

6 hrs ago | MassLive.com

Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Hampden, Hampshire counties

UPDATE, 6:30 p.m.: The National Weather Service issued a new severe thunderstorm warning at 6:23 p.m. that includes southwestern Hampden County and northern Hartford County in Connecticut.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hartford County, CT, South Windsor, CT

Sun Jul 27, 2014

TheDay.Com

Business in Brief - July 27, 2014

R&W Heating Energy Solutions will hold an Energy Show on Saturday, Aug. 2 from 9-11 a.m. at their office at 10 Witter Road, Salem.

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Related Topix: Salem, CT, Mystic, CT, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Groton, CT

The Miami Herald

Foley sees more civil GOP campaign than in 2010

Pamela Grimmé places a lamp in the Tamarac showroom of AMC Liquidators, which sells to customers locally and in 44 countries.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, US Governors, Dan Malloy

Tri-cityherald.com

Treasurer hands out backpacks to campers

Denise Nappier says her office and the state Department of Children and Families and Hartford's Camp Courant are distributing 1,700 backpacks throughout Connecticut.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government

The Day

Fire departments agree: We need more volunteers

The diminishing number of volunteers in the fire service over the past few decades has local departments continually looking for creative ways not only to attract, but to retain their members.

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Related Topix: Fire, Marketing, Wethersfield, CT, New London County, CT

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 7/27/2014

ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Neighborhood Music School 7/29-7/31/2014 If you thought you knew the story of 'The Princess and The Pea,' you may be in for a walloping surprise! Did you know, for instance, that Princess Winnifred actually swam the moat to reach Prince Dauntless the Drab? Or that Lady Larken's love for Sir Harry provided a rather compelling ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

The Day

Great Gull Island for the birds

Helen Hays, director of the Great Gull Island Project, holds a juvenile common tern July 17 as she leads a tour of the Southold, N.Y., island for a visiting group from Connecticut Sea Grant.

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Related Topix: University of Connecticut, Waterford, CT, Groton, CT

The Day

Why do Connecticut Republicans love Christie?

Of course I understand why New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is happy to sail gaily forth into the fall election season, wearing a public smiley face that belies the four investigations into his administration underway.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Chris Christie, US Governors, Greenwich, CT, Groton, CT

Sat Jul 26, 2014

News Times

Primary likely to be decided by Southwestern...

When political push comes to shove next month, a handful of communities, mostly in southwestern Connecticut, will decide the Republican primary for governor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Christopher Shays, Republican, US House of Representatives, Fairfield County, CT, Sacred Heart University, Greenwich, CT

The Hartford Courant

Beetle Deadly To Ash Trees Spreading In Connecticut

Emerald Ash Borer Claire Rutledge, with the Connecticut Agricultural Experimental Station in New Haven poits out part of an emerald ash borer insect as State environmental officials led a tour for arboriculturists, tree wardens and foresters, through an area in Naugatuck that is infested with the emerald ash borer, an imported pest that has caused ... (more)

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Entomology, New Haven, CT

Connecticut Post

Migrant children issue lands at Connecticut's door

A conference call between the mayors of some of Connecticut's largest cities, including Bridgeport's Mayor Bill Finch , didn't resolve the issue on how they can help the flow of unaccompanied migrant children crossing the U.S. border.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Southbury, CT, Danbury, CT

CBS 3 Springfield

Connecticut domestic violence report to be issued

The Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence is set to release its annual review of domestic violence fatalities and make public policy recommendations.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Connecticut Government, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

CBS 3 Springfield

Connecticut lieutenant governor race gets testy

Connecticut's race for lieutenant governor is heating up, stoked by claims of racism and personal attacks in the three-way Republican primary.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

The Hartford Courant

Frontier Names Senior VP In Connecticut

The company announced this week that Quick will oversee field operations, residential and commercial sales, and customer experience in Connecticut, out of Frontier's state headquarters in Hartford.

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Related Topix: Ansonia, CT

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Patch.com

Top Official of Sikorsky Aircraft Union Accused of Embezzlement

The chief of the union representing the employees of Stratford's Sikorsky Aircraft Co.

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Connecticut Post

Dixon: Summer in Connecticut

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Connecticut state parks, which include Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, above, entry and parking fees will be waived this weekend at the 26 parks and three museums that usually charge visitors.

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Related Topix: Westport, CT, Family, Kids, New Haven, CT

CBS Local

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy Secures State Money For Walk Bridge Repairs

Temporary repairs to the Walk Bridge can begin right away now that the state Bond Commission has given the OK to the $3 million fix.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Connecticut Government, Dan Malloy

WTNH

Truck crash in Stratford, July 25, 2014.

The Connecticut Department of Transportation reports two trucks collided in the southbound lanes between Exits 31-30.

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Daily Kos

CT-Gov: Malloy (D) Explores Former Gateway College As Site For Border Children

Responding to pressure from immigrant rights activists who held a rally Tuesday to urge the state to welcome children crossing the border, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he was exploring the former campus of Gateway Community College in New Haven as potential housing for migrants.

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Related Topix: Dan Malloy, US Governors, Immigration Reform, New Haven, CT

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