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Lawmakers: Deny chimp victim's bid to sue state | Seattle PI / Associated Press

Lawmakers: Deny chimp victim’s bid to sue state (via Seattle Post-Intelligencer/AP)

By Susan Haigh, AP, April 2, 2014, HARTFORD, Conn. — A woman blinded and disfigured in a 2009 chimpanzee attack said Wednesday she is “heartbroken” that Connecticut lawmakers recommended she not be allowed to sue the state for financial damages, adding that she had hoped to tell her side of the story… (Read more)

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Ted Kennedy, Minimum Wage & the King can do No Wrong

Seldom does a race for the state legislature attract considerable attention and rarer still is the legislative race that makes national headlines. That’s exactly what happened this week as the political world buzzed with news that Ted Kennedy, Junior may run for the state senate. 214 more words

Woman disfigured in chimpanzee attack launches bid to sue state for £90m

A woman whose face and hands were ‘ripped off’ by a friend’s pet chimpanzee has launched a bid to sue the state of Connecticut for $150million (£90m) in damages. 257 more words

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Chimp attack victim asks again for right to sue

HARTFORD, Conn. – The Connecticut woman disfigured in a 2009 chimpanzee attack asked state lawmakers Friday to grant her the ability to sue the state so she can pay her medical bills and “have a chance to live a comfortable life.” 724 more words

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Blumenthal Weighs in on Putin, Nash & Obamacare

Some say it signals the beginning of a new Cold War, or the re-creation of the Soviet Union. This week we are talking about the crisis in Ukraine with our state’s senior senator, Richard Blumenthal. 271 more words

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Charla Nash Makes One Last Attempt To Sue State

By SUSAN HAIGH
Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Connecticut woman mauled by a friend’s chimpanzee in 2009 is making a last-ditch appeal to legislators in her bid to sue the state for $150 million, saying the attack has left her so her reliant on others that she feels like she is locked in a cage. 706 more words

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