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June 18, 2019 - 8:53 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Ned Lamont has signed legislation that increases the age to purchase cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21. The bill signed into law Tuesday by the Democrat also prohibits the sale of electronic cigarettes and vaping products to anyone under 21. The new law takes...
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June 18, 2019 - 8:52 am
The father of a victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened _ the latest victory for victims' relatives who have been taking a more aggressive stance against conspiracy theorists.
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Morgan Cunningham
June 18, 2019 - 1:10 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ After an awfully sluggish start to their World Series title defense, the Boston Red Sox have begun to round into form. Their latest stride came in the series opener at first-place Minnesota, with a dominant Rick Porcello on the mound. Porcello pitched seven innings to outduel...
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June 17, 2019 - 8:32 pm
SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (WTIC) – Senator Richard Blumenthal met with leadership from Quantum Biopower to discuss the impact of The Clean Energy for America Act. Blumenthal is a co-sponsor of the bill, which would address current insufficiencies in clean energy tax incentives by creating a set of long-...
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