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September 18, 2017

Connecticut Drivers Facing Spike in Gas Prices As Texas Refineries Struggle to Recover From Harvey

by Cara Rosner | Sep 18, 2017 10:00am
Posted to: Business | Consumer Protection | The Economy | Energy Sector | Energy | Transportation | Weather

After a sudden jump following Hurricane Harvey, gas prices have leveled off — but they still remain more than 10 percent higher than they were a month ago.

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September 15, 2017

OP-ED | New Study Finds Influence of Bogus News Outlets Increasing

by Barth Keck | Sep 15, 2017 4:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Consumer Protection | Education | Media Matters | Opinion | Weather

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Amid the many stories surrounding Hurricane Irma as it approached the United States last week were these inane and downright preposterous items:

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September 8, 2017

Blumenthal Touts Passage of Harvey Relief

by Cyrus dos Santos | Sep 8, 2017 3:20pm
Posted to: Congress | Weather

Courtesy of NASA's Short-Term Prediction Research and Transition Center HARTFORD, CT — On the heels of a House vote in favor of $15.25 billion in federal disaster relief for Texas and Louisiana, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal called on the nation to come together to support the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

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September 5, 2017

Connecticut Keeps Its Eye On Irma

by Jack Kramer | Sep 5, 2017 3:46pm
Posted to: Weather | New Haven

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie NEW HAVEN, CT — With one, if not two eyes on Hurricane Irma in the Atlantic Ocean, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other officials Tuesday warned Connecticut residents to prepare well in advance of any storm that winds up threatening the East Coast.

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August 30, 2017

New Haven Company On Front Lines Helping Houston Hurricane Victims

by Jack Kramer | Aug 30, 2017 10:30am
Posted to: Weather | New Haven

NEW HAVEN, CT — A New Haven company housed at 770 Chapel Street is smack dab in the middle of rescue and relief efforts in Houston during one of the worst weather events in the country’s history.

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August 28, 2017

Connecticut Sends Airmen To Help with Hurricane Harvey Response

by Staff Report | Aug 28, 2017 3:02pm
Posted to: Military Spending | Weather

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HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut sent eight airmen from the Connecticut National Guard with a C-130H cargo plane to help with the Hurricane Harvey response.

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March 13, 2017

Storm Delays Legislative Business

by Christine Stuart | Mar 13, 2017 11:29pm
Posted to: Gaming | Weather

Ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy issued a travel ban that starts at 5 a.m. today and Connecticut’s legislative leaders agreed to allow a legislative committee to delay a vote on casino expansion.

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U.S. Northeast Primes Plows With Blizzard Bearing Down

by Daniel Trotta, Reuters | Mar 13, 2017 4:30am
Posted to: Weather

REUTERS/Brendan McDermid NEW YORK (Reuters) - Weather forecasters on Sunday put the U.S. East Coast from New York City to Boston on a blizzard watch, warning of the potential for 12 to 18 inches of snow and wind blasts in some areas from Monday night into Wednesday.

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February 8, 2017

Malloy Declares A Snow Day for State Employees

by Christine Stuart | Feb 8, 2017 11:14pm
Posted to: Weather

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is asking first and second-shift state employees to stay home Thursday due to the expected snow storm.

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January 7, 2017

SNOW! Hartford Announces Parking Ban for First Winter Storm of Season

by Matthew Zagaja | Jan 7, 2017 3:01pm
Posted to: Sponsored Post | Transportation | Weather | Hartford

Photo courtesy of the Connecticut State Police
HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut is experiencing its first major snowfall of 2017 and cities and residents are spending the day preparing to deal with the snow and its aftermath. A winter storm warning is in effect until 11 p.m. tonight.

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