When Obamas Come for Campaign Events, Connecticut Taxpayers Pay Security Tab

11/12/14

When Obamas Come for Campaign Events, Connecticut Taxpayers Pay Security Tab

The days leading up to the Nov. 4 election brought a parade of political heavyweights to the state, including the president and first lady, but as Democrats sought to get out the vote, some municipalities questioned who has to foot the bill for security.

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Homeless Veterans: Words Are Wound Connecticut Works to Heal

11/11/14

Homeless Veterans: Words Are Wound Connecticut Works to Heal

Having served their country in the armed services, many veterans have not been well-served by their country, with homelessness a major problem since the Vietnam War ended.

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Mohegan Sun Casino Open to Expanding Gaming in Connecticut; Lawmaker Reached Out

11/09/14

Mohegan Sun Casino Open to Expanding Gaming in Connecticut; Lawmaker Reached Out

The chairman of the tribal management board that oversees the Mohegan Sun Casino in Montville says he welcomes an overture made by the Deputy Speaker of the Connecticut House of Representatives about expanding casino gaming operations in Connecticut.

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Electric Rates for CL&P Customers to Rise 14 Percent; Ouch!

11/08/14

Electric Rates for CL&P Customers to Rise 14 Percent; Ouch!

Connecticut Light & Power officials said Friday the company is asking utility regulators to approve a 14.2 percent increase in the rates it charges customers who still purchase the electricity through the company rather than using third-party suppliers.

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Ebola Plush Doll From Connecticut Company Sells Out; It’s Educational

11/07/14

Ebola Plush Doll From Connecticut Company Sells Out; It’s Educational

It's based on a virus that has killed thousands and caused worldwide concern, yet the Ebola plush doll is about education not poor taste, says the Connecticut company that makes it.

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