by Kiernan Majerus-Collins | August 18, 2015 5:30am
Democrats in Bristol were jubilant on the night of Nov. 6, 2001. On a ticket led by then-Mayor Frank Nicastro, the Democrats had won a clean sweep of the local races.
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by Jordan Fenster | March 13, 2015 11:00am
A bill that would provide workers compensation coverage for first responders in Connecticut who suffer post-traumatic stress disorder after witnessing the death of another human being took one step closer to becoming law Thursday.
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by Staff Report | December 30, 2014 5:23pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday nominated outgoing Democratic Party Executive Director Jonathan Harris to head the Department of Consumer Protection.
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by Christine Stuart | October 23, 2014 9:40pm
NBC Connecticut’s Gerry Brooks reminded television viewers five times that Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley declined to attend Thursday’s debate 12 days before the election.
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by Hugh McQuaid | October 20, 2014 5:30am
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley said his decision to pull out of this week’s debate with Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and independent Joe Visconti was the result of a “communication problem” with host NBC 30.
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by Christine Stuart | October 16, 2014 5:17pm
Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords on Thursday urged Connecticut women to join her in standing up for common sense laws that keep guns out of the hands of abusers.
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by Christine Stuart | September 30, 2014 9:59pm
Both Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his Republican challenger Tom Foley said they will not increase taxes next year and they had both smoked marijuana, but that’s about where the similarities ended.
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by Christine Stuart | September 10, 2014 2:27pm
The executive director of Connecticut Against Gun Violence told supporters Tuesday that their pro-gun opposition wants to send a message to lawmakers who voted in favor of stricter gun laws.
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by Christine Stuart | August 12, 2014 5:30am
A Quinnipiac University poll in May found that 69 percent of Republicans surveyed opposed stricter gun control laws passed following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. But it’s unknown how many of them will show up Tuesday to vote in the Republican gubernatorial primary between Sen. John McKinney and Tom Foley.
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by Christine Stuart | March 11, 2014 11:52am
West Hartford Officer Tom Nagle said his 18-year-old son’s jaw was broken when he was sucker-punched by a stranger as he was walking across his college campus.
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