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13 hrs ago | Connecticut Post
Connecticut is taking the first steps toward changing how elementary, middle and high school students learn social studies, tying lessons more closely to critical thinking about government and the economy.
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17 hrs ago | Patch.com
This is a tough call. Connecticuters can feel spoilt for choice when it comes to nearby beaches to wile away a lazy summer's afternoon .
19 hrs ago | The Hill
Imagine that your mother falls at home. She goes to the hospital for care, and is instructed by her doctor to complete three weeks of post-hospital rehabilitation is a nursing home.
The death of 15-month-old Benjamin Seitz has stirred up a flurry of emotion and an array of opinions on a case with many loose ends.
Let's just get this out of the way fast. That phrase 'polar vortex' you might be reading about? That phenomenon that caused wickedly cold temperatures in January ? It's not making a summer appearance in Connecticut.
An arbitrator says the Department of Children and Families did not have just cause when it fired a youth services officer who has been an outspoken critic of the child welfare agency.
CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD heads to the coastline of Connecticut for its annual summer at the shore-themed edition to be broadcast July 13, 2014 on the CBS Television Network.
A victim of a horrific chimp attack that nearly claimed her life, a Stamford woman is now pressing Congress to pass new laws that would make it more difficult for an average person to keep a primate as a pet in their home.
Buses will run in place of trains on Saturday mornings and early afternoons on the Danbury Branch throughout July, Metro-North announced.
Drivers on Whitehead Highway can expect lane closures and a detour Saturday, July 12, between Hudson Street and Prospect Street.
Crew members aboard the Freedom Schooner Amistad perform routine maintenance while docked at Long Wharf Pier in New Haven Wednesday, July 9, 2014.
Prosecutors say Rowland made on-air attacks against congressional candidate Andrew Roraback when he was working for Lisa Wilson-Foley, Roraback's rival for the Republican nomination for northwestern Connecticut's 5th Congressional District in 2012.
The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, owner of Connecticut's top-grossing casino, is accelerating its push outside the state as competition threatens to lure more players from its home turf.
The State Supreme Court may have had no choice but to hand cops new powers to hide information from the public.
Sen. John McKinney and David Walker won't be getting their public campaign funds on Thursday as planned, but they expect to receive approval from election regulators by July 16. The two are rushing to get out a TV commercial they filmed Monday, the same day their Republican opponent Tom Foley began airing his first commercial of the campaign ... (more)
Dick Jones was just 10 years old but already had appeared in nearly 40 movies when he got the part of Pinocchio.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 12:20 pm
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