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DMV Website For Immigrant Licenses Faces Delay

A delayed start in a state motor vehicles website is causing confusion among some immigrants over how to seek Connecticut driver’s licenses.

08/24/2014

A ship modeled after the famous slave-trading vessel La Amistad -- on which 53 African slaves revolted in 1839 -- enters the harbor of Havana on March 25, 2010. The replica of the schooner Amistad arrived in the Cuban capital as part of a tour of ports linked to the history of slaving, organized to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its construction. The mutineers aboard the original Amistad -- the subject of a Hollywood film -- were eventually recaptured in the United States, became a cause celebre for abolitionists and won their freedom following a landmark Supreme Court case ruling.  (ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Receiver Named To Take Over Amistad Operations

A Connecticut judge has appointed a receiver to take over the operations and finances of the group that runs the state’s official flagship, the Amistad schooner.

08/21/2014

Critics of Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra's Rock Cats stadium plans marched to city hall for a public hearing on the purchase of land for the project.  Some marchers doubt the mayor's assertion that he is creating a plan that will put less of the $60-million price tag on the backs of taxpayers. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Rock Cats Pay Taxes

The New Britain Rock Cats have avoided potential eviction from their baseball stadium by paying more than $164,500 in property taxes.

08/21/2014

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Blumenthal Seeks US Rules On Powdered Caffeine

For the second time this week, Sen. Richard Blumenthal is demanding federal action on a hazardous product.

08/21/2014

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Stats Show Slow Connecticut Growth

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – New federal statistics show economic growth in New England has been slowest in Connecticut and Maine since the end of the recession in 2009. The Commerce Department released statistics of quarterly […]

08/20/2014

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Veep In Town

Vice President Joe Biden is visiting an East Hartford college to discuss workforce development issues.

08/20/2014

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Moving From Mass., Manufacturer Promises To Increase Workforce

A manufacturing company has promised to increase its workforce by one-third as it moves a Massachusetts division to Connecticut with $2 million in state aid.

08/19/2014

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Warning Of Nicotine-Poisoning Threat From E-Cigarette Liquid

Two Connecticut lawmakers on Tuesday announced a drive in Congress to require child-proof bottles of liquid nicotine used for e-cigarettes.

08/19/2014

Tom Foley, 2014 GOP Convention (Courtesy CT-N)

1 In 5 Republican’s Turned Out For Primary

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says just one of five registered Republicans voted in the party’s recent primary that nominated Tom Foley to run for governor.

08/19/2014

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