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 2022-08-15 23:59 

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Weather News...

High pressure will ridge across the region on Tuesday, bringing a partly sunny sky with unseasonably low humidity and seasonable temperatures....

 2022-08-15 23:21 

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Connecticut insurance department pressed to reject double-digit rate increases, ‘you can’t downsize your health care’...

In addition to the substantial average increase on individual plans, insurers who sell policies on and off Connecticut's Affordable Care Act Exchange are seeking an average hike of 14.8% on small group plans....

 2022-08-15 23:06 

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Hartford man gets prison for stealing car from woman who had her son’s cremated remains in the vehicle...

Arno Smith later tried to use the victim's credit card at two locations in Bristol, the statement said....

 2022-08-15 22:28 

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Jets turn to Joe Flacco, 37, with second-year QB Zach Wilson sidelined...

New York Jets quarterback Joe Flacco is 37 years old, and that's practically ancient when you consider he's on a roster filled with guys who were still learning how to add, subtract and read when he was starting his NFL career....

 2022-08-15 22:06 

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Manager not overly concerned about Yankees’ struggling offense...

Since Giancarlo Stanton went on the injured list July 24, the Yankees have gone 7-11. Their offense, which is still second in the majors in OPS and runs scored, has been inconsistent lately, and that has been in part because of players such as Stanton bei...

 2022-08-15 20:46 

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State police locate missing person in Westbrook during suspicious vehicle investigation...

The Connecticut State Police charged a West Suffield man who had been reported missing with larceny and a DUI after he was found in Westbrook on Saturday....

 2022-08-15 20:07 

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El Pollo Guapo moving from Wethersfield to Newington, owners announce on Facebook...

El Pollo Guapo announced on Facebook on Monday that it is moving from Wethersfield to Newington....

 2022-08-15 20:03 

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Five things to know about the Connecticut Sun ahead of WNBA Playoffs...

The Connecticut Sun start the first round of the WNBA Playoffs against the Dallas Wings on Thursday. Here are five things to know about the No. 3 seed Sun as they begin postseason quest for the first championship in franchise history....

 2022-08-15 19:52 

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Police: New London man arrested for 2020 Groton shooting at hookah lounge...

Groton police arrested a New London man in connection to a shooting during an altercation at a hookah lounge in October of 2020....

 2022-08-15 19:25 

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Michael Wacha puts finishing touch on Red Sox’s big weekend...

After an entire season spent chasing their counterparts in the American League East without winning a multigame series, the Red Sox put it all together for their best weekend of the year....

 2022-08-15 18:47 

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Yard Goats hosting New Hampshire, fans to get first look at top prospect Zac Veen...

With newly promoted Zach Veen, the Rockies' No.1 prospect, the headliner, the Yard Goats return home after two weeks on the road to face New Hampshire this week at Dunkin' Donuts Park....

 2022-08-15 18:32 

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A day of outdoor music: PorchFests making encores in Wethersfield, Hartford, Bridgeport, Milford...

Wethersfield, Bridgeport, Hartford and Milford are bringing back PorchFest, an annual day of musical performances on the porches of homes and businesses....

 2022-08-15 17:14 

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Judge denies new request by Ex-Waterbury Mayor Phil Giordano, convicted of sexual assault, for early release from prison...

The judge dismissed Giordano's pleas for sympathy and said the former mayor's lack of contrition and the seriousness of his crimes justify the full, 44-year sentence. Giordano was convicted of charges that, over at least six months, he repeatedly ...

 2022-08-15 16:57 

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‘The joy is just different;’ New Britain’s Roberto Mercado on a winning adventure as minor league manager with Orioles...

Roberto Mercado, after years as the baseball coach and dean of discipline at New Britain High, took the leap into professional baseball and is now part of the Orioles' top-to-bottom resurgence. He's reveling in every moment as manager of the Class...

 2022-08-15 15:47 

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Navy technician charged with murder of wife, attempted murder of infant son in New London pleads not guilty...

George Bryan Dodson II, the 23-year-old Navy technician charged with killing his wife and setting their New London home on fire in an alleged attempt to kill their son, appeared in court Monday morning and entered a plea of not guilty....

 2022-08-15 13:51 

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Fiery two-car crash on I-91 in East Windsor kills one, injures another...

One person was killed and a second was injured in a fiery crash on Interstate 91 south in East Windsor late Sunday night, according to the Connecticut State Police....

