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In this June 14, 2009, photo, Los Angles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant celebrates with his daughter Gianna, following the Lakers 99-86 defeat of the Orlando Magic in Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Amway Arena in Orlando. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
AP
January 26, 2020 - 10:06 pm
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others were killed Sunday when their helicopter plunged into a steep hillside in dense morning fog in Southern California, his sudden death at age 41 touching off an outpouring of grief for a star whose celebrity transcended...
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CT Rail Hartford Line
AP
January 19, 2020 - 9:12 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — More than a million riders have traveled the commuter line between New Haven, Connecticut and Springfield, Massachusetts that opened in June 2018. Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont said last week that the Hartford Line has seen 1,075,559 passenger rides in the past 19 months. The...
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Senate President Martin Looney and Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff after a closed-door caucus session with the governor. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
November 13, 2019 - 5:06 pm
By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A key bloc of Connecticut state lawmakers has told Gov. Ned Lamont they like the idea of a 10-year transportation improvement plan, but don’t like relying on tolls to partially pay for it. Members of the Senate Democratic caucus met privately...
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Governor Ned Lamont announces his 10-year, 21-billion dollar transportation plan. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
AP
November 12, 2019 - 2:37 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont says he'll hold public forums on his new transportation improvement plan. The Democrat said Tuesday that town hall-style meetings would be an opportunity for him to make his case, look people in the eye and explain why the proposal is ``absolutely...
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Governor Ned Lamont announces his 10-year, 21-billion dollar transportation plan. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
AP
November 09, 2019 - 11:15 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Gov. Ned Lamont and his administration are expected to spend the coming days and weeks pitching the Democrat's new transportation improvement plan. The 10-year, $21.1 billion CT2030 initiative unveiled on Thursday is a scaled-down proposal that focuses heavily on fixing major...
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Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer
Matt Dwyer
November 06, 2019 - 5:07 pm
By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont's latest transportation improvement proposal limits new tolling to 14 specific bridge, interchange and highway projects, and sets in motion a possible fully functioning airport in south-central Connecticut. It also invests...
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