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Hartford rally protests officer's use of stun gun

 August 28, 2014; Updated: 6:19 am

Dozens of people rallied in Hartford to protest what they called a city police officer's unnecessary use of a stun gun on a teenager.

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Jasper Johns' ex-assistant pleads guilty

 August 28, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm

New York - Pleading guilty to a single charge, a former Jasper Johns assistant told a federal judge Wednesday that he transported works of art stolen from the pop artist's Connecticut studio over state lines.James Meyer, 52, of...

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Bill Clinton to campaign in Rhode Island for candidate

 August 28, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm

Providence - Former President Bill Clinton is making a campaign stop in Rhode Island for Democratic candidate for treasurer Seth Magaziner.Clinton will headline a rally for Magaziner, son of former Clinton administration policy...

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Premium Content Malloy, Foley don't hold back in debate

 August 27, 2014; Updated: 6:56 pm

Although they were seated in armchairs on either side of a coffee table, Wednesday's conversation between Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his Republican opponent Tom Foley was anything but warm.

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Panel faults safety practices at Metro-North

 August 27, 2014; Updated: 5:24 pm

The Metro-North Railroad has sacrificed safety for on-time performance, according to a report released Wednesday by a Metropolitan Transportation Authority panel.

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UPDATED: I-95 south in New Haven reopens after fatal wreck

 August 27, 2014; Updated: 11:28 am

Connecticut State Police say one person died and another was injured in a wreck that forced the closure of Interstate 95 southbound in New Haven and snarled the morning commute for hours.

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CL&P request for rate hike of $232 million sparks a fight

 August 27, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Hartford - Consumer advocates and state officials are lining up against a request by Connecticut's largest utility to raise $232 million from a rate increase that would be used to upgrade equipment following destructive storms and toughen...

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Correction commissioner leaving state for NYC job

 August 27, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Hartford (AP) - Connecticut's correction commissioner is stepping down to take a job in New York City.Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced Tuesday that James Dzurenda will leave his job on Aug. 29 to become deputy commissioner of the...

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Plymouth superintendent in court on larceny charge

 August 27, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Vernon (AP)- Plymouth's school superintendent spent part of the last day of summer break in court, accused of stealing about $15,000 from the town of Hebron while running the schools there.A judge Tuesday transferred Eleanor Cruz's...

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Proposed Connecticut utility rate increases draw a fight

 August 26, 2014; Updated: 12:11 pm

A fight is brewing over a request by Connecticut's largest utility to raise rates by $232 million to upgrade equipment following destructive storms.

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State seeks to disbar Torrington lawyer

 August 26, 2014; Updated: 10:00 am

State officials want a Torrington lawyer disbarred for violating a ban on representing women.

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Man struck, killed by train in Plainfield

 August 26, 2014; Updated: 6:27 am

Police say a Rhode Island man has been struck and killed by a privately-owned train in Plainfield.

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UConn nursing school receives $2.3 million gift

 August 25, 2014; Updated: 10:16 am

UConn's nursing school has received a $2.3 million gift, the largest in its history, to set up its first endowed faculty chair.

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'Why would you kill a baby?' asks mom of slain 1-year-old

 August 23, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Bristol (AP) - A Connecticut mother whose 1-year-old daughter was stabbed to death at a relative's home in Bristol this week said she is devastated and searching for answers.Shakyia Clay told reporters Thursday that she is...

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Smiley exiting mayor's primary in Providence to target Cianci

 August 23, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Providence (AP) - Citing the need to keep Buddy Cianci from winning back Providence City Hall, Brett Smiley dropped out of the mayor's race Friday and is backing former Democratic rival Jorge Elorza.The decision leaves only...

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Premium Content State Independent Party nominates Formica in 20th State Senate District race

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 1:46 pm

Danbury – East Lyme First Selectman Paul Formica, the Republican candidate for the 20th State Senate district, earned the nomination of the state Independent Party Thursday night, according to Formica’s...

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Former Connecticut Lt. Gov. Fauliso dies at 98

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 2:52 pm

Former Connecticut Lt. Gov. Joseph Fauliso has died. He was 98.

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Connecticut toddler's death in hot car ruled a homicide

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 11:56 pm

Hartford (AP) - The death of a 15-month-old boy who was left in a hot car in July has been ruled a homicide, the office of the state medical examiner said Thursday.The medical examiner determined that Benjamin Seitz died of...

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Some U.S. colleges calling students back from Israel

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Hartford - Some U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, though the relative calm beyond the immediate battle areas is raising questions in some quarters about why they had to...

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Malloy, education commissioner unified at funding event

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Rocky Hill - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy rejected suggestions Thursday that he asked Connecticut Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor to publicly announce he was seeking another job, instead praising him for doing "great work."The two...

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Premium Content Court approves state request for receivership of Amistad America

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 1:30 pm

A state-appointed receiver took control Thursday over Amistad America Inc., owner of the replica 19th century La Amistad schooner built at Mystic Seaport that has been widely used to tell the story of a slave rebellion and an early victory for civil...

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Biden arrives to lend political help to Malloy's re-election bid

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

East Hartford - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy received praise and likely financial help on Wednesday from Vice President Joe Biden, who lauded his fellow Democrat as "an incredibly innovative governor" who deserves a second term.Biden was...

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Charges dropped against man in police assault case

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Enfield (AP)- A state judge has dismissed charges against a man who alleges Enfield police beat him up before arresting him on a bogus claim that he assaulted an officer.Enfield Superior Court Judge Howard Scheinblum dropped charges...

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Man charged in fatal stabbing of 1-year-old niece

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Bristol (AP) - A Connecticut man was charged with murder, accused of fatally slashing his 1-year-old niece in her abdomen while babysitting, police said.Authorities in Bristol responded to a 911 call about an injured baby shortly...

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Foley receives Independent Party backing

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Hartford - Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley won the cross-endorsement of the Independent Party of Connecticut on Tuesday night, securing a second spot on the November ballot.The backing comes a week after the Greenwich...

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