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The collapsed roof of the Metrodome is shown in this aerial view in Minneapolis on Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010. The inflatable roof of the Metrodome collapsed Sunday after a snowstorm that dumped 17 inches on Minneapolis. No one was hurt, but the roof failure sent the NFL scrambling to find a new venue for the Vikings' game against the New York Giants. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

Connecticut AG Wants Giants Game On Television

Connecticut’s attorney general wants football fans in his state to be able to watch the game between the Vikings and Giants.


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AG Blumenthal Rips Fees Linked To ‘Kardashian Kard’

Keeping up with the Kardashians can get pretty expensive – especially when using the new pre-paid credit card recently unveiled by sisters Kim, Kourtney and Khloe.


Governor-Elect Dan Malloy is seen with running mate Nancy Wyman arrive for a news conference - Hartford, CT - Nov 8, 2010 - AP Photo/Jessica Hill

CT Governor-Elect Dan Malloy Talks State’s Future

The secretary of the state is scheduled to formally certify the Nov. 2 elections at her Capitol office today, a day before the deadline set by state law to do so.


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Better Business Bureau Changes Ratings System

Criticized by the CT’s AG for a system that he called pay for play, said it’s abandoning a practice that awarded rating points simply because a business was accredited.


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Better Business Bureau Accused Of Pay-To-Play Scheme

Connecticut’s attorney general is pushing the Better Business Bureau to stop what he calls a play-to-play system that rates BBB members better than nonmembers.


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Will Andrew Cuomo Seek The Presidency?

Andrew Cuomo just smiles at the question: Will you run for president? The Gov.-elect, still nearly two months before he takes office, can’t really avoid the plot line.


Richard Blumenthal campaigns in Middletown, CT - Nov 1, 2010 - AP Photo/Stephan Savoia and Linda McMahon is seen after voting in Greenwich, CT - Nov 2, 2010 - AP Photo/Charles Krupa

Blumenthal Takes Out McMahon In Conn. Senate Battle

Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal was elected to the Senate on Tuesday in a bruising cage-fight of a campaign against pro wrestling mogul Linda McMahon, extending the Democrats’ hold on the seat.


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Blumenthal, McMahon Stump For Last-Minute Votes

Democrat Richard Blumenthal and Republican Linda McMahon traveled across the state on Monday to meet with committed supporters in their Senate race.


Connecticut Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon, left, is escorted away from protesters, rear left and far right, by campaign traveling press secretary Jodi Latina during a campaign stop at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Monday, Nov. 1, 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Skirmish Breaks Out At Linda McMahon UConn Visit

A new poll shows Democrat Richard Blumenthal still leading Republican Linda McMahon in Connecticut’s Senate race, but the gap appears to be closing.


President Barack Obama makes a final get-out-the-vote push for Democratic candidates, Attorney General Dick Blumenthal, running for U.S. Senate, left, and Rep. Jim Himes, D-Ct., right. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Obama Makes Get-Out-The-Vote Push At Conn. Rally

President Barack Obama told voters in Bridgeport that in three days they could set the direction of Connecticut and the nation for years to come.


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Conn. Wrestling Fans: We’re No Lock For McMahon

Connecticut fans of World Wrestling Entertainment say Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon’s ties to the company won’t guarantee their votes on Election Day.


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Expect Wrestling Swag At The Polls In Connecticut

The WWE will be giving away goodies near voting booths on Tuesday for the Connecticut elections.


Linda McMahon campaigns in Waterbury, CT - Oct 23, 2010 - AP Photo/Jessica Hill

Are You Allowed To Wear WWE Garb At The Polls?

WWE CEO Vince McMahon filed a federal lawsuit seeking to stop local election workers from asking WWE fans to cover up their wrestling garb at the polls.


Richard Blumenthal is seen in Manchester, CT - Oct 20, 2010 - AP Photo/Jessica Hill

Riches Shadow Candidates In CT U.S. Senate Race

Richard Blumenthal isn’t flashy. Typically dressed in a plain dark suit, he switched his gas-guzzling state vehicle to an austere Honda Civic hybrid when fuel prices jumped.


Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is seen after debating Linda McMahon - Hartford, CT - Oct 4, 2010 - Photo: Richard Messina-Pool/Getty Images

Blumenthal Holds Lead Over McMahon In C.T.

A poll released Tuesday shows the state attorney general leading McMahon by 12 percentage points, or 54 percent to 42 percent, among likely voters.