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  • Milford lawmakers ask state to nix Silver Sands construction plans

    Milford lawmakers ask state to nix Silver Sands construction plans

    Tuesday, November 28 2017 5:21 PM EST2017-11-28 22:21:50 GMT
    Milford lawmakers and other city leaders want the State Bond Commission to reject a major construction project the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has proposed for Silver Sands State Park.Milford lawmakers and other city leaders want the State Bond Commission to reject a major construction project the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has proposed for Silver Sands State Park.

    Milford lawmakers and other city leaders want the State Bond Commission to reject a major construction project the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has proposed for Silver Sands State Park.

    Milford lawmakers and other city leaders want the State Bond Commission to reject a major construction project the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has proposed for Silver Sands State Park.

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    Thousands of scientists warn about global warning

    Thousands of scientists warn about global warning

    Friday, November 17 2017 6:41 AM EST2017-11-17 11:41:41 GMT
    Thousands of scientists warn about global warningThousands of scientists warn about global warning

    Thousands of scientists have a dire warning for all of humanity regarding global warning: unless people change their habits, Earth can’t sustain life in the manner we are accustomed to.

    Thousands of scientists have a dire warning for all of humanity regarding global warning: unless people change their habits, Earth can’t sustain life in the manner we are accustomed to.

  • State officials: Warm weather leads to increased ticks

    State officials: Warm weather leads to increased ticks

    Connecticut is expecting an increased amount of ticks this summer, and experts are warning residents to be careful, state officials say. Theodore Andreadis at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment station in New Haven tells News 12 that because of warmer days in January and February, there will be more ticks in the area this summer. "The best method of protection is to just check yourself," he says. "If you've been in an area where there's ticks, you get b...

    Connecticut is expecting an increased amount of ticks this summer, and experts are warning residents to be careful, state officials say. Theodore Andreadis at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment station in New Haven tells News 12 that because of warmer days in January and February, there will be more ticks in the area this summer. "The best method of protection is to just check yourself," he says. "If you've been in an area where there's ticks, you get b...

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  • Democrat Doug Jones wins election to US Senate from Alabama

    Democrat Doug Jones wins election to US Senate from Alabama

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 10:35 PM EST2017-12-13 03:35:36 GMT
    Tuesday, December 12 2017 10:39 PM EST2017-12-13 03:39:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Doug Jones speaks to reporters after casting his ballot Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Mountain Brook , Ala. Jones is facing Republican Roy Moore.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Doug Jones speaks to reporters after casting his ballot Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Mountain Brook , Ala. Jones is facing Republican Roy Moore.

    Democrat Doug Jones wins election to the U.S. Senate from Alabama, as voters in the deeply conservative and heavily Republican state deal a stark political blow to President Donald Trump.

    Democrat Doug Jones wins election to the U.S. Senate from Alabama, as voters in the deeply conservative and heavily Republican state deal a stark political blow to President Donald Trump.

  • Stamford lawmaker proposes plastic bag ban

    Stamford lawmaker proposes plastic bag ban

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 6:19 PM EST2017-12-12 23:19:25 GMT
    Stamford could become the state's first major city to ban plastic shopping bags, if lawmakers pass a bill Rep. John Zelinsky plans to introduce next month.Stamford could become the state's first major city to ban plastic shopping bags, if lawmakers pass a bill Rep. John Zelinsky plans to introduce next month.

    Stamford could become the state's first major city to ban plastic shopping bags, if lawmakers pass a bill Rep. John Zelinsky plans to introduce next month. 

    Stamford could become the state's first major city to ban plastic shopping bags, if lawmakers pass a bill Rep. John Zelinsky plans to introduce next month. 

  • First selectman race neck-and-neck in New Canaan

    First selectman race neck-and-neck in New Canaan

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 1:13 AM EST2017-11-08 06:13:39 GMT

    With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Republican candidate Kevin Moynihan edged Democrat Kit Devereaux by just 33 votes -- but that total didn't include absentee ballots in the race for first selectman in New Canaan.

    With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Republican candidate Kevin Moynihan edged Democrat Kit Devereaux by just 33 votes -- but that total didn't include absentee ballots in the race for first selectman in New Canaan.

  • Verlander, Astros beat Yankees 7-1 to force Game 7 in ALCS

    Verlander, Astros beat Yankees 7-1 to force Game 7 in ALCS

    Friday, October 20 2017 11:58 PM EDT2017-10-21 03:58:09 GMT

    Justin Verlander remained perfect with Houston, pitching seven shutout innings when the team needed him most, and Jose Altuve homered and drove in three runs as the Astros extended the AL Championship Series to a decisive Game 7 with a 7-1 win over the New York Yankees on Friday night. 

    Justin Verlander remained perfect with Houston, pitching seven shutout innings when the team needed him most, and Jose Altuve homered and drove in three runs as the Astros extended the AL Championship Series to a decisive Game 7 with a 7-1 win over the New York Yankees on Friday night. 

  • Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner dies at 91

    Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner dies at 91

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 11:47 PM EDT2017-09-28 03:47:38 GMT
    Wednesday, September 27 2017 11:51 PM EDT2017-09-28 03:51:27 GMT

    Playboy magazine founder and sexual revolution symbol Hugh Hefner has died at age 91.

    Playboy magazine founder and sexual revolution symbol Hugh Hefner has died at age 91.

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