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AP
July 29, 2019 - 3:24 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Politicians and company executives have joined to flip the switch on the state's newest power plant. Bridgeport Harbor Station Unit No. 5 was officially celebrated Monday, with the flip of a giant switch, even though it has been providing power to Fairfield County for about...
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AP
July 29, 2019 - 2:27 pm
After worrying for years about the foundations crumbling beneath their houses, hundreds of suburban homeowners in a large swath of eastern Connecticut are getting help from the state to salvage properties that had been doomed by bad batches of concrete.
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John Silva
July 29, 2019 - 11:25 am
(Portland, Conn./WTIC) - A man is facing a slew of charges in connection with a domestic violence assault over the weekend in Portland. It was just before 1:00 a.m. Sunday that Portland police say 27-year-old Andrew Johnson of Milford forced his way into the apartment of a woman he'd once dated by...
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Bernie Loubier
July 28, 2019 - 5:12 pm
Hartford, CT (July 28, 2019) : On Friday, July 26, 2019 at approximately 9:17 p.m, police officers from the Hartford Police Department attempted to pull over a vehicle near Park Terrace during a criminal investigation. The vehicle fled. The officers followed the suspect vehicle to the area of...
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AP
July 27, 2019 - 5:03 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut consumers will soon be charged 10 cents to carry out their purchases in a single-use plastic bag. The new tax takes effect on Thursday. Many stores have posted signs warning customers of the impending change. Proponents hope the excise will lead to fewer single-...
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UConn Trustees voted to move the school's athletic program from the American Athletic Conference to the Big East. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
July 26, 2019 - 10:43 am
(WTIC-AM) -- UConn has agreed to pay a $17-million exit fee to get out of the Amercan Athletic Conference. The exit fee had previously been expected to be about $12-million, but UConn agreed to pay a higher fee to get out of the conference early. The deal means the season that starts this fall will...
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John Silva
July 25, 2019 - 3:50 pm
(West Haven, Conn./WTIC) - Two Tennessee men are facing charges after a traffic stop that turned into arrests for drugs and weapons. Troopers say they stopped a black Nissan on Kimberly Avenue in West Haven a little before 1:00 a.m. Wednesday. Suspecting that something was amiss, the troopers...
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