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Samuel Packtor cut his finger in January, and it’s costing him an arm and a leg. Read More

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Mar 23, 2015 Share
Lawmaker Pushes to Fix Medicare Coding Glitch

Lawmaker Pushes to Fix Medicare Coding Glitch

U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney is co-sponsoring a bill that would allow all patients with hospital stays three days or longer qualify for Medicare coverage for convalescent and nursing care. Under the current law, hundreds of thousands of American patients have been categorized as under "observation" status and their follow-on care has not been covered by Medicare.

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Mar 19, 2015 Share
Condemned Home Has Long History of Issues

Condemned Home Has Long History of Issues

Three families in Westbrook were left homeless in February when their apartment building was condemned by building officials in Westbrook. Read More

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Mar 18, 2015 Share
Clamping Down on Dry Cleaners

Clamping Down on Dry Cleaners

State legislators are proposing a bill that would hold dry cleaners accountable and make sure they contribute to a dried-up fund designed to remove hazardous chemicals from the ground. Read More

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Mar 18, 2015 Share
Bill Takes Up Issue of Food-Borne Illness Reporting

Bill Takes Up Issue of Food-Borne Illness Reporting

State legislators are considering a bill that would look into the way the public is notified of food-borne illness outbreaks in Connecticut, an issue that came to light following a Troubleshooters investigation last fall. Read More

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Mar 17, 2015 Share
Snow Still Kept Hamden Residents from Getting Mail

Snow Still Kept Hamden Residents from Getting Mail

Susan Wilber has seen just about everything in the 30 years she's lived on her Hamden cul-de-sac, but never this. Read More

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Mar 13, 2015 Share
Fallen Firefighter's Breathing Device Failed Inspection

Fallen Firefighter's Breathing Device Failed Inspection

Hartford firefighter Kevin Bell died in October after running low on air while battling a massive blaze and a federal investigation has found that a low-air alarm on his breathing tank failed a test after the fire, but Hartford... Read More

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Mar 13, 2015 Share
Police and Doctors Warn About the Dangers of Molly

Police and Doctors Warn About the Dangers of Molly

The designer drug, "Molly," is becoming more readily available on college campuses.

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Mar 12, 2015 Share
Dangerous Designer Drug

Dangerous Designer Drug "Molly" Gaining Popularity

The designer drug that landed 11 Wesleyan University students in the hospital last month has been gaining popularity among young people. Read More

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Mar 11, 2015 Share
Embattled Former Hartford Employee Still Working for City

Embattled Former Hartford Employee Still Working for City

Critics of Hartford City Hall thought Saundra Kee Borges was gone, but she’s not. She has continued to work as a consultant for the downtown development and minor league baseball stadium project, according to city officials. Read More

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