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Hearing On Prisoner’s Hunger Strike Delayed Until Fall

A court hearing for a Connecticut inmate who launched a hunger strike six years ago has been pushed off to the fall because of questions about travel documents.

07/25/2013

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Jets Defense Closely Knit– But Not Tightly Wound

New York Jets defensive line coach Karl Dunbar’s revamped and close-knit defensive line is considered perhaps the New York Jets’ biggest strength heading into training camp in a few weeks.

07/08/2013

Anthony Lee Faulk (Courtesy Waterbury Police)

Toddler Dies Of Injuries In Accident; North Carolina Man To Face More Charges

Waterbury police say they expect to file an additional charge against a North Carolina man after a toddler injured in an accident on Wolcott Street died of her injuries.

05/06/2013

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Appellate Court Rejects Hunger-Striking Inmate’s Appeal

The state Appellate Court has rejected an appeal by a prison inmate who went on a hunger strike, ended up being force-fed under court orders and then claimed he was being abused and tortured in custody.

07/16/2012

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State Names Six To Oversee Bridgeport Schools

The acting state Education Commissioner has named six members to a newly created board to oversee the Bridgeport school district.

08/05/2011

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Penalties Could Be Toughened For Teachers Who Cheat

Connecticut’s acting education commissioner wants to increase penalties against dishonest instructors.

08/03/2011

generic football  from AP Photo Patrick Semansky

Fall Vo-Tech Sports Programs Get Reprieve

Acting Education Commissioner George Coleman says the state will go ahead with sports programs at Connecticut vocational-technical schools this fall.

08/03/2011

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