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House Votes Horses Are Not ‘Naturally’ Vicious

The State House of Representatives has voted in favor of horses what’s informally known as the “Scuppy the horse” measure.

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Governor Dannel Malloy announces agreement with UTC to invest in Connecticut. (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

House Overwhelmingly Passes UTC Credits

The Connecticut House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved a $400 million tax credit exchange deal, reached by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration with the state’s largest private employer, United Technologies Corp.

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Access Health CT Enrolls 208,301

Connecticut’s health insurance exchange says it enrolled 208,301 individuals in health plans during the first open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act, more than double the original goal of 100,000.

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GOP Offers State Budget Alternative

Minority Republicans in the Connecticut General Assembly on Thursday offered an alternative $18.9 billion state budget that scraps the governor’s proposed $55 tax rebate, ends the state’s earned income tax credit program for the working poor and doesn’t include what the GOP calls Democratic “gimmicks.”

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Forum On Drug Abuse Hears from Recovering Addicts

People who abused heroin and other drugs described how they quit as officials called for a comprehensive approach to deal with what they called an epidemic and scourge.

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Mohegan Sun To Host AAC Women’s Tournament For Second Year

Connecticut will host both the men’s and women’s 2015 American Athletic Conference basketball tournaments.

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March Unemployment Holds Steady At 7%

Connecticut labor officials say the state added 4,900 jobs in March, helping to restore the jobs lost in January due to extreme weather.

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Oscar Hernandez (Courtesy Palm Beach, Florida, Sheriff)

Indictment In Federal Weapons Investigation Connected To Hernandez Case

Federal authorities in Massachusetts say a Florida man has been indicted in a weapons trafficking investigation that grew out of the case in which Aaron Hernandez faces murder charges.

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Coca-Cola Toasts The Huskies

The latest honor for the University of Connecticut National Champion men’s and women’s basketball teams has a pop-top and fizzes.

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UConn Standout Springer Debuts For Astros

George Springer got his first game with the Houston Astros out of the way on Wednesday night.

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