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Pet of the Week: Dobson

(WTNH) — This week’s pet of the week is all ears. He’s a cute Doberman mix named Dobson.

Dobson is an energetic and friendly 1-year-old. He plays nicely with other dogs, and loves to play with dog toys. 77 more words

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Man who spent 48 years as fugitive dies in Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man who spent 48 years as a fugitive before being found this year in a small Connecticut town has died at the age of 71. 120 more words

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Connecticut prison closes 4 housing units

SOMERS, Conn. (AP) — State officials say four housing units at Connecticut’s medium-security prison in Somers have been closed in response to a declining crime rate that has led to a smaller inmate population. 110 more words

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McDonald's restaurants offer four days of free coffee

(WTNH) — For four days beginning on Thursday, McDonald’s restaurants in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts will offer one free small hot cup of McCafé coffee per customer. 60 more words

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Cleanup continues after New Britain train derailment

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (WTNH) — Crews continued to clean up Wednesday after a freight train derailed in New Britain.

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K-9 Thor Memorial T-Shirt to Benefit Wethersfield, CT Police K9 Unit

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) – Police K-9 Thor died in late November from injuries he got chasing a kidnapping suspect through a wooded area. The German Shepard had been serving his community alongside Wethersfield Officer Nuno Martins for two years. 209 more words

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Conservative charity backers swamp Comptroller with emails

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Comptroller Kevin Lembo says his office has been deluged with out-of-state emails and phone calls after he questioned whether a Mississippi-based charity should be disqualified from receiving donations through the state employee annual charitable giving campaign. 125 more words

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