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Buttigieg Criticized at Emotional Town Hall After Shooting

Buttigieg Criticized at Emotional Town Hall After Shooting

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg faced criticism Sunday from angry residents of South Bend, Indiana, at an emotional town hall meeting a week after a white police officer fatally shot a black man...

Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 at 06:23 PM EDT

Trump Says Clinton Was Tougher Opponent Than Biden Would Be

Trump Says Clinton Was Tougher Opponent Than Biden Would Be

President Donald Trump says he’d rather run for re-election against former Vice President Joe Biden than his 2016 foe, Democrat Hillary Clinton, NBC News reports. In an exclusive interview with "Meet the Press,"...

Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 at 06:09 PM EDT

Trump's Popularity Could Be Tested If Sanders Runs in 2022

Trump's Popularity Could Be Tested If Sanders Runs in 2022

Press secretary Sarah Sanders seems to be in an enviable position as she leaves the White House for a possible run for governor in her home state of Arkansas. She has the tacit endorsement of a president popular...

Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 at 05:50 PM EDT

States' Push to Legalize Sports Betting Differs by Region

States' Push to Legalize Sports Betting Differs by Region

In the year since the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for every state to legalize sports betting, a regional divide has opened as states decide whether to expand their gambling options. By year's end,...

Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 at 05:42 PM EDT

Census, Redistricting Top Remaining Supreme Court Cases

Census, Redistricting Top Remaining Supreme Court Cases

The Supreme Court enters its final week of decisions with two politically charged issues unresolved, whether to rein in political line-drawing for partisan gain and allow a citizenship question on the 2020...

Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 at 04:29 PM EDT

State Employees Could Receive Cash for Budget Savings Ideas

State Employees Could Receive Cash for Budget Savings Ideas

Connecticut state employees will soon have a financial incentive to point out wasteful spending in their agencies.

Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 at 01:53 PM EDT

Joe Sestak Becomes 25th Democratic Presidential Contender

Joe Sestak Becomes 25th Democratic Presidential Contender

Former Rep. Joe Sestak, a Navy veteran who twice ran unsuccessfully for a Senate seat in Pennsylvania, is now the 25th entrant into the Democratic presidential primary, NBC News reported. In a Saturday...

Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 at 01:01 PM EDT

Lembo Predicts New Pharmacy Deal Will Be a Money-Saver

Lembo Predicts New Pharmacy Deal Will Be a Money-Saver

State Comptroller Kevin Lembo predicts a new pharmacy agreement will be a money-saver for Connecticut.

Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 at 12:08 PM EDT

Face the Facts: State Budget Trickle-Down

Face the Facts: State Budget Trickle-Down

Cities and towns in Connecticut dodged the proverbial budget bullet that would have been paying for teacher pensions even a little and the debate over paying for infrastructure rages on. Max Reiss discusses...

Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 at 03:24 PM EDT

US Economic Plan for Mideast Peace Met by Harsh Criticism

US Economic Plan for Mideast Peace Met by Harsh Criticism

When the Trump administration cut hundreds of millions of dollars of aid for Palestinians last year, the Parents Circle, a coexistence group of bereaved Israeli and Palestinian families, lost 30% of its...

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Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Joining together to help Tri-State food banks replenish non-perishable supplies and sustain essential anti-hunger efforts, NBC Connecticut / WVIT, Telemundo Connecticut / WRDM and Stop & Shop are coming together... Read more
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