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State Sending Help To Snow-Beseiged Buffalo

Connecticut is sending help to the Buffalo, New York, area, hit by a massive snowfall.

11/19/2014

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Woman Admits Collecting Dead Mother’s Social Security — For 30 Years

A Hamden woman has pleaded guilty to collecting her mother’s Social Security benefits for thirty years after her mother’s death.

11/19/2014

Gov, Dannel Malloy defended his record and attacked his GOP opponent Tom Foley. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Malloy Says He Will Make Cuts, Still Expects Surplus

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is downplaying the mid-year spending cuts he’s making, predicting Connecticut will end this fiscal year on June 30 with a surplus.

11/19/2014

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A Third Of State’s Municipalities Labelled “Distressed”

Nearly a third of Connecticut’s municipalities are identified as distressed, according to

11/19/2014

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Four Arrested In Coventry Drug Sweep

(Coventry, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Four people are under arrest after Coventry police say they busted up drug activitiy in town. Police, working together with the East Central Narcotics Task Force, executed a warrant at 741 […]

11/19/2014

The Walk Bridge in Norwalk. Photo from state Department of Transportation report.

State Approves Money for New Sandy Hook School, Walk Bridge

The state Bond Commission today approved $5-million for planning work and design costs of a new Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.

11/19/2014

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Ex-Mayors Trade Rock Cats Barbs

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) – Two former mayors of New Britain are exchanging accusations over who’s at fault for the New Britain Rock Cats’ move to Hartford. The New Britain Herald reports that ex-Mayor Timothy […]

11/19/2014

Insurance Department Commissioner Thomas  Leonardi. Officials portrait from the Insurance Department.

State Insurance Commissioner Leaves For NY Firm

Connecticut’s insurance commissioner is resigning to take a job with a New York investment banking advisory company.

11/19/2014

Sandy Hook Elementary School, exterior of building (Courtesy Connecticut State Police)

Ex-Sandy Hook Student Begins 2nd Annual Memorial

A former Sandy Hook Elementary School student is launching a second annual series of remembrances to honor the 20 children and six educators who were fatally shot in December 2012.

11/19/2014

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US Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against New London

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a former New London police officer who said he was forced to resign after being accused of planting drugs at an arrest scene.

11/19/2014

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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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