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    Do you know a Hometown Hero? Call, write, or email News 12 Connecticut and that person could be featured on News 12 Connecticut's Hometown Hero segment every Wednesday. 

    Do you know a Hometown Hero? Call, write, or email News 12 Connecticut and that person could be featured on News 12 Connecticut's Hometown Hero segment every Wednesday. 

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    Hometown Hero: Larry Kleinman

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    Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland in what the FBI is describing as an "active shooter situation".
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    Bill Cosby could be sent to prison next week for drugging and molesting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004.
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    Gunman upset by divorce is found dead after manhunt

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    A gunman authorities say shot at his ex-wife and then killed his parents in Pennsylvania has been found dead.
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    People who want straws with their drinks at California restaurants will have to request them under new state law.
    People who want straws with their drinks at California restaurants will have to request them under new state law.
  • US agrees to improve worker safety at polluted nuclear site

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    The U.S. government will pay $925,000 and improve worker safety to settle a lawsuit over employee exposure to chemical vapors at the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site.
    The U.S. government will pay $925,000 and improve worker safety to settle a lawsuit over employee exposure to chemical vapors at the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site.
  • Colorado meatpacker recalls ground beef after E. coli death

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    A Colorado company has recalled more than 132,000 pounds of ground beef after an E. coli outbreak that killed one person and sickened 17.
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    The 70th Emmy Awards were held at Microsoft Theater on Sept. 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.The 70th Emmy Awards were held at Microsoft Theater on Sept. 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.

    The 70th Emmy Awards were held at Microsoft Theater on Sept. 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.

    The 70th Emmy Awards were held at Microsoft Theater on Sept. 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.

  • Florence ravages communities in the Carolinas

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    Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina early Friday, pushing a life-threatening storm surge of floodwater miles inland and ripping apart buildings with screaming wind and pelting rain.

    Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina early Friday, pushing a life-threatening storm surge of floodwater miles inland and ripping apart buildings with screaming wind and pelting rain.

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    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the state for beer-lovers to visit.

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