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 2021-09-22 23:14 

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WNBA’s 25th anniversary a reminder of how far a once-doubted league has come...

UConn women's basketball legends Rebecca Lobo, Jennifer Rizzotti, Nykesha Sales and Swin Cash, along with Connecticut Sun legend Lindsay Whalen, grew up thinking their basketball playing careers would end once they graduated college. That changed with...

 2021-09-22 23:06 

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First African-American Commissioner for the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Reuben Bradford, dies Wednesday morning at 75...

Former Connecticut State Trooper, and former commissioner for the state Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Reuben Bradford died Wednesday morning at the age of 75....

 2021-09-22 22:35 

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West Hartford police investigate Wednesday morning crash...

West Hartford police are investigating a Wednesday morning car crash that left two people injured....

 2021-09-22 21:57 

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Robert “The Cook” Gentile, who may have been the last living mobster with clues to the Gardner Museum art heist, dies...

The 85-year old Gentile, who died Sept. 17 in Hartford Hospital where he was treated for a possible stroke, may have been the last person alive with knowledge of what happened to $500 million in missing art —including Vermeer's "The Concert&...

 2021-09-22 21:42 

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Conservative Republicans under fire for flouting mask requirement at the state Capitol complex during forum on vaccination mandates...

Signs posted outside the state Capitol complex said masks are required for entry, but inside Wednesday's public forum on COVID-19 vaccination mandates, most of the Republican lawmakers and members of the public were unmasked....

 2021-09-22 21:41 

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US seeks answers to why Europe keeps winning Ryder Cup...

The Ryder Cup begins Friday in Wisconsin...

 2021-09-22 21:35 

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Local chefs hosting dinner to benefit Farmington farm damaged by Tropical Storm Ida...

Chefs for Sub Edge is a dinner benefit event Oct. 3 to raise money for Sub Edge Farm, which was damaged by Tropical Storm Ida...

 2021-09-22 21:29 

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With hockey season near, ‘Mentor Night’ helps UConn’s players get ready for real life...

UConn hockey coach Mike Cavanaugh brought back 'Mentor Night' this week, a program that allows his skaters to get solid career advice in person. It was a sure sign, along with the Huskies' return to the XL Center next week, that a normal hocke...

 2021-09-22 21:24 

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Community News For The Manchester Edition...

Community news for Manchester and Bolton....

 2021-09-22 20:31 

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Community news for the Glastonbury edition...

Community news for Glastonbury....

 2021-09-22 20:09 

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Community News For The East Hartford Edition...

Community news for East Hartford....

 2021-09-22 20:00 

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Daily coronavirus updates: COVID-19 positivity rate, hospitalizations in Connecticut decline for third straight day...

Connecticut's seven-day COVID-19 positivity rate dropped for the third straight day Tuesday, while the state's total of patients hospitalized with the disease continued to fall as well, an encouraging sign amid a monthslong delta variant surge....

 2021-09-22 19:54 

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Anti-mask, anti-vaccine opponents disrupt West Hartford school board meeting in latest confrontation over Connecticut’s public health mandates...

Anti-mask, anti-vaccine opponents disrupt West Hartford school board meeting in latest confrontation over Connecticut's public health mandates...

 2021-09-22 19:34 

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Legislative commission approves informational forum on colonial leader John Mason, whose statue has led to controversy at the state Capitol...

For centuries, history regarded him as the man who saved English settlement in Connecticut from destruction by the powerful Pequot. But for the last three decades there has been growing pressure from native groups and others who want to remove his likenes...

 2021-09-22 18:52 

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Hartford Latino Fest to celebrate city’s multicultural population with salsa, bachata, reggaeton, hip-hop...

Hartford Latino Fest, a celebration of the region's multicultural Latinx population, will be Sept. 25 at The Church of the Good Shepherd in Hartford....

 2021-09-22 18:41 

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New Haven cop arrested in Las Vegas DUI crash that killed fellow officer leaves jail...

The off-duty New Haven police officer arrested after a Las Vegas DUI crash that killed fellow Officer Joshua Castellano and injured five others has been fitted with an electronic monitor and released from jail, authorities say....

