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Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven, Conn.
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Reports from WSHU's Tom Kuser, Ebong Udoma, Dan Katz, Bill Buchner, Ann Lopez, Davis Dunavin and Cassandra Basler

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Governor Dannel Malloy is taking credit for Connecticut being listed as one of the three most improved states on CNBC’s ranking of America’s Top States for Business 2017.

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The Federal Railroad Administration announced Wednesday that it won’t go ahead with a controversial plan to re-route a major rail artery in Connecticut and Rhode Island.

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Weekly wages in Connecticut's four largest counties dropped in 2016. Yet, three of those counties still ranked higher than the national average, according to new federal data.

Can That Tick Carry Lyme Disease? This Website Can Help

Jul 12, 2017
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Experts have predicted a higher than usual number of ticks this year. That could mean increased risk of Lyme disease, but not all ticks carry the infection. If you’ve found a tick recently, the University of Rhode Island has an easy way to identify it, and determine whether it might be dangerous. 

Fundraising For Gubernatorial Race Heats Up

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Two prospective Connecticut gubernatorial candidates have emerged as the most successful fundraisers in the last quarter that ended on June 30. They lead a pack of eight Republicans and five Democrats seeking to replace Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy in the 2018 election.