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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

President Obama at CCSU (Saul Loeb/Getty Images)

And You Think You Have Problems…

And you think you have problems? They pale compared to the challenges facing others.

05/08/2014

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Conn. Biologist Joins International Salmon Group

President Barack Obama has appointed a senior biologist at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection as commissioner of the Council of North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization.

04/12/2014

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Obama Nominates Daly As US Attorney For Conn.

President Barack Obama has nominated Deirdre M. Daly as United States Attorney for Connecticut.

03/14/2014

President at Cafe Beauregard, New Britain
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New Britain Restaurant Owner Honored By Presidential Visit

A Connecticut restaurateur isn’t sure why his establishment was selected for a visit by President Barack Obama on a trip to the state to push for a $10.10 per hour federal minimum wage.

03/06/2014

People wait in line at Central Connecticut State University for a chance to get a ticket to President Obama's speech. (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Endless Lines As Many Brave The Cold For Ticket To President’s Speech

Dozens waited in line in the cold since early in the morning to try and get a ticket to get a peak at the President when he visits Wednesday afternoon.

03/04/2014

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Malloy Making Minimum Wage A Major Issue

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has decided to invest a lot of political capital in the issue of the minimum wage, publicly calling for both the state and federal wages to eventually be raised to $10.10.

03/04/2014

Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio, New London (Courtesy City of New London website)

New London Enacts $10.10 Minimum Wage

New London has raised the minimum wage for municipal employees and contractors.

03/04/2014

UConn President Susan Herbst. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Herbst Applauds Obama’s Push To Stop Campus Assaults

University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst is expressing support for a White House initiative to fight sexual assault on college campuses.

01/23/2014

File photo of girls and boys in a classroom. (Photo by PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Awards Teaching Honors To Connecticut Pair

BOSTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama has named six teachers from southern New England among 102 recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The White House announced on Friday that […]

12/20/2013

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