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AP
May 19, 2018 - 4:44 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he plans to meet with legislative leaders to discuss how to address the U.S. Supreme Court's decision that clears the way for states to legalize sports betting. The Democrat says he's prepared to call the General Assembly into special...
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Aaron Kupec/WTIC
AP
May 19, 2018 - 4:33 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont easily won the state's Democratic Party's endorsement for governor Saturday, 12 years after he challenged the party's veteran U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman in a race seen as a referendum on the war in Iraq. Lamont, who ultimately lost to Lieberman...
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AP
May 19, 2018 - 12:21 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Delegates at the Connecticut Democratic convention appear mostly united in wanting to endorse Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont for governor, but there's disagreement over to back for the second-in-command-job. A heated fight was expected Saturday for the party's endorsement...
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AP
May 16, 2018 - 7:30 pm
The National Weather Service says a preliminarty survey of storm damage in New Haven County indicates an EF1 tornado with estimated peak winds of 110 miles per hour moved along a 9 and half mile path from Beacon Falls to Hamden,uprooting numerous trees.A ``macroburst'' packing 100 mph winds caused...
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John Silva
May 15, 2018 - 2:14 pm
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC Radio) - Governor Dannel Malloy has signed the budget adjustment bill that came out of the legislature last week. The adjustments cover the coming 2019 fiscal year that begins July 1. In a letter to lawmakers, Malloy commends the bipartisan effort in which the agreement was...
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AP
May 15, 2018 - 10:21 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Democrat Ned Lamont has picked former Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz as his running mate in the race for Connecticut governor, after she agreed to drop her own gubernatorial bid. The Greenwich businessman announced the move Tuesday, saying Democrats need to be unified...
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