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File photo of a large tree knocked over by the winds of Superstorm Sandy. (Photo by MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Man Dies In Tree-Cutting Accident

A 53-year-old Connecticut man has died after falling more than 40 feet while cutting a tree during a cleanup job after Superstorm Sandy.

11/04/2012

Bear Removed From Downtown New Britain Tree Will Be Relocated

A bear that was found up a tree in downtown New Britain has been tranquilized and will be relocated.

06/18/2012

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Waiver Intended To Help Tree Pruning

State officials say that in the wake of a storm that damaged trees across the state, they won’t enforce a 1919 Connecticut law that bars some tree trimmers from pruning or taking down branches.

11/13/2011

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Another Falling Tree Causes Another Parkway Accident

A falling tree sparked a three-car crash on the Merritt Parkway, the third time in recent weeks that a tree has fallen into traffic on that highly traveled roadway.

07/04/2011

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Police Identify Driver In Parkway Tree Death

Connecticut state police have identified the driver who was killed on the Merritt Parkway in Stamford when a tree fell on his car during a strong rainstorm.

06/24/2011

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