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  • Mansion on Connecticut shore sells for record $120 million Reuters - Mon, 14 Apr, 2014

    A waterfront estate in Connecticut featuring two private islands and a mile of shorefront has sold for $120 million, making it the most expensive residential home sale … More »Mansion on Connecticut shore sells for record $120 million

    A waterfront estate in Connecticut featuring two private islands and a mile of shorefront has sold for $120 million, making it the most expensive residential home sale in U.S. history, real estate experts said on Monday. Copper Beech Farm, a 12-bedroom mansion complete with its own clock tower, greenhouse, solarium and …

  • 50-acre waterfront estate in Greenwich, Connecticut sells for $120 million The Canadian Press - Fri, 11 Apr, 2014

    GREENWICH, Conn. - A 12-bedroom waterfront estate on 50 acres in wealthy Greenwich has been sold for $120 million. More »50-acre waterfront estate in Greenwich, Connecticut sells for $120 million

    GREENWICH, Conn. - A 12-bedroom waterfront estate on 50 acres in wealthy Greenwich has been sold for $120 million.

  • CONNECTICUT GOVERNOR ROWLAND MAKES RESIGNATION SPEECH.
    Former Connecticut Governor Rowland pleads not guilty to campaign charges Reuters - Fri, 11 Apr, 2014

    By Richard Weizel NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (Reuters) - Former Connecticut Governor John Rowland, who was forced to resign from office a decade ago for corruption, pleaded … More »Former Connecticut Governor Rowland pleads not guilty to campaign charges

    CONNECTICUT GOVERNOR ROWLAND MAKES RESIGNATION SPEECH.

    By Richard Weizel NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (Reuters) - Former Connecticut Governor John Rowland, who was forced to resign from office a decade ago for corruption, pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges he violated campaign laws. Rowland, who spent 10 months in prison in 2005 and 2006, told the judge he understood the seven-count …

  • Macdonald-Page holds up a sign for Kennedy Jr., son of late Democratic Massachusetts Senator M. Kennedy, after he declared his candidacy for a seat in Connecticut Senate, in Branford
    Ted Kennedy Jr. announces run for Connecticut state senate seat Reuters - Tue, 8 Apr, 2014

    By Richard Weizel BRANFORD, Connecticut (Reuters) - Ted Kennedy Jr., son of the late Democratic senator from Massachusetts, Edward Kennedy, announced on Tuesday that … More »Ted Kennedy Jr. announces run for Connecticut state senate seat

    Macdonald-Page holds up a sign for Kennedy Jr., son of late Democratic Massachusetts Senator M. Kennedy, after he declared his candidacy for a seat in Connecticut Senate, in Branford

    By Richard Weizel BRANFORD, Connecticut (Reuters) - Ted Kennedy Jr., son of the late Democratic senator from Massachusetts, Edward Kennedy, announced on Tuesday that he would run for a seat in the Connecticut state senate, his first run for political office. Kennedy, also the nephew of assassinated President John F. Kennedy, …

  • Connecticut woman in D.C. car chase shot in back by officers: attorney Reuters - Tue, 8 Apr, 2014

    (Reuters) - A Connecticut woman who was chased down and shot dead last year by Washington D.C. police after trying to ram her car through a White House barrier was struck … More »Connecticut woman in D.C. car chase shot in back by officers: attorney

    (Reuters) - A Connecticut woman who was chased down and shot dead last year by Washington D.C. police after trying to ram her car through a White House barrier was struck in the back by bullets in her fatal encounter with officers, her family's lawyer said. The shooting death of Miriam Carey, 34, last October made national …

  • Moroccan man arrested in Connecticut after school bomb plot: officials Reuters - Tue, 8 Apr, 2014

    (Reuters) - A Moroccan man who entered the United States as an exchange student six years ago is facing criminal charges after planning to use a remote-controlled plane … More »Moroccan man arrested in Connecticut after school bomb plot: officials

    (Reuters) - A Moroccan man who entered the United States as an exchange student six years ago is facing criminal charges after planning to use a remote-controlled plane to bomb a U.S. university and a federal building in Connecticut, officials said on Tuesday. The resident of Bridgeport, Connecticut, 26-year-old El Mehdi …

  • Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier (13) celebrates a 60-54 win over Kentucky in the 2014 NCAA Division I men's basketball championship at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Monday, April 7, 2014. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News,Vernon Bryant)
    Connecticut wins another NCAA title, 60-54 over all those freshmen from Kentucky The Canadian Press - Tue, 8 Apr, 2014

    The guys who stuck around at UConn ended up with the last laugh and a pretty good prize to go with it: The national title. Shabazz Napier turned in another all-court … More »Connecticut wins another NCAA title, 60-54 over all those freshmen from Kentucky

    Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier (13) celebrates a 60-54 win over Kentucky in the 2014 NCAA Division I men's basketball championship at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Monday, April 7, 2014. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News,Vernon Bryant)

    The guys who stuck around at UConn ended up with the last laugh and a pretty good prize to go with it: The national title. Shabazz Napier turned in another all-court masterpiece Monday night to lift the Huskies to a 60-54 win over Kentucky's freshmen and bring home a championship hardly anyone saw coming. "You're looking …

  • NCAA Basketball: Championship Game Connecticut vs Kentucky
    Connecticut tame Wildcats to clinch NCAA title Reuters - Tue, 8 Apr, 2014

