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Reaction to passage in the Senate of the Republicans’ tax agenda has been swift in Connecticut. Both Connecticut senators, along with all of their Democratic colleagues, opposed the bill, which was passed at 2:00 am Saturday morning, with no hearings. 

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Thursday’s show by Garrison Keillor at the Warner Theatre in Torrington was canceled, just hours before it was due to go ahead.

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Rebuilding America’s infrastructure is an idea lots of politicians embrace. But how to pay for it can be tricky. Now, one Connecticut congressman is suggesting a possible solution: taxing pollution.

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Lawmakers are trying to probe a solution to disputes between health insurers and health care providers, following the recent seven-week breakdown between Anthem and Hartford HealthCare.

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Jayson Negron was killed by a police officer in Bridgeport last May. A protest was held in Hartford Monday highlighting his death.

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Pumpkin pie, roast turkey, cranberry sauce, and football -- Thanksgiving Day’s four basic elements. While pro football dominates the airwaves, it’s the hometown high school games that genuinely capture the spirit of the day.

Attorney Glenn Formica, Miriam Martinez-Lemus, and Governor Dannel Malloy (left to right) attend a press conference at the Quinnipiac Club in New Haven calling on ICE to grant a deportation stay.
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Immigration and Customs Enforcement has denied a stay of deportation for a Stamford mother of two.

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Following an October storm that cut power to more than 300,000 customers -- utilities in Connecticut say they want to better predict storm outages. That means tweaking computer models which, by nature, are imperfect.

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Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman has announced she will not run for governor of Connecticut next year.

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When we met Dr. Bolivar Arboleda Osorio in the city of Caguas a few weeks back, he talked about his experience treating patients in the aftermath of the storm -- first came the trauma victims, then came the chronic and severe cases that were becoming emergencies as time dragged on and the lights stayed off. Electronic records were stuck in the cloud. Patients, not able to call for an appointment, just showed up.

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The Connecticut Supreme Court has heard arguments in an appeal on whether a major gunmaker should be held liable in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

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The brother of a man who was abused at a Whiting Forensic Hospital in Middletown, Connecticut says the scope of what he had to endure was “incomprehensible.” 

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Hartford appears to have escaped the imminent risk of bankruptcy, at least temporarily, with the passage of a state budget. But one ratings agency says it’s what happens next that really counts. 

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New Jersey's Governor-elect Phil Murphy has vowed to "immediately" bring his state back into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, or RGGI. It’s a move that could strengthen the pollution-fighting partnership.

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It’s breeding time for deer in Connecticut, which means biologists and hunters are paying close attention to two things: car collisions and acorns.

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