 2021-09-22 18:41 

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Mosquitos carrying West Nile virus detected in Hartford park...

Mosquitos carrying West Nile virus were found in a Hartford park last week, prompting city officials to remind residents to take precautions against insect bites....

 2021-09-22 18:25 

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For 66 years, Bob Steele was the voice of Connecticut radio. His biographer seeks to keep his memory alive...

Known as the voice of Southern New England, radio broadcaster Bob Steele died nearly 19 years ago, but Paul Hensler is determined to keep his memory alive. Hensler will discuss Steele's life, voice and achievements on Sept. 23 in a Zoom talk sponsored...

 2021-09-22 17:55 

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Connecticut Gov. Lamont seeks powers extension until next year for mandatory vaccinations, masks in schools...

As required by law, Gov. Lamont released his formal, written request to extend his powers with detailed reasons on issues like childhood vaccines and mask mandates that he wants to extend....

 2021-09-22 17:25 

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Community News For The Windsor Locks Edition...

Community news for Windsor Locks, Suffield and East Granby....

 2021-09-22 17:10 

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Connecticut Sun forward Jonquel Jones, coach Curt Miller win major AP WNBA awards...

Jonquel Jones is no stranger to winning Associated Press WNBA awards. This year, the 6-foot-6 Connecticut Sun forward is the unanimous choice for AP Player of the Year. The Sun also have the AP's Most Improved Player in Brionna Jones....

 2021-09-22 16:54 

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Community News For The Windsor Edition...

Community news for Windsor and Bloomfield....

 2021-09-22 15:09 

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Driver under arrest after deadly pedestrian crash in Hartford, police say. An East Hartford woman died...

Hartford police on Wednesday arrested a Georgia woman who they say was behind the wheel of a car that struck and killed a pedestrian from East Hartford last month....

 2021-09-22 13:57 

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Opinion: Environmental justice is racial justice...

Connecticut must act now to address the negative public health outcomes of climate change by passing and implementing the Transportation Climate Initiative Program....

 2021-09-22 13:47 

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Man wearing hard hat, animal mask, robs Norwalk bank, police say...

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who they say robbed a Norwalk bank while wearing a hard hat and a mask that made his mouth look like that of an animal....

 2021-09-22 13:00 

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7 new restaurants to check out in Connecticut, from chicken sandwiches to vegan fare...

Looking to try some new restaurants in Connecticut? Here are some recent Hartford-area restaurants that have opened, serving everything from tacos to Greek and vegan food....

 2021-09-22 11:22 

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New Britain High School moves to remote learning for rest of week after rough start to school year...

New Britain High School is switching to remote learning for the rest of the week after a rough start to the school year. A letter to students and their families from the principal suggests students' bad behavior is to blame....

 2021-09-22 10:00 

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Eight Hartford homes slated for repairs by volunteers in annual Rebuilding Together Hartford day next month...

Eight Hartford homes slated for repairs by volunteers in annual Rebuilding Together Hartford day next month....

 2021-09-22 03:28 

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Wild card leader Red Sox beat stumbling Mets 6-3, 6th in row...

Xander Bogaerts hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the fifth inning and a two-run double in the sixth, lifting the AL wild-card leading Boston Red Sox over the stumbling New York Mets 6-3 on Tuesday night....

 2021-09-22 02:40 

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Luis Severino makes first MLB appearance in almost two years as Yankees beat Rangers...

Starting pitcher Jordan Montgomery kept a steady groove all night, while Giancarlo Stanton, Joey Gallo and Aaron Judge each bashed face-melting home runs....

 2021-09-22 01:44 

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Community News For The Wethersfield Edition...

Community news for Wethersfield, Berlin, Kensington, Rocky Hill, and Newington....

 2021-09-22 00:56 

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Community News For The West Hartford Edition...

Community news for West Hartford....

 2021-09-21 23:57 

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Community News For The Vernon Edition...

Community news for Vernon, Ellington, and Tolland....

 2021-09-21 23:26 

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Connecticut Republicans want special legislative session scheduled for next week to address crime...

Prompted by a recent rise in violent crimes, top Republicans called Tuesday for a special legislative session next week to battle crime that has involved several high-profile incidents....

