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Metro North New Haven line disruption
10:58 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

MTA Board approves refund for Metro North New Haven line commuters

MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast speaks at a press conference Tuesday at Grand Central Terminal
Credit Craig LeMoult

The board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority voted on Tuesday to offer commuters on Metro North’s New Haven line a refund to compensate for service difficulties since a power outage on the line last week.

MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast told board members that he considers the current power failure a one-off event, in terms of its magnitude and duration.

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Healthcare
7:05 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Healthcare exchanges in Conn., NY experience some first-day glitches

Health exchanges in Connecticut and New York got off the ground yesterday.

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Government shutdown affects NY and Conn.
6:53 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Conn. and NY lawmakers concerned about shutdown's impact

A sign explaining the closing of the Library of Congress is posted outside the Library of Congress in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013
Credit AP Photo/Susan Walsh

Connecticut and New York lawmakers are worried about the local impact of the federal government shutdown.

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116,000 New Yorkers furloughed
6:45 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Government shutdown impact on NYS

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli
Credit AP file photo/Mike Groll

 

 New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli is warning that a prolonged government shut down could depress the state’s already struggling economy. 

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Veterans and unemployment benefits still available
6:28 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

For Conn. residents some federal govt. services are still available

Sign on the front door of the Small Business Administration office in Conn.
Credit Ebong Udoma

 Several federal services are still available in Connecticut, despite the government shutdown in Washington. The Veteran's Affairs Department is assuring Connecticut's 52,000 veterans their services will continue. 

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