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10 min ago | Fox News

Connecticut lawmakers consider banning day care from serving whole, 2 percent milk

Some Connecticut lawmakers seem to think so. The state legislature is considering a bill that would ban day care centers from serving whole milk or 2 percent milk to children.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government

4 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Review: 'The Other Woman' has zip but little else

On its surface, "The Other Woman" is a very welcome thing: A movie starring talented, funny women with their own punch lines and everything.

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Related Topix: The 40 Year Old Virgin, Comedy Movies, Leslie Mann, Drama Movies, Bridesmaids

8 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

U.S. News & World Report Ranks 'Best High Schools' In Connecticut

The CREC Academy of Aerospace and Engineering has been ranked 15th in the nation and tops in Connecticut in U.S. News & World Report's latest "Best High Schools" edition.

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Related Topix: Hartford, CT, Standardized Testing, Education, New Haven, CT

10 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Connecticut Teacher Releases Book 'Teaching For What?'

About Book: "Teaching for What" traces my turbulent career as an educator in Connecticut public, vocational and parochial schools, and how that experience drove me into depression and early retirement.

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Related Topix: Wallingford, CT, Southern Connecticut State University, Madison, CT

11 hrs ago | WTNH

Conn. teen seeks OK for 21-year-old prom date

A Connecticut teenager is appealing to her local Board of Education after school officials rejected her request to bring her 21-year-old boyfriend to her prom.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government

13 hrs ago | Ctnewsjunkie.com

Clinton Makes Participation Pitch to Millennials

Hillary Clinton made her way to the University of Connecticut Wednesday and encouraged students to be active members of the "participation generation."

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, University of Connecticut, us Travel, Travel, Christopher Dodd

17 hrs ago | The Fairfield Daily Voice

Fairfield Ludlowe, Warde Rank Among Best High Schools In Connecticut

Fairfield Ludlowe High School and Fairfield Warde High School were named among the top high schools in Connecticut and received a silver medal rating in the annual U.S. News & World Report study .

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Norwalk Daily Voice

Norwalk Letter: Why Is The Legislature Beating Up On Businesses?

Multiple recent studies and surveys have shown that Connecticut's economic recovery is among the slowest in the country.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Connecticut Post

Much of Fairfield County's economic strength is reflected by the occupancy levels of those big glass-and-steel office buildings that populate the region's four corners, and based on the first-quarter reports from commercial real estate firms, the climate might be improving.

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Related Topix: Fairfield County, CT, Stamford, CT, Greenwich, CT

The Hartford Courant

Connecticut's Trees Hold Memories, History

Trees matter in Connecticut, and always have. The Charter Oak, the muscularly limbed behemoth in which Connecticut's charter was secreted to protect it from the king's agents in 1687, is central to our political creation story.

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Related Topix: Middletown, CT, Farmington, CT, Opinion

The Marion Star

Connecticut man charged in Yale hoax threat

A Connecticut man has been charged with making a call during the November Thanksgiving holidays in which he falsely claimed an armed man was on the way to shoot up Yale University, police said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Yale University

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Ovation guitar factory in Connecticut is closing

The head of the New York Police Department admits he was caught off guard by the harsh response to a harmless attempt at community outreach on Twitter.

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Related Topix: Prison, Connecticut Government, New York, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Ctnewsjunkie.com

Malloy Gives A Daytime Pitch

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's visit Tuesday afternoon to the Bloomfield Senior Center was his first daytime town hall style meeting and his 54th since taking office.

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Related Topix: US News, Dan Malloy, US Governors, Connecticut Government

Ctnewsjunkie.com

With 2 Weeks Left in Session, Key House Dems Divided on National Popular Vote

Following more than a week of counting votes, national popular vote supporters haven't managed to wrangle the support needed for a floor debate in the House, where the speaker personally opposes the bill .

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government

The Day

Wage increases benefit tipped workers in Connecticut, other states

Waiters, bartenders, hairdressers and other Minnesota workers who rely on tips got a big raise this month when the state guaranteed them the same $9.50 hourly minimum wage that other workers will get.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

FindLaw

Sarrazin v. Coastal Inc

ROGERS, C.J., and NORCOTT, PALMER, ZARELLA, EVELEIGH, McDONALD and ESPINOSA, Js.* Leonard A. McDermott, for the appellant .

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, 9, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Tue Apr 22, 2014

CBS 3 Springfield

Conn. bill would limit pre-pay heating fuel plans

Connecticut lawmakers are attempting to modernize the state's "Do Not Call Registry" and include unsolicited text messages as well as phone calls.

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

Connecticut Post

Southwest Connecticut ranks 'high' on marijuana curiosity list

Fairfield County is home to three of Connecticut's five most marijuana-minded municipalities, according to an online resource positioning itself as the Yelp of pot.

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

CBS 3 Springfield

3 more charged in $80M heist in Conn.

Federal authorities have charged three more Florida men in the theft of about $80 million in prescription drugs from a warehouse in Connecticut in 2010.

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

New Canaan News-Review

The best high schools in Connecticut

U.S. News & World Report released its 2014 Best High School rankings, and 4 Fairfield County schools made the top 10 in Connecticut.

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Related Topix: Fairfield County, CT, Hartford, CT, Weston, CT, Wilton, CT, Ridgefield, CT

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