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    North Granby Man Charged With Unlicensed Home Improvements

    North Granby Man Charged With Unlicensed Home Improvements

    A North Granby man has been arrested and charged with making unlicensed home improvements after a state Department of Consumer Protection investigation.

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  • Investigations

    May 27, 2015

    New Law Targets Use of Seclusion Rooms

    New Law Targets Use of Seclusion Rooms

    State lawmakers approved a new bill Wednesday that limits the controversial practice of using seclusion rooms and restraining children in schools.

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  • Investigations

    May 27, 2015

    East Hartford Officer Settles With Town

    East Hartford Officer Settles With Town

    An East Hartford officer is cleared after a mother accused him of assaulting her 12-year-old son.

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  • Investigations

    May 22, 2015

    Majority of Taxpayer-Funded Campaign Cash Goes to Connected Few

    Majority of Taxpayer-Funded Campaign Cash Goes to Connected Few

    The Clean Elections Program is meant to take special interests out of politics. NBC Connecticut Troubleshooter George Colli, who took part in the program in 2008, investigates where the program stands and who’s profiting from it.

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  • Investigations

    May 21, 2015

    Hartford Fire Department Changing Equipment After Firefighter Death

    Hartford Fire Department Changing Equipment After Firefighter Death

    By the summer, all Hartford firefighters will have heat-resistant fire hoods to cover their faces and necks. It's one of the changes safety inspectors recommended after the department's first line-of-duty death in 40 years.

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  • Investigations

    May 20, 2015

    Scammers Target Billion-Dollar Timeshare Industry

    Scammers Target Billion-Dollar Timeshare Industry

    A Hamden resident bought a timeshare condominium in Costa Rica last winter, and what arrived at his Connecticut home months later plunged him into deep water.

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  • Investigations

    May 20, 2015

    Questions Arise About Hartford Stadium Expenses

    Questions Arise About Hartford Stadium Expenses

    New questions are arising about the cost of Hartford's new $56 million ballpark. Chief among them: where is the money going?

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  • Investigations

    May 20, 2015

    Lawmakers Push Back Against Variable Energy Rates

    Lawmakers Push Back Against Variable Energy Rates

    A bipartisan group of legislators called variable electric rates predatory, deceptive and bad for consumers during the introduction of SB-573, a bill that would ban variable rate contracts in Connecticut.

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  • Investigations

    May 19, 2015

    Family Says School Unjustly Punished Child

    Family Says School Unjustly Punished Child

    A 10-year-old was accused of making a bomb threat at his middle school, and the boy's parents say his rights were violented twice: first when administrators confiscated his cellphone, then with an out-of-school suspension...

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