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 2020-04-02 16:06 

Republican-American

12 staffers, 7 inmates test positive for COVID-19 at state prisons...

HARTFORD — A dozen staff members at eight state prisons and jails have tested positive for the coronavirus along with seven inmates, according to the latest figures. Through Wednesday, the De......

 2020-04-02 16:06 

NBC Sports

[ NFL ]

Bills GM sees Patriots as the team to beat, even without Tom Brady...

The Bills aren't counting on the Patriots to take a step backward in the AFC East just because Tom Brady is gone. Bills General Manager Brandon Beane said he thought his team would still have to face....

 2020-04-02 16:05 

The Middletown Press

Cromwell reports first coronavirus death...
 2020-04-02 16:04 

The CT Mirror

What we need to understand about asymptomatic carriers if we're going to beat coronavirus...

In the early days of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., around the last week of February, I joked to a colleague that maybe now, finally, people would learn how to wash their hands properly. My remark revealed a naive assumption I had at the time, whic...

 2020-04-02 16:03 

New Haven Register

Alert: AP source: Democrats to postpone convention to week of Aug. 17 amid coronavirus concerns...

WASHINGTON (AP) - AP source: Democrats to postpone convention to week of Aug. 17 amid coronavirus concerns....

 2020-04-02 16:00 

New Haven Register

Walz names Ramsey County Judge Frisch to Court of Appeals...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Tim Walz has appointed Ramsey County Assistant Chief Judge Jennifer Frisch to the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Frisch will fill the vacancy created by the retirement at the end of this month of the chief judge on the appeals cou...

 2020-04-02 16:00 

Norwich Bulletin

Trump calls some governors 'complainers' as he's criticized over delivery of coronavirus supplies...

WASHINGTON Elevating a feud with some governors critical of the government's response to the coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump insisted Thursday his team is delivering medical supplies to states nationwide and that certain unnamed "comp...

 2020-04-02 16:00 

The Courant

Kevin Rennie: Leverage Connecticut’s talent and leadership in the coronavirus fight...

Gov. Ned Lamont can best prepare for what awaits us by handing planning over to a group of leaders and medical professionals who have not so far been advising him through this harrowing first round....

 2020-04-02 15:54 

Norwich Bulletin

Thousands of US medical workers furloughed, laid off as routine patient visits drop during coronavirus pandemic...

Dotty Orr took time off from her job as a receptionist for a primary care physician in Akron, Ohio, to get her knee replaced March 4. Thursday, she found out she's not going back.Orr, 64, worked for Dr. Pennie Marchetti for eight years. Marchetti laid...

 2020-04-02 15:53 

New Haven Register

SC House and Senate to come back for one day next week...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The South Carolina House and Senate plan to return for one day next week with a limited agenda of passing a resolution allowing state government to continue to spend money if a new budget isn't passed by July 1. Both chambers the...

 2020-04-02 15:52 

The Courant

Rhode Island National Guard sets up checkpoints at Connecticut border in attempt to track potential COVID-19 cases...

Rhode Island's state police and National Guard have set up four checkpoints near the Connecticut border, stopping all passenger vehicles with out-of-state plates in an effort to track potential coronavirus cases....

 2020-04-02 15:49 

Norwich Bulletin

France's coronavirus lockdown offers a preview of restrictions we may see in America...

Like other coronavirus lockdowns, France's happened in slow motion. First, the museums closed. Then, about two weeks later, they [...]...

 2020-04-02 15:49 

New Haven Register

Stitt calls special session, declares health emergency...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt called Thursday for a special session of the Legislature as part of his declaration of a health emergency in all 77 counties. Declaring a health emergency gives the governor broader powers to coordinate the s...

 2020-04-02 15:46 

NBC Sports

[ NFL ]

Player workouts don't mesh with stay at home orders, social distancing guidelines...

NFL teams will have little or no offseason workouts in 2020. Which means that players will be working out on their own. Which means that some players won't be content to, for example, grind away at a....

 2020-04-02 15:43 

New Haven Register

New Mexico sees another huge spike in unemployment claims...

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) - More than 28,000 New Mexico residents have applied for unemployment benefits - over 50% the amount filed the previous record week - amid the widespread economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus, new federal numbers showed. The co...

 2020-04-02 15:43 

ESPN

Izzo contacted witness ahead of school, police...

Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo approached a witness in a 2017 investigation of criminal sexual conduct involving one of his players before that witness spoke to police or school investigators....

 2020-04-02 15:40 

Republican-American

Saxman Jimmy Greene's album is spirited, spirituak...

