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  1. Budget Cuts End Free Ride Program in East HartfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | NBC Connecticut

    East Hartford is the only town in the entire Greater Hartford Transit District that provides free rides to anyone who wants one. It's been that way for more than a decade since the program started, but the program is coming to an end thanks to budget cuts.

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  2. Electrical Malfunction May Be to Blame for Shooting Scare at Meriden MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | NBC Connecticut

    Police still want to talk with the woman who alerted a store employee someone was shooting and investigators are trying to figure out if the shopper may have mistaken an electrical malfunction, confirmed by Eversource, for the sound of gunshots. "A gear or switch malfunction that can cause loud banging when that does malfunction," Meriden Mayor Kevin Scarpati said.

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  3. Baseball Fans Line up for New Britain BeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | NBC Connecticut

    Members of the new team, the New Britain Bees, warmed up for the season opening game against the York Revolution. "They're a very good team from what I heard and it's just the first time being here, so I'm excited to see them," Nina Peterson, of Southington, said.

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  4. Malloy says Lawmakers are not Showing LeadershipRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2016 | NBC Connecticut

    In an exclusive interview with NBC Connecticut, Governor Dan Malloy accused lawmakers of not showing leadership on key issues over the past week. Most recently on the issue of a UConn union contract that was eventually pulled, the governor took responsibility for the organized opposition against it arguing the agreement that had been negotiated for months wasn't affordable to tax payers because of the inclusion of $100 million in raises for the 1,800 member bargaining unit.

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  5. Suspect Sought in Thefts of $50K in Mall MerchandiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | NBC Connecticut

    Farmington police are asking for the public's help to identify a man in surveillance footage suspected in several thefts at Lord & Taylor at the Westfarms Mall involving up to $50,000 in stolen merchandise. The department currently has six open cases involving the suspect, who they believe has stolen jackets, scarves and high-end purses with the help of an accomplice.

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  6. Hardware Stores Feel Rush of Shoppers Prior to Potential StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | NBC Connecticut

    The rush has already begun at some hardware stores as people prepare for the potential snow storm that could hit Connecticut. Butler Equipment in West Hartford has had continuous traffic coming into the store.

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  7. Cold Snap Set to Hit ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | NBC Connecticut

    People are getting ready for temperatures to take a tumble. Thermometers are expected to soon register the coldest air of the season so far.

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  8. Forever 21 Pays $100K in Penalties for Westfarms Mall StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | NBC Connecticut

    Retailer Forever 21 has agreed to pay $100,000 in penalties and to correct the safety hazards at its Westfarms Mall store in Farmington, Connecticut, the U.S. Department of Labor announced on Thursday. Forever 21 will pay $100,000 to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after it inspected the Farmington store in May 2015.

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  9. Mormon Temple Under Construction in Farmington Reaches MilestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | NBC Connecticut

    A Mormon temple that has been under construction for two years along Farmington Avenue in Farmington hit a big milestone on Friday when construction crews erected a sculpture of a prophet named Angel Moroni. There are fewer than 150 Mormon temples in the world and this temple will be the second in New England, available to Mormons and eliminating the need to drive to Boston or Manhattan.

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  10. Police Remove Dozens of Animals From Plainville Animal ShelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | NBC Connecticut

    After receiving complaints about the AlmostHome animal rescue and shelter in Plainville, police investigated. This morning, they executed a search and seizure warrant.

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  11. CT Family Applauds Federal Push for Seat Belts on BussesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | NBC Connecticut

    For the first time, the head of National Highway Transportation Safety Administration is pushing for seat belts on school busses. It is a recommendation for a requirement one Connecticut family has been fighting for ever since they lost their son in a tragic school bus accident in 2010.

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  12. Family Finishes Stabbing Victim's RideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2015 | NBC Connecticut

    Farmington native Kevin Adorno's bike ride to Florida to propose to his girlfriend was cut short when a homeless man stabbed him to death outside a McDonald's in Vero Beach. Now his family and friends have finished the last stretch of his Maine to Miami ride in his memory.

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