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Ceremony marks 10th anniversary of Avon Mountain crash

AVON, Conn. (AP) — Victims’ relatives and emergency responders were among those who gathered to mark the 10th anniversary of the fiery Avon Mountain crash that killed four people and injured 19 others. 114 more words

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Connecticut hoping to stave off possible nursing home strike

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration has been working in recent weeks to come up with a new state funding arrangement that could help fend off possible strikes at unionized nursing homes across the state. 603 more words

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Auditors: UConn loan deal could cost state $77 million

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut may have cost the state just under $77 million in unnecessary interest payments by entering into a loan deal to pay for the new ambulatory care center at the UConn Health Center in Farmington, according to state auditors. 550 more words

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Colon cancer was no match for Lajeune Hollis


(WTNH) — After beating colon cancer, Lajeune Hollis, who has worked in sales at News 8 for a very long time, is reaching out to help others who may also get a cancer diagnosis. 202 more words

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RUSSELL BERMAN: Is the Democratic Party Abandoning Jefferson and Jackson?

The Atlantic — Connecticut, Missouri, and Georgia have dropped the slave-owning presidents from their annual fund-raising dinners, and many more states could follow suit.

The Democratic Party is on the hunt for a new pair of fathers. 119 more words

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Hamden police arrest two in attempted car thefts

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Hamden police have arrested two men they say were involved in several attempted car thefts.

On Monday at approximately 3:45a.m. Hamden Police responded to the area of Lakeview Ave on the report of several individuals attempting to steal motor vehicles. 121 more words

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Back to school scams target parents on social media


(WTNH) — A lot of stores are offering back to school deals starting at the end of July, but it’s also when scam artists can target parents looking to save a buck. 142 more words

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