Jimmy Greene, "While Looking Up" (Mack Avenue)Change is a constant on jazz saxman Jimmy Greene's new album, "While Looking Up." The 68-minute set flies by because of t......

 2020-04-02 15:39 

Republican-American

Rowling starts Harry Potter At Home for housebound families...

NEW YORK (AP) J.K. Rowling is hoping a dash of Harry Potter will help families confined to their homes during the coronavirus pandemic. The author has launched an online initiative, www.har......

 2020-04-02 15:39 

Republican-American

Lil Yachty, DaBaby and Drake's new rap song "Oprah's Bank Account" is one of Oprah's favorite things...

NEW YORK (AP) Lil Yachty, DaBaby and Drake's new rap song "Oprah's Bank Account" is one of Oprah's favorite things.No, the song hasn't officially made th......

 2020-04-02 15:39 

Republican-American

A record 10 million sought U.S. jobless aid in past two weeks...

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — doubling a record high set just one week earlier — a sign that layoffs are accelerating in the midst ......

 2020-04-02 15:38 

Republican-American

James Elkington's melancholy the stuff for shut-ins...

James Elkington, "Ever-Roving Eye" (Paradise of Bachelors)With his "Ever-Roving Eye," James Elkington sings about wolves in the womb, the sincerity of hyenas and the clock r......

 2020-04-02 15:37 

Republican-American

Our fashion critic reviews 'Making the Cut's' winning looks: 'A shrug at best'...

The setup for Amazon's new fashion-competition reality show, "Making the Cut," is tailor-made (pun fully intended) to move merchandise: a posse of fashion-insider judges (which, i......

 2020-04-02 15:32 

MyRecordJournal.com

Five inmates test positive for COVID-19 at Enfield facility...

Five inmates test positive for COVID-19 at Enfield facility- ENFIELD — Five inmates tested positive for coronavirus at the Willard-Cybulski Correctional Institution. The state Department of Corrections announced the five positive cases at the facili...

 2020-04-02 15:31 

ESPN

Players who made the most successful jumps from high school to the NBA...

In the history of the NBA draft, 45 players have been taken directly out of high school. It wasn't the best decision for each one, but for a select group of superstars, skipping college paid off....

 2020-04-02 15:30 

New Haven Register

State sets deadline for exemptions from Wolf shutdown order...

Pennsylvania businesses face a Friday deadline for seeking an exemption from Gov. Tom Wolf's shutdown order. Wolf has ordered all...

 2020-04-02 15:30 

ctpost.com

Medical examiner: Baby died in St. Francis Hospital in Hartford...

The investigation into the cause of death of the six-week-old infant who was unresponsive when brought to a Hartford hospital, may take weeks, according to medical examiner....

 2020-04-02 15:30 

ctpost.com

27 more coronavirus deaths in CT; toll is at 112...

The investigation into the cause of death of the six-week-old girl who was unresponsive when brought to a Hartford hospital, may take weeks, according to medical examiner....

 2020-04-02 15:29 

Republican-American

CT Lottery employees hit jackpot with $360,000 in unapproved bonuses...

HARTFORD — State auditors found the Connecticut Lottery Corp. had handed out $360,000 in incentive bonuses to nearly five dozen employees without the approval of its board of directors. The A......

 2020-04-02 15:28 

WTNH

Kentucky student makes masks for deaf community...

A Kentucky college student has broken out her sewing machine to help a population she thinks is being overlooked right now....

 2020-04-02 15:26 

WTNH

104 new cases of coronavirus in Mississippi; 1,177 total cases with 26 deaths...

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 104 new cases of the coronavirus. That brings the state's total number of cases to 1,177 with 26 deaths. New cases reported today: 104 New deaths reported today: 4 Long-term...

 2020-04-02 15:26 

NBC Sports

Hockey players in the minors face uncertainty, job fears...

Players on NHL deals continue to be paid while the season is suspended, but ECHL teams couldn't afford to follow the same path....

 2020-04-02 15:25 

NBC Sports

[ NFL ]

Which WR should Eagles draft?...

The Eagles need some major help at wide receivers, which leads Chris Simms and Mike Florio to look at the possible options for Philly in the 2020 NFL Draft....

 2020-04-02 15:25 

NBC Sports

[ NFL ]

Will social distancing be implemented in stadiums?...

The NFL may need to consider its stadium construction if social distancing rules are still in effect when the season starts....

 2020-04-02 15:25 

NBC Sports

[ NFL ]

Patriots owner Kraft wanted Belichick long term...

