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Tom Foley (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo) John McKinney (Courtesy Senate GOP Office)

Foley, McKinney Have Attempted To Remain Civil

Tom Foley, the endorsed Republican candidate for Connecticut governor, said Sunday he and his GOP rival, Sen. John McKinney, had agreed to run a civil campaign that he said has been followed mostly, but not always.

16 hours ago

Train tracks file photo (Photo by Luke Sharrett/Getty Images)

State Wants Frieght Rail Line Upgraded

From the port of New London on Long Island Sound north through Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont and into Canada, a 390-mile freight rail system linking New England to the rest of the Northeast lacks a key element: a 21st-century rail line in Connecticut.

07/26/2014

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State Parks Free This Weekend

(Hartford, Conn./ CBS Connecticut) – The state is encouraging residents to take advantage of a free parks weekend. Today and tomorrow, admission to connecticut parks and forests is free. It’s part of Connecticut’s centennial celebration […]

07/26/2014

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

US Commerce Chief to Pump for Export-Import Bank

The U.S. Secretary of Commerce is joining a Connecticut business executive and U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy to pump up support for a banking agency targeted for elimination by conservative Republicans.

07/25/2014

Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Connecticut Women’s Commission Names New Leader

Connecticut’s Permanent Commission on the Status of Women has tapped a new executive director.

07/24/2014