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AP
April 20, 2019 - 2:42 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A trial has been postponed for a Canadian man accused of abducting his toddler son in 1987 and disappearing for 31 years before being arrested in Connecticut. The Hartford Courant reports Allan Mann Jr.'s trial was supposed to start in late April in federal court, but his...
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Aaron Kupec
April 18, 2019 - 11:41 am
The Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education has approved a 2.1 percent increase in tuition and fees for students at the state's 12 community colleges. The increase, effective next fall, amounts to roughly $92 more per year for full-time in-state students.
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Morgan Cunningham
April 18, 2019 - 3:54 am
SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. (WTIC Radio)_ The South Windsor Fire Department went to Pam Lane for a reported fire around 8:30 Wednesday night. A split-level home was well-involved in fire, and power lines were down in the front yard. Neighbors informed emergency responders that occupants were possibly...
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Morgan Cunningham
April 17, 2019 - 12:22 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC Radio)_ Hartford Police say they are investigating a triple shooting in the area of Brook and Fairmount Streets. Three men were shot. They are reported to be concious and alert. More details will be made available as the story develops.
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April 16, 2019 - 9:14 pm
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (WTIC) – Governor Ned Lamont and Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz held a roundtable discussion with transition team leaders and local business and healthcare officials. The event, held at Central Connecticut State University, included chairs of Transition Policy Groups, who...
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AP
April 14, 2019 - 7:17 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A new report shows the number of hospital inpatient stays in Connecticut is declining. The 2018 Statewide Healthcare Facilities and Services Plan , compiled by the Connecticut Office of Health Strategy, determined the number is down more than 118,000, from 2013 to 2017. The...
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AP
April 14, 2019 - 6:15 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A group of state lawmakers insists it's unconstitutional to eliminate a religious exemption to the requirement that Connecticut schoolchildren be vaccinated. The 44 senators and representatives, mostly Republicans, have sent a letter to Democratic Attorney General William...
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AP
April 13, 2019 - 8:58 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut health officials have confirmed the third case of measles in the state this year. The state Department of Public Health said Friday that an adult in from New Haven County contracted the highly contagious virus after being exposed to it on a trip to Brooklyn, New...
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AP
April 13, 2019 - 1:59 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut scientists are launching a new effort to track and monitor ticks. The Hartford Courant reports the effort by the state Agricultural Experiment Station involves trapping ticks for testing at 40 locations in all 8 counties. The federal Centers for Disease Control...
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