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“Promise Zone” Designation For North Hartford

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A portion of North Hartford has been designated a “promise zone”. Local, state, and federal officials were on hand today at the site of the M. Swift and Sons factory on […]

04/28/2015

Legislature,2014 (Courtesy CT-N)

Former House GOP Chief Of Staff Enters Plea

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The former chief of staff to the Connecticut House Republicans has pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud for taking more than $100,000 in payments from a political campaign direct […]

04/27/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 27:  A close-up shot of the eleven-piece place settings of the Obama State China Service which is on display during a press preview of the state dinner for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and unveiling of the Obama State China Service April 27, 2015 at the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC. U.S. President Barack Obama will host Prime Minister Abe and his wife for an official visit to the White House tomorrow.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama White House China Unveiled

The White House on Monday unveiled the official state china service of President Barack Obama’s administration, an 11-piece setting trimmed in a hue of blue that was inspired by the waters of his native state of Hawaii.

04/27/2015

McCoy Stadium, Pawtucket,  home of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Bob Joyce/WTIC Photo)

New PawSox Owners Want $120 Million From State For Ballpark In Providence

The new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox are making a pitch to the state for a ballpark in downtown Providence.

04/27/2015

State Capitol  Courtesy state of CT

Legislative Committee Advances Its Budget Plan

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Democratic-controlled budget-writing committee in Connecticut is rebuffing many of the Democratic governor’s proposed budget cuts. The Appropriations Committee voted 33-to-24 on Monday in favor of an alternative two-year, $40.5 billion […]

04/27/2015

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Metro North Ridership Up In Connecticut

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Governor Dannel Malloy says an increase in ridership along the Metro North New Haven line demonstrates the need to continue the focus on the state’s overall transportation system, including rail. The […]

04/27/2015

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UTC Says It Has Received Second Subpoena

United Technologies Corp. says it’s been subpoenaed by the Securities and Exchange Commission seeking documents related to alleged violations of anti-bribery laws.

04/24/2015

west haven map for DL

West Haven Contractor Pleads Guilty in Bribery Case

An 87-year-old West Haven man has pleaded guilty to bribing a town official.

04/24/2015

Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Legislative Republicans Offer Their Alternative Budget

The minority party in the Connecticut General Assembly is offering an alternative state budget proposal that replenishes many of the Democratic governor’s proposed cuts but reduces state employee overtime and imposes a wage freeze next year.

04/24/2015