    (Reuters) - Connecticut's experience trumped Kentucky's youth as the Huskies prevailed with a 60-54 NCAA national championship victory on Monday that completed a turnaround … More »Connecticut tame Wildcats to clinch NCAA title

    NCAA Basketball: Championship Game Connecticut vs Kentucky

    (Reuters) - Connecticut's experience trumped Kentucky's youth as the Huskies prevailed with a 60-54 NCAA national championship victory on Monday that completed a turnaround for the recently penalized program. Connecticut missed last year's NCAA tournament, banned from the post-season after failing to meet academic standards, …

  • Basketball-Connecticut tame Wildcats to clinch NCAA title Reuters - Tue, 8 Apr, 2014

    (adds detail, quotes) * Connecticut's Napier named Final Four MOP * Huskies coach Ollie prevails in first tourney April 7 (Reuters) - Connecticut's experience trumped … More »Basketball-Connecticut tame Wildcats to clinch NCAA title

    (adds detail, quotes) * Connecticut's Napier named Final Four MOP * Huskies coach Ollie prevails in first tourney April 7 (Reuters) - Connecticut's experience trumped Kentucky's youth as the Huskies prevailed with a 60-54 NCAA national championship victory on Monday that completed a turnaround for the recently penalized …

  • Victoria Kennedy and Ted Kennedy Jr. attend the groundbreaking ceremony for The Edward M. Kennedy Institute in Boston
    Ted Kennedy Jr. to seek seat in Connecticut state legislature Reuters - Mon, 7 Apr, 2014

    (Reuters) - Ted Kennedy Jr., the son of the late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, will run for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, a Democratic source … More »Ted Kennedy Jr. to seek seat in Connecticut state legislature

    Victoria Kennedy and Ted Kennedy Jr. attend the groundbreaking ceremony for The Edward M. Kennedy Institute in Boston

    (Reuters) - Ted Kennedy Jr., the son of the late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, will run for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, a Democratic source familiar with his plans said on Monday. Kennedy, 52, is expected to declare his candidacy on Tuesday at a library in Branford, Connecticut, the town near …

  • FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2010 file photo, Ted Kennedy Jr., right, shares a light moment with Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, who was campaigning for U.S. Senator in Connecticut, in New Haven, Conn. Two people told The Associated Press on Monday, April 7, 2014, that Kennedy, son of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts, will announce on Tuesday he intends to seek the Democratic nomination for the 12th Senatorial District seat, being vacated by retiring Guilford, Conn., Edward Meyer. (AP Photo/Bob Child, File)

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Ted Kennedy Jr. is planning to run for the state Senate in Connecticut in his first bid for public office, two people briefed on the decision told The Associated Press on Monday. The son of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts will announce Tuesday he intends to seek the Democratic nomination …

  • NCAA Basketball: Final Four-Florida vs Connecticut

    (Reuters) - Connecticut ended heavily favored Florida's 30-game winning streak and advanced to the national collegiate basketball title game with a 63-53 victory on Saturday. The Huskies, the last team to defeat Florida's Gators, will play equally surprising Kentucky for the NCAA championship on Monday in the Dallas Cowboys' …

  • Connecticut ended heavily favored Florida's 30-game winning streak and advanced to the national collegiate basketball title game with a 63-53 victory on Saturday. The Huskies, the last team to defeat Florida's Gators, will play equally surprising Kentucky for the NCAA championship on Monday in the Dallas Cowboys' home …

  • (Reuters) - Police found no evidence of explosive devices in a search of a building on the University of Connecticut's campus outside Hartford following a bomb threat earlier on Thursday, and students and staff were cleared to return to the premises. The administrative building had been evacuated following the threat, …

  • Charla Nash attends her hearing at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, Connecticut

    By Richard Weizel MILFORD, Connecticut (Reuters) - A Connecticut woman whose face and hands were ripped off in an attack by a friend's pet chimpanzee in 2009, on Wednesday was denied a bid to sue the state for up to $150 million to cover her medical expenses. The state legislature's judiciary committee voted 35-3 against …

  • By Richard Weizel MILFORD, Connecticut (Reuters) - Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy on Thursday signed into law a measure that will phase in the highest minimum wage of any U.S. state, in line with a push by Democrats nationwide to raise the entry-level wage. The bill, which was approved by state legislators a day earlier, …

  • NEW BRITAIN, Conn. - Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed legislation Thursday that will raise Connecticut's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017, the highest rate for any state in the country.

  • Connecticut Governor Malloy offers rebuttal regarding remarks made by Louisiana Governor Jindal following National Governors Association event hosted by U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington

    By Richard Weizel MILFORD, Connecticut (Reuters) - Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy plans to sign into law on Thursday a measure that will phase in the highest minimum wage of any U.S. state, in line with a national Democratic push to raise the entry-level wage. The measure, which was approved by legislators a day earlier, …

  • By Richard Weizel MILFORD, Connecticut (Reuters) - Connecticut's legislature on Wednesday approved a bill that would raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, the highest statewide rate in the nation, following a call to action last month by Governor Dannel Malloy. "I am proud that Connecticut is once again a leader on …

  • By Richard Weizel MILFORD, Connecticut (Reuters) - Connecticut's senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, the highest statewide rate in the nation, following a call to action last month by Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy. On a visit to Connecticut earlier this month, President …

 
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