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Lamont expects state to vaccinate health care workers firstMANCHESTER  Gov. Ned Lamont expects Connecticut will follow an initial federal recommendation to vaccinate health care workers and vulnerable populations first once COVID-19 vaccines are del...

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Connecticut's COVID-19 Positivity Rate Jumps to 6.5%, 51 New Deaths ReportedConnecticut COVID-19 test positivity rate jumped to 6.5% on Wednesday. The rate is an uptick from Tuesday 5.9% and a sharp increase above the state's...

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A€˜We're in the Same Place We Were One Year Ago': Police Search for Leads in Ansonia DisappearanceWednesday marked a year since an Ansonia mother was found brutally killed in her home, allegedly at the hands of her boyfriend, 43-year-old Jose Morales.

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Sally's Apizza Temporarily Closed for Deep CleaningOne of New Haven's iconic pizzerias is temporarily closed. Sally's Apizza closed for a deep cleaning on Tuesday, according to their Twitter account....

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Connecticut overhauls rules for electricity rate increasesHARTFORD — Regulators imposed what they called sweeping changes Wednesday to how electricity rate increases are proposed and approved, responding to an uproar by customers over substantially higher bills during the summer.

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Connecticut to get $3.8 million in settlement with pharma firmBausch Health Cos. agreed to pay $3.8 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the Connecticut State Treasurer's office over claims that the company, formerly known as Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., misled shareholders about the source of its revenues.

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Norwalk River Valley Trail construction bid approved for $2.9MThe Common Council's public works committee Tuesday night approved the bid for the $2.9 million multipurpose Norwalk River Valley Trail.

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Judge Delays Sentencing For Former Bridgeport Police Chief Armando PerezA federal judge delayed sentencing for Bridgeport, Connecticut's former police chief, who pleaded guilty to fraud and lying to the FBI.

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Connecticut Inmate Who Gave Birth On Prison Toilet Settles With StateA Connecticut inmate who gave birth in her prison cell has agreed to a settlement with the state.

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Advocates Report An Uptick In Domestic Violence During PandemicQuarantine helped slow the spread of COVID-19 in Connecticut, but it contributed to a surge in domestic violence.

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Take 2: Second Tree Arrives on New Haven Green Ahead of Dec. 10 LightingA second tree to the mark the holidays has arrived on the New Haven Green for the city's annual tree lighting on Dec.

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Connecticut Hospitals Brace For Strain Amid Expected Winter COVID SurgeConnecticut hospitals warn of strained staffing and intensive care unit capacity as the state prepares for a winter wave of COVID-19 cases.

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Connecticut Officials Thank School Volunteers Helping During COVID CrisisThe head of the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents praised the many volunteers coming in to help students in classrooms across the state.

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No middle ground: State and private efforts close digital divide in educationMANCHESTER  Gov. Ned Lamont and Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona say state and private efforts are closing the digital divide that the COVID-19 pandemic worsened in Connecticut.

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Connecticut Takes Steps During Pandemic To Expand Internet AccessSince the pandemic, more than 40,000 families in Connecticut received internet access. More than 140,000 laptops have been given to public school students.

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H.O.R.S.E. of Connecticut hosts Christmas Open House in Washington, CTLooking for a gift for that person who has everything? H.O.R.S.E. of Connecticut has...

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Giving Fund: COVID makes holidays even tougher for families in needReaders are invited to answer the call for help through the Giving Fund, which tells the stories of residents who need a helping hand.

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Connecticut regulator targets rate relief with new rules on electricityPURA also has an ongoing probe of Eversource's and Avangrid's response to Tropical Storm Isaias in early August, with another set of hearings planned for mid-December after the new law that among other changes allows PURA to force utilities to pay customers for spoiled food and medicine.

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Tipping Point: Our picks and pansMOVIE TIPA Most Beautiful ThingIn the 1990s, the first African American high school rowing team was created, in Chicago.

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Achiever: Dr. Nicole SookhanSaint Mary’s Hospital and Trinity Health Of New England Medical Group breast surgeon, Dr. Nicole Sookhan, received a Citation from the State of Connecticut for her efforts in educating and raising awareness for Breast Cancer.

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Despite ‘Constructive Conversation' With Docs, Lamont Stays the CourseDespite a "constructive conversation" with a group of doctors asking him to enact tighter restrictions to contain the COVID-19 virus, Gov.

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Big Y to Offer Free COVID-19 Vaccines When They Are AvailableBig Y pharmacies plans to offer free COVID-19 vaccines to customers once they are approved and available for distribution, The company said all 33 Big Y...

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Lamont: 40,000 Vaccine Doses Should Be Available In Connecticut By Dec. 14Governor Ned Lamont said Connecticut should receive its first 20,000 doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine within the next two weeks and its first 20,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine before the end of the month.

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Trinity Realty LLC opens in MiddletownDistinguished as the youngest African American female-led real estate brokerage in central Connecticut, real estate broker Tawana Bourne announces the opening of her real estate brokerage firm, Trinity Realty LLC.

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Norwalk police investigate Colonial Village shootingA man in his early 20s was shot in the leg at Colonial Village Tuesday night, according to police.

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Greenwich police officer earns detective's badgeDetective Ryan Beattie was presented with his gold detective badge at police headquarters, after completing his six-month training period.

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Volunteers help Greenwich seniors celebrate the holidaysCourtnay's Kitchen cooked, packed and delivered more than 100 Thanksgiving meals to local seniors, with the help of volunteers.

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State Regulators Find Electric Rate Hikes Not 'Customer-Friendly,' Announce ChangesState utility regulators announced Wednesday that they will change the process of authorizing electricity rate hikes requested by Eversource and United Illuminating.

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Connecticut's fixed costs to grow $2 billion by 2024, continue to dominate state budgetConnecticuts fixed costs like Medicaid, debt service and retiree benefits continue to grow faster than state revenue and make up 52 percent of the states budget, according to the Office of Fiscal Analysis.

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Home of artist Leonard Ochtman for sale in ConnecticutWhen famed Dutch-American landscape artist Leonard Ochtman moved to Connecticut in 1891 with his wife — Mina Fonda Ochtman, an accomplished American Impressionist painter in her own right — they built a house in Cos Cob and dubbed it Grayledge.

