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  1. Trump Attacks Key Connecticut Industry - Hedge FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump has a new target for his ire - other super-rich guys, the nation's hedge fund managers. "I know a lot of bad people in this country that are making a hell of a lot of money and not paying taxes," Trump told Time in an interview this week.

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  2. Scores down on state's new Common Core testRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | New Canaan News-Review

    ... language arts. Next door in Fairfield, 59.8 percent made the grade in math, and 74.4 percent in language arts. In Ansonia, 19.6 percent passed math and 37.2 passed language arts and in Milford, 44.5 percent passed math and 62.7 percent language ...

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  3. Ansonia Raises Money for Families of Young Crash VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NBC Connecticut

    Ansonia is in mourning after two 6-year-old girls, Nyah Marcano and Leah Rondon , died in separate crashes within a week of each other. The city of Ansonia is holding a benefit dinner to raise money for the families of two 6-year-old girls who lost their lives in separate car accidents days apart.

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  4. Stellar U.S. Growth Report, China Rebound Send Markets UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hartford Courant

    The U.S. economy staged a far bigger rebound last quarter than first thought, according to a new report that helped to send U.S. stock markets to their second day of strong recovery. The nation's economic growth is outpacing the rest of the developed world, bolstering confidence that it will remain sturdy in coming months despite global headwinds.

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  5. Ethan Allen CEO Defends Record As Hedge Fund Pressure MountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hartford Courant

    Ethan Allen Interiors, under pressure by an activist hedge fund to reorganize or face a fight for control of the company, defended its stewardship Thursday, saying it has maintained a strong balance sheet and provided strong shareholder returns. The Danbury-based furniture retailer dismissed a proposal from Sandell Asset Management Corp., which is threatening to mount a proxy battle for seats on the Ethan Allen board.

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  6. Federal Ruling Boosts Bargaining Power Of Franchise WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hartford Courant

    The National Labor Relations Board on Thursday expanded its joint-employer standard, potentially making it easier for unions to organize employees of franchisees and subcontractors by dragging large corporations to the bargaining table. The new standard is also significant because corporations could now be held legally liable for workers if franchisees or subcontractors violate labor law.

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  7. Vineyard Vines Sues Newport Retailer Over Whale DesignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hartford Courant

    Vineyard Vines, the luxury clothing manufacturer, is suing a Rhode Island company, saying the retailer infringed on its "iconic" smiling whale design. Stamford-based Vineyard Vines filed a lawsuit this week in U.S. District Court against Wicker Designs Ltd. The retail company runs gift shops in Newport and in Providence.

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  8. Pair charged with selling heroin in DarienRead the original story

    Thursday | Norwalk Citizen News

    Joshua Sanchez, 24, of Ansonia, was charged with possession of narcotics, and possession of narcotics with intent to sell by Darien Police. Members of the department's Special Enforcement Unit intercepted Sanchez' on his way to an alleged sale of drugs.

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  9. Cops: Woman busted in undercover drug stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Connecticut Post

    A 29-year-old woman is in custody after police allege she tried to buy oxycodone from an undercover officer, with her toddler in tow. Irisel Dejesus, of Wakelee Avenue in Ansonia, had made arrangements to meet the undercover officer, posing as a drug dealer, in a Black Rock Turnpike parking lot Tuesday afternoon, according to police.

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  10. Shelby Grant a running back to watch in 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Darien News-Review

    ... do a couple of things, like catch the ball out of the backfield." - Trinity Catholic's Donny Panapada Tajik Bagley, Ansonia: Following Arkeel Newsome's footsteps was no small task, but Bagley thrived in an expanded role as a junior. Hobbled early by ...

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  11. Fundraisers set for families of Ansonia kids killed in accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Connecticut Post

    Leah Rondon, age 6 of Ansonia, was killed Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 when she was struck by a car while playing with friends near Ford St. and Hughs Circle in Ansonia, Conn. Six-year-old Nyah Marcano, who was killed when the vehicle she was riding in crashed on Route 8 in Shelton Monday, Aug. 17, 2015.

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  12. 50 Cent's Lawyers Say Rapper Will Put Mansion Back On MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Hartford Courant

    Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson pictured at his bottle signing for Effen Vodka at the Wine and Spirit Store in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 22, 2015. Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson pictured at his bottle signing for Effen Vodka at the Wine and Spirit Store in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 22, 2015.

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  13. Ansonia looks to create Hilltop block watch following breaksRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Connecticut Post

    ... ents to feel safe and know that we are doing everything we can to resolve issues in this neighborhood and throughout Ansonia," Cassetti said.

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  14. Airfare deals pop up as airlines wage limited fare warsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Hartford Courant

    A United Airlines plane passes over Whittier, Calif., on its way to Los Angeles International Airport. Fliers in certain markets are seeing bargain flights as fare wars make a limited return.

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  15. Funeral services set for girl killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Greenwich Citizen

    Six-year-old Nyah Marcano, who was killed when the vehicle she was riding in crashed on Route 8 in Shelton Monday, Aug. 17, 2015. Photo: Contributed Photo / Contributed Funeral services have been set for Nyah Amoni Marcano , the six-year-old Ansonia girl who was killed in a Route 8 crash in Shelton last week.

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  16. Pair charged with selling heroin in townRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Darien News-Review

    Joshua Sanchez, 24, of Ansonia, was charged with possession of narcotics, and possession of narcotics with intent to sell by Darien Police. Members of the department's Special Enforcement Unit intercepted Sanchez' on his way to an alleged sale of drugs.

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  17. Norfolk Estate Goes On Auction Block After Listing Yields No BuyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Hartford Courant

    The owners of an expansive estate in Norfolk with its Tudor-style mansion are pursuing an auction - after several attempts in recent years listing the 1903 property has not resulted in a sale. The 7-acre estate, Moss Hill has been on-and-off the market for the past five years, according to the Multiple Listing Service.

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  18. Even In Stock-Rich Connecticut, Decline Is Not A CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Hartford Courant

    Peter Tuchman, foreground right, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Aug. 24, 2015. Peter Tuchman, foreground right, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Aug. 24, 2015.

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  19. U.S. crude closes under $40 a barrel to breach long-time lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Hartford Courant

    The price of U.S. oil closed under $40 a barrel on Monday for the first time since the days of the global economic crisis on fears of a slowdown in the world economy. Already trading at six-year lows on a prolonged slump, U.S. crude fell $2.21 to finish at $38.24 per barrel.

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  20. Pfizer says Hospira purchase will close in early SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Hartford Courant

    Drugmaker Pfizer says it's received the final regulatory approvals for its $15.23 billion purchase of the injectable drug and infusion device maker Hospira, and says the deal will close in early September. The New York company said Monday regulators in the U.S. and Brazil cleared the deal.

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