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Wesleyan Fraternities Ordered To Go Coed

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) – Wesleyan University in Connecticut on Monday ordered its fraternities with houses on campus to become coeducational within three years, a move it says is not just about bad behavior but also […]

09/22/2014

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Another Hearing Set On Sewage Plant Upgrades

(Farmington, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Before it goes to a referendum vote on Election Day, a plan to upgrade the Farmington sewage treatment plant will have one more informational hearing tomorrow night. Planning for the work […]

09/22/2014

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Litchfield Synagogue Suit Reinstated By Appeals Court

LITCHFIELD, Conn. (AP) – A federal appeals court has reinstated a Jewish group’s lawsuit accusing the Litchfield Historic District Commission of religious discrimination when it rejected plans for a synagogue in 2007. A three-judge panel […]

09/22/2014

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Blumenthal: End Blanket Exemptions For Sports Leagues

(East Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Later today, Senator Richard Blumenthal will be joined by advocates for victims of domestic violence, child advocates, and medical experts in calling on the major sports leagues to be held […]

09/22/2014

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Prostitution Charges Dropped Against Mass. Officer

ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut judge has dismissed all charges against a Springfield detective who was arrested in a Valentine’s Day prostitution sting. The Journal Inquirer reports (http://bit.ly/1B1snO1 ) that Enfield Superior Court Judge […]

09/22/2014

Congressman Joe Courtney. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Defense Summit To Open In Groton

GROTON, Conn. (AP) – U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney is opening the Aerospace and Defense International Trade Summit in Groton, hoping to bolster business opportunities for Connecticut firms. The three-day event was organized by the Democratic […]

09/20/2014

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State High Court To Hear Priest Abuse Appeal

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The Archdiocese of Hartford is bringing its appeal of a $1 million jury verdict in a priest sex abuse case to the state Supreme Court. Waterbury Superior Court jury in 2012 […]

09/20/2014

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Bomb Threat Clears Thomaston High School

(Thomaston, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Thomaston High School has been evacuated due to a bomb threat. A police department spokesman says the call came in around 9:45. A note was found in one of the bathrooms. […]

09/18/2014

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Brief Lockdowns At Windham Schools

(Windam, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Two schools in Windham were placed briefly into lockdown this morning. Just after 9:00, Windham Middle School and Sweeney School were locked down after a reported gas station robbery on West […]

09/18/2014

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