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Man Accused of Refusing to Wear Mask at Canterbury Grocery StoreConnecticut State Police have arrested a man who is accused of refusing to wear a mask while at a grocery store in Canterbury earlier this week as cases of coronavirus continue to rise across the state.

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The Wheelhouse: COVID Second Wave Builds In ConnecticutMore than 5,000 people have died with coronavirus in Connecticut since the start of the pandemic.

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Which Daniel Schwartz? Don't Mistake These 2 Connecticut Employment Lawyers for Each OtherIt's a tale of two Connecticut employment attorneys named Daniel Schwartz. They both work for Big Law and are friends.

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Domestic Violence Cases in Conn. Increasing Amid Pandemic, Through Holiday Season: OfficialsOfficials said domestic violence impacts one in four women and is more prevalent for women in Connecticut and in the United States than diabetes and breast cancer combined and cases are on the rise amid the pandemic and the holiday season.

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Trump threatens to veto defense spending bill with billions for Connecticut's military contractorsPresident Donald Trump has threatened to veto a nearly $1 trillion defense spending bill, with billions of dollars for fighter jet engines, submarines and helicopters made in Connecticut, in a fight he picked with Congress demanding the repeal of legal protections for tech companies.

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Connecticut Vaccine Rollout Must Include Incarcerated PeopleAhead of Governor Ned Lamont's press conference regarding Connecticut's COVID-19 vaccination roll-out plans, the ACLU of Connecticut sent a letter today reminding the Governor of his constitutional responsibility to ensure people who are incarcerated are included in the same tier as all others in congregate living situations, such as nursing...

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The Wheelhouse: COVID Second Wave Builds In ConnecticutMore than 5,000 people have died with coronavirus in Connecticut since the start of the pandemic.

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Greenwich author to hold virutal talk on his debut murder-mysteryAuthor Tim Cole will discuss his mystery, "The Sea Glass Murders," with a presentation organized by the Pequot Library in Southport.

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Greenwich church continues half-century Christmas tree traditionThe First Congregational Church of Greenwich is selling nearly 500 fir trees in its Annual Tree and Wreath Sale, which runs through this weekend.

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Suspect arrested in fatal hit-and-run crash in ConnecticutSuspect arrested in fatal hit-and-run crash in Connecticut - VERNON — A man charged in the hit-and-run death a of volunteer soccer coach in Connecticut told detectives he thought he had hit a mailbox, police said.

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1 Dead, 2 Injured in Wolcott CrashOne person was killed in a serious crash in Wolcott on Wednesday morning. Police were called to the two-vehicle crash in the area 250 County Road.

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Pandemic urgings miss targetAgain last week, most of the coronavirus-related deaths in Connecticut  70%  occurred in nursing homes.

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Vote Today For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards; Downtown Cabaret Theatre Leads Best Theatre StaffThere's just four short weeks left to vote for the BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards - which are back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade!

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Gov. Lamont to Give Update on State's Progress Closing the Digital Divide During PandemicGovernor Ned Lamont is giving an update on Wednesday about the state's progress in closing the digital divide for students during the ongoing COVID-19...

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CT: Fairfield CountyIf you walk into the forest expecting a fairytale, it unfolds. “He who gathers together” is the meaning of Myano, the chief for whom Mianus River Park was named.

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Staff shortage sends Roton Middle School remote in NorwalkA Norwalk middle school will be remote until Dec. 14 because of a staff shortage after a COVID-19 case and contact tracing.

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Mostly Cloudy, Chilly Day Today; Storm Developing for WeekendToday will be mostly cloudy and chilly with temperatures a little bit below normal and there is a storm developing for this weekend.

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Connecticut regulators promise rate relief with new rules on electricityConnecticut regulators acted Wednesday to corral what they called a "yo-yo effect" that can result in far higher costs for electricity than customers expect, such as during last summer's pandemic heat wave.

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Will CT legislators raise the gas tax? With tax rates now below the national average, it's possibleWith tolls off the table in 2021, state officials could look to gasoline tax hikes to salvage Connecticut's imperiled transportation program.

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Uncertainty The Enemy for State's Beleaguered BusinessesThe coronavirus has dealt Connecticut businesses of every shape and size a tough year. Although it is hard to say how many operations closed, some are weighing whether to remain open if Congress does not pass more federal relief soon.

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Pardon me, Mr. PresidentHe's making a list, checking it twice. He already knows who's naughty, and that convicted felons aren't nice.

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A different look at the defense budgetThe Mirror recently reported that Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Rep. Joe Courtney are fighting hard against Trump's "feckless threat to veto the National Defense Authorization Act." Go, team!

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Metro-North conductor's book tells it like it wasAre you nostalgic for the "good old days" on Metro-North... the crowded trains, the inevitable delays, your often-times crazy fellow passengers?

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Connecticut regulators revamp electricity rate-setting following last summer's uproar over sharply higher customer billsConnecticut regulators said Wednesday they will change how they periodically adjust electricity rates, using utilities' expenses and revenue as a guide to set rates rather than forecasts that fell short in the pandemic that no one saw coming.

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Case of the Day  Wednesday, December 2, 2020STAYIN’ ALIVE Yesterday, pro se plaintiff Caryn Rickel survived the arguments advanced by the slick lawyers representing her bamboo-lovin’ neighbors, the Komaromis.

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Editorial: Protect Connecticut's 335 bird speciesHow to extend that pandemic backyard bird feeder appreciation further.

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CT Advisory Panel Finalizing Vaccine PlanThe CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices on Tuesday voted 13-1 on guidance for who should get the first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Officials: CT will be first to meet tech needs of at-home learnersBy mid-month, Connecticut is poised to fully meet reported home learning device needs of its public school students, Governor Ned Lamont announced Wednesday.

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CCM to Cap Annual Convention With Panel of National Experts On Race Relations ThursdayThe Connecticut Conference of Municipalities will close out its annual convention Thursday with a panel of high-profile experts discussing race relations and racial equity.

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SI All-American Basketball Candidates in ConnecticutJoseph, 6-foot-1 and 165 pounds, committed to Miami in July, choosing the Hurricanes over a final list of schools that included Georgetown, Boston College, Marquette and Providence.

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Norwalk LA Fitness ordered to close after violating reopening rulesThe Norwalk Health Department closed the facility Tuesday over patrons not wearing masks or social distancing.

