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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

10/22/2014

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CDC Recommending Vaccination To Combat Seasonal Flu

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.

09/26/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Police: Woman Found Under Porch Died Of Hypothermia

New Haven Police Chief Dean Esserman says a woman whose body was found under a porch died of hypothermia and wasn’t the victim of a homicide.

01/13/2014

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Temperature Down, Electricity and Natural Gas Demand Up

Utilities, power companies and New England’s grid operator moved on several fronts Tuesday to guarantee sufficient supplies of energy in the Northeast to keep homes and businesses warm as temperatures plunged to near-record low levels.

01/07/2014

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Temperatures Make For Difficult Morning For Firefighters

Hartford firefighters were called to two separate commercial building fires early Tuesday morning — one in the South End and one in the North End.

01/07/2014

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Sprinkler Pipe Bursts, Leak At UConn Health Center

Water leaked into some portions of the main and ground floors of John Dempsey Hospital causing a disruption at the UConn Health Center.

01/05/2014

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Accidents Reported As Storm Slams State

More than 200 accidents were reported in Connecticut as a winter storm slammed the region and potentially record-breaking cold temperatures are on the way.

01/03/2014

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Storm To Send Temperatures Plunging To 35 Below In Some Areas

Heavy bands of snow and strong winds Thursday threatened to create near-blizzard conditions in Maine to be followed by the coldest weather in three years — conditions severe enough that even skiers reconsidered going outside. Utility officials feared more power failures following the Christmas week ice storm.

01/02/2014

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Governor Urges Communities To Open Warming Centers

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is urging cities and towns to open warming centers to help people in need during a long stretch of freezing cold temperatures.

01/23/2013

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