by Christine Stuart | September 16, 2016 1:21pm
Jeff Lawton was stabbed in the face a few years ago and had six teeth broken in the process. On Friday, he was at the Connecticut Mission of Mercy free dental clinic in Hartford getting them repaired.
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by Christine Stuart | July 20, 2016 2:13pm
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ceremonially signed a bill Wednesday that updates the anti-discrimination statutes for the Connecticut Military Department.
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by Jack Kramer | June 20, 2016 1:15pm
Sarah Greene of Branford, in her own words, had it “hard enough as a single parent” raising two young children when her husband was killed during enemy action in Iraq 12 years ago.
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by Steve Majerus-Collins | February 3, 2016 4:35pm
The state is so desperate to save money that even the dead are taking a hit.
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by Barth Keck | November 9, 2015 4:24pm
As we commemorate Veterans Day this week to “thank and honor living veterans who served honorably in the military,” special appreciation is due Bryan Stascavage, a veteran currently attending Wesleyan University.
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by Elizabeth Regan | November 5, 2015 6:30am
A public radio exposé in Ft. Carson, Colorado, has prompted a Connecticut senator to lead the call for a Pentagon investigation into the wrongful discharge of service members with mental health disorders amid evidence of systemic injustice.
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by Christine Stuart | August 19, 2015 1:15pm
Described by his former colleague, U.S. Rep. John B. Larson, as a person with a wit “quicker than Jon Stewart,” a former Massachusetts Congressman told the faculty at Goodwin College on Wednesday about a seismic shift in American life, as chronicled in his recent memoir.
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by Christine Stuart | July 7, 2015 5:30am
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he didn’t believe the “dust up” over the state budget would impact family-owned jet engine parts manufacturers like Turbine Technologies, but company officials had a different take.
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by Christine Stuart | June 5, 2015 2:50pm
The 2015 legislative session saw some some key legislative victories for women and families, but there were also painful defeats, according to lawmakers and advocates.
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by Jordan Fenster | May 8, 2015 5:30am
What to do with the solid waste an army creates as it passes through is a question without a simple solution. The U.S. Army’s answer, at least in Iraq and Afghanistan, has been simply to burn it.
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