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New London Arts Organizations Receive State COVID Relief GrantsSeveral New London nonprofit art organizations will receive grant funding to aid in COVID-19 relief.

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Connecticut Communities Work to Keep Arts ThrivingThe state is awarding $9 million in grants to help support popular arts institutions in Connecticut during the pandemic.

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Cheshire School Tapping Young Volunteers to Fill Substitute Teaching VoidAmong the many ramifications of the pandemic, has been a profound shortage of substitute teachers.

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Hike in COVID-19 positivity rates and hospitalizations shows that this time, bending the curve is harderConnecticut's seven-day rolling average of positive COVID-19 tests edged upward to 4.9% on Tuesday, reversing a downward trend that saw a drop from a peak of 5.8% 11 days ago to 4.7% on Monday, Gov.

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No change to state's travel restriction listThere was no change this week in Connecticut’s travel restriction list as the entire country with only four exceptions is covered.

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LISTEN: Teachers Union Leader On Why Schools Should Close To In-Person LearningWith the second wave of coronavirus infections seemingly roaring across Connecticut, state teachers unions have been calling for students to go to a model for the time being.

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Former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's Death in Connecticut House Fire Shrouded in MysteryThe 46-year-old entrepreneur died from smoke inhalation during a house fire in New London, Connecticut.

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2M grant to help low-income Norwalk families with child careThe Common Council approved a federal grant providing over $2 million for five day care centers to provide services for low-income families.

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Only in CT: Kitchen Supplies to Nautical Knots Make Shopping Local Unique in MysticEven during a pandemic, Mystic was a sought-after summer staycation. But now that it's getting colder, locals hope you won't neglect the quaint village...

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Governor Highlights Need for Education VolunteersGovernor Lamont on Tuesday spoke about the need for residents to support schools across the state through volunteerism during the pandemic.

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I-95 South in East Haven Reopens After CrashA crash briefly closed the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 in East Haven Tuesday evening.

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CT Sheep Farmers Work Together on Connecticut BlanketsSheep farmers from across the state have come together for the past two decades to create blankets made with Connecticut-farmed wool.

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Educational Nonprofit Says Students Are Struggling Amid COVID-19 PandemicThe coronavirus is still causing ripple effects on educators, parents and students. A new study conducted by the Northwest Evaluation Association is bringing to light some of the struggles that students are facing in the classroom.

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Lamont Highlights Call For Volunteers During COVID-19 PandemicGov. Ned Lamont on Tuesday will reiterated his call to Connecticut residents to volunteer during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Health Insurance Enrollment Deadline Fast ApproachingEnrollment in health insurance might be brisk for 2021, but it's hard to tell because in-person enrollment is by appointment and most of what’s been happening with Access Health CT has been done online.

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Committee to vote on $2.9M bid for Norwalk River Valley TrailMitch Ancona rides his bike 100 miles along a 2-mile loop of the Norwalk River Valley Trail as part of the The DIY DK 100 Mitch Ancona Ride to oraise money for the trail, Saturday, September 12, 2020, in Wilton, Conn.

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Only in CT: Farmers Across the State Team Up to Make Fleece BlanketsJust like sheep traveling in herds, Connecticut farmers support each other in herds. Therefore, unlike most business sectors, Connecticut sheep farmers...

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A Trip Back to Stars HollowAs the U.S. braces itself for another potential lockdown, finding other ways to keep ourselves sane is becoming more and more difficult.

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Southern Connecticut Student Chosen For Prestigious Rhodes ScholarshipSouthern Connecticut State University senior Asma Rahimyar has a history of breaking new ground. The 20-year old Trumbull resident is the child of Afghan immigrants and was the first in her family born in the United States.

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Video: American eagle siting on Connecticut River in MiddletownMiddletown Press reader Rob Treloar captured a black-and-white video of an American eagle Tuesday morning on the Connecticut River.

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Connecticut Hasn't Commuted A Single Prisoner's Sentence Since Before The PandemicAs COVID-19 drags on and advocates continue to pressure state officials to release people from prisons and jails, the Connecticut Board of Pardons and Paroles has a tool that, in the words of the U.S. Supreme Court, gives them "unfettered discretion" to commute a person's sentence and shorten the length of time spent behind bars.

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PETA to Connecticut Department of Public Health: Shut Down Animal LabsA spike in COVID-19 cases is compromising Connecticut's plan to reopen, and PETA is calling on the Connecticut Department of Public Health to cut cruel A spike in COVID-19 cases is compromising Connecticut's plan to reopen, and PETA is calling on the Connecticut Department of Public Health to cut cruel animal experiments with tests on animals...

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Tuesday's increase in COVID positivity rates and hospitalizations shows that this time, bending the curve is harderConnecticut's seven-day rolling average of positive COVID tests edged upward to 4.9% on Tuesday, reversing a downward trend that saw a drop from a peak of 5.8% 11 days ago to 4.7% on Monday, Gov.

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A Historic Hurricane Season Comes to A CloseThe start of December officially marks the end of Hurricane Season. The Atlantic Hurricane Season came to a close Monday, and in 2020 fashion, it was one for...

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SaveCTRestaurants Campaign Calls for More Support for IndustryThe Connecticut Restaurant Association has launched a new campaign pushing for more help for the industry, which has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.

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State settles suit by inmate who gave birth in prison cellHARTFORD, Conn. — A Connecticut prison inmate who gave birth on a toilet in her cell and claimed she was denied medical care has agreed to settle her lawsuit against state prison officials, her lawyers told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

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Coronavirus Latest: Cuomo Has A Plan For COVID-19 This Winter; Conn.'s Milestone Of 5,000 DeadHere's the latest on the coronavirus outbreak in the region: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has a 5-point plan for combating the resurgence of COVID-19.

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Stop and Shop Hiring 5,000 Workers Across RegionStop and Shop will be hiring to fill more than 5,000 positions in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York and New Jersey.

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State settles lawsuit with woman who delivered her baby in a prison toiletThe state attorney general's office refused Tuesday to disclose the amount of the settlement it reached with Tianna Laboy.

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Conn. Officials Urge Residents To Get Health Care Through Access Health CT Before Dec. 15 DeadlineLieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz said Connecticut residents who have lost health insurance because of the COVID-19 pandemic should sign-up for Obamacare.

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CT's COVID-19 Positivity Rate Increases to 5.9 PercentConnecticut's COVID-19 positivity rate is 5.9 percent for the day, Gov. Ned Lamont announced on Tuesday, and the rate for the last week is 4.9 percent.

