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  1. Community snapshotsRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 1 | Naugatuck Daily News

    Girl Scouts from Naugatuck Troop 64043 have adopted a spot on Rubber Avenue as part of the borough's Adopt a Spot program. The girls decorate it for all seasons and recently cleaned it up for the summer.

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  2. Clock ticking for mayoral contenders to run as independentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Greenwich Citizen

    The pressure is on the Democrats vying for mayor to run as independents should they lose the party's hotly contested September primary and want to carry the good fight into November. Wednesday at 4 p.m. is the deadline for candidates to submit nominating petitions to the secretary of the state's office.

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  3. Dredged materials dumped into Long Island Sound spur debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | TheDay.Com

    Hartford - A long-simmering dispute over dumping dredged materials from rivers and harbors into Long Island Sound has flared up again with a new federal plan to govern disposal sites. Connecticut backs the disposal of materials in designated areas while New York state and environmental activists are calling for the reuse of sediments.

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  4. Stricklen hits go-ahead with 8.2 left, Sun beat Storm 67-66Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Erie Times News

    Connecticut Sun"TMs Shekinna Stricklen, right, celebrates her game-winning basket with teammate Jasmine Thomas, left during the second half of a WNBA basketball game against the Seattle Storm, Friday, July 31, 2015, in Uncasville, Conn. The Sun won 67-66.

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  5. Conn. sees first signs of West Nile virus this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Greenwich Citizen

    Connecticut health officials say mosquitoes trapped in Waterford are the first in the state to test positive for West Nile virus this year. The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station announced on Friday that mosquitoes caught in Waterford on July 20 tested positive for the virus.

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  6. Connecticut Receives $12.4M In Emergency Preparedness FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Stamford Daily Voice

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded the State of Connecticut over $12 million in federal funding to enhance the capacity of state and local emergency responders to prepare for, prevent, respond to and recover from potential terrorist attacks, major natural disasters and other emergencies.

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  7. Brookfield crackdown on distracted drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Be warned. Town police will be on the lookout the first two weeks of August for drivers who are texting or talking on hand-held phones.

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  8. Marines Certify Pratt Engine-Powered F-35 As Having Operational CapabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Hartford Courant

    The first 10 F-35 fighter jets - powered by Pratt & Whitney engines - have been certified as having operational capability by the Marines, the military announced Friday. Lockheed Martin called it " a milestone achieved through dedication and perseverance," and said the new jet is a quantum leap in air dominance.

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  9. On Native GroundTAKE the Profit Out of Guns and ViolenceRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2012 | American Reporter

    The Dec. 14 massacre of elementary-school children in Newtown, Conn., created headlines worldwide, yet thousands of other innocents nationwide die needlessly, routinely, with little notice. Many die prematurely because of inadequate regulation, oversight or enforcement.

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  10. Car Tax Cuts Coming to ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | NBC Connecticut

    Lawmakers want taxpayers to know that they will be seeing lower car tax bills next year. As the state's car tax deadline draws near, some of the state's top lawmakers are working to get the word out about car tax cuts that the General Assembly approved during the most recent legislative session.

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  11. Fast-food workers on public assistance swayed wage boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Newsday

    The state fast-food wage board on June 29, 2015. Members are, from left, Pico Ben-Amotz, state Labor Department staffer; Michael Fishman, of the Service Employees International Union; board chairman Byron Brown, mayor of Buffalo; Kevin Ryan, founder of online retailer, Gilt.com, and Labor Department staffer James Rogers Photo Credit: Newsday / James T. Madore The state fast-food wage board on June 29, 2015.

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  12. Spanning Generations, Same Look for New BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Westport Now

    Westport's North Avenue bridge spanning the Merritt Parkway today looked bareboned, much of its concrete deck jack hammered out, exposing steel ribs hidden for more nearly 80 years. The North Avenue Bridge over the Merritt Parkway as it looked today.

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  13. Audit finds repeated errors at child welfare agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | News Times

    Connecticut's state auditors released a report Thursday that found repeated financial and administrative mistakes have been made at the Department of Children and Families and its various facilities. The 76-page document examined fiscal years 2011, 2012 and 2013.

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  14. University of Connecticut says hit by hackers from ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Channelnewsasia.com

    MILFORD, Conn.: The social security numbers and credit card details of up to 6,000 University of Connecticut students, faculty and others may have been stolen by cyberhackers from China, the university said on Friday. Officials detected a potential breach of the School of Engineering's network in March and an investigation uncovered that hackers may have gained access to it as early as September, 2013, spokesman Tom Breen said.

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  15. Malloy administration approved costly financing for UConn outpatient facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Hartford Courant

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration approved the financing method for a University of Connecticut Health Center project that auditors say cost the state $77 million in "unnecessary" interest. And while the governor's budget chief, Benjamin Barnes, said Thursday that UConn selected that financing option when an originally planned private-public partnership never materialized, records show university officials discussed going back to the legislature and pursuing less costly financing.

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  16. Dredged materials dumped into Sound spur debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Greenwich Citizen

    A long-simmering dispute over dumping dredged materials from rivers and harbors into Long Island Sound has flared up again with a new federal plan to govern disposal sites. Connecticut backs the disposal of materials in designated areas while New York state and environmental activists are calling for the reuse of sediments.

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  17. "Homegrown" Politician Enters Mayoral RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | New Haven Independent

    Happy hour at the Greek Olive Thursday included a round of politics, as former City Clerk Ron Smith announced he is officially running for mayor. A dozen longtime friends and new supporters of Smith gathered in the Sargent Drive restaurant's back room for the announcement.

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  18. Local, state leaders mourn the passing of Eileen DailyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Day

    In this November 2007 Day file photo, State Senator Eileen Daily christens the Turtle, a replica of David Bushnell's Revolutionary War Submarine, during a launching ceremony at the Connecticut River Museum in Essex Saturday Nov. 10, 2007. The Turtle replica was built as an educational partnership project between the students of Old Saybrook High School and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center.

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  19. Norwalk Police to Conduct Distracted Driving Ticket CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Patch.com

    There was an 8 percent drop in mobile phone use at observation locations after April's crackdown, according to police. "When you consider how long sending or reading a text takes, the amount of time a driver's eyes are off the road and how many people are engaging in this activity at any given time; it adds perspective to how many crashes happen and lives get impacted by this behavior" said Lt.

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  20. Saks satisfies foot fetish in ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Retailing Today

    The retailer plans to open its first-ever stand-alone 10022-SHOE store in Greenwich, Conn. Expected to open in fall 2016, the new 14,000 square-foot location at 20 East Elm Street will be dedicated to women's footwear and will be just a short distance from the existing Saks Fifth Avenue location in downtown Greenwich.

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