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April 14, 2014

Murphy, Blumenthal Warn of Predatory Tax Filing Services

by Christine Stuart | April 14, 2014 12:39pm

Christine Stuart photo 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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April 13, 2014

PHOTOS | 200,000 Celebrate UConn Basketball Teams in Victory Parade

by Josalee Thrift | April 13, 2014 9:03pm

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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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April 11, 2014

Five of The Six Republican Gubernatorial Candidates Square Off

by Christine Stuart | April 11, 2014 3:27pm

Christine Stuart photo 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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April 3, 2014

Consumer Protection Approves Six Marijuana Dispensaries

by Christine Stuart | April 3, 2014 2:52pm

istockphoto 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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Defamation Lawsuit Explores The Idea of Public Hearing ‘Immunity’

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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March 26, 2014

Free Dental Clinic, Finally, Comes To Hartford

by Christine Stuart | March 26, 2014 1:35pm

Nancy Guenther Chapman photo 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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March 18, 2014

Dean Claims Underdog Status In Campaign Announcement

by Hugh McQuaid | March 18, 2014 9:16pm

Hugh McQuaid photo 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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March 17, 2014

Senators Offer Plan To Combat Heroin Epidemic

by Christine Stuart | March 17, 2014 2:35pm

Christine Stuart photo 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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March 13, 2014

Will A Bill Shrinking Drug-Free Zones Get A Debate In An Election Year?

by Christine Stuart | March 13, 2014 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo 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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March 3, 2014

Both Supporters & Opponents of Juvenile Sentencing Bill Are Tired of Testifying

by Christine Stuart | March 3, 2014 6:03pm

Hugh McQuaid photo 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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