(Credit:  Uyri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images)

Flags To Fly At Half Staff To Honor Colorado Victims

President Obama and Governor Malloy ordered flags to fly at half staff as a mark of respect for those who died in the Aurora, Colorado shootings.


Barack Obama (Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images)

President Issues Disaster Declaration For State

President Obama has declared a major disaster in the State of Connecticut for the area affected by the October nor’easter.


(Photo: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images News)

President Signs Emergency Declaration For State

President Barack Obama has signed an emergency declaration for the Connecticut, ordering federal aid for commodities, food, water, emergency power and debris removal following a devastating October snowstorm.


Students at graduation ceremony.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

12,000 From State Would See Lower Student Loan Rates

The White House says an estimated 12, 000 current Connecticut college students will see lower student loan payments as a result of the administration’s student loan proposal, and another 39,000 will have the opportunity to consolidate their loans and simplify their payments.


President Obama at Martha's Vineyard (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

President Reacts To Storm, Urges Americans To Do The Same

Urging everyone in Hurricane Irene’s path to get ready, President Barack Obama decided to cut his vacation short Friday and return to the White House for a storm he described as potentially historic.


Coast Guard Commencement G Jon Moreno

More Photos From Coast Guard Commencement

These photographs were taken Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at commencement ceremonies at the Coast Guard Academy, by Jon Moreno of the WTIC Internship Program.


Alexander Tyler  Schmidt, Barack Obama (Stephan Savoia/AP Photo)

President Tells Cadets They Graduate To A World Full Of Threats

President Barack Obama told U.S. Coast Guard graduates Wednesday to prepare for years filled with vital but dangerous tasks, tempering congratulations and praise with words of caution about a world full of threats.


(Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images News)

Photos Of Huskies At White House

President Barack Obama on Monday proclaimed the Connecticut Huskies as the best college basketball team in the land.


Clark Lane 8th grade (Steve Coates/WTIC Photo)

Waterford Students In National Fitness Kickoff

While she wasn’t there in person, Grammy Award winner Beyonce helped students at Waterford’s Clark Lane School dance their way to fitness Tuesday.


Coast Guard hats May 23

Obama To Speak At Coast Guard Academy

President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit Connecticut this spring to deliver the U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s graduation keynote address.





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