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Business Groups Backing Bus-Only Route

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Business leaders along the route of the $567 million bus-only corridor in central Connecticut are trying to pump up support for the massive project. The Newington Chamber of Commerce organized a […]

09/27/2014

Tom Foley (Tom Woike/Pool/Getty Images) Governor Dannel Malloy (Christopher Capoozziello/Getty Images)

Malloy, Foley To Square Off

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy and his Republican challenger are scheduled to meet twice in one week to debate one another. On Tuesday, Malloy and Greenwich businessman Tom Foley are expected […]

09/27/2014

State Rep. Christine Ayala (Courtesy Statewide Prosecution Bureau, Division of Criminal Justice)

State Rep. Charged With Fraudulent Voting

A state representative is charged with fraudulent voting.

09/26/2014

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Sub School Commander: Navy Needs To Adapt Training For Young Recruits

The commanding officer of Groton’s submarine school says the Navy is looking for ways to adapt its training for millennials.

09/26/2014

Courtesy DEA website

Another “Prescription Drug Take Back Day” Saturday

Police departments around the state will join the Drug Enforcement Administration and departments nationwide Saturday in the “Ninth National Prescription Drug Take Back Day” from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

09/26/2014

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State Police Presence Beefed Up On Rail Line, At Airport

Governor Malloy is ordering an increased state police presence along the Metro-North and Amtrak lines, as well as at Bradley International Airport.

09/25/2014

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Mystic Pizza (As In The Movie) Fined By State

The State Labor Department has gone after Mystic Pizza, saying it owes some employees a total of more than $100,000 in back wages. The restaurant gained international fame in a 1988 film with a young Julia Roberts.

09/25/2014

Former governor John Rowland leaves New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Rowland Sentencing Postponed Until January

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A federal judge has agreed to postpone the sentencing of former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland until January. Rowland was convicted last week of seven counts related to his attempts to […]

09/25/2014

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MTA Proposes Metro North Line To Penn Station

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is proposing to extend Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven line to Penn Station in Manhattan to ease crowding and provide access to Manhattan’s West Side as part of […]

09/24/2014

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