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Bernie Loubier
October 20, 2018 - 2:10 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ The Discovery Museum has received a $20,000 grant to help fund an after-school program focusing on science, technology, engineering and math for Bridgeport Public School students. The grant comes from Sikorsky, the Stratford-based helicopter manufacturer. The program, STEM...
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Bernie Loubier
October 20, 2018 - 12:39 pm
GROTON, Conn. (AP) The Navy's newest nuclear-powered attack submarine was christened Saturday at a Connecticut shipyard, a $2.7 billion vessel packed with the latest war-fighting technology. The USS Vermont was christened at Electric Boat, the Groton-based contractor that builds attack submarines...
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Matt Dwyer
October 19, 2018 - 4:58 am
(WTIC-AM) -- The next open enrollment period for Connecticut's health insurance exchange begins at the start of next month. Wakely Consulting actuary Julie Andrews analyzed the plans rates for Access Health CT's board. "One of the things that has been observed not just in Connecticut, but across...
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State Police are investigating a police-involved shooting on East Main Street in Meriden. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
October 19, 2018 - 4:42 am
(WTIC-AM) -- A Meriden Police officer opened fire during an incident last night on East Main Street. Investigators say a suspect was shot. That person is expected to survive. The incident took place at a CVS Pharmacy. At one point, investigators huddled at the front entrance to the drugstore, while...
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Matt Dwyer
October 19, 2018 - 4:33 am
(WTIC-AM) -- Federal officials are visiting Hartford today, to discuss a wave of crumbling foundations in Northeastern Connecticut. After a request from Governor Dannel Malloy, the Army Corps of Engineers studied Connecticut's problem with failing home foundations. The Army Corps is scheduled to...
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Sarah DiMeo
October 19, 2018 - 1:07 am
MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut town agency is plastering signs around Manchester in an effort to curb underage drinking in a new campaign. The Manchester Youth Service Bureau is posting the message "Don't be the one we're talking about the next day" around the town, hoping it casts a unique...
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