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Ted Kennedy, Jr. (Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Republican Emerges to Challenge Kennedy Jr.

A Republican candidate has emerged to challenge Ted Kennedy Jr. for a Connecticut state senate seat.

05/09/2014

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Police, Medical Examiner Search Bridgeport Home

Police and officials from the state medical examiner’s office have searched a Bridgeport home as part of a missing-persons investigation.

05/06/2014

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New Haven to Tear Down Housing-Project Fence

The city of New Haven plans to tear down a fence that for decades has separated city housing projects from a Hamden neighborhood.

05/06/2014

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Middletown: No Bias Against Transgender Cop

An investigation by a Connecticut city has found no evidence that a transgender police officer was subject to discrimination or a hostile work environment.

03/27/2014

Fire Chief Carlos Huertas (Courtesy Hartford Fire Dept.)

Hartford’s New Fire Chief Sworn In

Hartford City Hall was the site of a formal swearing-in ceremony Friday for Hartford’s 37th Fire Chief.

03/21/2014

A syringe filled with influenza vaccination is seen at a Walgreens Pharmacy on Jan. 14, 2014 in Concord, Calif. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Flu Deaths At 19

The latest flu data shows 19 deaths in Connecticut through March 8.

03/13/2014

Windsor Locks Police Commission meets Wednesday, March 12, 2014. (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Windsor Locks Police Commission Appeals Board Decision To Rehire Koistinen

In a swift move Wednesday night, the Windsor Locks Police Commission stood by its initial decision regarding Robert Koistinen.

03/12/2014

Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio, New London (Courtesy City of New London website)

New London Enacts $10.10 Minimum Wage

New London has raised the minimum wage for municipal employees and contractors.

03/04/2014

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Lacrosse Parents Unhappy About Fees To Use Town Fields

Officials and parents in a Stonington youth lacrosse program are criticizing town plans to charge players to use the town’s athletic fields after some were renovated at a cost of $2.8 million.

02/24/2014

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