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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks at "An Evening at the Fair" event with Scott County Republicans in the Starlight Ballroom at The Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds on July 17, 2014 in Davenport, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Christie: Connecticut 1 Of Top 2 Races For GOP

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, chairman of the Republican Governors Association, said Tuesday that Connecticut is one of the top two gubernatorial races in the country and GOP candidate Tom Foley needs to keep focusing on growing jobs and the state’s economy to win in November.

09/24/2014

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Waterbury Buys Mansion To Block Boys Home

The Waterbury Board of Aldermen has approved a $2 million bond to buy a mansion to stop it from being turned into a home for troubled boys.

09/23/2014

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Medical Marijuana Sales Begin

It’s a historic week regarding medical marijuana in Connecticut.

09/23/2014

Elizabeth Esty (WTIC Photo/Matt Dwyer,) Mark Greenberg (WTIC Photo/Matt Dwyer)

Shadow Of Rowland Trial Over 5th District Congressional Race

The corruption trial that led to last week’s conviction of a former Connecticut governor is reverberating in the Fifth District Congressional race.

09/22/2014

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Another Hearing Set On Sewage Plant Upgrades

(Farmington, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Before it goes to a referendum vote on Election Day, a plan to upgrade the Farmington sewage treatment plant will have one more informational hearing tomorrow night. Planning for the work […]

09/22/2014

Senator Richard Blumenthal (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Blumenthal: End Blanket Exemptions For Sports Leagues

(East Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Later today, Senator Richard Blumenthal will be joined by advocates for victims of domestic violence, child advocates, and medical experts in calling on the major sports leagues to be held […]

09/22/2014

Congressman Joe Courtney. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Defense Summit To Open In Groton

GROTON, Conn. (AP) – U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney is opening the Aerospace and Defense International Trade Summit in Groton, hoping to bolster business opportunities for Connecticut firms. The three-day event was organized by the Democratic […]

09/20/2014

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

Jury Deliberations Underway In Rowland Trial

Jury deliberations are underway in the campaign finance trial of former Governor John Rowland,

09/19/2014

GROTON, Conn. (Feb. 13, 2014) Attack submarine USS Virginia (SSN 774) arrives at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn., after completing a scheduled six-month overseas deployment in the European operating region. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Timothy Hawkins/Released)

Next Virginia-Class Sub Will Be Named Vermont

U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says construction of the nuclear submarine USS Vermont should begin in about a year and construction should be completed before the end of the decade.

09/18/2014

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