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Connecticut U.S. Senator Calls For More Timely Notifications From EPA On Lead ContaminationU.S. Sen. Chris Murphy said the big problem in Connecticut is lead paint on older homes.
Connecticut Gov. Malloy's Revised Budget Would Cut Over 1,000 State JobsWhile addressing a joint session of the General Assembly on the opening day of the new legislative session, the Democrat said Wednesday the jobs would be eliminated through attrition and "other means."
Police: Conn. Chiropractor Gave Shocks To Discipline Office WorkerWilliam DeAngelo, head of the Neuro-Spinal Center in Stratford, was charged Thursday with third-degree assault and remains free on a promise to appear in court.
Connecticut Lawmaker Takes Aim At Prescription Drugs In Battle Against Drug OverdosesRep. Roberta Willis said the abuse of drugs occurs not just in the cities, but in rural Connecticut as well.
Blizzard Takes Toll On Blood Donations In NY, Conn.The American Red Cross and New York Blood Center are issuing a call for donations.
Concerns Linger Over Gov. Malloy's $100B Transportation BillThere's a growing sentiment in Connecticut that the governor's $100 billion plan to overhaul transportation needs to be first directed to mass transit, not highway widening.
Republican Lawmaker: Connecticut's Economy Is In 'Shambles'Republican lawmakers in Hartford are complaining that Democrats who hold the majority are ignoring the long-term impact the new budget will have on Connecticut taxpayers.
Advocates Backing Animal Abuse Registry In ConnecticutAdvocates for domestic violence victims and animal rights supporters in Connecticut are teaming up to support a public registry of animal abusers.
Police: Large Group Attacks 2 Teens Leaving High School Basketball Game In StamfordOne teen suffered a stab wound to his chest, and the other had his teeth kicked in, police said.
Tolling, Higher Taxes Among Transportation Funding Ideas In ConnecticutCongestion tolling, a higher sales tax and increasing the state gas tax are among the ideas being recommended to help fund Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed $100 billion transportation overhaul.
General Electric Moving HQ From Fairfield To BostonThe company said it chose Boston after a consideration of factors including the business ecosystem, quality of life for employees and connections with the world.
New Haven Launches Citywide Stop-Smoking EffortMayor Toni Harp said perhaps as many as one in every five people in New Haven smoke and she's now making it more difficult to light up.

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