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November 25, 2019

CT Senator Urges Bill To Protect Domestic Violence Survivors:  Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal is urging the Senate to adopt domestic violence prevention measures, the Hartford Courant reported. During a press conferen...

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November 13, 2019

Lamont Revisits $21 Billion Transportation Plan:  Governor Ned Lamont is back with his $21 billion transportation plan. The only problem for skeptical legislators and state residents -- it still includes tolls. The plan, The Hartfo...

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Sarah Willson, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Racist And Hateful Flyers Found On WCSU Campus: Police are investigating hate-filled flyers that were found on Western Connecticut State University's (WCSU) Midtown Campus. According to Campus spokesperson Paul Steinmetz, ...

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Sarah Willson, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

 CT Aims To Assist College-Bound Students: Connecticut is working to make college more affordable for low-income families by accepting a seven-year, $25.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, according to the As...

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Sarah Willson, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

Over 100 Schools Below Recommendations For Measles Vaccine: Data released Monday morning showed the school-by-school measle vaccine rate at 134 kindergarten schools in Connecticut is 34 percent below "recommendations," according to the...

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Isabella Chan, News Editor

October 16, 2019

Basketball Coach Jim Calhoun Responds To Sexual Discrimination Allegations: Former UConn basketball coach Jim Calhoun issued a statement in which he acknowledges allegations of him discriminating on the basis of sex along wit...

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Sarah Willson, Social Media Editor

October 2, 2019

CT Sees Rise In Poverty, Census Says: Connecticut is the only state in the country that saw an increase in poverty in 2018, according to new data from the United States Census. The state is still considered to be one of the...

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Sarah Willson, Social Media Editor

September 24, 2019

One Dead After EEE Case In State, Second Hospitalized:  One man has died after nearly 100 mosquitos tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis, also known as EEE, NBC Connecticut reported. Four reports of EEE came from...

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Sarah Willson, Social Media Editor

September 17, 2019

Tax On Grocery Items, Restaurants To Increase:  Connecticut residents can expect to dig deeper into their wallets starting Oct. 1. Food "for immediate consumption" will be taxed at a rate of 7.35 percent rather than 6.3...

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Sarah Willson, Social Media Editor

September 10, 2019

Local Missing Mom Case Draws New Evidence:  Fotis Dulos, the estranged husband of the missing mother of five Jennifer Dulos, said he believes Jennifer is still alive despite investigators and new evidence suggesting other...

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Sarah Willson, Social Media Editor

September 2, 2019

Connecticut Town Offers Rehab Instead Of Jail Time For Some: The town of Vernon in Tolland County is joining what the Hartford Courant said is a "growing trend" in offering drug addicts treatment rather than jail time. Ve...

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Sarah Willson, Editor-in-Chief

May 7, 2019

State Economy Sees Small Spur In Growth: Connecticut saw just its second annual growth spurt in over a decade, roughly one-third of the national expansion ranking in at 2.9 percent, the Hartford Courant reported. Some, the Courant said...

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