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NY Troopers In Big SUVs Peer In On Texting Drivers

That’s why New York has given state police 32 tall, unmarked SUVs to better peer down at drivers’ hands, part of one of the nation’s most aggressive attacks on texting while driving that also includes steeper penalties and dozens of highway “Texting Zones,” where motorists can pull over to use their devices.

11/25/2013

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School Districts Expanding Days

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Thousands of students in five states will be spending more time at school. But instead of spending more time on typical course work, many will use the extra 300 hours a […]

11/13/2013

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Foley NY Ads Say Connecticut’s “Progressive Policies” Will Change

Potential Connecticut Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley began running a television advertisement in New York on Monday that takes aim at the city’s newly elected Democratic mayor, as well as Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy — but without mentioning his name.

11/11/2013

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Search For Missing Middletown Man

Middletown police are searching for a man they say went missing over three weeks ago. They are searching for 65-year-old David Godwin, Sr. He was last seen October 13 at the Passport Inn on South […]

11/05/2013

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Governor Seeks Another Metro North Power Probe

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is asking the chairman of the New York State Power Service Commission to investigate the recent power failure that recently disrupted Metro-North commuter rail service along […]

10/25/2013

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Connecticut Among States In Zero-Emissions Initiative

Connecticut is one of eight states pledging to get 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on roadways by 2025 in an effort to curb greenhouse gas pollution.

10/24/2013

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Hillary Clinton Speaks At University At Buffalo

Hillary Rodham Clinton turned the tables on a heckler Wednesday to make her point about the need to find common ground to solve the nation’s problems.

10/24/2013

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Thieves Make Off With Frozen Beverage Machine

It’s not likely the suspects in a robbery in Bridgeport wanted to make their own snow-cones or slushies but police are investigating after they robbed a local smoke shop of its frozen beverage machine Monday […]

10/22/2013

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Police Working To Track Bad Batch Of Heroin Which Killed One Man

Authorities in Connecticut and New York are searching for what they call a “bad batch” of heroin following several overdoses, including one that was fatal.

10/08/2013

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As Deadline Nears, Applications To 9/11 Fund Soar

With just a few days remaining until a key deadline, more than 32,000 people have applied to the federal compensation fund for people with illnesses that might be related to toxic fallout from the Sept. 11 attacks, program officials said.

10/01/2013

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