by Jack Kramer | April 21, 2017 5:30am
NEW HAVEN, CT - Connecticut is seeing a surge in ticks this spring and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal visited the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Thursday to urge residents to be vigilant.
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by Jack Kramer | April 5, 2017 3:52pm
HARTFORD, CT — It appears efforts to legalize recreational marijuana in the state of Connecticut have failed.
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by Susan Bigelow | March 10, 2017 11:00am
There’s a chance that Connecticut might legalize the recreational use of cannabis this year. And there’s an equal chance that, no matter what the legislature decides, it won’t matter.
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by Jack Kramer | February 22, 2017 12:30pm
HARTFORD, CT – A new report shows that immigrant-lead households in Connecticut earned $18.9 billion in 2014 – 13.9 percent of all income earned by everyone in the state that year.
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by Jack Kramer | January 26, 2017 6:30am
GUILFORD - One of the highly anticipated dialogues of the 2017 legislative session is a conversation about whether Connecticut will join the growing list of states to legalize recreational marijuana.
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by Christine Stuart | January 25, 2017 11:00am
HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut already licenses dogs, so what about cats? It admittedly sounds like a crazy idea until you begin to unpack it, according to state Rep. Kelly Luxenberg, D-Manchester.
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by Jack Kramer | January 10, 2017 1:27pm
HARTFORD, CT – A new report both documents and warns about the surge in proposals to use farmland and forest for the construction of large solar electricity-generating facilities in Connecticut.
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by Jack Kramer | November 10, 2016 12:00pm
Voters in the state of Massachusetts on Tuesday legalized recreational marijuana beginning in 2018. The move is expected to fuel debate on whether Connecticut will soon follow.
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by Terry Cowgill | October 28, 2016 5:30am
Get ready, Connecticut. We could be seeing an influx of incense, black lights and people who say “dude” and laugh inappropriately. That’s because if the residents of of neighboring Massachusetts pass a ballot initiative next month allowing for the legal sale and consumption of recreational marijuana, Connecticut will almost certainly follow suit.
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by Susan Bigelow | August 5, 2016 10:00am
There’s something off about the seasons. Don’t you feel it? Haven’t you sensed, these past few years, that things haven’t been right? Slowly, slowly, the weather’s changing as the world is shifting.
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