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(Courtesy Office of the Governor)

Malloy Commutes Lunch Sentence Of 15-Pound Lobster

A 15-pound lobster facing a sentence of lunch has received a pardon from Connecticut’s governor.

07/26/2012

Lobster (Jodi Hilton/Getty Images News)

Man Frees 17-Pound Lobster From Connecticut Restaurant

A Connecticut man purchased a 17-pound lobster at a Waterford restaurant, then released the crustacean back into Long Island Sound.

07/25/2012

A white buffalo born in Goshen. Photo by farmer Peter Fay.

Native Americans To Celebrate White Bison In Connecticut

The birth of a white bison, among the rarest of animals, is bringing Native Americans who consider it a sacred event to celebrate at one of the least likely of places, a farm in New England.

07/19/2012

A Metropolitan District Commission reservoir in West Hartford.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

MDC Says It Won’t Cite Dog Owner Who Shot At Bear

A man who shot at a bear that was attacking his dog as he walked near a Hartford-area reservoir won’t be cited by the Metropolitan District Commission.

07/19/2012

(Jeff Hugabonne/WTIC Photo)

Goats, Chickens Seized From New Haven Apartment

New Haven city officials have removed two goats and 25 chickens from an apartment house in Fair Haven.

07/18/2012

(Courtesy Public Domain Image)

Feds End Connecticut River Salmon Effort

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is ending its 45-year effort to restore the Atlantic salmon to the Connecticut River.

07/11/2012

Lobster (Jodi Hilton/Getty Images News)

LONG ISLAND SOUND LOSING ITS LOBSTERS

The lobster population has taken a turn for the worse in the Long Island Sound.

07/10/2012

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Bear Dies After Being Struck By Car In Windsor

State police say a bear has died after being hit by a car on Interstate 91 in Windsor.

06/20/2012

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