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Tony Hsieh: Zappos boss dies after accidental house fireDeath ruled an accident but cause of Connecticut blaze still under investigation.

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Police: Norwalk woman threw a knife at person after argument over photosPolice said Jessica Cardena-Bejarano threw a pocket knife at the victim, leaving them with minor injuries.

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Norwalk neighborhood's vote on sign policy postponed to JanuaryThe delay is due to the revised policy not yet being finalized, according to a Sixth Taxing District commissioner.

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Vernon Dad, Soccer Coach Killed in Hit-and-Run Was to Receive Award; Suspect Appears in CourtA man accused of a hit-and-run that killed a father of two and youth soccer coach as he was out walking his puppy in Vernon last week had no comment as he left court on Tuesday morning after posting bond and he is due back in court next month.

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Latest Updates: COVID-19 Death Toll In Connecticut Tops 5,000More than eight months after the first coronavirus-related death was reported in Connecticut, the state death toll surpassed 5,000 over the weekend.

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Connecticut Doctors Push To Close Gyms And Indoor DiningIn Connecticut, 35 health professionals sent a letter to urge Governor Lamont to close indoor dining and gyms, and ban certain gatherings to protect residents.

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COVID update: Greenwich Schools surpasses 100-case markAs of Tuesday, the district has reported 110 positive COVID-19 cases since the start of school this fall.

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Zoom Incorporates Security Features Suggested By Rep. Jahana Hayes Following DisruptionU.S. Congresswoman Jahana Hayes of Connecticut faced racist attacks during a virtual campaign event this fall.

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Metro-North Could Be Forced To Cut 50% Of Its ServiceThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority said it could be forced to cut the Metro-North commuter rail service by up to 50 percent if it doesn't get.

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COVID-19 Spikes In Prisons As Monitors' Report LagsThe monitors tasked by a federal judge with reviewing how the state Department of Correction is dealing with COVID-19 have yet to issue their first report as the number of cases at the prisons jumped six-fold in the span of a week.

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Friendship with detective inspires Greenwich High grad to join police forceEdwin Escobar, who previously served in the Army National Guard, took the oath of office at police headquarters.

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Connecticut Man Runs Across America to Raise Money for FoodshareFor the last eight months, Foodshare has provided free meals to hundreds of thousands of hungry families at Rentschler Field in East Hartford.

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Suspect arrested in fatal hit-and-run crash in ConnecticutVERNON, Conn. — A man charged in the hit-and-run death a of volunteer soccer coach in Connecticut told detectives he thought he had hit a mailbox, police said.

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DOT to Change Exit Numbers on Route 9, Other Connecticut RoadwaysThe Connecticut Department of Transportation will begin a construction project on Monday that will not only replace all of the exit signs along Routes 9, 17, and 82, but will also change the exit numbers along those roads.

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Volunteers needed to clear invasive vines at Greenwich Point ParkInvasive vines post a serious threat to the trees and the overall environment at the seaside park.

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Trumbull Kitchen to Close After Saturday Night Until Spring Due to PandemicTrumbull Kitchen in Hartford will close after dinner on Saturday and is not expected to open until the spring because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Suspect arrested in fatal hit-and-run crash in ConnecticutA man charged in the hit-and-run death a of volunteer soccer coach in Connecticut told detectives he thought he had hit a mailbox, police said.

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Marblehead man ruled insane in college killing sues state hospitalHARTFORD, Conn. — A Massachusetts man acquitted by reason of insanity of killing a Wesleyan University student in 2009 has filed a lawsuit against Connecticut’s state psychiatric hospital complex, saying an employee improperly told a TV station that he and other patients were allowed to play violent video games.

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Rep. Joe Courtney cleared to end COVID-19 quarantineU.S. Rep. Joe Courtney said Tuesday that a doctor has cleared him to end his quarantine, a week after he tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Darien's Hecker to be inducted into Connecticut Golf Hall of FameHecker won the Women's Amateur Championship in both 1901 and 1902 at 17 and 18 years old, respectively.

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Asma Rahimyar Makes History At SCSU As The University's First Rhodes ScholarAsma Rahimyar was the first person in her family to be born in the U.S. after her parents left Afghanistan fleeing conflict.

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Connecticut Hasn't Commuted A Single Prisoner's Sentence Since Before The PandemicAs COVID-19 drags on and advocates continue to pressure state officials to release people from prisons and jails, the Board of Pardons and Paroles has a tool that, in the words of the U.S. Supreme Court, gives them “unfettered discretion” to commute a person’s sentence and shorten the length of time spent behind bars.

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Man ruled insane in Wesleyan killing sues state hospitalHARTFORD — A Massachusetts man acquitted by reason of insanity of killing a Wesleyan University student in 2009 has filed a lawsuit against Connecticut's state psychiatric hospital complex, saying an employee improperly told a TV station that he and other patients were allowed to play violent video games.

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Bridgeport man accused of running a drug factory in NorwalkA 22-year-old Bridgeport man was caught with a stockpile of drugs after running a red light on West Avenue, police said.

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As states impose new COVID-19 restrictionsAmericans returning from Thanksgiving break may face strict new coronavirus measures around the country Monday, as health officials brace for another nationwide surge because of holiday gatherings over the weekend.

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Congressman Courtney Plans a Return to DC After COVID-19 QuarantineCongressman Joe Courtney has been in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19 and his office said he is expected to return to Washington, DC after being cleared by his doctor.

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154 Arts Nonprofits in Connecticut Receive a Total of $9 Million in Grant FundsAmong those receiving funds are the Warner Theater, which is receiving $193,000, Five Points Center for the Visual Arts , the Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory , and the Connecticut Academy for the Arts.

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December Begins With Temperatures in the 50sDecember is starting with mild temperatures. Today is the first day of meteorological winter and temperatures will be in the 50s to near 60.

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3 Cases to Watch Before the Connecticut Supreme Court in DecemberThe Connecticut Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in 10 cases beginning next week. Here's a look at three of the more interesting cases.

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College Basketball Chatter with John Gallagher and Anthony LatinaWe're talking with two Connecticut college basketball coaches on today's episode. Hartford's John Gallagher joins us to talk about his team's opener against UConn, moving to Bubbleville at Mohegan Sun, and scheduling during COVID times.

