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Tuesday, Oct 4, 2011

Shays to Announce Senate Run Today

Shays to Announce Senate Run Today

Former U.S. Rep. Chris Shays plans to file paperwork on Tuesday to enter the race for U.S. Senate. The Republican Congressman who lost his re-election bid in 2008 to Democrat Jim Himes previously told...

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2011

McMahon: I'm a Job Creator and Candidate for Senate

McMahon: I'm a Job Creator and Candidate for Senate

The candidate who outspent all other Congressional candidates in 2010 has entered the political arena again. Linda McMahon, the former chief executive officer of World Wrestling Entertainment...

Monday, Aug 22, 2011

Shays to Run for Senate: Report

Shays to Run for Senate: Report

It looks like former U.S. Rep. Chris Shays will make another run for political office. The Republican Congressman who lost his re-election bid in 2008 to Democrat Jim Himes told the Hearst Connecticut...

Tuesday, Feb 22, 2011

Special Election Voter Turnout Could Be 10 Percent

Special Election Voter Turnout Could Be 10 Percent

Voters in 18 Connecticut cities and towns will go to the polls on Tuesday for an unprecedented number of special elections. There are nine special elections to fill three state Senate seats and six seats in the...

Monday, Nov 15, 2010

Commentary: Malloy as the Democrats' Chris Christie?

Commentary: Malloy as the Democrats' Chris Christie?

On November 8, 2010 Democrat Dan Malloy heard what he had wanted to hear from his Republican gubernatorial rival, Tom Foley, a concession speech. The good news for Malloy is that he will fulfill his dream...

Thursday, Nov 4, 2010

Bridgeport Not Only Place With Ballot Problems

Bridgeport Not Only Place With Ballot Problems

Wrong ballots, or none at all. Voters in West Haven experienced both problems on Election Day, reports the New Haven Register. About 40 voters were given wrong ballots at Pagels School, City Clerk...

Thursday, Nov 4, 2010

Vote Total Swings in Malloy's Favor

Vote Total Swings in Malloy's Favor

The roller coaster ride that the race for governor in Connecticut has been over the past few days twisted through another loop on Thursday. The Associated Press election totals show Democrat Dan Malloy now...

Wednesday, Nov 3, 2010

Richard Blumenthal's Victory Speech for Senator

Richard Blumenthal's Victory Speech for Senator

Richard Blumenthal gives his victory speech as Connecticut's new Senator.

Tuesday, Nov 2, 2010

Court Hearing, Extended Voting Hours Over Bridgeport Ballots

Court Hearing, Extended Voting Hours Over Bridgeport Ballots

In the state's largest city, volunteers photocopied ballots.

Tuesday, Nov 2, 2010

Complaints at Polls Over Write-In Candidates

Complaints at Polls Over Write-In Candidates

The Green Party of Connecticut has complained that some town ballots have little or no space for write-in votes. Party spokesman Tim McKee said Tuesday it was nearly impossible to write in candidates in...

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Mom, Children Missing Overnight Are Safe at Home
Mom, Children Missing Overnight Are Safe at Home

An Oxford mother, her two young children and their dog, who were missing after going for a walk in the Naugatuck State Forest, are safe at home after finding their way out of the forest.

Suffield Sailor Missing After USS McCain Collision
Suffield Sailor Missing After USS McCain Collision

The family of a Suffield man assigned to the USS John S. McCain is waiting to hear from the U.S. Navy after the warship collided with an oil tanker near Singapore just before dawn Monday.

Milford School to Start School Year 3 Days Later
Milford School to Start School Year 3 Days Later

School officials at West Shore Middle School in Milford announced Tuesday that it will open three days later than expected due to construction.

New Haven Barber Offers Haircuts Out Of Mobile Shop
New Haven Barber Offers Haircuts Out Of Mobile Shop

What once was a shuttle for senior citizens is now a one-of-a-kind barber shop on wheels in New Haven.

Trump Revisits Charlottesville Remarks in Angry Ariz. Speech
Trump Revisits Charlottesville Remarks in Angry Ariz. Speech

President Donald Trump opened his political rally in Phoenix with calls for unity and an assertion that "our movement is about love." Then he erupted in anger. He blamed the media for the widespread...

UConn to Hold Grand Opening at Downtown Hartford Campus
UConn to Hold Grand Opening at Downtown Hartford Campus

UConn is returning to Hartford and there will be a grand opening ceremony today of the downtown campus, which will soon open to about 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students and almost 300 full- and part-time...