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Lawmakers Question Cost Of Covering Deficit In Connecticut State Budget

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Lawmakers in Connecticut will vote on the state’s budget next week in a special legislative session.

As WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported, the proposed budget does plug a nearly $1 billion deficit, but some have questioned the cost. 345 more words

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Lawsuit Accuses Connecticut Rabbi Of Sexual Abuse

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Connecticut rabbi is accused of raping and molesting a teenage boy hundreds of times from 2001 to 2005 when the boy was a student at a Jewish boarding school in New Haven, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court. 487 more words

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8 Mumps Cases Confirmed At Sacred Heart University

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — With finals next week at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut, there couldn’t be a worse time for a mumps outbreak. 509 more words

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Malloy: Signing Democratic Budget 'Unimaginable' Without Negotiation

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says it is “unimaginable” he would sign a budget passed by the Democratic controlled legislature that wasn’t negotiated with his office. 315 more words

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Connecticut Primary Could Impact Delegate Count For Underdog Candidates

HARTFORD (CBSNewYork)– Connecticut, one of five states voting on Tuesday, could have an impact on the delegate count for so-called underdog candidates.

While it’s a small state, this year Connecticut is a player in the presidential nominating process, WCBS 880’s Fran Schneidau reported.  444 more words

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Connecticut Emergency Drill Tests Response To Possible Anthrax Attack

STAMFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — A deadly poison, a population at risk.

Six cities and towns across Connecticut will hold emergency drills Thursday. The exercise focuses on the response to a possible anthrax attack. 213 more words

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Connecticut Lawmakers Pushing To Give Minors Access To Medical Marijuana

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork)– Should chronic and terminally ill young people, 18 and under, be allowed medical use of marijuana? The question is under debate among state lawmakers in Connecticut. 173 more words

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