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New Britain mayor unhappy about move
10:57 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

Minor league baseball team leaving New Britain for Hartford

New Britain, Connecticut's minor league baseball team announced plans Wednesday to move about 15 miles north to Hartford. The move was celebrated in the capital city, which will build the team a $60 million stadium. But New Britain officials  aren’t happy about the move.

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Mental Health
10:12 am
Wed June 4, 2014

Conn. holds last of six forums on children's mental health plan

Mental health experts, advocates and parents spoke at the last  of six Connecticut community forums on children’s mental health in Stamford on Tuesday. The speakers hope their testimony will help direct a new plan being developed by the state’s Department of Children and Families.

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FRA Commissioner questioned at hearing
6:13 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

Blumenthal says system for rail safety rules broken

FRA Commissioner Joseph Szabo at Tuesday's hearing
Credit Committee web broadcast of hearing

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut says the system for issuing new federal rail safety rules is broken.  Blumenthal questioned the head of the Federal Railroad Administration Tuesday in a committee hearing.

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GOP and Dem candidates seek public money
6:06 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

Conn GOP gubernatorial candidate Foley applies for public financing

Republican candidate Tom Foley after winning his party's nomination at the GOP Convention at Mohegan Sun on May 17, 2013
Credit Ebong Udoma

On Tuesday, the endorsed Republican candidate for governor in Connecticut applied to use the state’s public financing program to fund his gubernatorial campaign. The GOP candidate Tom Foley spent nearly $11 million of his own money in his first run for governor four years ago. 

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Conn. & NY will be required to reduce pollution
5:53 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Conn. AG says EPA regulations will improve state's air quality

Public officials in Connecticut and New York welcomed new rules announced Monday by the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate carbon pollution from power plants. The EPA was required to issue the rules by a Supreme Court ruling following a suit filed by Connecticut, New York and 10 other states.

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