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Bernie Loubier
July 21, 2019 - 3:50 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Andrew N. Mais is urging homeowners to review their insurance policies before the upcoming tropical storm season. Peak hurricane season in Connecticut begins in mid-August and runs through late October. Mais says policyholders should discuss...
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Bernie Loubier
July 21, 2019 - 3:09 pm
SALEM, Conn. (AP) _ Authorities say an unconscious swimmer has been taken to the hospital after being pulled from a Connecticut lake. The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says the male described as a teenager was found in Gardner Lake in Salem near a beach area just after...
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Bernie Loubier
July 21, 2019 - 2:57 pm
WTIC 1080 NEWS - Hamden Police are investigating several shooting that have taken place over the past several days. The latest is a shooting around 2AM Saturday morning involving occupants in two vehicles in an area near Dixwell Avenue. Two bullet holes were located inside of a Dixwell Avenue...
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Bernie Loubier
July 21, 2019 - 12:10 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ At least one half of the Connecticut General Assembly plans to attempt to override a gubernatorial veto that both Democrats and Republicans say unfairly harms the restaurant industry. Democratic House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz (ehr-eh-SIM'-oh-wits), of Berlin, says the House of...
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Bernie Loubier
July 21, 2019 - 12:00 pm
SEYMOUR, Conn. (AP) _ An assistant principal at a Connecticut high school who was charged with drunken driving will keep his job after serving a 20-day suspension. The Republican American of Waterbury reports that the Seymour Board of Education voted to allow Seymour High School assistant principal...
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Bernie Loubier
July 20, 2019 - 7:06 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ An officer in Connecticut's largest city is being charged with sexual assault after previously being arrested on domestic violence charges. Shelton Police said Saturday they charged 29-year-old Steven Figueroa of Shelton with first-degree sexual assault. A spokesman for the...
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Bernie Loubier
July 20, 2019 - 3:15 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State Comptroller Kevin Lembo is working to create a system of hospitals and other health care providers where state employees, retirees and their families can obtain the best possible care at the most fair price. The Democrat predicts his proposed network of Centers of...
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Bernie Loubier
July 20, 2019 - 1:41 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Famed architect Cesar Pelli, known for designing some of the world's tallest and most iconic buildings, has died. He was 92. Anibal Bellomio, a senior associate architect at Pelli's studio in New Haven, Connecticut, said Pelli died peacefully at his home in New Haven on...
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Bernie Loubier
July 20, 2019 - 11:54 am
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) _ A new agreement will allow graduates from two Connecticut community colleges to easily transfer to Quinnipiac University. The president of both Gateway Community College in New Haven and Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport has reached an agreement with Quinnipiac's...
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