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Events planned to discuss Connecticut climate change plan

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut residents will have an opportunity to help shape the state’s strategy for addressing climate change for the next three decades. 121 more words

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Blumenthal Slams Idea Of Amtrak Bypass Through Old Lyme

Describing the idea as “half-baked” and “harebrained,” U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal this week made clear that he is opposed to rerouting Amtrak’s coastal Connecticut tracks through Old Lyme. 460 more words

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Man found shot to death inside parked car

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A man was found shot to death inside a parked car in a residential neighborhood in Connecticut.

Police on Sunday identified the victim as 25-year-old Waterbury resident Cameron Chapman. 100 more words

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2 arrests made in New Britain parking lot shooting

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (WTNH)– Two arrests have been made after three people were shot in New Britain early Sunday morning.

Police say the shooting happened at the New Brite Plaza on East Main Street around 4 a.m. 183 more words

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Quinnipiac University students to attend Democratic National Convention

PHILADELPHIA (WTNH) — Four Quinnipiac University students will attend the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Ayah Galal, Joseph Iasso, Brendan Labanara, and Jack Onofrio have been in Philadelphia since Sunday, participating in “The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars’ Democratic National Convention Seminar.” The university says the students spent the week attending guest lectures led by prominent political leaders and scholars. 78 more words

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Pet of the Week: Lola

(WTNH) -– This week’s pet of the week is about as cute as can be. She’s a ten-week-old domestic short haired kitten named Lola.

Lola is exactly what you’d expect from a young and adorable kitten. 80 more words

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CT awarded $459K to battle Zika virus

(WTNH) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is awarding Connecticut $459,000 to provide help in the fight against Zika virus.

It is part of a $60 million nationwide measure responding to the emerging threat of Zika, and to protect pregnant women from the various health outcomes from Zika infection, including the serious birth defect microcephaly. 71 more words

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