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  • Connecticut unveils $3.4 million tourism campaign 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 2:52 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut launched its newest tourism campaign Thursday, marketing the state as an attraction offering a lot without a long drive.

  • Free dental clinic to draw thousands in Hartford 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 4:09 am
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - More than 2,000 patients are expected to seek free dental work at an annual clinic in Connecticut.

  • Ovation guitar factory in Connecticut is closing 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 1:40 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - An Ovation guitar factory in the western Connecticut hills that produced instruments for music legends from Paul Simon to Cat Stevens to Glen Campbell will be closing in June after 47 years and production of the Ovation line in the United States will stop, the manufacturer's parent company told the shop's 46 workers this week.

  • Open house planned for Conn. bus-only corridor 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 11:20 am
  • NEW BRITAIN, Connecticut - The first in a series of open houses is being held to update the public about the planned New Britain-to-Hartford bus-only corridor.

  • Expanded don't-call list, fuel protections advance 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 6:38 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - An expanded "do-not-call" registry that includes text messaging and new protections for heating oil customers were among several consumer protection bills that cleared the Connecticut Senate on Tuesday and will head to the House for final action.

  • United Tech 1Q profit declines on restructuring 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 4:43 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - United Technologies Corp. reported Tuesday its first-quarter profit dropped 4 percent as slightly higher revenue was offset by restructuring costs, asset sales and currency exchange rates.

  • Conn. organizations lauded for energy conservation 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 3:28 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - Eleven organizations, including retailers, schools and health care facilities, are being honored by the state for cutting their energy consumption last summer.

  • 2-month-old Hartford girl dies 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 12:07 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - Police say a 2-month old Hartford girl sent to the hospital a week ago after an alleged assault at the hands of her father has died.

  • Md. school leader named Hartford superintendent 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 6:35 am
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - Hartford officials have named a Maryland educator as the capital city's new superintendent of schools.

  • US energy chief: New England energy issues vexing 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 6:50 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - The nation's top energy official delivered a blunt message Monday to a Connecticut audience of energy executives, regulators, environmentalists and others who already know that fuel heating and cooling homes and businesses and running power plants in New England is among the costliest in the nation.

  • Connecticut's nuclear plant can use warmer water 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 5:55 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut's nuclear power plant won permission to use warmer water from Long Island Sound for cooling at one of its two units in Waterford, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced Monday.

  • Travel agent accused of stealing from client 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 2:08 pm
  • ENFIELD, Connecticut - A Windsor woman working as a travel agent is facing charges she used a customer's credit card to pay for shopping, limousine services and flights.

  • Connecticut House OKs $400M in tax credits for UTC 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 7:23 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut's House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a deal to grant up to $400 million in tax credits to United Technologies Corp. if UTC makes up to $500 million in upgrades and expansion and hires more workers.

  • Over 200,000 cheer UConn champion basketball teams 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 10:12 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - Nothing like a big win to draw big crowds. But back-to-back victories bring out the biggest.

  • 'Combative' suspect dies after police use stun gun 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 4:17 pm
  • EAST HARTFORD, Connecticut - State Police say a 22-year-old suspect in custody for an alleged domestic dispute has died after police tried to subdue him with a stun gun.

  • Excitement over UConn basketball teams parade 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 1:28 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - Organizers of a weekend parade for the University of Connecticut men's and women's national championship basketball teams say they expect hundreds of thousands of people to show up in Hartford for the celebration.

  • Right to record police a focus of Connecticut bill 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 9:37 am
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - When East Haven police officers arrested a Catholic priest who was videotaping them in 2009, it sparked calls for the state legislature to better protect the public's right to record the actions of law enforcement officials.

  • Lone candidate in debate backs Connecticut gun law 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 4:45 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - Senate Minority Leader John McKinney set himself apart Friday from most of his rivals for the Republican nomination for Connecticut governor by defending the wide-ranging gun control bill that was passed last year following the Newtown school massacre, a likely hot topic in this year's gubernatorial election.

  • Malloy announces affordable housing funding 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 12:37 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut officials announced more than $70 million in federal and state funds for 16 affordable housing projects across the state.

  • Judge vacates conviction in Conn. parade shootings 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 9:44 am
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - A Connecticut judge has vacated the manslaughter conviction of a 23-year-old man arrested in a 2008 shootout at a Hartford parade that killed a man and injured six other people including a 15-month-old girl and a 7-year-old boy.

  • Woman charged with fatally shooting man in car 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:46 am
  • WEST HARTFORD, Connecticut - A 27-year-old woman has been charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a man in a car just before an accident in West Hartford.

  • UConn hoping to capitalize on championships 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 7:10 pm
  • STORRS, Connecticut - Campus celebrations are winding down after two nights of championship parties, yet the off-court excitement could be just beginning at the University of Connecticut.

  • Parade set for UConn basketball teams in Hartford 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 11:47 am
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says a parade for the University of Connecticut men's and women's national championship basketball teams will be held in Hartford on Sunday.

  • Lawsuit over murder-suicide of officers dismissed 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 11:30 am
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - A Connecticut judge has dismissed a negligence lawsuit against state police in the killing of a Newington police officer by her state trooper ex-boyfriend in 2005.

  • 3 people injured in afternoon shooting in Hartford 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 7:17 am
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - Three people who were shot while walking on a Hartford street in broad daylight are recovering from their injuries while city police look for suspects.