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Mary Moniz of East Providence was forced to leave a Massachusetts high school 80 years ago and finally got her diploma as she turned 100. (Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Connecticut Student Loan Rate To Drop

Connecticut’s college financing authority says it’s offering a lower fixed rate on supplemental student loans following the recent passage of a bill aimed at addressing student debt.

06/18/2015

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Advocates Concerned About Proposed Social Services Cuts

Groups providing services to people with mental health, substance abuse and developmental disabilities are worried about Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to make additional spending cuts to Connecticut’s new budget in order to roll back business tax increases.

06/16/2015

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Connecticut Supreme Court Upholds Firing Of DCF Worker

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s Supreme Court has ruled the state Department of Children and Families was justified when it fired a former social worker who was charged with of manslaughter in the death of […]

06/12/2015

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Malloy Offers Budget Tweaks

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Governor Dannel Malloy is proposing some tweaks to the budget passed last week. During a morning briefing at the state Capitol, the governor proposed maintaining the Computer and Data Processing Tax […]

06/12/2015

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New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Needed

Connecticut is expanding the number of medical marijuana dispensaries as the number of registered patients continues to increase.

06/11/2015

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Most Of New England Lagged US Economic Growth In ’14

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The federal government says economic growth last year in Massachusetts and New Hampshire outpaced the expanding national economy, while the rest of New England fell below national gains. Statistics released Wednesday […]

06/10/2015

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Governor Malloy Paris Bound

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be attending the International Paris Air Show next week. Malloy is expected to show support for 10 Connecticut companies exhibiting at the event. Mark Bergman, […]

06/09/2015

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Report On Sound Being Released

WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) – Federal and state agencies, university researchers and nonprofit groups have produced an assessment of the Long Island Sound’s health. The results were compiled by University of Maryland researchers and will be […]

06/08/2015

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Wallingford Officials Meet Tonight On Oakdale Noise

The operators of the Oakdale Theater are going back before the town’s Planning and Zoning Commission in an attempt to find a compromise that would allow it to continue holding concerts.

06/08/2015