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NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Completes Successful Unmanned First Mission
Dec 5, 2014 11:30 am
An unmanned test flight of NASA’s new Orion spacecraft was successful this morning, flying higher than any human-rated...more »
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December 15, 2014

Sandy Hook Families Sue Bushmaster

by Hugh McQuaid | December 15, 2014 10:48am

Hugh McQuaid file photo (Updated at 12:48 p.m.) Families of nine people killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School and one survivor are suing Bushmaster Firearms, the company that manufactured the weapon used in the incident, as well as the weapon’s distributor and seller.

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December 12, 2014

Mohegans Weigh Marijuana As New Revenue Stream

by Hugh McQuaid | December 12, 2014 3:35pm

Shutterstock photo New guidance from the federal Justice Department has the Mohegan tribe weighing the possible economic benefits of legalizing recreational marijuana on its reservation land.

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Committee Approves Drone Recommendations

by Hugh McQuaid | December 12, 2014 5:30am

Shutterstock A legislative committee backed recommendations Thursday to limit how law enforcement authorities can use unmanned aerial drones for surveillance. 

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December 10, 2014

Feds Balk At Sentence Request By Rowland Attorneys

by Hugh McQuaid | December 10, 2014 12:26pm

Douglas Healey file photo Prosecutors have asked a federal court judge to reject a prison sentence requested by the attorneys of former Gov. John G. Rowland. In court documents filed Tuesday, they questioned whether Rowland deserved “yet another ‘break.”

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December 9, 2014

Bronin Resigns Malloy Administration Post, Signals Run for Mayor

by Christine Stuart | December 9, 2014 1:38pm

Christine Stuart file photo After less than two years as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s Chief Legal Counsel, Luke Bronin will resign before the start of the governor’s second term on Jan. 7.

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December 8, 2014

Appeals Court To Hear Challenge To Connecticut Gun Laws Tuesday

by Hugh McQuaid | December 8, 2014 3:30pm

istockphoto Lawyers for Connecticut gun rights advocates are expected to appear Tuesday at a federal courthouse in New York, where they will appeal a 2014 decision upholding the constitutionality of the state’s post-Sandy Hook firearm restrictions.

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December 4, 2014

Rowland’s Lawyers Ask For Less Than 18 Months, Say He Is Never Returning To Politics

by Hugh McQuaid | December 4, 2014 10:03pm

Douglas Healey file photo Lawyers for former Gov. John G. Rowland asked a judge for leniency Thursday in court documents, requesting a sentence of less than 18 months in prison for his recent corruption convictions.

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December 3, 2014

Disability Rights Advocates Lobby For Closure of State Institutions

by Christine Stuart | December 3, 2014 4:42pm

Christine Stuart photo Families of children with developmental disabilities are lobbying lawmakers this year to close six state-run institutions where more than 500 individuals with intellectual disabilities reside.

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December 1, 2014

Deleted Emails Delay Landmark Education Funding Trial

by Christine Stuart | December 1, 2014 5:30am

CTNJ file photo The landmark education funding trial that had been scheduled to start in September before being pushed back to January 2015, has been delayed indefinitely as attorneys try to figure out how many emails were deleted by the woman who leads the coalition of 18 parents suing the state.

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November 26, 2014

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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