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Governor John Rowland, 2004 (Bob Falcetti/Getty Images)

Former Gov. Rowland Indicted In Campaign Scheme

Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland, who resigned from office 10 years ago in a corruption scandal that sent him to prison, has been indicted in alleged schemes to hide his role in two congressional campaigns.

04/10/2014

Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

State House Backs Campus Sex Assault Bill

Legislation overhauling how college and university officials in Connecticut respond to sexual assault and violence on campus has unanimously passed the House of Representatives.

04/10/2014

Farmers Fear Ruin Following EHEC Outbreak

Agreement Aims To Preserve Connecticut Farms

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ An agreement with federal agriculture officials will allow Connecticut to use more than $8 million from Washington to keep farmland in production. Officials said Wednesday that the agreement will extend federal […]

04/09/2014

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$200 Million Program To Expand Pre-K

Connecticut lawmakers have announced a 10-year, $200 million expansion of statewide prekindergarten programs.

04/09/2014

Richard Blumenthal, Rand Paul (Courtesy Office of Senator Blumenthal)

A Tie For A Win, From Blumenthal To Rand Paul

Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal and Republican Rand Paul shared the stage at the Capitol Tuesday in a follow-up to the NCAA Basketball Championship

04/09/2014

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Emissions Extention for Recalled GM Vehicles

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut is extending emissions testing and waiving late fees for owners of General Motors cars being recalled. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Motor Vehicles Commissioner Melody Currey made the announcement Wednesday. […]

04/09/2014

Connecticut Supreme Court (Judicial Department Website)

State Supreme Court Upholds Decision Denying Ganim Law License

The Connecticut Supreme Court has upheld a decision denying a law license for former Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim, who was convicted of corruption.

04/09/2014

NCAA basketballs (Andy Lyons/;Getty Images)

Women’s Championship Wagers

Connecticut’s Governor.Lieutenant Governor and U.S. Senators have made some friendly bets with their Indiana collegues on the NCAA Women’s National Championship game in Nashville between undefeated UConn and Notre Dame.

04/08/2014

A small remote-controlled drone. (Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Authorities Arrest Bridgeport Man In Plot To Fly Bomb-Laden Drones Into Buildings

A Moroccan national was detained without bail in Connecticut after FBI agents discovered his plot to fly bombs on drone-like devices made out of radio-controlled airplanes into a school and a federal building, according to federal authorities.

04/08/2014