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Connecticut Mother Charged After Toddler Left In Car Overnight

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Bristol woman faces charges after her 2-year-old daughter was left overnight in a car. The girl was taken to a hospital for evaluation Saturday morning after being found […]

08/23/2014

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Thieves Make Off With Hundreds Of Ears Of Corn From Bristol, Conn. Farm

Workers at Green Acres Farm in Bristol went to pick corn to sell at a market Sunday and discovered that the stalks had been all but picked clean.

08/06/2014

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Conn. Lawmaker Pushes For Right To Free Tap Water At Bars

State Rep. Chris Wright (D-Bristol) has introduced a measure to fight for the right of one of his constituents to be able to order a plain glass of water at a bar.

02/19/2014

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Bristol Mayor Reverses Pink T-Shirt Ban For Firefighters

Mayor Arthur Ward had opposed requests by unionized firefighters to wear the shirts for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, arguing the city could support only so many causes.

10/11/2012

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Bristol Mayor Bans Firefighters From Wearing Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness

Mayor Art Ward said adding new charitable causes to support would create difficulties.

10/10/2012

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Following Danica Patrick: Double Duty At Atlanta

For the last time on the circuit, Danica Patrick turned her first laps at a track. Atlanta Motor Speedway is a “cookie cutter” 1.5 mile track, similar to Texas and Charlotte, tracks where Patrick has already been.

09/03/2012

Following Danica Patrick: Double Duty At Bristol

The spring Bristol Motor Speedway was not the same as the Bristol Motor Speedway the drivers came to this past weekend. After uneventful racing in the Spring, track owner Bruton Smith took bulldozers to the track and ground the top of the track, creating a whole new Bristol.

08/27/2012

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Fairfield Little League At New England Regionals Tonight

They’ve won three state titles and now the Fairfield American Little League team is headed for the New England regionals. They play Vermont at 8 p.m.

08/03/2012

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Connecticut Cleans Up After Deadly Irene Slams The State

Two deaths in Connecticut were being attributed to Tropical Storm Irene, which knocked out power to more than 700,000 utility customers and swept some shorefront homes into the sea.

08/29/2011

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Not Guilty Plea In Flatulence-Fueled Murder Case

Marc Higgins of Bristol, Connecticut pleaded not guilty to charges he stabbed his friend to death for making fun of his flatulence. Three other people were injured in the alleged rampage.

02/15/2011

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Cops: Flatulence Behind Fatal Stabbing In Bristol

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP)– A 21-year-old Bristol man told police he stabbed four people at a party Saturday night, one fatally, because partygoers were making fun of his flatulence. Police say Marc Higgins left the party […]

01/18/2011

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Bristol Mayor Still In Critical Condition After Choking

City councilor Kenneth Cockayne says Mayor Art Ward was taken to the hospital on Saturday night when he choked while having dinner at the Italian Social Club.

12/07/2010

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Conn. Woman Mistakenly Charged $2,600 For Pizza

A Connecticut woman says her bank account was wiped out after a clerk mistakenly charged her $2,600 for a $30 pizza.

11/25/2010