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Connecticut Storytelling Center and Ubuntu Storytellers offer 'Stories Build Bridges'The Connecticut Storytelling Center, in residence at Connecticut College in New London, is presenting a virtual event, "Stories Build Bridges," at 8 p.m.

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Latest Updates: COVID-19 Death Toll In Connecticut Tops 5,000More than eight months after the first coronavirus-related death was reported in Connecticut, the state death toll surpassed 5,000 over the weekend.

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Connecticut Doctors Push To Close Gyms And Indoor DiningIn Connecticut, 35 health professionals sent a letter to urge Governor Lamont to close indoor dining and gyms, and ban certain gatherings to protect residents.

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Amid a Pandemic and Revitalization Attempts, a New Haven Institution ShuttersA couple of weeks ago, Ferraro's Market family owners announced they are closing their New Haven Grand Avenue flagship store on New Year's Eve.

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Health Insurance Enrollment Deadline Is ApproachingHARTFORD, CT  With the economy still struggling, the need to purchase health insurance is increasing as the Dec.

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Greenwich arts groups get piece of $9 million in state COVID grantsWith many nonprofit arts groups forced to cancel, curtail or pivot their events this year due to the coronavirus, the state is offering support.

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CT: Middlesex CountyA visit to Gillette Castle where William Gillette had 17 cats would be appropriately coupled with the Two Wraaslin Cats cafe.

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'No net loss! ' Don't cut down forests to build solar sitesWe applaud the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities' desire to buy solar energy; however, a proposed project in Hamden has a major flaw.

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The downside of mandated lockdownsRecently, while giving an online lecture to the Federalist Society, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito stated how COVID-19 restrictions have been a type of "stress test" for the constitution.

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Connecticut Man Runs Across America to Raise Money for FoodshareFor the last eight months, Foodshare has provided free meals to hundreds of thousands of hungry families at Rentschler Field in East Hartford.

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TEGNA Foundation and FOX61/CW20 to award $36,000 to help eight Connecticut nonprofit organizationsThe TEGNA Foundation, the charitable foundation sponsored by TEGNA Inc. and FOX and CW affiliates in the Hartford and New Haven television market, announced today they will award eight area nonprofit organizations community grants totaling $36,000.

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Covid-19 Forces Connecticut Political Reporter to Retire"I can see no safe path back to work for a man of my age and risk factors."

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Tribus Beer Co.I had the pleasure of visiting Tribus Beer Co. towards the end of the summer, on a gloriously warm day where we were able to fully appreciate their outdoor biergarten.

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Case of the Day  Tuesday, December 1, 2020BEHIND THE BAMBOO CURTAIN I admit to being old enough to remember the Bamboo Curtain, the Cold War political demarcation between the Communist Asia – particularly the People's Republic of China – and non-Communist states of Asia.

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Marblehead man ruled insane in college killing sues Connecticut psychiatric hospitalHARTFORD, Conn. — A Massachusetts man acquitted by reason of insanity of killing a Wesleyan University student in 2009 has filed a lawsuit against Connecticut's state psychiatric hospital complex, saying an employee improperly told a TV station that he and other patients were allowed to play violent video games.

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Several Connecticut Towns Cleanup After Monday's StormSeveral Connecticut towns are cleaning up after heavy rain and strong winds moved through the state on Monday.

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Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Head for FDA ReviewOn Monday, Moderna announced it will file for emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine, setting the stage for two possible vaccines that could be available by the end of the year.

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Connecticut runners excel at Northeast Cross Country Club ChampionshipsConnecticut was well represented at the Northeast Cross Country Club Championships Saturday in Montgomery, New York, as Gavin Sherry and Kate Wiser both took home individual titles.

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Police Make Arrest in Deadly Hit-and-Run in VernonPolice have arrested a man in connection with a deadly hit-and-run in Vernon last Tuesday.

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Group of Doctors Urges Lamont to Shut State Down Again As COVID-19 Hospitalizations ClimbSome Connecticut hospitals are just one to two weeks away from reaching capacity due to a surge in COVID-19 patients.

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Social Distancing Scorecard: Where CT Placed From March to NowFor weeks, we've heard the warnings about social distancing and having a toned-down Thanksgiving. Did it make a difference when it comes to COVID?

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Police to Give Update on Fatal Hit-and-Run in VernonPolice will give an update at 10 p.m. on a fatal hit-and-run crash that happened last Tuesday in Vernon.

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Man ruled insane in college killing sues state hospitalA Massachusetts man acquitted by reason of insanity of killing a Wesleyan University student in 2009 has filed a lawsuit against Connecticut's state psychiatric hospital complex, saying an employee improperly told a TV station that he and other patients were allowed to play violent video games.

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Rhode Island woman gets 10 years on meth trafficking chargesA Rhode Island woman described in court records as a "major pipeline" for trafficking methamphetamine in the state was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison, federal prosecutors said.

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State, Womens Business Development Council Boost DaycaresWhen COVID hit in March, many parents withdrew their young children from child care centers, forcing more than 60 to close their doors for good while others struggle to stay open.

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Authorities release name of kayaking accident victimVickie Medeiros, 61, of Cumberland, died at the hospital on Friday after her kayak overturned in rough waters at the mouth of the Narrow River in Narragansett, the state Department of Environmental Management said in a statement.

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Smoke inhalation complications cause of death for Tony HsiehNEW LONDON — Tony Hsieh, the retired CEO of online shoe retailer Zappos, died from complications of smoke inhalation sustained during a house fire earlier this month in Connecticut, the state medical examiner’s office said Monday.

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Weather: Cloudy with a chance of showers TuesdayPrevious articleCOVID-19 death toll reaches 5,000 in Connecticut; Lamont resists calls to roll back reopening state.

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COVID-19 death toll reaches 5,000 in Connecticut; Lamont resists calls to roll back reopening stateHARTFORD  Connecticut has passed another ghastly milestone in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic as the death toll topped 5,000 over the weekend.

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No plans for more restrictions despite Conn. doctors' pleaHARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut has no plans at the moment to impose more restrictions on businesses amid rising coronavirus infections and deaths, despite a group of doctors calling for the closure of gyms and a pause on indoor dining to prevent hospitals from becoming overwhelmed, Gov.

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New London Nurses Share Experiences From the FrontlinesLawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London is treating more COVID-19 patients than ever before.

