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May 22, 2015 Share
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. Read More

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May 21, 2015 Share
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. Read More

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May 20, 2015 Share
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. Read More

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May 20, 2015 Share
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? Read More

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May 20, 2015 Share
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. Read More

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May 19, 2015 Share
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... Read More

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May 18, 2015 Share
Our Lives, Livestreamed: New Apps, New Parenting Challenges

Our Lives, Livestreamed: New Apps, New Parenting Challenges

Popular livestreaming sites have engaged users to broadcast from their phones in real time, causing some parents to chime in on how to best monitor what kids watch—and share—with strangers online. Read More

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May 16, 2015 Share
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May 15, 2015 Share
Desperate to Be Beautiful: Extreme Measures for the Perfect Body

Desperate to Be Beautiful: Extreme Measures for the Perfect Body

You might save a few bucks getting plastic surgery outside of the U.S., but it could cost you a lot more than you more than you ever expected. Read More

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May 14, 2015 Share
Lawmakers Question Uber Background Checks

Lawmakers Question Uber Background Checks

Questions surrounding Uber’s background check policy still linger amid assault and robbery allegations in cities like Chicago and Philadelphia, where Uber has operated for years. Read More

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