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Trump: I Might Buy Plum Island

Real estate mogul Donald Trump says he might be interested in buying Plum Island, the Long Island Sound island which has housed the federal animal disease lab.

10/01/2013

File photo of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Cuomo: Study Plum Island Environment Before Sale

New York’s governor says questions about the environmental condition of Plum Island need further study before the federal government proceeds with its sale.

09/30/2013

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Record Pumpkin Weighs In At Durham Fair

Durham fair officials say they have a record pumpkin

09/26/2013

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Police Euthanize Moose In New Britain

State environmental officials had to euthanize a moose that turned up this morning in new britain. Dwayne Gardner, a spokesman for the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, says the animal was a male […]

09/25/2013

Moose, aged 2 to 3 years (Courtesy DEEP)

DEEP Reminds Drivers Of Moose Danger

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says moose sightings have been reported recently in Farmington, New Milford and East Haddam.

09/24/2013

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Oil Spill At Ferry Terminal

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is responding to an oil spill at the New London terminal of the Cross-Sound Ferry.

09/24/2013

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Orchard Owner Says Fall Brings Out Apple-Pickers… And Apple Thieves

To one Connecticut orchard owner, the approach of fall is the start of apple-picking season and pickers who steal.

09/24/2013

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Two Projects To Diversify State’s Energy Portfolio

The state of Connecticut is choosing two clean energy projects to help diversify its energy portfolio.

09/20/2013

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Early Fall Foliage? No, Most Likely Storm-Damaged Limbs

There have been some reports of what appears to be early fall foliage this year… but State Forester Chris Martin explained for WTIC’s Ray Dunaway what’s actually going on.

09/11/2013