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Calls To Crack Down On Thanksgiving Store Openings

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – State lawmakers, labor and civic officials are denouncing several large stores for opening for business on Thanksgiving. They’re gathering support for a bill that calls for retailers to offer employees two-and-a-half […]

11/24/2014

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More People Traveling This Holiday Weekend

(CBS  Connecticut) – AAA Travel projects 46.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2007 and a 4.2 percent increase over […]

11/24/2014

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Governor Dannel Malloy Invites Public to Annual Holiday Open House

(CBS Connecticut) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy and First Lady Cathy Malloy are inviting Connecticut residents to attend the annual holiday open house of the Governor’s Residence, located at 990 Prospect Avenue in Hartford, which […]

11/24/2014

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Foxwoods Postpones Cosby Appearance

Foxwoods Resort Casino says it has indefinitely postponed Bill Cosby’s concert appearance that was scheduled for January.

11/24/2014

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Amber Alert Cancelled For Car With CT Plates

An Amber Alert from New York for a car with Connecticut plates has been cancelled after police report the missing infant was found.

11/24/2014

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State Tax System Under Scrutiny

A panel of accountants, former state legislators and experts in tax law, economics and finances has taken on the daunting task of reviewing Connecticut’s tax structure to come up with ways to modernize the system with an eye toward making it more fair, equitable and stable.

11/23/2014

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Busy Open Enrollment For Health Insurance Exchange

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s health insurance exchange has already signed up thousands more residents during its second open enrollment period. Access Health CT says it has enrolled more than 11,600 new people in health […]

11/23/2014

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High Speed Arrest

(Killingly,Conn./CBS Connecticut)   –   A Shrewsbury,Massachusetts man  was arrested early Sunday morning  after he was  clocked  doing  95 miles per hour on Interstate 395  in Killingly. Troopers  followed  39 year old Matthew Deyette, who passed several […]

11/23/2014

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Enfield Police Investigating Armed Robbery At Gas Station

Enfield police are investigating an armed robbery at a gas station early Saturday where the suspect brandished a knife.

11/22/2014

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Simsbury Woman Found Thursday Had Been Stabbed

The Simsbury woman found on Iron Horse Boulevard about 8:00 p.m. Thursday was the victim of a homicide.

11/22/2014

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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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