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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 Associated Press election totals show Democrat Dan Malloy now...">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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Heavy Rain Expected Wednesday
Heavy Rain Expected Wednesday

Heavy rains are expected Wednesday as a system moves through the state.

Accreditation Association Rejects CSCU Consolidation Plans
Accreditation Association Rejects CSCU Consolidation Plans

The New England Association of Schools and Colleges has decided against approving accreditation for the new institution that would be created by consolidating Connecticut’s 12 community college under one...

Poor Maintenance Likely Led to Newington Fuel Leak: Expert
Poor Maintenance Likely Led to Newington Fuel Leak: Expert

The results of an investigation into a large fuel spill in Newington late last year were released at a meeting Tuesday night, and according to the findings of the independent expert the town brought in,...

Oak Hill: Empowering People With Disabilities In Connecticut
Oak Hill: Empowering People With Disabilities In Connecticut

Here's what one non-profit is doing to help children and adults with developmental, intellectual and physical disabilities

Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' This April 28
Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' This April 28

NBC Connecticut, Telemundo Connecticut, Stop & Shop and food pantries across the state have teamed up for "Feeding Our Families," a food drive to help end hunger on April 28.

His Nomination in Peril, Jackson Fights for VA Post
His Nomination in Peril, Jackson Fights for VA Post

His nomination in peril, Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson fought Tuesday to convince lawmakers of his leadership abilities as more details of accusations against him emerged, ranging from repeated...