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Shoppers Get A Break With Tax Free Week

Click here for a list of tax exempt clothing and footwear examples. HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Back-to-school shoppers in Connecticut will soon get a tax break. Starting Sunday, clothing items that cost less than $300 […]

08/17/2013

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Connecticut Tax Free Holiday Next Week

Connecticut holds another tax free holiday beginning August 18.

08/12/2013

del M orro Castle, Puerto Rico (Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images)

Poverty In Puerto Rico At 14%; Homelessness On Increase

Puerto Rico’s homeless population has risen sharply in the past two years amid an ongoing economic crisis that includes a nearly 14 percent unemployment rate, higher than any U.S. state.

07/09/2013

Dannel Malloy

Poll: Majority Disapprove of Malloy’s Policies

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy may have led the state through several natural disasters and the Newtown school massacre since his election in 2010, but Connecticut voters are far from completely won over by the Democrat.

06/19/2013

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Politicans’ Opinions Differ On Session’s Economic Proposals

Republicans and Democrats are at odds over whether the latest legislative session will help improve Connecticut’s economic outlook.

06/06/2013

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Experts: Compulsive Gambling Funds Off Pace Of New Casinos

Tom Leksan lost nearly everything when gambling became an addiction with easy access to casinos.

05/05/2013

President Barack Obama speaks as Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid look on during a meeting with bipartisan group of congressional leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Nov. 16, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Voter: Obama, Congress Holding Country ‘Hostage’ Over Fiscal Cliff

Fear and frustration course through the lunch crowd at Robie’s Country Store and Deli, a popular outpost 500 miles from where Washington is again locked in tense negotiations over taxes and spending as a critical deadline looms.

12/11/2012

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pauses during a news conference on facility closures of U.S. Postal Service on Dec. 13, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Sanders: I Will Oppose Any Effort To Raise Medicare Eligibility Age

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders said Monday he’ll oppose any effort to raise the age when people become eligible for Medicare health insurance coverage.

12/10/2012

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.

11/29/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: My2K

Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.

11/29/2012

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