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November 26, 2014

OP-ED | Court Case Pushed By Think Tank Could Leave Uninsured Out In The Cold

by Wendell Potter | November 26, 2014 5:58pm


Supremes To Decide Challenge To Obamacare Based On A Single Sentence

At least four million Americans will rejoin the ranks of the uninsured — and consequently lose access to affordable health care — if the Supreme Court sides with opponents of Obamacare in a case that hinges on the interpretation of a single sentence in the law. But if that’s the price that has to be paid to impose an ideology that worships the so-called free market no matter what the cost, so be it, say the folks at a libertarian influence shop in Washington.

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Governor’s Thanksgiving Day Message

by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy | November 26, 2014 12:08pm

It’s been nearly 400 years since the first Thanksgiving, and while there have been countless changes during that time, one aspect of the original holiday is as true today as it was back then.

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Patients Seek To Add Their Conditions To Medical Marijuana List

by Christine Stuart | November 26, 2014 11:54am

Christine Stuart photo Hertz Nazaire, 41, lives with sickle cell disease and while he says he’s never tried marijuana to ease his chronic pain, he hates the narcotics he because they make him dizzy and nauseous. He said he would like medical marijuana to be an option.

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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Braddock’s Sentence

by Hugh McQuaid | November 26, 2014 5:30am

Hugh McQuaid file photo A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of Robert Braddock Jr., a political aide serving more than three years in prison for campaign finance conspiracy while working for former House Speaker Chris Donovan’s congressional campaign.

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November 25, 2014

State Offices To Close At 12:30 p.m. Wednesday

by Staff Report | November 25, 2014 4:13pm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy decided to close all state offices at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday to give state employees a chance to get home before the snow starts falling.

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Malloy: Stay Off The Roads Wednesday If You Can

by Hugh McQuaid | November 25, 2014 12:43pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy urged holiday travelers and other motorists to stay off the roads if possible Wednesday as the year’s first major snowfall coincides with Thanksgiving travel.

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Malloy Administration Personnel Changes Are Under Way

by Christine Stuart | November 25, 2014 10:28am

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Monday that there will be some changes in his administration as he starts his second term.

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Traveling Up, Gas Prices Down

by Kristi Allen | November 25, 2014 5:30am

Courtesy of the NOAA The 41 million Americans who will hit the road for Thanksgiving travel this week have something to look forward to: the lowest gas prices in five years.

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November 24, 2014

Foodshare Needs 1,200 More Turkeys

by Christine Stuart | November 24, 2014 2:02pm

Christine Stuart photo Foodshare in Bloomfield, which plans to distribute 19,896 turkeys for Thanksgiving, is running about 1,200 turkeys shy of where it needs to be to start its distribution on Tuesday.

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Lawmakers Will Try Again To Pitch Overtime Pay for Workers Who Work Thanksgiving

by Hugh McQuaid | November 24, 2014 1:00pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo A group of Democrats in the House will try again in the coming months to pass a labor-backed bill designed to discourage retailers from opening stores on Thanksgiving by requiring them to pay their workers holiday overtime.

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