 2022-08-15 13:37 

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Shelton man arrested in connection to fatal pedestrian crash in Stamford...

A Shelton man was arrested in connection to a fatal crash in Stamford in March, according to police....

 2022-08-15 13:28 

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Jets QB Zach Wilson having knee surgery Tuesday in LA...

New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson will undergo knee surgery after suffering an injury in a preseason game....

 2022-08-15 11:47 

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Northeastern farmers face new challenges with severe drought...

The impacts of climate change have been felt throughout the Northeastern U.S. with rising sea levels, heavy precipitation and storm surges causing flooding and coastal erosion....

 2022-08-15 10:23 

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CCC creates pipeline for male students to attend HBCU Morehouse College; their future ‘should be bright’...

Capital Community College established a partnership with Morehouse College, a historically Black college, in Atlanta....

 2022-08-15 10:00 

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Siblings of slain Hartford woman say they will fight for justice for the ‘favorite aunt’ and ‘princess’ of their large family...

The family of the 29-year-old woman shot to death in her Colonial Street apartment last weekend said that Adelaida Lattores-Toro was "the princess" of their family, the favorite aunt and a dedicated healthcare worker with dreams of becoming a moth...

 2022-08-15 10:00 

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A day of music, beer, art and food at Manchester’s Silk City Fest...

The 5th Silk City Fest, an afternoon and evening of music, food and arts and crafts, will be Aug. 27 in downtown Manchester....

 2022-08-15 10:00 

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Connecticut Republicans focus on economy and affordability at ‘Unity Picnic’ to rally party for November...

Coming together was the theme for the Connecticut Republican Unity Picnic at the American Legion Post 45 in Meriden on Sunday. Connecticut's top-ranking Republican candidates and voters joined together for hotdogs and hamburgers while kicking off a ge...

 2022-08-15 09:39 

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Nonprofit to study substance abuse in Granby after four recent deaths...

Substance abuse study in Granby to be conducted by A Promise to Jordan...

 2022-08-15 09:35 

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Readers Speak: Biden must send message to Putin, other dictators...

Biden must send message to Putin, other dictators; Reasons to vote Republican?; Aaron Judge will keep his current job; Let's worry about the folks already here; Request to keep answers away from games; Politicians shouldn't decide who has surgery...

 2022-08-15 09:30 

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Robert V. Lally: I am still in Connecticut; the state is looking better all the time....

Compared to other states: no wildfires, few brownouts or air-quality emergencies. We seem, even in a drought, to have water....

 2022-08-15 09:21 

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When cash bail is high, some CT families finance freedom through GoFundMe. ‘You want your loved one home.’...

They were assisted by the Connecticut Bail Fund, a New Haven-based group that helps people post bail so they can await trial at home....

 2022-08-15 09:03 

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A CT man really needed a new kidney. Here’s why more with hepatitis B are being transplanted to help people live....

Because of a shortage of kidneys available for transplantation and with the opioid crisis increasing potential donors with hepatitis B, Hartford Hospital is accepting kidneys with the disease to give to patients on dialysis....

 2022-08-15 08:33 

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Winners of instant riches have a new source for financial education: the Connecticut Lottery...

"We're putting information in their hands at the same time they get a check in their hand," said Robert T. Simmelkjaer II, chairman of the Lottery board of directors....

 2022-08-15 00:49 

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Somerset Patriots rout Yard Goats to take series...

The Somerset Patriots scored three runs in each of the first two innings, then got help from an Elijah Dunham grand slam to beat the Hartford Yard Goats 10-1 on Sunday night at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater Township, New Jersey....

 2022-08-14 23:13 

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Unseasonably low humidity continues Monday with highs around 80...

High temperatures will range from the upper 70s to the mid-80s....

 2022-08-14 22:02 

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Bassitt, Mets blank Phils again for 17th win in 20 games...

Chris Bassitt hurled five scoreless innings, Francisco Lindor set the franchise record for RBIs by a shortstop and the New York Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 6-0 Sunday for their 17th win in 20 games....

 2022-08-14 21:51 

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Dom Amore: Tumultuous regular season may give Connecticut Sun the edge to finally get over the top in WNBA...

The Connecticut Sun go into the WNBA playoffs with momentum, urgency, confidence and for the most part a complete team. A season of adversity behind them, can they end the franchise's championship drought? The window to do so is still open,...

