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Woman Admits Collecting Dead Mother’s Social Security — For 30 Years

A Hamden woman has pleaded guilty to collecting her mother’s Social Security benefits for thirty years after her mother’s death.

11/19/2014

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Malloy Says He Will Make Cuts, Still Expects Surplus

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is downplaying the mid-year spending cuts he’s making, predicting Connecticut will end this fiscal year on June 30 with a surplus.

11/19/2014

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A Third Of State’s Municipalities Labelled “Distressed”

Nearly a third of Connecticut’s municipalities are identified as distressed, according to

11/19/2014

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Ex-Mayors Trade Rock Cats Barbs

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) – Two former mayors of New Britain are exchanging accusations over who’s at fault for the New Britain Rock Cats’ move to Hartford. The New Britain Herald reports that ex-Mayor Timothy […]

11/19/2014

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Ansonia Man Says He Made Up Brutality Complaint About Derby Police

An Ansonia man has pleaded guilty to making a false report of police brutality to the FBI.

11/18/2014

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Progressive Dems Oppose Himes For Leadership Post

By STEPHEN SINGER,   Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Fresh off his election to a fourth term, Rep. Jim Himes faced opposition from liberals in his own party who lobbied against the former Goldman Sachs […]

11/18/2014

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Retired Connecticut Judge Steinberg Dead At 86

BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (AP) – Retired Connecticut Judge Joseph Steinberg, who hosted a weekly news program with reporters on public television for two decades and wrote books on real estate and other topics, has died. He […]

11/18/2014

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Cold War Prisoner, Judge John Downey Dies At Age 84

Connecticut Judge John Downey has died at age 84.

11/17/2014

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Connecticut’s Courts Found Most Accessible To The Under-Served

Connecticut’s court system scored highest among state judiciaries when it comes to serving poor, disabled and other members of the public,

11/17/2014

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