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Committee Approves Lottery For Bear Hunting Licenses

Legislation creating a new lottery in Connecticut for bear hunting licenses cleared a key legislative committee on Wednesday.

03/27/2013

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Senate Committee Considers Nomination Of Connecticut Native Named To Head NRC

A geologist who was born in Hartford and grew up in Avon is President Obama’s choice to head the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The Senate Environment Committee began hearings on the nomination Wednesday

06/13/2012

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Panel OKs Altered Food Labels

Connecticut has taken the first step to require producers to label food that has been genetically modified.

03/21/2012