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  1. Dredging plan continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | News Times

    The federal Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to continue underwater dumping of toxic dredge material at a site in the Eastern Long Island Sound that had been scheduled to close at the end of the year. The New London disposal site will instead be partially closed and expanded beyond its existing underwater footprint to increase capacity.

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  2. USS Toledo's Connecticut homecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | News Times

    Kelsey McManus, center, flanked by her future in-laws Tom and Ann Roy, waves a banner to attract her fiancee Lt. j.g. Logan Roy as the U.S. Navy submarine USS Toledo returns to the Navy Submarine Base in Groton, Conn., Monday, April 25, 2016, following a six-month deployment.

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  3. Navy gets under sailors' skin with tattoo policy changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | News Times

    At 18, Mark Hillyer sold a pint of blood and a half pint of whiskey for $10 so that he could get his first tattoo. The tattoo he wanted cost $12, so he opted for an eagle on his right forearm, which ran him $8.

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  4. Connecticut driver slams into gazebo featured in 1988 comedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | News Times

    Vermont state police say a drunken driver drove across a town common and struck a gazebo that was featured in the 1988 Chevy Chase movie "Funny Farm." Police say a 71-year-old Connecticut man was charged with driving under the influence after the accident that occurred at 9:42 p.m. Friday on the Townshend town common.

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  5. Police kill man suspected of robbing banksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | News Times

    Police say a man wanted in in connection with multiple bank robberies in Rhode Island and Connecticut has been shot and killed. State Police say officers learned Saturday that a man wanted for multiple robberies was staying at a motel in Old Saybrook, Connecticut.

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  6. First lady to christen Navy submarine named after IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | News Times

    First lady Michelle Obama , the sponsor of a Navy submarine named after her home state of Illinois, is christening the vessel at a ceremony Saturday at a Connecticut shipyard. The $2.7 billion vessel is the 13th in the Virginia class of submarines, which can carry out a range of missions including anti-submarine warfare, delivery of special forces and surveillance.

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  7. First lady to visit Connecticut this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | News Times

    At the ceremony Saturday morning at the Groton shipyard of Navy contractor Electric Boat, Obama is expected to deliver remarks and christen the submarine by breaking a bottle of sparkling wine against its hull. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus is also expected to speak at the ceremony.

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  8. Conn. sub base helps NASA prepare for mission to MarsRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2015 | News Times

    This Nov. 15, 2013 photo released by NASA shows the three-story Human Exploration Research Analog habitat at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. The space agency, which is contemplating a future journey to Mars, is working with a military laboratory at the submarine base in Groton, Conn., to measure how teams handle stress during month-long simulations of space flight.

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