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Lindsey Jacobellis of the USA takes 1st place during the FIS Snowboard World Championships Men's and Women's Snowboardcross on Jan. 18, 2011 in La Molina, Spain. (credit: Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

Olympic Athletes: ‘Winter Is In Trouble’

Two winter Olympics medalists from Vermont are among the signers of a letter to President Obama saying that due to climate change “winter is in trouble.”

04/10/2013

US President Barack Obama's motorcade. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomfield Police: Man Pointed BB Gun at President’s Motorcade

A man will be arraigned in court today after he was arrested yesterday by Bloomfield Police for pointing a BB gun at President Barack Obama’s motorcade, which was departing from a visit at the University […]

04/09/2013

President Barack Obama is trying to boost the chances of gun legislation that could be in jeopardy this week with a trip to the home state of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Promoting Gun Control In Connecticut

President Barack Obama is trying to boost the chances of gun legislation that could be in jeopardy this week with a trip to the home state of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

04/08/2013

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Murphy Denounces Budget Cuts While Visiting Defense Firms

Senator Chris Murphy visited defense contractors Wednesday to denounce what he called damaging automatic federal budget cuts and said he expected smaller contractors in the state to be hit worst.

03/27/2013

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President Obama Continues Tourney Tradition, Reveals His NCAA Bracket

In 2012, President Obama’s men’s bracket ranked 2,347,421 out of 6.45 million entries, placing him in the 63.6th percentile.

03/20/2013

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Making Sense Of Obama’s Housing Market

Is the Obama administration failing the housing market? Maybe.

03/06/2013

President Obama stated that too many children have been killed as a result of gun violence across the country. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Says Gun Violence Links Deaths Of Children In Chicago And Newtown

President Barack Obama says that every four months, his hometown of Chicago suffers the loss of as many children as were killed in the Connecticut elementary school shooting.

02/15/2013

Students at the Connecticut school where 20 first-graders and six educators were killed in December are returning to classes in a neighboring town. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama To Honor Six Slain Newtown Teachers

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) _ President Barack Obama is honoring the six educators killed in the Newtown school shooting with the nation’s second-highest civilian honor. The American Federation of Teachers, which represents Sandy Hook Elementary School […]

02/15/2013

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President Declares a State of Emergency in Connecticut

President Barack Obama has declared a state of emergency for Connecticut after the massive storm that blanketed the state with several feet of snow. The order means federal money will be used to help state […]

02/10/2013

Gun buyback, Los Angeles (Photo credit: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)

Experts Say Gun Buyback Programs Are Popular But Ineffective

Despite the growing popularity of gun buyback programs, experts say that the events are largely ineffective.

01/14/2013

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