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Winter Energy Prices Projected To Be Lower

Milder temperatures should cut heating bills this winter, as few expect a return of the deep freeze that chilled much of the nation last year.


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Coast Guard Long Island Sound Issues Ebola Protocols

Coast Guard Long Island Sound says it will contact ships that have recently been to Ebola-affected countries to ask whether passengers have symptoms of the virus before they are allowed into port.


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Governor Declares Public Health Emergency To Be Ready For Potential Ebola Quarantine

Saying he wants to be ready if an Ebola virus patient is identified in Connecticut, Governor Malloy today declared a public health emergency.


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Crime Stats Lowest In 46 Years

Overall crime in Connecticut dropped 8.6% the first half of last year, with violent crime down by 10.8%, or double the national decline. The figures from the FBI’s preliminary Uniform Crime Report


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Meriden Councilor Apologizes For Remarks On Detroit, Race

A city official has apologized for referencing race when warning officials about policies he said would make the city look like Detroit.


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Leaders To Turn Thumbs Down On Proposed Rate Increase

Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A group decrying a proposed rate increase by Connecticut Light and Power gathers at the state Capitol this afternoon. The utility has requested to raise its fixed charge, the amount paid […]


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Cities Consider Shared Housing Agency

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) – Waterbury and Meriden are teaming up to run a joint housing authority as housing stocks decline and federal money needed to fix them up disappears. The Republican-American reports ( ) that […]



Absentee Ballots Ready For Upcoming Elections

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Absentee ballots are now available for registered voters in Connecticut. Voters can download an application for an absentee ballot from the Secretary of the State’s website or contact their local town […]


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CT. Attorney General Investigating J.P.Morgan Chase Breach

The attorneys general of Illinois and Connecticut will look into a breach of JPMorgan Chase’s computer servers.



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