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April 09, 2019 - 12:40 pm
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) -- Authorities are investigating racist slurs spray painted on two buildings at a Connecticut university. The New Britain Herald reports that a racist epithet directed at African Americans was spray painted on an exterior wall of the student center and a wall of a parking...
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Marijuana
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April 08, 2019 - 6:42 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Additional legislation that could ultimately lead to legalized recreational marijuana in Connecticut has advanced. The Judiciary Committee voted 21-19 on Monday in favor of a bill that outlines how marijuana use and sales would be legalized for those 21 years and older. By...
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April 01, 2019 - 9:43 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's new governor is pushing for a statewide tax on sugary drinks, nearly three decades after the last U.S. state imposed one. But Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont is bracing for a fight, predicting industry lobbying will be "ferocious." Taxes on soda and other sugary...
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Marijuana
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March 25, 2019 - 3:41 pm
Supporters of legal marijuana scored a win in Connecticut on Monday after lawmakers passed one of several bills aimed at clearing the way for legalizing weed in the state.
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A sign stands near the site of the December 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting
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March 25, 2019 - 2:36 pm
NEWTOWN, CT (1010 WINS) -- There's mourning in Newtown following the apparent suicide of the father of a Sandy Hook victim. RELATED: New docs shine light on Sandy Hook shooter’s ‘scorn for humanity’ | Sandy Hook families can have access to InfoWars' financials | Sandy Hook Elementary gets bomb...
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Straws
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March 18, 2019 - 8:16 pm
Legislation that attempts to reduce the number of single-use plastic straws in Connecticut has cleared a key legislative hurdle.
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2017 file photo, Robert Gentile is wheeled into the federal courthouse in Hartford, Conn. The reputed Connecticut mobster, who authorities believe is the last surviving person of interest in the largest art heist in history, was released from prison Friday, March 15, 2018, in an unrelated weapons case. Federal prosecutors have said they think Gentile has information about the still-unsolved 1990 $500 million heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. (Patrick Raycraft/Hartford Courant via AP, File)
March 18, 2019 - 3:44 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A reputed Connecticut mobster who federal authorities believe is the last surviving person of interest in the largest art heist in history criticized government officials Monday as he adjusted to being back home after finishing a four-year prison sentence for weapons crimes...
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firearms training unit Detective Barbara J. Mattson, of the Connecticut State Police, holds a Bushmaster AR-15 rifle
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March 14, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Gun maker Remington can be sued over how it marketed the Bushmaster rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, a divided Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
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Marijuana
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February 20, 2019 - 4:47 pm
OLD LYME, Conn. (AP) -- A veterinarian in Connecticut is warning pet owners to be careful after she treated two dogs for likely ingesting marijuana. Kathy Clark of Clark Veterinary Hospital in Old Lyme says the dogs were hospitalized after going out on walks in Niantic and Old Saybrook in the last...
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Yale campus and studio
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February 12, 2019 - 1:12 pm
NEW HAVEN, CT (1010 WINS) -- Three women who attend Yale University have brought a class action federal lawsuit against the Ivy League school and nine all-male fraternities. The suit seeks to force the frats to admit women. They claim that because women are shut out, they are deprived of the social...
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