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DEEP Accepting Sewage Pumpout Applications

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is accepting applications to provide sewage pumpout services for recreational boats on Long Island Sound.

01/19/2015

BRIDGEPORT, CT - NOVEMBER 02: U.S. President Barack Obama stands with Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy as he speaks in support of Malloy on November 2, 2014 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. On the weekend before Election Day the president is trying to energize the Democratic base to get out and vote. Polls show a tight race in many states with most analysts predicting that the Republicans are on track to make gains and possibly control the U.S. Senate. Malloy is currently in a dead heat with Republican Tom Foley. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Malloy Takes National Stage As Rare Democratic Winner

A rare Democrat who won re-election last year despite pushing an unapologetically liberal agenda, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is in line for at least a taste of the national spotlight as his party pushes to win back seats in Congress and keep control of the White House in 2016.

01/18/2015

Lisa Wilson-Foley, 2012 campaign (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Former Candidate Seeks Sentencing Delay

Former Republican congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley faces the prospect of a federal prison sentence this week in the campaign finance scandal that also led to the conviction of former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland.

01/18/2015

Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

CBIA Out With Policy Goals

Connecticut’s largest business organization is urging the legislature and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to balance the state budget without tax increases or borrowing and upgrade the state’s roads, highways, rails, and bridges by restricting the Special Transportation Fund to transportation projects.

01/17/2015

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Residents Demanding Answers After Earthquakes Rattle Connecticut

Scientists say the cluster of quakes is not a sign of a large one to come, but many residents unsatisfied with that explanation.

01/16/2015

Sandy Hook Advisory Commission (Courtesy The Connecticut Network)

Sandy Hook Report Will Recommend Banning High-Capacity Firearms

An advisory panel charged with looking at public safety in the wake of the deadly Newtown school shooting agreed Friday to include in its final report a recommendation to ban the sale and possession of any gun that can fire more than 10 rounds without reloading.

01/16/2015

Hartford City Council leaders announce the release of a report into problems with the last election. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Inquiry Details Errors By Hartford’s Registrars

A task force which looked into Hartford’s election day problems confirms the experience of some Hartford voters on November 4.

01/16/2015

Norberto Gonzalez Claudio

Wells Fargo Defendant Leaves Jail, Returns To Puerto Rico

Supporters of Puerto Rican independence welcomed a 69-year-old islander home Thursday after he served jail time for his role in the 1983 holdup of a Wells Fargo depot in West Hartford that netted his militant group $7 million– the largest heist in U.S. history at the time.

01/15/2015

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Waterbury Hospital Announces Layoffs, Other Cuts

Waterbury Hospital says it is laying off eighty full-time workers as part of a four part plan to, in the hospital’s words, “stabilize its financial condition and strengthen the organization for the future. “

01/15/2015

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