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State Passes Grim Milestone As Some Press For More RestrictionsHARTFORD, CT  More than 5,000 people in Connecticut have now died of complications related to COVID-19, Gov.

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State, Women's Business Development Council Boost DaycaresWhen COVID hit in March, parents with small children withdrew their young children from child care centers, forcing more than 60 to close their doors for good while others struggled to stay open.

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Health Care Systems Ready for Post-Thanksgiving Testing DemandThe demand for a coronavirus test leading up to Thanksgiving spiked, as some people decided to host family gatherings or travel, despite the Centers for Disease Control's call to stay at home.

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Connecticut COVID Update: Positivity Rate Declines, Hospitalizations IncreaseAdditional 4,714 #covid cases, 59 deaths, 81 hospitalizations in Connecticut since Friday.

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Headline on story about election fund was misleadingI was surprised to read the misleading front-page headline in the Nov. 29 Sunday Republican, "Consultants cashed in this election: Taxpayers contribute $2.2 million to local campaigns," about the source of money for Connecticut's Citizens' Election Program.

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What are Democrats smoking?With Connecticut sure to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic for many more months, and state government sinking deeper into the financial disaster caused by the pandemic and government's response to it, it is amazing that the most urgent objective of the enlarged Democratic majority in the legislature is to legalize recreational marijuana.

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Wrong place to make cutsConnecticut is in dire fiscal straits. The legislatures Office of Fiscal Analysis has projected a $4.4 billion deficit over the 2020-21 fiscal year and the two succeeding fiscal years.

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Norwalk set to vote on COVID-19 vaccine agreementThe Common Council is set to vote Monday night on an agreement with the CDC for the city to receive the coronavirus vaccine when it becomes available.

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Former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh died from accidental smoke inhalation more than a week after he was trapped in a fireTony Hsieh, the retired CEO of Zappos credited with revolutionizing the shoe industry, died as a result of complications from accidental smoke inhalation, the office of the chief medical examiner in Connecticut told Insider.

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CT COVID-19 Briefing: 4 p.m., Monday, Nov. 30Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont is scheduled to provide a briefing at 4 p.m. on the states efforts to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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Connecticut COVID testing sites bracing for a surge heading into DecemberSites across Connecticut are bracing for a surge in people needing a COVID test due to potential exposures during Thanksgiving weekend.

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UPDATED: Thousands without power in southeastern ConnecticutThousands of Eversource customers across southeastern Connecticut lost power on Monday as high winds continued to pummel the region, taking down trees and power lines in some places.

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Thanksgiving Holiday Car Crashes Killed 7 People In Connecticut This YearSeven people were killed in fatal car accidents in Connecticut over Thanksgiving and the time is one of the most dangerous times of the year to travel by car in the U.S., according to the National Safety Council.

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Seven Killed in Crashes Over Thanksgiving Holiday WeekendState police are investigating several fatal crashes that killed seven people over the Thanksgiving weekend.

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State troopers make 29 DUI arrests over holiday periodMIDDLETOWN — Connecticut troopers responded to 376 accidents on state highways and charged 29 people with driving under the influence during beefed-up enforcement efforts over the Thanksgiving holiday period, state police said Monday.

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Unlikely path leads Wolcott native to college coaching success at SCSUFrom the very first time that Tim Quill stepped onto to the pool deck at the Hutchinson Natatorium at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, success has followed him.

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Several Connecticut Towns Cleanup After Monday's StormSeveral Connecticut towns are cleaning up after heavy rain and strong winds moved through the state on Monday.

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Meet these Connecticut pets up for adoptionWith the holiday season fast approaching, why not give the gift of love? There are so many animals in need of a home.

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Connecticut gives $9M to arts groups to help during outbreakHARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut will be giving $9 million in grants to more than 150 nonprofit arts organizations including theaters and symphonies to help them offset losses stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, Gov.

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Lamont: No plans for more restrictions despite doctors' pleaConnecticut has no plans at the moment to impose more restrictions on businesses amid rising coronavirus infections and deaths, despite a group of doctors calling for the closure of gyms and a pause on indoor dining to prevent hospitals from becoming overwhelmed, Gov.

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With Season Paused, UConn Women No. 3 in First AP Regular Season PollTop-ranked South Carolina jumped into the new season by playing three games in the first five days.

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Rhode Island sends alert: hospitals reach COVID-19 capacityRhode Island's hospitals reached their COVID-19 capacity on Monday, the same day the state's two-week pause, meant to control the rise in new coronavirus cases that threatens to overwhelm the state's health care system, took effect.

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Connecticut company acquires central Pa. manufacturerA Lebanon County manufacturer of high-tech alloy castings has been acquired by a Connecticut investment firm.

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More than 1K without power as damaging winds, heavy rain hit CTThe National Weather Service says the brunt of the storm will hit Connecticut Monday...

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COVID-19 has now claimed more than 5,000 lives in ConnecticutOf concern, though, were the 81 additional hospitalizations since Friday, pushing the number of current COVID-19 patients to 1,098, while 59 more fatalities raised the state's cumulative death toll since March, when the pandemic began, to 5,020.

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"Fire on Ice" Chanukah Celebration to Move to Drive-In Event in West HartfordThe popular annual "Fire on Ice" Chanukah celebration in Blue Back Square is being converted to a drive-in event this December to allow for COVID-19 social distancing and restrictions.

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Police: 2 killed in Route 8 crash in WaterburyTwo people were killed in a crash on Route 8 in Waterbury on Sunday, police said.

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Biden Press Secretary Pick Is Stamford NativePresident-elect Joe Biden has picked a Stamford native to be his Press Secretary.

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Kemp, former Yale defenseman from Greenwich, assigned to Swedish hockey teamKemp signed with the Oilers last week. He will begin his pro career in Sweden's second division with North American hockey on hold.

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Police: 8-year-old struck by car in NorwalkThe child had run across the street to catch up with a family member when the collision occurred, police said.

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Police: Pedestrian struck by a car in NorwalkThe individual was transported to Norwalk Hospital with " injuries," police said.

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Shots Fired at 2 People Following Stolen Car in Manchester: PoliceTwo people who called 911 early Monday morning to report that they were following what they believed was a stolen car, were shot at by the operator of the vehicle, according to Manchester police.

