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  1. WWE seeking to block concussion lawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | USA Today

    WWE seeking to block concussion lawsuits Former wrestlers claim they have suffered long-term health problems. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1ItDG9p HARTFORD, Conn.

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  2. Gamblers' suits test Indians' sovereignty over tribal casinosRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | SFGate

    Lawsuits making their way through federal courts are testing the principle of sovereign immunity when it comes to abuse claims at American Indian casinos. "Advantage players" are made to feel unwelcome, regularly being tossed and and blacklisted.

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  3. 3-star Connecticut wide receiver Isaiah Wright commits to Rutgers footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Jersey Journal

    Isaiah Wright , a 6-1, 218-pound junior wide receiver from Kingswood-Oxford , who recently visited campus for skills camp , has committed to Rutgers. "I was already planning on committing earlier just for the simple fact that It'll be easier for me to just focus on my senior year," Wright, who plans to major in kinesiology, told NJ.com.

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  4. Broken bridge snarls Metro-North between Connecticut, NYCRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Mechanical problems have left a Connecticut span of a 111-year-old bridge stuck in the open position, delaying Metro-North trains to and from New York City. The Devon Movable Bridge between Stratford and Milford carries trains on the New Haven line, Waterbury branch, Amtrak and Shore Line East over the Housatonic River.

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  5. WWE seeking to block concussion-related lawsuitsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | CBS Atlanta

    An African-American church in South Carolina that was burned down by the Ku Klux Klan in 1995 caught fire again Tuesday night, though authorities said it was too soon to say what caused the latest blaze, which... Preliminary indications suggest arson was not the cause of a fire that destroyed a black church targeted by the Ku Klux Klan 20 years ago, a federal law enforcement official said Wednesday. HARTFORD, Conn.

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  6. Connecticut's New Liquor Laws Are Now in EffectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Patch.com

    The passed budget included a section that allows off-premises locations to sell alcohol until 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday. Another major law change will affect drivers charged with operating under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

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  7. Gamblers' abuse claims test sovereignty of US tribal casinosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | SFGate

    In this June 29, 2006, file photo, a table game area is reflected on a ceiling mirror in Foxwoods Resort Casino on the Mashantucket Pequot Indian Reservation in Mashantucket, Conn. Lawsuits making their way through federal courts are testing the principle of sovereign immunity when it comes to abuse claims at tribal casinos.

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  8. Rocky Hill-Based Company to Pay to Resolve Allegations it Had Unqualified EmployeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Patch.com

    GARG Consulting Services has entered into a civil settlement agreement with the federal government and the State of Connecticut in which GARG will pay $390,000 to resolve allegations that the company failed to authenticate an employee's purported educational credentials and a professional certification before hiring and assigning him to work on various U.S. Department of Transportation-funded and state-funded highway projects. According to allegations contained in the settlement agreement, GARG provided construction management and inspection services as a contractor or subcontractor for Connecticut Department of Transportation projects and for an Amtrak project.

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  9. New Haven Line Commuters Should Anticipate Rush-Hour DelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Patch.com

    Metro-North Railroad and the Connecticut Department of Transportation has issued an advisory for New Haven Line customers traveling through the Stratford area should anticipate rush hour delays until further notice because of train congestion resulting from mechanical problems with the Devon Movable Bridge. It's unclear whether there will be an impact on other areas of the lines as experienced during the morning rush hour when trains were delayed by up to 30 minutes.

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  10. Spanish firm's plan for Conn. utility faces rejectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    State regulators on Tuesday moved a step toward rejecting a plan by Spain's leading electricity and natural gas utility to buy the parent company of several local energy firms in a deal valued at up to $3 billion. The state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority issued a draft decision saying that Spain's Iberdrola has not provided "any measurable or quantifiable commitments" that assure regulators that ratepayers will not be harmed by its plan to buy UIL Holdings Corp. In the deal announced early this year, the company would serve 3.1 million electric and natural gas customers in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts and New York.

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  11. Lawsuits over gambling test tribal immunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Mashantucket, Conn. a For gamblers skilled at counting cards, it can be especially risky to play at America's tribal casinos: Those who have gotten caught tell stories of seized winnings, wrongful detentions, or worse.

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  12. Scales of Justice Generic Law Court Judge Trial ShutterstockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WTNH

    State and federal prosecutors in Connecticut have joined law enforcement officials, New Haven's mayor and members of the city's clergy in issuing what they call a "statement of conscience" decrying racial violence and vowing to help prevent it. The leaders say they chose not to remain silent in the wake of last month's killings at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

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  13. Drunk driving law includes interlock installation for first time offendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | FOX Carolina

    All drivers caught drunk behind the wheel, will be forced to put in an ignition lock that will cost them about $1,000.The group CT Mothers Against Drunk Driving said it will be hosting an event at 11 a.m. to announce the law's implementation. "This law closes a loophole that allowed some offenders to avoid an ignition interlock," said MADD National President Colleen Sheehey-Church.

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  14. Union Leader 'Stunned' By Malloy Veto of Standards For Education CommishRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    One of the four bills Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed Tuesday would have prescribed educational qualifications for the state's Education Commissioner. In his veto message , Malloy said the legislation "encroaches on the purview" of the chief executive and would prevent them from picking "the best candidate to lead the department."

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  15. Connecticut BRT Speeds Up With Duo-Gard SheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Mass Transit

    Following recommendations from a 1997 study, the Connecticut Department of Transportation embarked on a bus rapid transit plan to serve the current and projected high growth, high traffic corridor between New Britain and Hartford. In late March 2015, the state's first BRT system, named CTfastrak, opened for service.

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  16. Ledyard Police Department Cracks Down on SpeedersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Patch.com

    Beginning Wednesday July 1st, 2015 through August 31st, 2015 the Ledyard Resident Trooper's Office and Ledyard Police Department will be working in conjunction with the Department of Transportation as a participant in the High Risk Rural Road Speed Enforcement Program. The program is funded by the Connecticut DOT in an effort to place an emphasis on high visibility and aggressive speed enforcement in rural communities such as ours.

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  17. Liquor stores are now open laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Fine wines for sale at the neighboring liquor store beside the new Citarella Gourmet Market in Greenwich, Conn. Tuesday, June 2, 2015.

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  18. State Budget Is Better, But Problems Will ReturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Hartford Courant

    The biennial $40 billion state budget that takes effect today is better than the too-much taxing and spending document passed by the General Assembly in early June. That's because, after tinkering by lawmakers in special session this week, higher IT sales taxes and a requirement for unitary reporting for large corporations that could have knocked the pins out from under businesses were removed from the budget.

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  19. STATE v. SWEBILIUSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | FindLaw

    ALVORD, PRESCOTT and SCHALLER, Js. Daniel M. Erwin, for the appellant . Leon F. Dalbec, Jr., senior assistant state's attorney, with whom, on the brief, were Michael Dearington, state's attorney, and James Dinnan, senior assistant state's attorney, for the appellee .

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  20. Malloy Signs 2016-17 State Budget With Increases In Transportation SpendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Weston Daily Voice

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday signed the 2016-17 fiscal year budget, including corresponding implementers, which makes major investments in transportation infrastructure and delivers property tax relief for some middle-class families. The budget holds spending growth to 3.9 percent in 2016 and 3.0 percent in the following fiscal year, according to a statement from Malloy's office.

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