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Staples Inc. announced it plans on closing as many as 12 percent of its North American stores and cut as much as $500 million in costs. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Staples To Close 225 Stores As Sales Move Online

Staples has become the second major chain to announce the mass closing of stores this week, providing the latest evidence of how the retail landscape is being remade by shifts in American shopping habits.

03/06/2014

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Vt. Man Accused Of Prostitution In NH

Police in Keene, N.H., say they arrested a Vermont man on a prostitution charge after he posted a graphic ad on Craigslist.

12/16/2013

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Bill Would Allow Online Courses For Hunting, Boating Licenses

Connecticut lawmakers are considering a bill allowing people to qualify for hunting and boating licenses by taking approved online courses.

03/25/2013

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Police: Men Gave Pot, Booze To 14-Year-Old, Raped Her And Posted Photos Online

West Haven police say two men sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl and posted photos of the acts online.

02/04/2013

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DCF Says 10,000+ Have Taken Online Abuse Training

Connecticut’s Department of Children and Families says over 10,000 people have taken its online training on the state requirements for reporting child abuse and neglect.

10/06/2012

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Rhode Island Repeals Law Making Online Lies A Crime

If you’ve ever lied to a potential Internet date about your weight, texted your spouse that you were someplace you weren’t or emailed mom to say how much you love that ugly new sweater, you were breaking the law if you did it in Rhode Island.

06/27/2012

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Police: Man Posed As Teen Girl, Then A Federal Agent Before Stealing Cash From Online Acquaintance

Police say a man posed as a 16-year-old girl online and robbed a 25-year-old man he arranged to meet in a New Hampshire parking lot.

04/12/2012

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Committee Chair Says State Has No Plans For Online Gambling

The co-chairman of the General Assembly’s Public Safety and Security Committee says his committee believes they are still “in the infancy stage” of understanding legalization of online gambling,.

02/02/2012

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Malloy: Online Gambling Inevitable; State Needs To Weigh Various Aspects

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says it’s inevitable that online gambling will come to Connecticut and his administration is investigating what can be done to protect jobs associated with the state’s two tribal casinos.

01/09/2012

Apple Debuts New Operating System, iLife 11 and MacBook Air

Calls Increase To Post Agency Regs Online

An effort to have all state agencies post their rules and regulations online is gaining supporters.

02/08/2011

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