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Former Gov. Used Show for Political Gain

The Hartford Courant reports the government says Rowland took money to use his show to bully political opponents.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Patch.com

Startford's Kondakor Accused of Fraud

Stratford's John Kondakor, 45, faces fraud charges after allegedly being hired to repair a homeowner's roof but never returning to do the work after receiving a $5,000 check, police told the Connecticut Post .

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WDRB-TV Louisville

Project underway to make Dixie Highway safer for drivers and pedestrians

Dick Jones was just 10 years old but already had appeared in nearly 40 movies when he got the part of Pinocchio.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government

Examiner.com

Colonial Herb Garden restored at Wilton Historical Society

The Wilton Historical Society http://wiltonhistorical.org located on 224 Danbury Road is celebrating the completion of a three year garden project on July 17 from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. All are welcome to tour this authentic colonial herb garden that is accurate to the year 1740 at the historic Betts House.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Lexington Herald-Leader

Limo service pays $500,000 to end overtime dispute

The department said Wednesday the settlement in U.S. District Court in New Haven resolves a lawsuit against S.D. Transportation Services LLC, doing business as Premier Limousine in Berlin, and owner Stephen DiMarco.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law

The Hartford Courant

Map: Mosquito-Borne Viruses In Connecticut

The Hartford Courant busemeyer@courant.com More than 60,000 mosquitoes have been collected in Connecticut so far this year, and not a single one has tested positive for West Nile Virus.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus, Cromwell, CT

The Hartford Courant

State Rep. Claire Janowski reads to children at Rockville Public Library

State Rep. Claire Janowski visited Rockville Public Library as a special guest storyteller on July 8. Reading to children ages 3 and up, Janowski took part in the story hour - one of many summer programs planned in the children's wing of the library.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Kids, Family, Willington, CT

Connecticut Post

Commuters press Conn. to improve Waterbury...

Connecticut commuters on a small Metro-North Railroad branch line are fed up with what they say is substandard service and are organizing to make sure they're not ignored.

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Related Topix: Waterbury, CT, New Haven, CT

KCTV5

Ridgefield child dies after being left in hot car

A 15-month-old boy died on Monday night after police said the toddler was left in a hot car in Ridgefield, according to police.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

OpEdNews

Early American Torture Porn: How to "Cure" a Witchy Woman

Imagine watching unwilling females of your acquaintance being strip searched, probed, and tortured by a group of your friends, from needle stabbing to the very public, pubic shaving of said naked ladies.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

Reuters

U.S. senators say federal action may be needed to curb 're-homing'

U.S. lawmakers said on Tuesday that the federal government may have to take a stronger role to stop parents from transferring custody of their adopted children to strangers they meet on the Internet.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Connecticut Government, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Christopher Murphy

CBS 3 Springfield

Whole Foods recalls salads in 3 northeast states

The mini four-ounce containers of pre-packaged Caesar salad and Mesclun goat cheese salad were sold on July 8 in stores in New York, New Jersey , and Connecticut .

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Related Topix: Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Denver Post

Connecticut school shooting responders honored

Matthew Bell thought he would never again experience an event as momentous as the Sept.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Newtown, CT, East Hartford, CT

Reuters

U.S. judge declines to dismiss charges against ex-Connecticut governor

A U.S. judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges that former Connecticut Governor John Rowland violated campaign finance laws while working as an adviser to congressional campaigns after leaving office.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government

Patch.com

Waterford Police 3 DUI Arrests; Issue 50 Citations

During a five-day Federal Highway Safety Program DUI Enforcement Campaign over the 4th of July, Waterford Police made three DUI arrests and wrote 50 citations for various traffic-related offenses.

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Ctnewsjunkie.com

23 Primaries In August

Registered Republicans statewide will be able to cast their votes in the Aug. 12 primary, but there are at least 20 other primaries for General Assembly seats and probate judge, according to Secretary of State Denise Merrill.

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Related Topix: US News

CBS 3 Springfield

Sex trafficking survivor now helps victims

A Berlin woman is sharing her story 30 years after she was sold for sex by the woman who gave her life, and is now helping other victims who were sex trafficked too.

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

Patch.com

Let the Eastern Highlands Health District Help You Control Your Blood Pressure

A news release from the Eastern Highlands Health District : Eastern Highlands Health District and Eastern Connecticut Health Network have recently formed a partnership to introduce a self-blood pressure monitoring program to hypertensive patients who reside in Tolland County.

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, World News, Tolland County, CT, Medicine, Nursing, Tolland, CT, New London, CT

News Times

Town assisting first-time home

The town of Washington, under the guidance of the Washington Housing Commission, has begun offering down payment assistance funding to home buyers via the Housing Development Fund.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Patch.com

State Police Don't Know How Long Hidden Camera Was in Hammonasset State Park Bathhouse

Patch reported that Connecticut state police discovered a camera placed into a door at a campground bathhouse at Hammonasset State Park on Saturday.

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