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1 hr ago | Washington Times
Robert Johnson survived a brain injury. He relearned how to talk. He suffered through emotional outbursts over which he had no control, sometimes crawling onto his mother's lap for comfort.
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5 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte
A beluga whale at a Connecticut aquarium appeared to enjoy being serenaded by a bagpiper playing for the trio of whales at the Mystic Aquarium.
9 hrs ago | WTNH
U.S. senators from Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are part of a bipartisan group of lawmakers calling on President Barack Obama to develop a stronger strategy for addressing the humanitarian crisis in Syria.
9 hrs ago | WTNH
Municipal electric companies in Connecticut say a growing number of people are abusing a law that protects those with serious or life-threatening illnesses from having their electricity shut off during the winter because they can't afford to pay the bill.
13 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
Murphy says in a letter to Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez that thousands of Connecticut residents have switched to these power suppliers, sometimes through phone solicitations without the consumer's express consent.
18 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
Malloy says he supports people having a document that spells out their final wishes, but he's "a little uneasy" when it comes to enacting state policy that calls for "proactive actions to end life."
20 hrs ago | Modern Healthcare
Hospitals in Connecticut cut more than 1,400 jobs in 2013 as operating income dropped $175 million for the year, according to reports from the Connecticut Hospital Association, which represents 28 of the state's 29 acute-care hospitals.Last year's 2% cut in Medicare funding as part of the federal... For the best experience of ModernHealthcare.com ... (more)
Senate President Donald E. Williams, Jr. wants to make Connecticut a leading state in stopping the proliferation of herbicides that may be responsible for bee-colony collapse and the depleted stock of lobsters in Long Island Sound.
Federal year-end data released Friday shows that Connecticut experienced a net growth of 52,500 private sector jobs between January 2011 and December 2013.
The Santos family smelled gas and got out of its house on Howard Avenue shortly before the explosion on a Saturday morning in March 2012.
A homeless man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and slashing a Connecticut woman in an attack authorities say was arranged by her husband.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called for such testing in 2012.
Municipalities in Connecticut are mandated by law to publish public notices in a daily newspaper.
The General Assembly's Environment Committee has voted unanimously to approve legislation clarifying in law that domesticated horses are not inherently dangerous.
State colleges and universities will be mandated to provide annual student and employee training on sexual assault prevention as part of legislation approved Thursday by the Higher Education Committee.
One of two convicts sentenced to death in a Connecticut home invasion sent suicidal letters before he was found unresponsive in his cell Monday, his attorney said Thursday.
After Albany wraps up the budget process, legislators will shift their focus to bills that have been awaiting action - including a suite of legislation to address traffic safety issues.