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Arrest Made In Windsor Bank Rob
CT Pumpkin Season Off And RunningPumpkins are big business in Connecticut.
Former Middletown Man Back On Land After Week At SeaA Vermont man who spent a week at sea in a life raft before being rescued by a passing freighter has arrived at a Boston Coast Guard base.
Pickup Truck Slams Into Branford Package StoreBranford police report no injuries after a pickup truck crashed into a package store at 317 East Main Street Monday evening.
Man Serving 80-Year Sentence Gets New Murder TrialA Bridgeport man currently serving an 80-year prison sentence in the slaying of a woman and the wounding of his girlfriend and her daughter a decade ago has been granted a new trial.

Crime

Arrest Made In Windsor Bank Rob
Man Serving 80-Year Sentence Gets New Murder TrialA Bridgeport man currently serving an 80-year prison sentence in the slaying of a woman and the wounding of his girlfriend and her daughter a decade ago has been granted a new trial.
Police: Teen Sent Improper Emails From Teacher's AccountA 15-year-old high school student in Connecticut is facing charges after police say he sent inappropriate emails from a teacher's email account.
Police: Man Broke Into Woman's Home, Sexually Assaulted HerA Pennsylvania man is accused of breaking into a woman's home in Connecticut and sexually assaulting her.
Police: Couple Locked Kids In Cages For DisciplineNewington police have charged a couple now living in Pennsylvania with abusing their two adoptive children over a span of three years when they lived in Newington.
Former Governor John Rowland Reports To PrisonFormer Connecticut Gov. John Rowland has reported to a federal prison in New York to begin serving a 2 1/2-year sentence for campaign fraud.

Politics

Former Governor John Rowland Reports To PrisonFormer Connecticut Gov. John Rowland has reported to a federal prison in New York to begin serving a 2 1/2-year sentence for campaign fraud.
Special Session Set On Sikorsky DealGov. Dannel P. Malloy is calling Connecticut legislators back into session to approve a $220 million agreement that commits Sikorsky Aircraft to keeping its headquarters in the state.
Officials Say Hospital Tax Legal, Critics Eye Court BattleTwo state agencies say a tax on Connecticut's hospitals is legal, setting the stage for a possible court battle.
Advocates Seek Laws to Make Offenders More AccounableAdvocates for domestic violence victims are urging Connecticut lawmakers to pass legislation in the upcoming session that makes offenders more accountable for their actions.
GOP Lawmakers Call For Special Session ExpansionThe session was called for legislative approval of a tentative agreement that would keep Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky headquarters in Connecticut, and state Republicans are asking for an expansion of issues covered.
Malloy Predicts Connecticut Lawmakers Will OK Sikorsky DealGov. Dannel P. Malloy says he expects Connecticut lawmakers will ultimately approve a $220 million agreement committing Sikorsky

Business

GOP Lawmakers Call For Special Session ExpansionThe session was called for legislative approval of a tentative agreement that would keep Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky headquarters in Connecticut, and state Republicans are asking for an expansion of issues covered.
West Hartford Number 15 On 'Best Places To Live' ListWest Hartford, Connecticut has been ranked 15th on Money Magazine's list of the "best places to live." Hamden and Greenwich also made the list's top 50 locations.
Connecticut Pares Some Insurance Rate Hikes, Rejects OthersThe Connecticut Department of Insurance has released its rulings on rate requests filed by a dozen health insurers and some still include double-digit increases for consumers.
Report: Bankruptcy For Hartford Considered A Final OptionIs the City of Hartford heading for a bankruptcy filing? Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin said he is doing everything in his power to avoid it.
Mylan Says It Will Expand Programs That Lower EpiPen CostsMylan, in the face of heated criticism over price hikes for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, is bulking up programs that help patients pay for the drug. The generic drug maker laid out a plan on Thursday to expand its patient assistance program and offer $300 savings cards for its EpiPen 2-Pak.
Liquor Chain Challenges Connecticut Minimum Pricing LawNational liquor retailer Total Wine & More is taking Connecticut to court over the state's minimum pricing rules for certain alcoholic beverages.

Regional News

Yale's Endowment Outperforms Harvard's; Harvard Still RicherYale University's endowment outperformed Harvard's during the latest fiscal year, giving the Connecticut school the latest victory in the longtime rivalry between the Ivy League institutions.
NYC Explosion an "Intentional Act"More than 25 people injured, 1 critically from an explosion in a crowded Chelsea neighborhood in Manhattan on Saturday night.
New England Lobster Prices High Heading Into Holiday WeekendMarket analysts say New England lobster prices are at their highest point in more than a decade heading into the Labor Day weekend.
Energy Companies Seek To Build In Connecticut and 2 Neighboring StatesIt is the first time states have joined in a coordinated procurement effort for clean resouces
Biden Announces New Funding For Amtrak Northeast CorridorFederal officials are announcing new funding for Amtrak's passenger rail system and stressing the need for continued investment in America's transportation infrastructure.
Ex-Red Sox Pitcher Schilling Weighs Run Against Sen. WarrenFormer Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling says he's considering running against Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren in 2018.

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