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Two men arrested for Instagram-fueled gunfight

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Two New Haven residents were arrested after police say they began shooting at each other over a girl’s pictures on the social media site Instagram. 206 more words

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Report!t Recap - Nov. 21, 2014

(WTNH) — We’ve got quite a collection, as we flip through the photos you sent to NEWS8 this week. A bit of everything — from the dedication of a 9-11 Memorial in Derby, to the induction of a new class to the state Veterans Hall of Fame.  244 more words

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Tips for maximizing your holiday spending budget

(WTNH) – There are just 33 days left before Christmas, which means there are just 32 days left to shop.

The average American now spends about $1,000 during the holidays, which makes planning your holiday budget more important than ever. 344 more words

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Mohegan Sun chief executive set to retire in 2015

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Mitchell Etess, chief executive of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, says he plans to retire next year, but will stay on in a transition. 124 more words

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Murphy calls for overhaul of Connecticut elections

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is calling on Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the Connecticut General Assembly to overhaul the state’s elections system, saying recent problems at the polls highlight the need for professionalization and accountability. 113 more words

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State: Jobs growth continued for 8th month in Oct.

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Labor Department says employers added 3,600 jobs last month, the eighth monthly gain this year as the state continues its jobs recovery from the worst recession in decades. 105 more words

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Malloy: State will reach out to Newtown families

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the state will “do another round of outreach” to the families of the Newtown school shooting victims to see if their needs are being met. 117 more words

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