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Foley, McKinney Have Attempted To Remain Civil

Tom Foley, the endorsed Republican candidate for Connecticut governor, said Sunday he and his GOP rival, Sen. John McKinney, had agreed to run a civil campaign that he said has been followed mostly, but not always.

07/28/2014

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Fire Damages Apartment Complex

(HAMDEN,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  An early Sunday morning fire  damaged 9   units at the Dogwood Hill Apartments on Evergreen Avenue in Hamden.An elderly woman  jumped from a window  to escape the blaze and is hospitalized. Investigators […]

07/27/2014

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Arrest Made In Attempted Burglary

(BRISTOL,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  Bristol Police arrested a  53  year old man early Sunday morning after an officer on patrol saw him attempting to break into the Citgo Gas Station and Convenience Store  at 551 Farmington […]

07/27/2014

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Tree That Saved Lives In 1963 Flood Recognized

A “lifesaving” tree has been recognized in Norwich.

07/26/2014

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Man Stabbed Near York Street And Zion Street In Hartford

Hartford Police are investigating a stabbing.

07/26/2014

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State Wants Frieght Rail Line Upgraded

From the port of New London on Long Island Sound north through Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont and into Canada, a 390-mile freight rail system linking New England to the rest of the Northeast lacks a key element: a 21st-century rail line in Connecticut.

07/26/2014

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Teen Accused Of Stealing Car, Engaging Police Pursuit

(Middletown, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Police in Middletown are charging an 18-year-old man after they say he stole a car Friday afternoon and crashed the vehicle during a pursuit later last evening. Initially, police say things […]

07/26/2014

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State Parks Free This Weekend

(Hartford, Conn./ CBS Connecticut) – The state is encouraging residents to take advantage of a free parks weekend. Today and tomorrow, admission to connecticut parks and forests is free. It’s part of Connecticut’s centennial celebration […]

07/26/2014

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Lieutenant Governor Race Gets Testy

In Connecticut’s statewide elections, the races for governor or U.S. Senate are typically where the most political punches are thrown.

07/25/2014

File Photo: A parking sign reading "Reserved For Tribal Elders" stands outside the $193 million Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center November 21, 2002 in Mashantucket, Connecticut. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

US Agency Extends Comment Period On Tribal Rules

The U.S. Interior Department is extending the period for people to comment on proposed changes to the rules for granting federal recognition to American Indian tribes, citing significant public interest in the matter.

07/25/2014