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9 hrs ago | HR Magazine

DOT Updates National Hazardous Routes Registry

Transportation industry employers will want to review the new registry and determine what impact the changes may have for their logistics operations.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Nevada Government, Missouri Government, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey Government, New Jersey, North Dakota Government, North Dakota

13 hrs ago | Trucker

Ferro leaving FMCSA to become president and CEO of American...

FMCSA Administrator Anne S. Ferro of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, seen here at the Con-way Freight-Connecticut Operation Safe Driving Press Conference in October 2013, said July 25 she will be leaving the agency in late August.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Washington DC

17 hrs ago | 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: Connecticut, US Governors, Dan Malloy

18 hrs ago | 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, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

21 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | Ctnewsjunkie.com

OP-ED | Here's One Easy Budget Cut: Abolish The Lieutenant Governor's Office

Few things are certain in life, or so the saying goes, beyond death and taxes. But I've found another truism you can take to the bank.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Opinion

Yesterday | Instapundit

GOP Gubernatorial Hopeful in Conn. Would Keep Common Core for Bad Schools

The potential Republican challengers to Gov. Dannel Malloy faced off for the first time on July 16, with candidates sparring over state budgets and Common Core.

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Related Topix: George Bush, W., Frank Caliendo, Connecticut

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Connecticut Post

Connecticut's services for mentally-ill children and young adults are a maze of sometimes effective, often troubled programs that can become a nightmare for parents who try to navigate them.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Newtown, CT

WTNH

Connecticut womena s commission names new leader

The organization announced Thursday that Carolyn Treiss will oversee the 40-year-old organization, which was created by the General Assembly to advise lawmakers on matters affecting women.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Abortion

CBS 3 Springfield

Connecticut women's commission names new leader

The organization announced Thursday that Carolyn Treiss will oversee the 40-year-old organization, which was created by the General Assembly to advise lawmakers on matters affecting women.

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

JD Supra

Not My Brother's Keeper: Varley v. Regional School District No. ...

When entering into contacts with vendors, school districts hope that 1) the vendor will comply with the law, and 2) in any event, the vendor will be responsible for its own employment-related disputes.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Connecticut

News Times

Christie caught using police helicopter to stump at Greenwich fundraiser

In this May 31, 2011 photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, exits a state helicopter to attend his son's high school baseball game in Montvale, N.J. The bill for Christie's state helicopter trip to a Tom Foley fundraiser in Conn.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jon Corzine, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Chris Christie, US Governors, Greenwich, CT, Connecticut

WTNH

Conn., TicketNetwork reach legal settlement

Connecticut officials say online ticket exchange TicketNetwork Inc. and three other companies have settled a legal dispute that should make it easier for consumers to know they are buying tickets on the secondary market, not directly from events.

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Advocate

Even Conn. Agency Concerned by DCF's Handling of Trans Teen Jane Doe

Yesterday, Connecticut's Office of the Child Advocate issued a public statement criticizing the state Department of Children and Families for its handling of 16-year-old transgender girl Jane Doe.

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Watersblogged

Majority of Connecticut Residents Would Consider Working in Coworking...

CoworkCT survey shows high level of interest in coworking spaces but most Nutmeggers don't know where they are located or how much a monthly membership costs CoworkCT , a network of Connecticut coworking communities whose members include small businesses, entrepreneurs, freelancers, and contractors who share space, resources, and ideas, today ... (more)

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Related Topix: Connecticut, New Haven, CT

CBS 3 Springfield

Child advocate agency raps child welfare officials

The state Office of Child Advocate has criticized state child welfare officials for their handling of a transgender girl held at a Connecticut detention center for boys.

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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Time

I Left My Kids With a Babysitter to Go to a Job Interview-And Came...

Unlike the mother who left her daughter in a park, my childcare was legal. But all too often there's no way to win as a low-income mom.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, South Carolina, South Carolina Government, North Carolina, Connecticut

Patch.com

Connecticuters, Nutmeggers, Connecticutians: What Do You Call Yourself?

Sometimes, nicknames come easy. If you're from Alaska, you're an Alaskan. If you're from Nebraska, you're a Nebraskan.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Nebraska Government, Nebraska

WHDH

Conn. 4-year-old banned from doughnut shop

The saying goes 'kids say the darndest things,' and 4-year-old Justin Otero from Connecticut is no exception.

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Washington Examiner

New Frontier Communications chief named in Conn.

The new chief of Frontier Communications Corp. in Connecticut says the company will increase its broadband service on what previously had been AT&T's footprint in the state as landline telephone business continues to erode.

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