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Senate Leader Says GE May Be Using Conn. Budget As Layoff Cover

General Electric says the idea that it has been planning layoffs in Connecticut and plans to use the state’s just-passed budget as “cover” is completely untrue.

06/05/2015

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Connecticut Senate Passes Budget Minutes Before Deadline

The vote came about a half-hour before the midnight adjournment Wednesday.

06/04/2015

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Connecticut Lawmakers Set To Vote On Revised Budget Plan

Rank-and-file members of the House of Representatives were learning details of the new revisions Tuesday morning.

06/02/2015

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Connecticut Rep. Jim Himes Calls On Congress To Help Replace I-95 Bridge In Stamford

The senator said Congress has been funding repairs for the Stamford bridge and other spans nationwide in piecemeal fashion.

06/01/2015

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House Passes Multi-Step Process For New Connecticut Casino

The House of Representatives voted 88-55 in favor of the legislation early Friday.

05/29/2015

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As Temperatures Soar, Connecticut Utility Working To Prevent Power Outages

In an effort to boost reliability, Eversource Energy has been installing new equipment and checking substations and power lines.

05/27/2015

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Clock Ticking For Connecticut Lawmakers To Strike Budget Deal

Republicans, the minority party in both chambers, have a plan that calls for no new taxes and are frustrated that none of their lawmakers have been invited to budget talks.

05/27/2015

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Police: Recent Yale Grad Jumps To Death After Stabbing Student

New Haven police say it happened around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday at a College Street apartment complex across the street from the Ivy League campus.

05/26/2015

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Stamford Police: Man Posing As Utility Worker, Accomplice Steal $51K From Elderly Woman

A man claiming to work for the water company showed up at the woman’s front door saying he was there to check a leaky pipe, a service that would cost $50, police said.

05/26/2015

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Connecticut’s Pleasure Beach Reopens For 1st Full Summer In 19 Years

A barrier beach is reopening for its first full summer season in 19 years.

05/23/2015

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Connecticut Senate To Vote On Bill Banning Variable Electric Contracts

The Senate is expected to pass legislation banning variable-rate electric contracts for residential customers.

05/20/2015

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Connecticut High School Committee Deems 6 Dresses Inappropriate For Prom

Shelton High School officials say their review of prom dresses this week has turned up just six that will not be allowed at Saturday’s dance.

05/15/2015

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NTSB: Amtrak Train Accelerated 30 MPH Within About 1 Minute Before Wreck

Another body was pulled from the wreckage Thursday morning, bringing the death toll to eight, officials said.

05/14/2015

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Connecticut Business Leaders Say State Democrats’ Budget Plan Will Be A Disaster

Business leaders from Fairfield County heard from state lawmakers, Republican and Democrat, about their parties’ budget plans.

05/13/2015

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Connecticut Man Being Tested For Ebola After Returning From Liberia

After spending several months in West African nation, the man exhibited general symptoms of fever and muscle aches, doctors said.

05/13/2015

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