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Bernie Loubier
July 28, 2019 - 1:16 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut's governor and community groups are gathering to discuss the state's efforts to assist Puerto Rican families displaced by Hurricane Maria. The event hosted by Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont, the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness and the state legislature's...
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Jacquie Cadorette
July 25, 2019 - 5:00 am
( Connecting Vets ) - On the sixth and final episode of “To War and Back,” Marine Corps veterans Scott Huesing and Kirstie Ennis share their sources of inspiration , and Army veteran Boone Cutler shares a tool he created for veterans battling depression. The podcast is a RADIO.COM original ,...
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Bernie Loubier
July 22, 2019 - 3:21 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut is receiving $4.8 million stemming from a settlement over the massive 2017 Equifax data breach. The settlement totaled $600 million-- $425 million for consumer restitution and $175 million paid out to the states. A majority of the money will go to the general fund...
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FILE - This July 21, 2012, file photo shows signage at the corporate headquarters of Equifax Inc., in Atlanta. Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. The proposed settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, if approved by the federal district court Northern District of Georgia, will provide up to $425 million in monetary relief to consumers, a $100 million civil money penalty, and other relief. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)
AP
July 22, 2019 - 1:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Equifax has agreed to pay $700 million, potentially more, to settle with the federal authorities and states over its 2017 data breach that exposed the Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people, roughly half of the U.S. population. The...
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Bernie Loubier
July 22, 2019 - 1:20 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The body of a missing Connecticut swimmer has been found in a lake in New York. Police officials have recovered the body of a man in his 50s Monday morning after he was reported missing by his wife over the weekend. The man went swimming in Lake Carmel in New York on Saturday...
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AP
July 18, 2019 - 9:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia to be his new labor secretary. Scalia is the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. He is a partner in the Washington office of the Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher law firm. Trump tweets that Scalia "is...
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AP
July 17, 2019 - 10:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - With tweets and a vote, President Donald Trump and House Democrats established the sharp and emotionally raw contours of the 2020 election campaigns. In the process, they have created a fraught political frame: "racists'' vs. "socialists.'' Trump's aggressive condemnation of women...
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