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Dannel Malloy, Tom Foley, CBA debate Oct 9 (Courtesy CT-N)

Gov. Candidates Bring Out Political Bigwigs

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Some political heavy-hitters are coming to Connecticut to help out in the state’s close race for governor. President Barack Obama is scheduled Wednesday to appear in Bridgeport at a rally for […]

10/11/2014

Chris Herb, CEMA (Mark Sims/CN)

Oil Dealers Sue Over Natural Gas Expansion Plan

Connecticut oil dealers are suing over Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s drive to expand the use of natural gas, demanding environmental reviews.

10/10/2014

Cheshire Correctional Institution (Department of Correction photo)

Cheshire Correction Officer Injured In Afternoon Attack Recovering

A prison guard is recovering from a puncture wound to the neck after an attack at the Cheshire Correctional Institution.

10/10/2014

A sketch of the Downtown North development. (DoNo Hartford LLC.)

Hartford City Council To Vote Tuesday On Cats Plan

The Hartford City Council Operations, Management, Budget and Legislative Committee sent a favorable recommendation back to city council Thursday night as a $350 million redevelopment for Downtown North from DoNo LLC. took another step forward.

10/10/2014

Dannel Malloy, Tom Foley, CBA debate Oct 9 (Courtesy CT-N)

Gubernatorial Debate Number Four Heats Up

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley on Thursday exchanged some of the strongest words yet in their continuing debate over Connecticut’s response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, with the candidates accusing one another of grandstanding on issues that arose from the massacre.

10/09/2014

Deval Patrick (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images News)

Mass. Governor Patrick To Appear With Malloy

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Governor Dannel Malloy will be getting an assist from this colleague to the north to talk up the $10.10 an hour minimum wage. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has a scheduled appearance […]

10/09/2014

Tom Foley (Courtesy CT-N)

Foley Calls for Truce

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley renewed his call for a truce with Democratic incumbent Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday, the same day a new poll revealed the governor’s race was a dead heat.

10/08/2014

Kevin Bell (Courtesy Hartford Fire Department)

Authorities Identify Firefighter Killed In Hartford Fire

Connecticut officials say a Hartford firefighter who died battling a house blaze was a six-year veteran who was married with a daughter. Three other firefighters were injured.

10/08/2014

Connecticut State Seal

State To Share In AT&T Settlement

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – State officials say Connecticut will receive $268,252 as part of $20 million in penalties in national settlement with telecom giant AT&T. Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Consumer Protection […]

10/08/2014

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