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CT high school football players, families, coaches rally at the State Capitol, 9/9/20. They're seeking reversal of CIAC's cancellation of season.
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
September 10, 2020 - 1:22 am
Disappointed but not feeling completely defeated, the state's high school football community is calling for a reverse. A few thousand students, their families and coaches from every corner of the state showed up at the State Capitol for a loud rally on Wednesday night. Chanting "Let them play,"...
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One of many huge tree limbs grounded by Tropical Storm Isaias, Hampton, CT
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
August 07, 2020 - 9:20 pm
Connecticut's leading electric utility, Eversource, is hearing it from all sides on the fourth day since Tropical Storm Isaias dumped heavy, splintered lumber onto vulnerable power lines across the state. As of 9 p.m. Friday, Eversource reported 331,000 homes and businesses still in the dark...
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Eversource outage map, 8/6/20
eversource.com
Dave Mager
August 07, 2020 - 12:50 am
Tropical Storm Isaias is almost three days gone, but the debilitating gash it left in Connecticut's power grid will be with us into at least next week. As Eversource and United Illuminating struggle to stitch it up, hundreds of thousands of residents are in the dark, sweating out the long wait...
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CCSU Students Protest Against Racially Motivated Police Violence, CT State Capitol, 6/4/20
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
June 08, 2020 - 11:17 pm
To State Rep. Joshua Hall (D/Hartford), eliminating police brutality against African Americans is a matter of allowing citizens, not the police themselves, to determine the boundaries of acceptable officer behavior. "It's the responsibility of police officers to serve and protect the public," says...
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CDC Coronavirus containment guidelines, as posted at Hartford Public Library 3/6/20
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
March 07, 2020 - 6:01 pm
In a 15-minute WTIC Audio Special, Dave Mager of WTIC News has four brief interviews on what to expect now that Coronavirus has landed in Connecticut: --Dwayne Boucoud, Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Quinnipiac University --Lin, a Woodbridge resident with family still in China --Restauranteur...
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cory booker
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AP
January 13, 2020 - 12:11 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Democrat Cory Booker dropped out of the presidential race Monday, ending a campaign whose message of unity and love failed to resonate in a political era marked by chaos and anxiety. His departure now leaves a field that was once the most diverse in history with just one...
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