Two weeks following Tom Brady's decision to leave New England and move on to Tampa, Mike Florio and Chris Simms both agree Patriots owner Robert Kraft made a long-term decision to stay with Bill Belichick....

 2020-04-02 15:24 

CBS Connecticut

[ WTIC ]

'Worried About Disproportionate Loss Of Life': Nonprofit Founder Fears Coronavirus Will Spur Public Health Crisis For Immigrants...

As the U.S. responds to the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration has taken a host of measures to tighten immigration procedures, altering daily operations and disrupting the lives of thousands....

 2020-04-02 15:23 

The Courant

Megan Walker named to WBCA All-America team, becomes 16th consensus All-American in UConn history...

Megan Walker became the program's 16th consensus All-American....

 2020-04-02 15:22 

NBC Sports

[ NFL ]

Matthew Stafford glad to have Chase Daniel with Lions...

Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is glad to have a backup with some experience again. The fact it's someone he's known for years makes it even better. Via Mike O'Hara of the team's....

 2020-04-02 15:18 

The Courant

Slammed by the economic downturn caused by coronavirus, Stanley Black & Decker cuts staff and spending, halts acquisitions...

Stanley Black & Decker Inc. announced Thursday that disruptions caused by the coronavirus has forced it to cut its workforce, reduce spending and suspend acquisition-related activity. It's also withdrawn its 2020 financial guidance and will present re...

 2020-04-02 15:18 

NBC Connecticut

31 Cars Stolen in 24 Hours Across Connecticut: Hartford Police...

Hartford police are reminding drivers to lock their cars and take the keys after 31 cars were stolen in 24 hours across the state. In a tweet Thursday, Hartford......

 2020-04-02 15:18 

ESPN

Clay: What I learned doing fantasy football projections...

Mike Clay puts a ton of work into his projections throughout the year. As he kicks off his 2020, he shares interesting nuggets he uncovered as he went through his process, as well as deep sleepers that emerged....

 2020-04-02 15:17 

WTNH

Reese Witherspoon's Draper James giving dresses to teachers as a thank you...

Actress Reese Witherspoon...

 2020-04-02 15:16 

New Haven Register

Nebraska unemployment surges again as virus forces closures...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska saw another record-setting surge in unemployment claims last week as the new coronavirus forced more businesses to close and lay off workers, according to new data released Thursday. The state received 24,572 unemployment cla...

 2020-04-02 15:15 

New Haven Register

Outbreak: bankruptcies, layoffs, quiet skies and empty rails...

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments on Thursday related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of the virus. ____________ ZOOM: At the end of last year,...

 2020-04-02 15:15 

NBC Sports

Report: No chance of traditional NBA playoffs this season...

NBA playoffs have a familiar format four rounds, best-of-seven series, games with fans at home arenas. But coronavirus has forced the NBA into a stoppage....

 2020-04-02 15:13 

New Haven Register

State copes with jobless surge, creates nursing home plan...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut officials are struggling to handle an overwhelming number of unemployment claims stemming from the coronavirus outbreak, Gov. Ned Lamont said Thursday. The governor said during an MSNBC interview that hundreds of retired...

 2020-04-02 15:12 

Norwich Bulletin

Which states will be hit hardest by coronavirus-related job losses? See the list....

States such as Nevada and Florida that depend heavily on tourism will be hit hardest by coronavirus-related job losses this year while rural states will be most insulated, according to an analysis by IHS Markit."All 50 states will experience declines&...

 2020-04-02 15:06 

New Haven Register

Trump says he expects Russia, Saudis to cut oil production...

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said Thursday that he expects Saudi Arabia and Russia will end an oil war and dramatically cut production. The global gut in production, coupled with a slowing economy from the coronavirus pandemic, has sent energy...

 2020-04-02 15:06 

WSHU

Pentagon Says FEMA Wants It To Find 100,000 Body Bags For Pandemic Fatalities...

Two days after the top U.S. immunologist warned the death toll from the coronavirus pandemic could surpass 100,000, the Pentagon confirmed on Thursday that it has received a request from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to round up 100,000 body bag...

 2020-04-02 15:04 

Norwich Bulletin

Rural residents' access to hospitals is already a problem. Coronavirus could make it worse....

When Timaree Koscik's husband, Tom, fell off the couple's roof in Tonopah, Nevada, and shattered his heels, she knew what they had to do."It was just like, 'Well, put him in the car and take him to Bishop.' " The closest hospital i...

 2020-04-02 15:04 

News Times

Stew Leonard's is hiring for temporary positions...

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