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  • Federal And State Officials Praise Canton Hydropower Project

    Federal And State Officials Praise Canton Hydropower Project
    CANTON — A hydropower proposal on the Farmington River in Collinsville was cited as an example for Connecticut and the nation Tuesday as federal, state and local officials announced an important step forward for the project. U.S. Sen. Christopher...
  • Legislators Call On Congress To Reverse Plum Island Mandate

    A group of Connecticut and New York lawmakers is calling on Congress to reverse a mandate requiring the sale of the federally controlled Plum Island in Long Island Sound. The island, which rests to the east of Long Island's Orient Point within the New...
  • Poll On Guns Finds Strong Support For Background Checks

    Nine out of 10 Americans support background check requirements on all firearms purchases, but the country remains deeply divided on the broader issue of gun control, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday. The national poll found...
  • Senators Urge Quick Response to "Humanitarian Crisis of Unprecedented Proportions"

    HARTFORD— U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy said Thursday that deportation is not the solution to the ongoing immigration crisis unfolding at the country's southern border. The increase in children from Central America trying to...
  • Cheese Wars: Connecticut's Cheese Makers Are On The Front Lines

    Cheese Wars: Connecticut's Cheese Makers Are On The Front Lines
    — Elizabeth Gillman stood in Cato Corner Farm's calf barn one recent weekend morning, white-haired and clad in old blue jeans and a baggy shirt, and she had more on her mind than routine worries about cattle feed prices and the weather. These days,...
  • Democrats Back Michalik in 31st District

    BRISTOL — After David Roche's sudden departure from the 31st District state Senate race, Democrats are now backing Robert Michalik. Michalik, a former aide to U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, was unopposed at a convention Wednesday evening of Democratic...
  • Democrats Back Legislation To Override Hobby Lobby Decision

    Democrats Back Legislation To Override Hobby Lobby Decision
    Democrats in Congress Wednesday launched efforts to reverse the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision, introducing legislation that would prohibit for-profit companies from seeking religious exemptions to a federal law requiring them to offer...
  • Ten Subs For The Price Of Nine And A Push For Separate Budget For Ohio-Class Replacement

    Now that the Navy has signed the largest shipbuilding contract in its history with Electric Boat, the service will save $2 billion and get 10 attack submarines for roughly the price of nine. At the same time, the state's congressional delegation is...
  • Malloy, Foley Tied In Potential Matchup For Governor's Race

    Tax and budget issues continue to drag down Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's job approval rating, and he remains tied with Republican Tom Foley with less than six months before the gubernatorial election, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Friday....
  • Staff Sgt. Dolores Nieves Of Hartford Fought In Korea With 'Borinqueneers'

    Staff Sgt. Dolores Nieves Of Hartford Fought In Korea With 'Borinqueneers'
    While fighting in Korea, Staff Sgt. Dolores Nieves and other members of the 65th Infantry Regiment were known as Los Diablos de la MontaƱa, or Devils of the Mountain, for their ability to fling their enemies' grenades back at them before they detonated....
  • Woman behind 'Philomena' story steps into spotlight for two campaigns

    Woman behind 'Philomena' story steps into spotlight for two campaigns
    Walking slowly, with the aid of a retractable cane, Philomena Lee, the 80-year-old Irishwoman who inspired the Oscar-nominated drama "Philomena," appeared under the towering marble rotunda of Los Angeles' City Hall this month to receive the latest of...