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Business groups get on board bus-only route idea

September 28, 2014
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By STEPHEN SINGER Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Business leaders along the route of the $567 million bus-only corridor in central Connecticut are stepping in to pump up support for the massive project. The Newington Chamber of Commerce organized a networking meeting Wednesday morning on a bus built for the new CTfastrak transit system,…

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Foley tax return summaries show wide income swings

September 28, 2014
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By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Tax return summaries released Friday by Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley show he has experienced wide swings in income. In documents provided to journalists for review, Foley, a wealthy Greenwich businessman, reported slightly more than $1…

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Malloy, Foley to meet twice in 1 week for debates

September 28, 2014
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy and his Republican challenger are scheduled to meet twice in one week to debate one another. On Tuesday, Malloy and Greenwich businessman Tom Foley are expected appear in West Hartford at the University of St. Joseph…

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In Enfield: Cops: Student shared pot-laced lollipops with pals

September 27, 2014
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ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ A police chief in Connecticut says a girl handed out marijuana-laced lollipops to classmates at her high school, and one student was hospitalized. Enfield Police Chief Carl Sferrazza tells the Journal Inquirer (http://bit.ly/1v89Fo9 ) that the Enfield High student acknowledged sharing…

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Participants’ support of cause unwavering on their Ride for Justice

September 27, 2014
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Participants’ support of cause unwavering on their Ride for Justice

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER For Vito Pagliarulo of Bristol, taking part in a motorcycle event to support the Petit Family Foundation was something he did not think twice about. Owner of a Harley Davidson Switchback FLD, Pagliarulo has joined thousands of other riders each…

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Blue Devils quiet Lancers, 4-1

September 26, 2014
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By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – In a matter of 28 seconds, the game was ultimately decided between the Plainville and Bristol Eastern boys soccer teams on Wednesday, Sept. 18 from Alumni Field. With the Blue Devils leading by a 2-1 push, Plainville tallied…

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Middle school to participate in Stanford study on learning

September 26, 2014
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By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Students who believe that intelligence is a static trait may feel like a failure if they do not perform well on a test, but research from Stanford University has been making strides to challenge that belief in an effort to…

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Security stepped up along Connecticut rail lines

September 26, 2014
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s governor has ordered state police to increase their presence along rail lines and at Bradley International Airport. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he issued the order Thursday in light of events overseas and out of abundance of caution. He said…

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Prosecutor agrees to hearing in home invasion case

September 26, 2014
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut prosecutor says newly discovered evidence related to a 2007 home invasion that killed three people warrants a court hearing in the appeal of one of two men sentenced to death for the murders. Prosecutor Marjorie Allen Dauster filed a…

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