by Christine Stuart | April 14, 2014 12:39pm
On the eve of the income tax filing deadline, U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal warned of unscrupulous practices by tax preparers who prey upon moderate- and low-income individuals.
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by Josalee Thrift | April 13, 2014 9:03pm
Sunday’s victory parade in Hartford drew more than 200,000 to the city to honor the University of Connecticut’s men’s and women’s basketball teams for winning their respective 2014 NCAA championships. Hartford police provided a “conservative” crowd estimate of more than 200,000 and said fans were respectful - not a single arrest was reported. Police said it was the largest crowd anyone can remember in Hartford.
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by Christine Stuart | April 11, 2014 3:27pm
On questions ranging from gun policy to political corruption, five of the six Republican gubernatorial candidates did their best to answer Friday during the first televised political debate of the 2014 season.
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by Christine Stuart | April 3, 2014 2:52pm
The Consumer Protection Department approved six medical marijuana dispensaries Thursday that will be located in Hartford, Branford, Bridgeport, South Windsor, Uncasville, and Bristol.
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by Christine Stuart | April 3, 2014 5:30am
Connecticut courts have never had to decide whether a member of the public, who is testifying at a legislative hearing, can defame another person without consequences. But a judge may soon get a chance to clarify the issue.
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by Christine Stuart | March 26, 2014 1:35pm
For the first time since its creation seven years ago, the Connecticut Mission of Mercy free dental clinic is coming to Hartford on April 25-26.
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by Hugh McQuaid | March 18, 2014 9:16pm
Martha Dean began what she expects will be an adversarial gubernatorial campaign Tuesday night with a far-ranging speech at Hartford’s Old State House where she framed herself as a persecuted but resilient candidate.
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by Christine Stuart | March 17, 2014 2:35pm
Fentanyl laced heroin has reached the state of Connecticut and the city of Hartford, where just last week police seized 2,000 bags of it at a home on Enfield Street.
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by Christine Stuart | March 13, 2014 5:30am
It’s an issue that doesn’t impact a majority of state lawmakers, which makes a bill that shrinks drug-free school zones from 1,500 to 200 feet, a tough sell.
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by Christine Stuart | March 3, 2014 6:03pm
Barbara Fair is sick of traveling to Hartford year after year to testify on a bill that would give juvenile offenders an opportunity to reduce their sentences.
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