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President at Cafe Beauregard, New Britain
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New Britain Restaurant Owner Honored By Presidential Visit

A Connecticut restaurateur isn’t sure why his establishment was selected for a visit by President Barack Obama on a trip to the state to push for a $10.10 per hour federal minimum wage.

03/06/2014

Uss Constitution, "Old Ironsides" (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kathryn E. Macdonald/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

White Oaks Harvested For “Old Ironsides” Repairs

Nearly three dozen white oak trees have been harvested in Indiana in preparation of planned repairs to the Boston-based U.S.S. Constitution.

03/05/2014

People wait in line at Central Connecticut State University for a chance to get a ticket to President Obama's speech. (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Endless Lines As Many Brave The Cold For Ticket To President’s Speech

Dozens waited in line in the cold since early in the morning to try and get a ticket to get a peak at the President when he visits Wednesday afternoon.

03/04/2014

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Vietnam Veterans Sue Military Over PTSD

The U.S. military has failed to upgrade the discharges of Vietnam veterans who developed post-traumatic stress disorder, resulting in stigma and loss of benefits, according to a federal lawsuit filed Monday.

03/03/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama To Push Minimum Wage Wednesday At CCSU

President Obama will push a minimum wage increase when speaking at Central Connecticut State University Wednesday.

03/01/2014

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy (Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Malloy Among Governors Who Oppose Military Cuts

The governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are stepping up calls on President Barack Obama to scale back the proposed shrinking of the Army National Guard.

03/01/2014

Kerry Kennedy ( Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry Kennedy Found Not Guilty In Drugged Driving Case

Kerry Kennedy has been acquitted of drugged driving after she accidentally took a sleeping pill and then took a wild spin down a New York highway.

02/28/2014

The National Enquirer apologized for running story it said was an exclusive interview with a friend of Philip Seymour Hoffman. (Getty Images)

Hoffman Friend Settles Libel Lawsuit Against National Enquirer

National Enquirer apologized to David Bar Katz for running false interview with the playwright and friend of Philip Seymour Hoffman.

02/26/2014

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Malloy, Wyman Back ‘Popular Vote’ Bill

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman are supporting a bill that would include Connecticut in an effort to replace the electoral college with a national popular vote system for electing U.S. presidents.

02/24/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 24: Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (C) speaks while flanked by Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, (L), Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (D-LA) (2ndL), and other members of the National Governors Association, after a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House February 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. The governors are in DC for their winter meeting. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Malloy, Governors Offer New National Guard Plan

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and some fellow governors planned on Monday to offer an alternative to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s proposed shrinking of the Army National Guard.

02/24/2014

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2011 was rollercoaster year, with political scandals, a fair share of global upheaval, as well as crises both economic and environmental here at home. Take a look through the biggest events of 2011 in our chronological look back at the past 12 months…

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