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10 hrs ago | The Day

EB and Metal Trades Council agree to new contract

Electric Boat and the Metal Trades Council have agreed to a new five-year contract that includes raises, a pension increase for current employees and a voluntary severance package.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Electric Boat, Pension, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Groton, CT

Tue Apr 22, 2014

UConn Advance

UConn Junior Awarded Prestigious Truman Scholarship

Political science major Molly Rockett '15 has been awarded the Truman Scholarship for students who are dedicated to a career in public service.

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Related Topix: William Jewell College, US Politics, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Day

Region reaps two NEA grants

A $30,000 grant will support the Goodspeed's new production of Irving Berlin's "Holiday Inn," and a $10,000 grant will go toward Mystic Ballet's commissioning of new works for The Choreography Project.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Holiday Inn, Musical Movies, Mystic, CT, Arts, Ballet, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Theater, Recreational Vehicle, Award

The Day

Mystic dot-com entrepreneur gives credit to SBA loan

Sekhar Naik had the ear Tuesday of U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney and New England's regional administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration when he explained how a federally guaranteed loan helped launch his new cloud-based hiring system called Voice Glance.

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Related Topix: Mystic, CT, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, us Travel, Travel

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Nation

Senator Manchin Defends Law Firm Accused of Concealing Black Lung Medical Evidence

Only one day after the Center for Public Integrity's reporting series on denials of black lung benefits to coal miners was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, Senator Joe Manchin defended the controversial law firm at the center of the investigation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, George Miller, US House of Representatives, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Liberal Political News

The Day

New Groton sub base commissary opens to waiting crowds

Just a few minutes after the new Navy Commissary opened to customers Wednesday morning, Julie Qualley pushed a cart along the meat isle, looking for a juicy-looking steak for dinner.

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Related Topix: Groton, CT, US Military, US Navy, Norwich, CT, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Day

Speakers tell Three Rivers students they will face big issues as future leaders

Norwich Five eastern Connecticut political leaders made connections with nearly three dozen students at Three Rivers Community College today in an effort to inspire young people to become future political leaders.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, New London, CT

Norwalk Citizen News

Coast Guard leader champions Connecticut museum

As commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr. has made it a priority to develop a national museum dedicated to the maritime service.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Coast Guard, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, New London, CT, United States Coast Guard Academy

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Republicans Gain House Seat As Zawistowski Wins 61st District Special Election

Republican Tami Zawistowski, an East Granby finance board member, won a special election Friday night over Democrat Peter Hill in the 61st House District in northern Connecticut.

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Related Topix: US News, East Granby, CT, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, Connecticut, Suffield, CT

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Bill To Restore Unemployment Benefits Stalled

The U.S. Senate passed a bill this week that would retroactively pay the long-term unemployed from January through the end of May, or until the point they found jobs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, Manchester, CT, West Hartford, CT, Hartford, CT

Sat Apr 05, 2014

CBS Local

US Reps Wasserman Schultz, Courtney Make NCAA Bet

Two U.S. Representatives made a friendly wager on Saturday's basketball game between the University of Florida Gators and the UConn Huskies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Hebron/Columbia World War II Homefront Oral History To Be Aired

A couple years ago the Hebron Historic Properties Commission oversaw the moving and restoration of the World War II Civilian Aircraft Observation Post which had been built on Post Hill, Columbia, and moved to Hebron after the war.

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Related Topix: Columbia, CT, Hebron, CT, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Willington, CT

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Major submarine accidents remain isolated but costly

When the periscope of the USS Montpelier rose from the water during training off the coast of Florida on Oct. 13, 2012, the submarine crew saw a Navy cruiser approaching a mere 100 to 200 yards away.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Boat Disaster, Ohio, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Day

Region's homeowners face flood insurance hikes

Groton Town Mayor Rita Schmidt saw her annual flood-insurance rates rise from $2,800 to $3,400 this year, despite the fact that her home on Bank Street in Mystic is up on a hill and not near the water.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene

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