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  1. Uber ramps up recruiting in Connecticut despite bill's failureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Day

    The ride-booking company Uber is ramping up its recruitment of drivers in Connecticut, even though legislation requiring them to abide by a new regulatory system failed to clear the General Assembly in the final hours of the regular legislative session. Last week, Uber announced a new urban partnership, called UberUP, with the NAACP, The WorkPlace and Workforce Alliance.

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  2. NL informercial firm takes a spin with 'Real Housewives'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Day

    New London - "Real Housewives of New York" regular Kristen Taekman had been reading lines for a couple of hours under the lights in a small studio at downtown advertising-production firm National Media Connection when she hit a rough patch and had to stifle a yawn. "Do you want to take a nap?" said infomercial director Hank Tenney, a vice president of the firm, with a note of concern.

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  3. More than 50 veterans' bills have been considered by the state legislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | The Day

    At least 50 proposals relating to veterans were introduced during this session of the Connecticut General Assembly .  Some never made it out of the Veterans' Affairs Committee or were referred to other committees; others have made their way to the House or Senate and are awaiting passage and in some cases have passed out of one of those chambers. The Veterans' Affairs Commiteee sent 27 of the proposals to the floor of either the House or the Senate.

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  4. Scenes from the movie 'Tell-Tale Lies' shot Thursday in New LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Day

    Outside on the Fisher Island Ferry deck during Thursday's 3:30 p.m. run, a tense scene was simmering. A detective was - in cool, cagey fashion - questioning a college-aged guy about a missing woman.

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  5. Peak performance in New LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The Day

    James Wheat, a member of the Solar City installation crew based in Rocky Hill, Conn., installs solar panel supports on a home owned by Frida Berrigan on Connecticut Avenue in New London, Monday, March 30, 2015.

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  6. Peak performance in New LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | TheDay.Com

    James Wheat, a member of the Solar City installation crew based in Rocky Hill, Conn., installs solar panel supports on a home owned by Frida Berrigan on Connecticut Avenue in New London, Monday, March 30, 2015.

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  7. Lancers advance to Class M quarters ... by a whole basket this timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | The Day

    Waterford High School's Connor Lewis, right, is mobbed by teammates Wednesday after converting an offensive rebound at the buzzer which gave the Lancers their second dramatic victory of the week. No 4 Waterford defeated No.

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  8. High school girls' basketball: Brennan, Kobyluck lead Waterford past Rocky Hill in Class MRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Day

    Waterford - Vanessa Kobyluck and Mia Brennan scored 14 points apiece as 12th-seeded Waterford High School defeated No. 21 Rocky Hill 59-46 in the first round of the CIAC Class M girls' basketball tournament Wednesday night.

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  9. Keep out the tourists and save our roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Day

    It was with great interest I read the story "Pros and cons of tolls debated" . I say, great interest because it amazes me how Connecticut legislators continue to find ways to spend taxpayer dollars and at the same time keep looking for more ways to get even more dollars to spend.

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  10. General Assembly's transportation committee hears pros and cons of tollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Day

    Hartford - The executive director of the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association told the General Assembly's Transportation Committee Wednesday that electronic tolls would create "a substantial, viable and ongoing revenue source" for the state. The comments by Patrick Jones came as the committee held a public hearing on a bill that would establish tolls along major highways at the state's borders, including Stonington.

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  11. UPDATED: Synthetic Cinema now casting for next filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Day

    Synthetic Cinema International - which shot much of its films "Wishin' and Hopin'" and "Steve Niles' Remains" in and around Norwich - plans to shoot at least one new film in eastern and central Connecticut this year. Synethetic co-owner and producer Andrew Gernhard said the company isn't saying much yet about the titles or plots of its new movies, although a "Tell Tale Heart" adaptation is among the projects.

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  12. UPDATED: Synthetic Cinema now casting for next filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Day

    Synthetic Cinema International - which shot much of its films "Wishin' and Hopin'" and "Steve Niles' Remains" in and around Norwich - plans to shoot at least one new film in eastern and central Connecticut this year. Synethetic co-owner and producer Andrew Gernhard said the company isn't saying much yet about the titles or plots of its new movies, although a "Tell Tale Heart" adaptation is among the projects.

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  13. Company plans at least one more movie in ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Day

    Synthetic Cinema International, which shot much of its films "Wishin' and Hopin'" and "Steve Niles' Remains" in and around Norwich, plans to shoot at least one new film in eastern and central Connecticut this year. Synethetic co-owner and producer Andrew Gernhard said the company isn't saying much yet about the title or plot but is starting to secure locations.

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  14. Connecticut lawmakers seek compromise fix for TeslaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Day

    Connecticut lawmakers voiced interest Friday in finding a compromise that would allow Tesla Motors to sell its electric cars directly to consumers while providing some protections for the state's independent franchise dealerships. State law prevents manufacturers from selling directly to consumers.

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  15. Malloy outlines transit goals, puts off cost for another dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Day

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy opened his second term Wednesday with a warning of a sclerotic Connecticut whose economy and quality of life are threatened by crumbling and clogged highways and inadequate and underfunded mass transit. In a drive-time State of the State Address, Malloy broadly hinted he will seek new revenues to finance overdue transportation improvements, saying gasoline taxes are not sufficient to maintain existing infrastructure, much less expand the capacity of the state's highways and transit systems.

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  16. Court: Private facilities serving the state must abide by local lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | The Day

    The state's highest court on Friday sided with the town of Rocky Hill in a legal dispute, ruling a privately operated nursing facility for state prisoners, parolees and mental health clients should not be considered an arm of the state and therefore should be subject to local zoning restrictions and paying local property taxes. The state Supreme Court, in an advance decision posted on the Judicial Branch's website, overturned a lower court decision that said iCare Management LLC and its subsidiaries are an arm of the state, given their contract with the state.

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  17. State and federal authorities seek killer of bald eagle in Rocky HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's Environmental Conservation Police and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are asking the public for information about a bald eagle that was shot a week ago in Rocky Hill, DEEP announced Friday. The Humane Society of the United States and The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible.

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  18. Report urges major changes at Connecticut veterans homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | The Day

    Major changes to the aging Connecticut Veterans Home in Rocky Hill are recommended in a legislative investigative report released Friday, including more privacy and counseling services for the veterans who live there. The General Assembly's Program Review and Investigations Committee staff said living arrangements in the main residential facility, where about 190 veterans live mostly in a dormitory setting, are unacceptable, based on best practices for transitional or permanent housing.

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  19. State and federal environmental groups seek killer of bald eagle in Rocky HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Day

    The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's Environmental Conservation Police and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are asking the public for information about a bald eagle that was shot in Rocky Hill last Saturday, DEEP announced today. The Humane Society of the United States and The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.

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  20. Hartford's shrinking white population complicates city's desegregation effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    The shrinking population of white students in Hartford's suburbs is complicating efforts to comply with Connecticut's landmark school desegregation settlement - and even making it harder for some of the capital city's students to attend new schools created to help meet the racial integration goals set by the lawsuit 25 years ago. State education officials are currently negotiating the latest changes to the agreement, reached with the plaintiffs after they won a 1996 Connecticut Supreme Court ruling, but say it is becoming harder to attract white students to Hartford's schools because they're living farther away.

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