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Teacher Says He Was Fired After Pointing Out Safety Violations

A former shop teacher at the Norwich Free Academy has sued the school, alleging he was fired after pointing out safety violations in the school’s woodshop.

04/24/2015

One firefighter was killed and three injured in a fire at a house on Blue Hills Avenue in Hartford. The house is less than a block away from the Blue Hills Station, where black bunting was placed above garage bay doors, and the American flag was flown at half staff. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Fire Officials Meet With Conn-OSHA On Safety Citations

Hartford Fire Department leaders met Thursday behind closed doors with state workplace safety regulators.

04/23/2015

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Links To Warming Centers And Cold Weather Tips

Find links for cold weather tips and locations of local warming centers,

02/13/2015

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Health: New Warning About Laundry Detergent Pods And Kids

They’re colorful little packets of laundry detergent: convenient, easy-to-use, but also enticing for children.

11/12/2014

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Five Travel Scams To Avoid

Here are five of the most common travel scams you need to be on the lookout for when traveling.

10/30/2014

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List Of Cars Affected By Airbag Recall

A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?

10/22/2014

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US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags Fixed

The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.

10/22/2014

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A Podcast On Connecticut’s Water Safety

Could Connecticut experience the kind of drinking water emergency which turned off the taps for nearly half a million Ohio residents this weekend?

08/04/2014

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How To DIY Safely

From simple home repairs to high-scale improvements, DIY projects can provide an enjoyable experience and rewarding results.

07/16/2014

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Are Self-Driving Cars Legal?

Autonomous vehicle developers are testing self-driving cars on public streets, but don’t expect to buy your own just yet.

06/23/2014

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