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WATCH LIVE AT 4PM: Governor Lamont to Provide Update on Conn.'s Coronavirus Cases, ResponseGov. Ned Lamont is expected to provide an update Monday afternoon on Connecticut's coronavirus cases and the state's response.

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Domain issue delays Norwalk marketing website launchThe city was supposed to launch its new marketing platform last Wednesday for Small Business Saturday.

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Connecticut troopers make 29 DUI arrests over holiday periodMIDDLETOWN, Conn. — Connecticut troopers responded to 376 accidents on state highways and charged 29 people with driving under the influence during beefed-up enforcement efforts over the Thanksgiving holiday period, state police said Monday.

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Connecticut banks struggle to make hay from pandemic-induced deposit floodClick here for updates on this story. HARTFORD, Conn.  Connecticut bank accounts are positively brimming with cash, thanks to COVID-19 federal stimulus and the pandemic's ongoing impact on consumers' spending and saving habits.

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Connecticut Hasn't Commuted A Single Prisoner's Sentence Since Before The PandemicAs COVID-19 drags on and advocates continue to pressure state officials to release people from prisons and jails, the Board of Pardons and Paroles has a tool that, in the words of the U.S. Supreme Court, gives them "unfettered discretion" to commute a person's sentence and shorten the length of time spent behind bars.

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Officials to Call on Congress to Fund MTA to Avoid Layoffs, Service CutsThe Metropolitan Transit Authority is considering laying off thousands of employees and making deep reductions to subway service and a news conference will be held in West Haven this morning to call on Congress to provide relief to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

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Map: 151 Connecticut Towns Now At COVID-19 'Red' Alert, 6 More At 'Orange'State public health officials say 151 towns are now at the highest alert level for COVID-19.

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Connecticut Power Outage Leaves Thousands Without Electricity, Eversource Energy Working On IssueThousands of Connecticut are without power following a wind advisory.

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'Click It or Ticket' campaign underway in ConnecticutConnecticut's annual Click it or Ticket campaign is once again underway this week.

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Map: 151 Connecticut Towns Now At COVID-19 'Red' Alert, 6 More At 'Orange'State public health officials say 151 towns are now at the highest alert level for COVID-19.

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Memories: Laurel Hill BridgeMany mills were built along the Shetucket and Yantic rivers.

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Connecticut COVID testing sites bracing for a surge heading into DecemberSites across Connecticut are bracing for a surge in people needing a COVID test due to potential exposures during Thanksgiving weekend.

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Thousands left without power as forceful winds, heavy rain hit ConnecticutMonday's powerful winds caused power outages scattered throughout Connecticut.

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Experts: Transportation projects need direction to help CT economic recoveryTo revitalize Connecticut's economy in an inclusive fashion, experts say, lawmakers must embrace public transit services and the state's transportation building program in equal measure.

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Luxury pools keep the summer vibe all year long in ConnecticutFor many New Englanders, our love affair with pool parties, moonlight swims and invigorating laps ultimately gets put on hold until the long-awaited return of an all too short summer.

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Coronavirus Latest: N.Y., Conn. Hospitals Lobby For More Federal FundingHere's the latest on the coronavirus outbreak in the region: The Healthcare Association of New York State estimates hospitals in the state will.

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Connecticut forecast: Expect a windy, rainy Cyber Monday, power loss possibleMonday will be warm but windy and rainy, and scattered power outages are expected. The rain will be heavy at times and may come with thunder,.

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Lamont: Connecticut hits 5,000 coronavirus-related deathsThe state has reached more than 5,000 COVID-related deaths.

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Connecticut Teens Want More Transportation OptionsUConn researchers have found that Connecticut teens have few options beyond the family car when it comes to getting around.

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'Survival of The Friendliest': Dogs Became Our Best Friends By Being NiceBrian Hare - Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology at Duke University and co-director of the Duke Canine Cognition Center.

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Weddings and Events May Still Look Different After the PandemicWhen COVID-19 hit the U.S., event and wedding planners had to pivot fast. Instead of packed corporate halls and crowded wedding dance floors, they were suddenly...

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CT: New Haven River Gorge TrailFind the steepest slope of the weeping gorge along the Quinnipiac river at this 1.3 paved flat trail at one point dropping from 200 feet to 100 feet.

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First Alert: Heavy Rain and Strong Winds TodayThe NBC Connecticut First Alert weather team is tracking a storm for today and wind advisories have been issued ahead of the storm.

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Connecticut gives $9M to arts groups to help during outbreakConnecticut will be giving $9 million in grants to more than 150 nonprofit arts organizations including theaters and symphonies to help them offset losses stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, Gov.

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Connecticut US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate Has Endorsed Attorney Erik Karst to be the-Go To-Lawyer for the Best Compensation Results for a NavErik Karst is one of the nation's leading mesothelioma attorneys and he specializes in assisting Navy Veterans with mesothelioma because of asbestos exposure on a navy submarine, ship or at a shipyard.

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World Insurance Associates scoops up Connecticut agencyDeal will allow acquired firm to offer broader suite of services, says co-founder.

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Investigation into cause of death of Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh ongoing after he suffered injuries in Connecticut house fireA final determination on the cause of former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's death remains pending, Connecticut's chief medical examiner said Monday, three days after he died following injuries sustained in a house fire earlier this month.

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Be The Change: An Interview with Adelina Cirikovic, Avon Board of Assessment AppealsAdelina Cirikovic is a member of the Avon Board of Assessment Appeals as well as a sophomore at Quinnipiac University.

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How COVID Will Change High SchoolI've never been a teacher who gets jazzed up about school birthday parties and poster contests.

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Connecticut's Halfhearted Battle: Response To Lead Poisoning Epidemic Lacks UrgencyIt wasn't until Bridgeport lead inspector Charles Tate stepped outside the house on Wood Avenue that he saw, immediately, where 2-year-old Rocio Valladares was being poisoned.

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Who is more deceitful, the pretender President or his Republican enablers?Literature and art have always provided a tool to interpret and make sense of events. Major works such as El Quijote and Hamlet enable us to better understand complicated and contradictory realities.

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Stop the surge, preserve the economy, with universal testing and COVID credentialingCOVID-19 tests that can be used anywhere, provide results in less than an hour, and potentially cost a few dollars or less are being mass produced. Connecticut has received close to 300,000 thousand such kits from one source, and expects to receive 1.07 million within a few months. Can these be used to quell the epidemic?

