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Meet the Woman Accused of Hurling a Shoe at Hillary
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Meet the Woman Accused of Hurling a Shoe at Hillary

Who would throw a shoe at Hillary Clinton mid-speech at an industry conference? An Arizona woman named Alison Ernst, apparently. Read »

Apr 11, 2014
Congressional Delegation Calls on Leadership to Extend Unemployment Benefits

Congressional Delegation Calls on Leadership to Extend...

More than 48,000 people in Connecticut don't have unemployment insurance benefits and the state's... Read »

Apr 11, 2014
Republican Governor Candidates to Debate Today

Republican Governor Candidates to Debate Today

Most of the Republican candidates hoping to defeat Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy in November will face off in their... Read »

Apr 11, 2014
Connecticut House Rejects Ban on Modified Grass Seed

Connecticut House Rejects Ban on Modified Grass Seed

The state House of Representatives overwhelmingly has rejected a proposed ban on genetically modified grass... Read »

Apr 11, 2014
Woman Hurls Shoe at Hillary Clinton During Speech

Woman Hurls Shoe at Hillary Clinton During Speech

A woman is in custody after hurling what she said was a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas —... Watch »

Apr 10, 2014
Campus Sexual Violence Reporting Bill Passes House

Campus Sexual Violence Reporting Bill Passes House

Connecticut lawmakers overwhelmingly approved legislation Thursday that would overhaul how college and... Read »

Apr 10, 2014
93-Year-Old Florida Mayor Wants Another Term

93-Year-Old Florida Mayor Wants Another Term

Voters in the Orlando suburb of Apopka are deciding whether to return their 93-year-old mayor to Read »

Apr 8, 2014
Jeb Bush: I'll Decide This Year on Whether to Run in 2016

Jeb Bush: I'll Decide This Year on Whether to Run in 2016

Jeb Bush says all the speculation about whether he'll run for president in 2016 is actually getting him... Read »

Apr 7, 2014
Lawmakers Consider Allowing College Athletes to Unionize

Lawmakers Consider Allowing College Athletes to Unionize

Some local lawmakers are considering filing legislation to allow athletes at public colleges and universities... Read »

Apr 7, 2014
Lawmakers Push to Stop Advertising of E-Cigarettes to Youth

Lawmakers Push to Stop Advertising of E-Cigarettes to Youth

Some local Congress members want to keep children from smoking electronic cigarettes and they plan to hold a... Read »

Apr 7, 2014
Ted Kennedy Jr. to Run for Connecticut Senate: AP

Ted Kennedy Jr. to Run for Connecticut Senate: AP

Ted Kennedy Jr., who has been mentioned as a possible political candidate for years, is considering a run for... Read »

Apr 7, 2014
Republican Governor Candidates to Face Off in Debate

Republican Governor Candidates to Face Off in Debate

Five of the six Republicans hoping to become Connecticut's next governor are expected to face off in their... Read »

Apr 6, 2014
N.J. Voters Aren't Buying Christie's Internal Review: Poll

N.J. Voters Aren't Buying Christie's Internal Review: Poll

The Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press poll found that 52 percent of people polled thought hat report,... Read »

Apr 2, 2014
Governor: Rowland Should Not Be on the Air

Governor: Rowland Should Not Be on the Air

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he believes former Gov. John G. Rowland should be taken off his afternoon radio show... Read »

Apr 1, 2014
Connecticut Proposes Rules for Electric Suppliers

Connecticut Proposes Rules for Electric Suppliers

Connecticut officials are proposing legislation that would impose rules on electricity suppliers accused of rapidly... Read »

Apr 1, 2014
Gov. Malloy to Run for 2nd Term

Gov. Malloy to Run for 2nd Term

Gov. Dannel Malloy said today that he and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman will run for a second term as governor. Read »

Mar 29, 2014
Malloy Signs Historic Minimum Wage Bill

Malloy Signs Historic Minimum Wage Bill

Gov. Dannel Malloy has signed a bill that will raise Connecticut's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017,... Read »

Mar 28, 2014
Conn. Becomes First to Pass $10.10 Minimum Wage Bill

Conn. Becomes First to Pass $10.10 Minimum Wage Bill

Connecticut state lawmakers have become the first in the country to pass legislation increasing the state's minimum... Read »

Mar 27, 2014
California State Senator Arrested in FBI Corruption Sting

California State Senator Arrested in FBI Corruption Sting

California state Sen. Leland Yee has been arrested on public corruption charges as part of several arrests made... Watch »

Mar 28, 2014
House Minority Leader Cafero Announces Retirement

House Minority Leader Cafero Announces Retirement

House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero Jr. (R-Norwalk) has decided not to seek re-election in the fall and announced... Read »

Mar 26, 2014
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The Health & Wellness Festival is back in 2014! Read more
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