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  1. Bridge inspector crushed by toppled truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | News Times

    A bridge inspector has been fatally crushed when a bucket truck he and others were using tipped over and hung over the edge of an Interstate 84 on-ramp in West Hartford. Forty-three-year-old William Shook of Middlefield was working for a state subcontractor.

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  2. Connecticut shop plays role in papal visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Connecticut Post

    Bob Knapp, owner of Tiger Lily's Interior Design Studio, along with his daughter, Samantha Knapp, holds the white seat cushion their business fabricated for Pope Francis that the Pope will use during his Madison Square Garden appearance in New York City in September, at Tiger Lily's Interior Design Studio in Greenwich on Wednesday. Juan Guaman, an upholsterer for Tiger Lily's Interior Design Studio in Greenwich, works Wednesday on the white seat cushion that Pope Francis will use during his Madison Square Garden appearance in New York City in September.

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  3. Defending champ Kvitova reaches Connecticut quarterfinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | USA Today

    Second-seeded defending champion Petra Kvitova rallied to beat Madison Keys 4-6 6-1, 6-2 on Wednesday night in the third round of the Connecticut Open. Defending champion Petra Kvitova reaches Connecticut Open quarterfinals Second-seeded defending champion Petra Kvitova rallied to beat Madison Keys 4-6 6-1, 6-2 on Wednesday night in the third round of the Connecticut Open.

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  4. Bridge inspector crushed by toppled truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A bridge inspector has been fatally crushed when a bucket truck he and others were using tipped over and hung over the edge of an Interstate 84 on-ramp in West Hartford. Forty-three-year-old William Shook of Middlefield was working for a state subcontractor.

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  5. Hartford's homicide rate skyrockets, while Springfield and Boston's flatlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | MassLive.com

    With 21 homicides so far this year, Hartford already has surpassed last year's total of 19 murders. Meanwhile, Springfield, a city with about 30,000 more residents, only has 13 homicides this year so far.

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  6. Bridgeport mayoral candidates come out swingingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Greenwich Citizen

    Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, left, and former Mayor Joseph Ganim engage in a heated debate over taxes as they and businesswoman Mary-Jane Foster take part in a forum co-sponsored by AARP, the Greater Bridgeport Latino Network and the NAACP at the Holiday Inn in downtown Bridgeport, Conn., on Wednesday Aug. 26, 2015. Finch, Ganim, and Foster will face off in a Democratic mayoral primary on Sept. 6 comments

  7. Lawyer: 50 Cent will try again to sell Connecticut mansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Myrtle Beach Online

    In this Monday, July 20, 2015 file photo, actor Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson attends the premiere of "Southpaw" at the AMC Loews Lincoln Square, in New York. Jackson's bankruptcy attorney says he'll try again to sell his 50,000-square-foot Conn.

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  8. Nighttime Milling And Resurfacing Slated On Route 25Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Newtown Bee

    The Connecticut Department of Transportation has announced that nighttime milling and resurfacing will be done on Route 25 in Newtown for three and a half weeks, starting Thursday, August 27. The project consists of milling and resurfacing a 3.9 mile segment of Route 25 in Newtown between the hours of 8 pm and 5 am. The project is scheduled to be completed by Monday morning September 21, 2015.

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  9. Middlefield Man Killed in Tipped Tractor Trailer AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Patch.com

    A state DOT consultant was performing a bridge inspection when the truck tipped over on I-84 in West Hartford. Update, 6:30 p.m. The state Department of Transportation says William Shook, 43, of Middlefield, died when his bucket truck tipped over and crushed him while he was performing a routine bridge inspection on Interstate 84 in West Hartford Wednesday afternoon, the Hartford Courant reports.

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  10. DOT Suspends Company Involved in Back-to-Back Bridge IncidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | NBC Connecticut

    The same subcontractor, McClain & Co., was involved in two back-to-back incidents on Connecticut bridges, one of which caused a worker's death, according to the DOT. The state Department of Transportation has suspended the subcontractor whose crews and equipment were involved in back-to-back incidents on bridges in Groton and West Hartford, the latter of which proved fatal.

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  11. Bridgeport Police arrest man for alleged sex traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Greenwich Citizen

    Officers responded to an incident at the Sunnyside Inn , located at 174 Lake Street, where the juvenile alleged that 34-year-old Brandon Williams was holding her against her will and forcing her to engage in sex trafficking, according to a press release. The 17 year-old girl was transported to Yale- New Haven Hospital where she is in stable condition, according to police.

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  12. Bridgeport Police: Man Held Teen Hostage, Forced Her Into Sex TraffickingRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Weston Daily Voice

    Bridgeport police officers arrested a Waterbury man early Wednesday on charges of holding a 17-year-old Bridgeport girl against her will and forcing her into sex trafficking, police said. At about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, police officers responded to the Sunnyside Inn at 174 Lake St., Bridgeport, on a complaint, police said. 2 comments

  13. Truck driver dies in West Hartford I-84 ramp accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WTNH

    A boom-truck driver has lost his life in an accident on a highway on-ramp in West Hartford Wednesday afternoon. Connecticut Department of Transportation officials confirm to News 8 that the driver, who has not yet been identified, was outside of the truck using the controls for the boom mounted when the truck itself rolled over.

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  14. Conn. governor hits Sanders on gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Hill

    Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy is criticizing Sen. Bernie Sanders on gun control, suggesting the presidential hopeful's views are out of step with the Democratic Party. Malloy, who has become an outspoken advocate of gun control since the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in his state, suggested the positions of Hillary Clinton - the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination - are closer to where most Democratic voters are.

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  15. Recent Legislative Session Brings Increased State Oversight of Connecticut Charter SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | JD Supra

    The most recent legislative session brought about a number of changes to laws regarding charter schools. These changes focused mainly on increasing State oversight to ensure that State charter schools are properly run and managed.

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  16. Artists From Around the World Announced as Recipients of IPark Foundation's 2015 Environmental Art BRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | PR Log

    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. - Aug. 26, 2015 - PRLog -- I-Park Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that, after rigorous deliberations, its Inter-Disciplinary Curatorial Panel has selected twelve artists from North America and Europe to participate in its signature Environmental Art Program.

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  17. Federal Judge Rejects Government's Accomplice Theory of FCPA LiabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | jdsupra.com

    The ruling stands as a blow to the government's long-held view that non-resident foreign nationals are subject to the FCPA if they conspire with or aid and abet a person or entity otherwise subject to the FCPA. Businesses and individuals are often surprised that foreign acts committed by foreign actors in foreign lands come within the purview of U.S. anti-bribery law.

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  18. Malloy Confirms Talks With GE To Keep Company In ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Westport Daily Voice

    Gov. Dannel Malloy confirmed that his administration is in talks to keep General Electric from moving its world headquarters out of Fairfield, according to NBC Connecticut . GE threatened to move out of state - and is rumored to be looking at New York, Georgia and Texas among others - after the Connecticut General Assembly this spring approved a two-year budget with tax increases for multi-national corporations in 2017.

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  19. Traffic Alert: Nighttime Milling and Resurfacing on Route 15 in BerlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Patch.com

    A nighttime milling and resurfacing project will be performed on Route 15 in Berlin, beginning Wednesday, Aug. 26, the Connecticut Department of Transportation has announced. The project consists of milling and resurfacing a 2-mile segment of Route 15, both northbound and southbound in Berlin.

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  20. Conn. Ruling Against Death Penalty Draws Mixed ReactionRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | DFW Catholic

    The Connecticut Supreme Court's decision this month that declared its death penalty law to be unconstitutional drew not only praise from capital punishment opponents in the Constitution State, but also charges of

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