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Meet The 11-Year-Old Who Wants To Be America's First Lesbian President
Curtis M. Wong
Connecticut's Ella Briggs was sworn in as her state's "kid governor" in January and ran on a pro-LGBTQ platform.
Interior Approves Casino Deal At The Center Of Ryan Zinke's Legal Troubles
A grand jury is reportedly probing whether the former Interior chief lied to investigators about the agency's 2017 decision to block the project.
Court Rules Gun Manufacturer Can Be Sued Over Sandy Hook Shooting
By Dave Collins, AP
The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Remington can be sued over how it marketed the rifle used in the 2012 Newtown tragedy.
Democrat Ned Lamont Wins Connecticut Governor's Race
The third time's the charm for Lamont after two previous bids for Connecticut office failed.
GOP State Senate Contender Apologizes For 'Anti-Semitic' Mailer
Ed Charamut initially denied that the mailer, which shows Jewish opponent Matt Lesser clutching a fistful of cash, contained hateful stereotypes.
Court Orders Release Of Sandy Hook Shooter Adam Lanza's Belongings
His journals and other items will be made public, according to a ruling by the Connecticut Supreme Court.
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Country Singer Gretchen Wilson Arrested After Altercation On American Airlines Flight
The "Redneck Woman" singer was charged with breach of peace in Connecticut after reportedly getting into a dispute over a bathroom.
Connecticut Boarding School Says 7 Former Staffers Sexually Abused Students
The Hotchkiss School, a co-ed boarding school in Lakeville, released findings from an independent investigation on Friday.
Massive K2 Drug Overdose In New Haven
At least 70 people have overdosed in a park in New Haven, Conn., after consuming synthetic marijuana known as K2, authorities say. But what exactly is K2 and why is it dangerous?
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Bob Stefanowski Wins Republican Nomination For Governor Of Connecticut
The race is a top pickup opportunity for the GOP in November.
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Jahana Hayes Could Be Connecticut's First Black Democrat In Congress
The former "Teacher Of The Year" won a primary on Tuesday that positions her to make history.
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Sen. Chris Murphy To Face GOP Challenger Matthew Corey In Connecticut
Corey, a Navy veteran, window washer and bar owner, defeated Dominic Rapini in the state's Republican primary.
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Ned Lamont Wins Democratic Nomination For Governor Of Connecticut
The wealthy businessman is expected to face a tough general election.
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Connecticut Is In Crisis -- And Its Troubles Are Hardly Unique
By Jared Bennett, The Center For Public Integrity
The state is caught in an economic straitjacket and there's no easy way out.
McDonald's Franchise Appears To Zing Chick-fil-A By Vowing To 'Welcome Everyone'
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Some are interpreting the sign in Connecticut as a dig at Chick-fil-A's anti-LGBTQ history.
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NAACP Sues To Throw Out Connecticut Legislature's Map Over Prison Gerrymandering
“My vote shouldn’t count less than someone else’s just because they live near a state prison."
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Church Is Taking Appearance Of Gigantic Marilyn Monroe Statue In Stride
A 26-foot statue of the Hollywood star was installed across the street from a Connecticut church.
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Red Flag Laws Are Linked To Declines In Gun Suicides, New Study Finds
The research on data from Connecticut and Indiana could bolster the case for red flag laws, which advocates say can also be used to stop other types of shootings.
Kidnapper Accused Of Using Alligator To Hold Man Captive
The suspect allegedly sent a ransom photo of the victim with a live reptile on his back.
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Connecticut To Give Its Electoral College Votes To National Popular Vote Victor
Connecticut would join 10 other states and the District of Columbia in the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact.
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1 Person Found Dead After Explosion Rocks Site Of Alleged Domestic Hostage Situation
Connecticut authorities say a man took his wife hostage in their home for several days.
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Actor T.J. Miller Accused Of Calling In Fake Bomb Threat
A train attendant said the actor appeared very intoxicated.
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Winter Storm Dumps Heavy, Wet Snow On Northeast, Leaving Thousands Without Power
By Jonathan Allen, Reuters
Up to 2 feet of snow accumulation was expected in some inland parts of New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Massachusetts and 18 inches was possible in Maine.
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Democrats Flip 2 More GOP-Held State House Seats
In Connecticut, Democratic challenger Phil Young won a seat Republicans had held for the past 44 years.
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Catholic School Grads Rally For Student In Trouble Over Planned Parenthood Sticker
They're angry that the teenage girl was initially threatened with expulsion.
Community Rallies Around Asian Couple Facing Deportation After Decades In U.S.
“Give me time to give my children a beautiful life.”
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