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Time to flatten the curve, once againThroughout the COVID pandemic, critical care teams have stood as the last line of defense for patients when all other measures have failed.

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Bleak Milestone: More Than 100,000 Nursing Home Residents and Staff Killed by PandemicAs of the last week of November, Covid-19 has claimed the lives of more than 100,000 people who live and work in long-term care facilities in the United States, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation's latest analysis of state-reported data.

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Connecticut troopers make 29 DUI arrests over holiday periodConnecticut troopers responded to 376 accidents on state highways and charged 29 people with driving under the influence during beefed-up enforcement efforts over the Thanksgiving holiday period, state police said Monday.

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Car Drives Into Stamford Home, Severe Damage to Garage ReportedCrews are investigating after a car drove into a Stamford home, causing severe damage to the garage on Sunday afternoon.

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9 Famous People You Didn't Even Know Were From ConnecticutConnecticut has a rich history of celebrities who were either born in the state, or now call the state their home.

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Injuries Reported in Overturned Vehicle Crash on Route 2 in GlastonburyPart of Route 2 in Glastonbury has reopened after a vehicle overturned on the highway, resulting in injuries, state police said.

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On Connecticut farmland where tobacco once grew warehouses now sprout, powering a new economy of online sales and advanced logisticsWarehouses are sprouting on Connecticut farmland where tobacco once grew, giving the state bragging rights to a retail economy transformed by digital technology, advanced logistics and the coronavirus pandemic.

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After searching globe for virus protection gear, Connecticut goes shopping on AmazonIn the spring when the coronavirus first hit, state officials searched far and wide for personal protective equipment, relying on everything from Chinese bankers to a Cromwell lumberman to procure hard-to-find masks and gowns.

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Police Investigate Deadly Motorcycle Crash in AnsoniaPolice are investigating after a person was killed in a motorcycle crash in Ansonia Sunday night.

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Connecticut turning to Amazon for states virus PPE needsConnecticut officials scrambled to find enough personal protective equipment when the coronavirus pandemic hit last spring, relying on Chinese bankers and a lumber company to help procure masks and gowns.

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Part of Route 2 in Glastonbury Closed After Vehicle OverturnsPart of Route 2 in Glastonbury is closed after a vehicle overturned on the highway.

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Bald eagle in New LondonA bald eagle sits on a tree branch at the Mitchell College Beach parking lot along Pequot Avenue in New London on Sunday, Nov.

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Jen Psaki, Stamford native, picked as Biden's White House press secretaryThe Greenwich High School graduate previously worked in President Barack Obama's administration as communications director, deputy press secretary and deputy communications director.

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Vintage bell newest addition to the Canaan Union StationCANAAN – A visit to the Connecticut Railroad Historical Associations museum at the Canaan Union Station wont be complete without a pull of the rope to sound the newly installed bell....

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The Day / After searching globe for virus protection gear, Connecticut goes shopping on Amazon / News from southeastern ConnecticutIn the spring when the coronavirus first hit, state officials searched far and wide for personal protective equipment, relying on everything from Chinese bankers to a Cromwell lumberman to procure hard-to-find masks and gowns.

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First Alert: Heavy Rain and Strong Winds MondayAfter a beautiful Sunday, the NBC Connecticut First Alert weather team is tracking a storm for Monday.

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Connecticut man charged in familys death near Disney: I wasnt thereFBI agents found Todt inside the home in Celebration, Fla., with the bodies of his family when they arrived to arrest him on a warrant stemming from a health care fraud investigation in Connecticut.

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Anti-vaccine group plans banner display Sunday on I-95, I-84An international group let Thanksgiving weekend motorists in CT know about its concerns about an expedited vaccine of COVID-19 with a banner on I-95 in Norwalk.

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The 2020 Christmas TreeLike many of you weary of 2020, the House family decided we needed a little Christmas spirit as soon as possible after Thanksgiving.

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Greenwich puts forward new bridge replacement plan for Sound Beach AvenueThe public will have the opportunity to make comments on the new plan, after an earlier proposal was rejected in 2018.

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Greenwich Holiday Stroll goes virtual for 2020The annual holiday stroll has been transformed into a 24-hour-a-day virtual event with videos from businesses from all across town.

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Pandemic places greater burdens on Connecticut diabeticsThe pandemic has forced diabetics to cope with an even heavier burden of financial, physical and mental health needs.

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Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO and business-book author, dead at 46 after Connecticut fireLAS VEGAS — Tony Hsieh, the retired CEO of Las Vegas-based online shoe retailer Zappos.com, who spent years working to transform the city’s downtown area, has died.

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Business BriefsWORKSHOPSThe Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT will host a webinar with The Human Resources Consortium, LLC, on "Change Managment" on Thursday, Dec.

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Norwalk: Four schools go virtual after new COVID-19 casesOfficials said Norwalk High School, P-TECH Norwalk, Marvin Elementary School and Columbus-Magnet School will be fully virtual until reopening dates are determined.

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With COVID-19 surging in Connecticut, health care workers at local hospitals feel the anxiety risingAs COVID-19 surges in Connecticut once again, Sherri Dayton, a registered nurse at the Plainfield Emergency Care Center, is dreading the coming winter.

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After scouring the globe for PPE in the spring, the state of Connecticut recently found what it needed on AmazonIn the spring when the coronavirus first hit, state officials searched far and wide for personal protective equipment, relying on everything from Chinese bankers to a Cromwell lumberman to procure hard-to-find masks and gowns.

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As coronavirus surges, R.I. closes bars, gymsBars in Rhode Island must closed for two weeks starting Monday. Gyms, casinos, movie theaters and bowling alleys will also go dark.

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Follow along on the CaminoAbout eight years ago, a fellow hiker from Connecticut recommended I check out a film called The Way starring Martin Sheen.

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East Haven Mayor Tests Positive for COVID-19East Haven Mayor Joseph Carfora announced on Saturday that he tested positive for COVID-19. In a statement on Facebook, Carfora said he found out he tested...

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Are Screens Destroying Our Kids Or Helping Them Survive A PandemicIs there such a thing as too much screen time during a pandemic? Is a grand reassessment of our judgement on others coming to end given the tendency to throw your hands up lately and say "hey nothing else in this goddamned country works so why should I care about all this minor crap?"

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