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Bear hunters pose with a black bear that they killed at Waywayanda State Park. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bear Hunting Bill Clears House Committee In Connecticut

A bill creating a new lottery for bear hunting licenses cleared a key Connecticut legislative committee Wednesday, despite some objections about whether such hunting is appropriate.

03/27/2013

Stamford Harbor (file/credit: cityofstamford.org)

Stamford Officials Continue To Investigate Source Of Sewage Spill

City Public Safety Director Ted Jankowski said he estimates the spill to be about 1,000 gallons and said in just a few days, the spill has already begun to naturally dissipate.

10/16/2012

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Conn. Wildlife Officials Mull Bear Hunt Lottery

Connecticut wildlife officials are drafting plans for a bear hunt lottery that would decide who gets to kill a limited number of bears.

01/11/2012