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Bernie Loubier
August 04, 2018 - 3:40 pm
Hartford, Ct. - (WTIC News) Democratic State Treasurer candidate Shawn Wooden today was endorsed by Martin Luther King III at a rally attended by more than 100 supporters, elected officials and statewide candidates. King, son of Martin Luther King, Jr., said he doesn’t “give endorsements lightly,”...
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Bernie Loubier
August 04, 2018 - 3:35 pm
WEBSTER, Mass. (AP) _ Officials say a woman has been injured in central Massachusetts when a piece of debris hit her car during a tornado. Webster police say the woman had been driving in Webster on Saturday, and was transported to a hospital with minor injuries. Meteorologists from the National...
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Bernie Loubier
August 04, 2018 - 3:33 pm
GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut's Department of Transportation is temporarily closing pedestrian access to a sidewalk along I-95 Gold Star Bridge that spans the Thames River. \ The walkway, which runs from Groton to New London, will be closed for roughly 10 weeks, beginning Aug. 13. Signs will be...
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Bernie Loubier
August 04, 2018 - 3:31 pm
MILFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut police have identified a man who was found dead floating near a beach. Milford police say 57-year-old Gregory Wilson, of Milford, was found floating face down in the Point Beach area on Friday afternoon. Bystanders pulled him from the water around 3 p.m., and...
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Bernie Loubier
August 04, 2018 - 3:21 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut epidemiologists say the state is seeing an unusually high number of mosquitoes infected with the deadly West Nile virus. The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station has so far found virus-infected mosquitoes in 19 municipalities this year. No cases have turned...
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Bernie Loubier
August 04, 2018 - 3:18 pm
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ Authorities are investigating the attempted abduction of a young girl by an unknown male in Connecticut. Police say at around 1:20 p.m. on Friday, a 9-year-old girl was approached by a man driving a pickup truck as she walked up the driveway of her home in New London. The...
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Bernie Loubier
July 22, 2018 - 10:45 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget office is predicting last fiscal year will close out with a nearly $505 million deficit. That's about a $96 million improvement from the Democratic administration's projection last month. Office of Policy and Management Secretary Ben...
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