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State Offices To Close At 12:30 Wednesday

Most State if Connecticut offices will close at 12:30 Wednesday and non-essential state employees will be dismissed as the state prepares for the winter storm.

11/25/2014

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Road Race Officials Won’t Let Snow Spoil The Fun

Manchester Road Race officials say a few inches of snow won’t stop their annual Thanksgiving Day run.

11/25/2014

Robert Braddock, Jr. outside New Haven Federal Court following his arraignment on campaign finance-related charges. The charges relate to Braddock's work for congressional candidate and Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Appeals Court Upholds Conviction In Campaign Funding Case

A federal appeals court has upheld convictions against a former aide to ex-Connecticut House Speaker Christopher Donovan in connection with illegal contributions to Donovan’s failed congressional campaign in 2012.

11/25/2014

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Foxwoods, Biggest US Casino, Cuts Back On Gambling

Foxwoods, the largest casino resort in North America, is reducing its number of slot machines and table games to free up space for nightclubs and other new attractions as it adapts to fierce competition, the new CEO said in an interview with The Associated Press.

11/25/2014

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Community College, Mall Talk Joint Norwalk Site

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Norwalk Community College and a retail developer have had preliminary discussions about putting a satellite campus at a proposed mall in Norwalk. The Hour reports that David L. Levinson, president of Norwalk Community College, said […]

11/25/2014

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Larson To Host Community Forum Tonight

(East Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Democratic Congressman John Larson is holding a community forum in the district tonight. Larson is expected to discuss such hot-button issues as immigration and the federal budget, which await lawmakers […]

11/25/2014

Beth Carpenter. Photo from Connecticut Correction Department.

Former Lawyer Appeals Murder-For-Hire Conviction

A Connecticut woman is seeking a new trial in a murder-for-hire case that landed her in prison for life and was depicted in books and TV shows.

11/25/2014

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Weather Aside, Manchester Road Race Still A Go

MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) – Manchester Road Race officials say a few inches of snow won’t stop their annual Thanksgiving Day run. More than 14,000 people have registered for the 78th annual, 4.7-mile race, including some […]

11/25/2014

Beth Carpenter. Photo from Connecticut Correction Department.

New Trial Sought In Murder-For-Hire Case

ROCKVILLE, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut woman is seeking a new trial in a murder-for-hire case that landed her in prison for life and was depicted in books and TV shows. Former lawyer and Ledyard […]

11/25/2014

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Foodshare Meets Turkey Goal; Still Seeking $ Donations

Foodshare says it made its turkey goal –but not its cash goal — for the Thanksgiving holiday.

11/25/2014

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A sculpture crafted from 2,000 pounds of disassembled guns has gone on display in Hartford's Bushnell Park through early next year.  Artist Michael Kalish spent four years turning the weapons into a handshake, symbolizing community unity.  (Rosemarie Chandler/WTIC Photo)

Buy-Back Guns Become Anti-Violence Art

A sculpture crafted from 2,000 pounds of disassembled guns has gone on display in Hartford’s Bushnell Park through early next year. Artist Michael Kalish spent four years turning the weapons into a handshake, symbolizing community unity.

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