Connecticut

Flu Season Past Peak But Not Over

Mar 27, 2017
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Flu season peaked in Connecticut in mid to late February, but the season is not over yet.

Alan Siniscalchi, with the Department of Public Health, says there have been 5,000 confirmed flu cases in the state so far. Fairfield County has the highest number with 1,600 flu cases.

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Connecticut lawmakers and advocates say not enough people know about the state’s Safe Haven laws – especially teenagers. These concerns come after an infant's body was discovered last week inside a bag in a reservoir.

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Some Republican state lawmakers in Connecticut are pushing a package of bills that would cut back state employee health and pension benefits. They say the benefits are too generous.

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The door to hell stands under a fluorescent light in an alley in Queens. The devil himself showed me.

This is how Ricardo Henriquez begins his first novel, The Catcher’s Trap.

Opioid-Related ER Visits Soar In Connecticut

Mar 23, 2017
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According to a new report from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Connecticut has one of the highest rates of opioid-related ER visits in the country.

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