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February 26, 2015

OP-ED | Who’s Afraid of the Minor Leagues?

by Susan Bigelow | February 26, 2015 9:24pm

Last week Hartford officials held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new minor league home of the New Britain Rock Cats, who will move to the city in time for the start of the 2016 season.

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February 25, 2015

Merrill: Enough is Enough

by Christine Stuart | February 25, 2015 4:06pm

Christine Stuart photo One. That’s the number of people Secretary of the State Denise Merrill believes should be in charge of administering elections in each municipality.

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February 6, 2015

Two Lawmakers Look To Legalize Marijuana

by Hugh McQuaid | February 6, 2015 11:30am

Shutterstock Two state lawmakers are seeking to legalize and tax the sale of recreational marijuana in Connecticut. They want it to be seen as a revenue generator and boon to the state’s economy.

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January 20, 2015

McGee Says Parking Violation Death Threats Came Through Facebook

by Christine Stuart | January 20, 2015 12:44pm

Christine Stuart photo (Updated 6 p.m.) Despite having publicly apologized for his transgression, State Rep. Brandon McGee said Tuesday that he has received death threats from Facebook users since a photo showing his BMW parked illegally in a handicapped spot began circulating on the social networking site.

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January 16, 2015

Jury Returns Split Verdict In Campaign Finance Case

by Hugh McQuaid | January 16, 2015 4:14pm

Hugh McQuaid photo HARTFORD — A jury reached a split verdict Friday in former state Sen. Ernie Newton’s corruption trial, finding him guilty of illegal campaign practices, not guilty of witness tampering, and reaching no verdict on two larceny charges.

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Hartford’s Election Day Debacle Detailed In Report

by Christine Stuart | January 16, 2015 3:17pm

Hugh McQuaid file photo Errors and omissions by Hartford election officials, dysfunctional relationships, a lack of leadership, and the absence of a chain of command contributed to the city of Hartford’s Election Day problems, according to a new report.

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January 8, 2015

PHOTOS | The Governor’s Inaugural Ball 2015

by Douglas Healey | January 8, 2015 11:50am

DOUGLAS HEALEY PHOTO The Governor’s Inaugural Ball at the Convention Center in Hartford was full of pomp and pageantry on Wednesday as hundreds came out to celebrate the start of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s second term. Check out Douglas Healey’s photos of the celebration here.

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January 7, 2015

Malloy To Be Sworn In Today

by Christine Stuart | January 7, 2015 7:55am

CTNJ file photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be sworn into a second term Wednesday at a ceremony in the state Armory at around 1:30 p.m.

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December 20, 2014

‘Never Forgetting Ferguson’ Rally Draws About 200 to Connecticut Capitol

by Christine Stuart | December 20, 2014 6:40pm

Doug Hardy photo HARTFORD — More than 200 people marched to the state Capitol on Saturday afternoon to make sure no one forgets about the death of Michael Brown, whose shooting by a police officer earlier this year in Ferguson, Missouri, has led to an ongoing series of demonstrations and protests throughout the country.

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December 17, 2014

Malloy Believes Busway Will Be A Success

by Hugh McQuaid | December 17, 2014 5:30am

Hugh McQuaid photo It took Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other officials about 20 minutes to travel from New Britain to Hartford on Tuesday on a tour of the 9.4-mile dedicated bus route that is scheduled to open in March.

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