 2021-09-21 23:12 

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Warm temperatures will greet fall’s arrival...

The autumnal equinox arrives at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. While temperatures certainly have had a fall feel for some time, humidity levels over the next few days will be in tune with midsummer....

 2021-09-21 23:01 

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Glastonbury freshman Brooke Strauss is 4 for 4 in cross country races, while Conard senior Gavin Sherry edges closer to breaking 15 minutes...

Glastonbury freshman Brooke Strauss bursts onto the Connecticut high school cross country scene with some fast times and wins her fourth race in four tries Tuesday at Fisher Meadows in Avon, while Conard senior Gavin Sherry gets close to the 15-minute bar...

 2021-09-21 22:29 

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As UConn football coach Lou Spanos preaches competition, freshman running back Nate Carter replaces senior Kevin Mensah atop the depth chart...

UConn freshman running back Nate Carter is atop the depth chart ahead of Saturday's game against Wyoming after senior Kevin Mensah posted a career-low yards per carry through four games....

 2021-09-21 21:28 

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Two men, 19 and 20, arrested in connection to West Hartford robberies of elderly women...

Two men were arrested Tuesday in connection to a robbery of a 78-year-old woman and an attempted robbery of a 65-year-old woman in late August....

 2021-09-21 21:19 

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Daily coronavirus updates: Weekly positivity rate and hospitalizations fall as encouraging metrics continue for 2nd day...

Connecticut's weekly positivity rate and its hospitalizations fell Tuesday, the second straight day of encouraging COVID-19 metrics....

 2021-09-21 21:18 

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Developer wants series of apartment buildings, fresh businesses between Route 4 and Farmington River in Farmington...

A West Hartford developer is proposing to build 190 apartments and refurbish commercial space along a stretch of Farmington Avenue in Farmington....

 2021-09-21 21:13 

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Four Connecticut schools awarded National Blue Ribbon Schools for high performance and gap closing...

Four Connecticut public schools, including three elementary schools, were awarded the National Blue Ribbon distinction, which highlights the education facilities high performance or success with closing achievement gaps....

 2021-09-21 21:13 

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Woman delivers baby inside York Correctional Institution Saturday afternoon, Department of Correction says...

A woman who was being held in an East Lyme prison gave birth inside the facility Saturday afternoon....

 2021-09-21 21:02 

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UConn students and employers cheer the return of the in-person career fair: ‘There are plenty of jobs, everyone is hiring’...

UConn hosted its first in-person career fair event since before the virus and students and employers alike were glad to be back....

 2021-09-21 20:38 

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Connecticut’s Stand Down for Veterans begins Wednesday...

Stand Down, Connecticut's annual service fair for veterans, is set for Wednesday through Friday with online information sessions and in-person services....

 2021-09-21 20:29 

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New Haven Officer Robert Ferraro, accused of DUI in crash that killed fellow officer, in talks with high-profile lawyer...

The case of New Haven Police Officer Robert Ferraro, charged with causing the crash that killed a fellow officer in Las Vegas, was continued until Thursday, according to court records....

 2021-09-21 20:11 

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Farmington officer who was struck by stolen vehicle Monday morning will need ‘lengthy rehabilitation’, police say...

A Farmington police officer, who was seriously injured when he was struck by a fleeing suspect in a stolen car Monday morning, is on the road to recovery....

 2021-09-21 20:02 

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‘This isn’t your house anymore:’ Connecticut man arrested after trying to commandeer another family’s home in bizarre break-in, police say...

A Ledyard man was arrested inside another family's Old Lyme home after a bizarre break in and semi-standoff with police Monday evening....

 2021-09-21 19:50 

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Bridgeport warehouse fire leaves two firefighters transported to hospital for dehydration and exhaustion Tuesday...

Two Bridgeport firefighters were taken to a local hospital while battling a warehouse blaze Tuesday afternoon....

 2021-09-21 19:06 

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Community news for the Enfield edition...

Community News for Enfield, Somers, and East Windsor....

 2021-09-21 18:29 

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Community News For The Colchester Edition...

Community news for Colchester, Salem, Marlborough, East Haddam, East Hampton and Moodus....

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