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South Windsor Student Headed To National Spelling Bee

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – A South Windsor fifth-grader correctly spelled “sundries” and “probate” to clinch this year’s New Haven Register Spelling Bee and a trip to a national contest. Keshav Ramesh battled Avon homeschooler […]

03/19/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 24: Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (C) speaks while flanked by Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, (L), Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (D-LA) (2ndL), and other members of the National Governors Association, after a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House February 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. The governors are in DC for their winter meeting. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Governors Erupt In Partisan Dispute At White House

Governors have broken into a partisan on-camera feud at the White House after meeting with President Barack Obama.

02/24/2014

Shabazz Napier (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

No. 10 UConn Beats Washington 82-70

By: DAIMON EKLUND SEATTLE (AP)   For the first few minutes Sunday, No. 10 Connecticut looked like it was in danger of losing to a Pac-12 team for the second straight game. Washington jumped to a […]

12/23/2013

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., speaks at a press conference with Congress members from Connecticut and a group of 26 cyclists who rode from Newtown, Conn., in support of common-sense solutions to gun violence on March 12, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Sen. Murphy: Pro-Gun Senators Are ‘Gun Control Darwinists’

Sen. Chris Murphy has characterized Republicans who have resisted new gun laws as “gun control Darwinists.”

12/11/2013

Family of Miriam Carey (Michael Graae/Gety Images)

Funeral For Stamford Woman Killed In Washington, DC

About 90 mourners in Brooklyn have paid their respects to a young woman killed by police in Washington after she tried to ram her vehicle through a White House barrier.

10/15/2013

Family of Miriam Carey (Michael Graae/Gety Images)

Funeral Next Week For Woman Shot In DC Chase

The family of a Connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after trying to ram her vehicle through a White House barrier plans to hold a funeral for her next week in Brooklyn.

10/11/2013

ATHENS, GA - SEPTEMBER 22: Aaron Murray #11 of the Georgia Bulldogs passes against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Sanford Stadium on September 22, 2012 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Georgia’s Aaron Murray Coming Through In The Clutch

One of the all-time best quarterbacks in the SEC is still busy rewriting the record books while keeping the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC and BCS title hunt.

10/10/2013

Capitol (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Authorities: Connecticut Woman Killed In D.C. Had Delusions About President

A Connecticut woman shot to death by police after she tried to drive through barricades outside the White House held the delusional belief that the president was communicating with her, a federal law enforcement official said Friday.

10/04/2013

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Vt. Gov Says Marijuana Will Be Legal Some Day

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin says he thinks marijuana should be legalized in the state, but not right now.

09/12/2013

Washington Monument

Where To Experience National Monuments This Memorial Day

Visiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child’s education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America’s leaders.

05/13/2013

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