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16 hrs ago | The Day

Vista Graduates Eight Students

Pictured, left to right, are Vista Executive Director Helen Bosch, Mike Westerholm of Westbrook, Christian Vidal of Madison, Daniel Lux of Madison, Lauren Borges of Clinton, Samuel Stark of Clinton, Chelsea Cooley of Clinton, Logan Fowler of Westbrook, Vincent Sbiroli of Westbrook, and Director of Programs & Services Linda Rogen.

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

20 hrs ago | TheDay.Com

Fringe-hugger Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh was the best the GOP could do?

I was surprised to hear Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh say in January, in announcing to an assembly of eastern Connecticut Republicans her plans to run for Congress from the 2nd District, that she was invited into the race by the Republican State Central Committee.

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Hartford Courant

CT House Incumbents Winning Political Money Race

Of Connecticut's members to the House of Representatives, Rep. Jim Himes has raised the most money in this election cycle and Rep. Rosa DeLauro the least.

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Related Topix: Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, John Larson, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Elizabeth Esty, Connecticut

Autoblog

Female enlisted sailors to enter the Silent Service by 2016

The military's march towards gender equality could see a big improvement in the coming years as plans are unveiled to allow enlisted women to join female officers on the US Navy's Ohio -class missile boats and Virginia -class attack submarines.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Autos

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Day

Hopkins-Cavanagh taking conservative approach in her run for Congress

Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh of New London considers herself many things: a real estate broker, a radio show host, a melded family's mother of four, a proud member of the National Rifle Association, a constitutional conservative, an entrepreneur, a small business owner and a former weather anchor.

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Related Topix: New London, CT, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Uncasville, CT

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Connecticut seeking upgraded freight rail line

From the port of New London on Long Island Sound north through Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont and into Canada, a 390-mile freight rail system linking New England to the rest of the Northeast lacks a key element: a 21st-century rail line in Connecticut.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Real Estate, Genesee, North Franklin, CT

The Day

Enlisted women to join sub crews starting in 2016

The Department of the Navy plans to add enlisted women crewmembers to seven Ohio-class submarines starting in 2016 and to four Virginia-class attack submarines beginning in 2020.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Patch.com

Republican Congressional Candidate Hopkins-Cavanagh Responds to Courtney on Banks

Republican Congressional candidate Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh responded to Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, on his recent statements favoring the reauthorization of the controversial Export-Important Bank.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

The Day

Summer jobs program a boon to region's youth

Virtually everyone does, those behind the Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board's Summer Youth Employment Program agreed Monday.

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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Day

Courtney jumps to $1 million fundraising advantage in 2nd District campaign

U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, has outstripped his Republican challenger in fundraising by more than $1 million, according to paperwork filed by each candidate with the Federal Election Commission.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Westbrook, CT

Wed Jul 16, 2014

QST

ARRL President Issues Call to Action to Gain Support for HR.4969 Amateur Radio Parity Act

In a video , ARRL President Kay Craigie, N3KN, has issued an urgent call to all radio amateurs to get behind a grassroots campaign to promote co-sponsorship of HR.4969, "The Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2014."

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Related Topix: Representative Adam Kinzinger, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Democrat

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Hill

More needs to be done to address 'Observation Status'

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Law, Healthcare Law, Medicare, Health, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Sherrod Brown, US Senate

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Navy Times

House panel grills Navy on cruiser modernization plan

Sometimes it's all about trust, and right now, the Navy is struggling to convince Congress it's on the level about a plan to take half the fleet's 22 cruisers out of service and gradually return them to active duty.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Randy Forbes, US News, Democrat

Mon Jul 07, 2014

LocalOnlineNews.tv

Blumenthal Urges "Yes" Vote by Old Saybrook to Grant $3...

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal came to the Old Saybrook Green on Monday, July 7, to urge Old Saybrook voters to vote "Yes" in a referendum to grant $3 million of town monies to help purchase 930 undeveloped acres in the open land known as The Preserve.

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Related Topix: Old Saybrook, CT, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Events, Essex, CT, Westbrook, CT, US House of Representatives

Tri-cityherald.com

Conn. Democrats call on House GOP to back bank

Reps. Joe Courtney and John Larson, flanked by representatives of three Connecticut businesses, strongly backed the Export-Import Bank.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Larson, US House of Representatives, Democrat

FOX23

Conn. Democrats call on House GOP to back bank

Connecticut Democrats are pushing back against tea party Republicans who want to eliminate federal funding for a little-known banking agency that helps finance U.S. exports.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Larson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Connecticut, Connecticut Government

Sat Jul 05, 2014

TheDay.Com

Boardwalk rebuilding set to begin soon in Niantic

Construction is slated to soon begin on the Niantic Bay Boardwalk, with plans calling for the rebuilt, steel-and-concrete structure to stretch about a half-mile along the shore by late next spring.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Day

SeCTer receives $70K U.S. grant

U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, announced Thursday that a $70,000 federal economic development grant has been awarded to the Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Connecticut Post

As part of a national public-relations campaign aimed at forcing support from majority Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx warned Friday that without continued transit funding, Connecticut will see a sharp reduction in aid.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Stratford, CT, Milford, CT

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Day

Worthwhile investment

On Monday U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney successfully displayed the substantial local and state support for a proposed upgrade of rail lines that run through Connecticut from New London harbor north to the Massachusetts border.

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

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