Connecticut

Gun demonstration
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AP News
November 12, 2019 - 11:03 am
The Supreme Court said Tuesday that a survivor and relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting can pursue their lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used to kill 26 people. Read more here.
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 B-17 pilot Ernest "Mac" McCauley lands the B-17 flying fortress "Nine O Nine" during the Wings of Freedom Tour at the Hazleton Regional Airport in Hazleton, Pa.
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AP News
October 04, 2019 - 10:12 am
A pilot with more than 7,000 hours of experience flying a B-17 and his co-pilot were among seven people killed when the bomber crashed and burned at a Connecticut airport, officials said Thursday.
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In this photo provided by Antonio Arreguin, smoke fills the sky after a World War II-era bomber plane crashed, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019 outside Bradley International Airport north of Hartford, Conn.
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AP News
October 02, 2019 - 11:42 am
A World War II-era bomber plane crashed in a fireball as it tried to land Wednesday at New England’s second-busiest airport. At least five are dead, officials said. Read the latest here.
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A ninth person has died from Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), a rare mosquito-borne illness.
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CNN
September 25, 2019 - 9:56 am
A ninth person has died from Eastern equine encephalitis, a rare mosquito-borne illness. This year's EEE outbreak has been particularly severe, with 27 human cases of the virus in six states since August.
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Miss Pennsylvania 2017 Katie Schreckengast celebrates the round of victory during the 2018 Miss America Competition Show at Boardwalk Hall Arena on September 10, 2017 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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David Madden
July 24, 2019 - 1:39 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — For the second time in about 15 years, the Miss America Pageant is leaving Atlantic City, this time for a casino in Connecticut. And the competition will be held not after Labor Day but just before Christmas. What affect will it have on the resort town? Hard to...
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Miss America
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July 23, 2019 - 3:47 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — There she is. Here she isn't. Miss America is leaving Atlantic City for the second time, trading one casino town for another. The Miss America Organization says this year's pageant will be held at the Mohegan Sun Connecticut in Uncasville, Connecticut. It will be...
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Governor Phil Murphy and Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announce a federal lawsuit to overturn IRS rule invalidating New JerseyÕs efforts to restore property tax deductibility on July 17, 2019, in South Orange.
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David Madden
July 17, 2019 - 1:58 pm
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey is joining two neighboring states to the north in filing a federal lawsuit that, if successful, would remove caps on state and local tax deductions imposed by the IRS as part of the Trump tax plan. The suit, which includes New York and Connecticut,...
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In this Jan. 28, 2013, file photo, firearms training unit Detective Barbara J. Mattson, of the Connecticut State Police, holds a Bushmaster AR-15 rifle.
Jessica Hill/AP Photo, File
April 09, 2019 - 10:58 am
By Dave Collins, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting intends to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a Connecticut court ruling that reinstated a wrongful death lawsuit against the company that had been filed...
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Colton Welch, a junior at the State University of New York at Morrisville, N.Y., tends hydroponic tomato plants which will provide students with data applicable to cannabis cultivation on Feb. 14, 2019.
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March 04, 2019 - 4:19 pm
By Mary Esch, Associated Press Grace DeNoya is used to getting snickers when people learn she's majoring in marijuana. "My friends make good-natured jokes about getting a degree in weed," said DeNoya, one of the first students in a new four-year degree program in medicinal plant chemistry at...
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In this Feb. 24, 2016, file photo, Michael Skakel leaves the state Supreme Court after his hearing in Hartford, Conn.
Jessica Hill/AP Photo, File
January 07, 2019 - 12:47 pm
By Jessica Gresko and Dave Collins, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court announced Monday that it is leaving in place a decision that vacated a murder conviction against Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel. Skakel was convicted in 2002 of the 1975 bludgeoning death of Martha Moxley, who...
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