 2022-08-14 21:27 

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Regional Digest: Yard Goats pound Patriots on Saturday night...

The Hartford Yard Goats scored four runs in each of the first two innings on the way to a 9-2 victory over the Somerset Patriots on Saturday night at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater Township, N.J....

 2022-08-14 21:06 

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The Connecticut public can weigh in Monday, Aug. 15 on health insurers’ double-digit rate increase requests. Here’s what to know about the proposals....

The proposed rate hikes, published by the state's insurance department last month, also include a recommended increase of 14.8% on small group health plans....

 2022-08-14 20:46 

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Late Saturday: Kiner-Falefa helps Yankees squeeze past Red Sox...

Isiah Kiner-Falefa drove in the go-ahead run with a safety squeeze in the ninth inning and hit his first career homer with New York, sending the AL East-leading Yankees past the Red Sox 3-2 on Saturday night for just their second win in 10 games....

 2022-08-14 20:06 

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Waterbury social club owner killed in shooting; man charged with murder...

The owner of a Waterbury social club was killed in a shooting just outside the club on Saturday night, and police have charged another man from Waterbury with his murder....

 2022-08-14 19:55 

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South Windsor Little League 10U team wins New England, Eastern Regional championships...

The South Windsor Little League 10U team defeated the team from Pennsylvania 3-0 to win the Eastern Regional championship on Saturday. South Windsor beat Massachusetts 1-0 to win the New England title on Friday....

 2022-08-14 19:25 

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The Connecticut Sun defeat Minnesota Lynx in last game of regular season, look toward WNBA playoffs...

The Connecticut Sun defeated the Minnesota Lynx 90-83 in the last game of regular season before the WNBA playoffs. It was the last ever game for legend Sylvia Fowles....

 2022-08-14 18:17 

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Inside the UConn quarterback competition: Who is in the mix, what coach Jim Mora is looking for...

A look inside the UConn football quarterback competition with the Aug. 27 season opener at Utah State less than two weeks away. What Jim Mora is looking for from Ta'Quan Roberson, Zion Turner, Tyler Phommachanh and Cale Millen as urgency picks up to m...

 2022-08-14 15:20 

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Police investigating human remains found in Waterbury...

Human remains were found in Waterbury on Friday night, police said....

 2022-08-14 15:14 

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Connecticut State Police cruiser struck by minivan on I-691 en route to accident...

A Connecticut State Police cruiser en route to an accident was struck by a minivan on Interstate 691 on Saturday night in Meriden....

 2022-08-14 13:48 

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Driver killed in an early morning crash in Cheshire...

A driver was killed early Sunday in a one-vehicle crash in Cheshire, police said....

 2022-08-14 13:46 

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DCF worker charged with helping a mother escape arrest for child sex trafficking...

Hartford police charged a Department of Children and Families social worker with helping a mother, wanted by police on sex trafficking charges, escape arrest, police said....

 2022-08-14 11:18 

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Tolland Country 4-H Club holds annual fair...

Tolland County 4-H Club Fair held in Vernon...

 2022-08-14 10:00 

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A new ‘Tempest’ and a new stage launch the Elm Shakespeare Company’s return to Edgerton Park...

Elm Shakespeare Company is doing its first full professional Shakespeare show since COVID....

 2022-08-14 10:00 

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Trump continues to have impact on Connecticut Republicans following Levy win...

There's an elephant in the room and his name is Donald Trump. That's according to several Connecticut political science professors after Leora Levy's surprise victory over Themis Klarides in Tuesday's primary matchup for the U.S. Senate....

 2022-08-14 10:00 

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Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim explains, apologizes and bares his soul about a corruption scandal in quest to win back his law license...

Ganim has apologized before, but nothing approached the hours of self-analysis he offered to a group of unsympathetic strangers who wanted to know how he could have gone so wrong and why it took him 15 years to admit it....

 2022-08-14 09:50 

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Tony Hunter: President Biden, where is the action for Austin Tice?...

Biden's team — after some prodding — agreed to allow Austin's parents, Debra and Marc Tice, to meet with the president in early May....

 2022-08-14 09:33 

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Readers Speak: How will anti-abortionists react to Ohio girl?...

How will anti-abortionists react to Ohio girl?; Vote in November, democracy is at stake; If Congress can listen, we might get things done...

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