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Connecticut Lawmakers Reach Preliminary Budget Deal.

Democratic and Republican leaders in the state Legislature said Wednesday they reached a preliminary budget deal and intend to vote on it next week.

- Wall Street Journal - US

This Capital City Is Desperate for a Face-Lift.

In Hartford, Connecticut, power players scramble to reimagine the once powerful manufacturing city.

- OZY - US

3D printing technology resurrects techie's looks after facial fractures.

A 26-year-old civil engineer from Kolar was treated for fractures and multiple abrasions on his face with 3D printing technology.According to the doctors who treated him, Kishore's case was the rarest, with injuries on bones that form the eye socket, causing his eyes to drop."The 3D CT scan of the patient was 3D printed to ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Slain barber called a hero for protecting little boy.

The man fatally shot in a Connecticut barbershop last weekend died trying to protect the life of a little boy whose hair he had just cut.

- FOX News - US

Hotel of the week: Spicer Mansion in Mystic, Connecticut.

Each week, we spotlight a hotel recommended by some of the industry's top travel writers. This week's pick is Spicer Mansion in Mystic, Connecticut. When Elihu Spicer built his family a summer home in 1853, the Connecticut sea captain "spared no expense," said Alyson Krueger at The New York Times. Stained glass was ...

- The Week - US

Woman accused of killing son, using tiki oil to burn home.

A woman accused of suffocating her 8-year-old son before using tiki torch oil to set her Connecticut home on fire last year has had her bond set at $1 million in a North Carolina court.

- FOX News - US

After Several Major Tax Increases, Connecticut Still Can't Make Ends Meet.

The bloated public sector is sinking the Nutmeg State.

- Reason.com - US

Where Farmers Are Turning Into Craft-Beer Brewers.

There's a craft brewery boom happening across Connecticut. To try the suds, just get past Greenwich.

- OZY - US

USS South Dakota to be christened at Connecticut shipyard.

GROTON, Conn. — Dignitaries from Connecticut, Rhode Island and South Dakota will be gathering at the Electric Boat Shipyard to help launch a new submarine.

- Billings Gazette - US

Cholera outbreak in Yemen now largest and fastest on record.

Source: Save the Children Country: Yemen About 4,000 suspected cases are still being reported every day, more than half of them children under the age of 18. Of those infected, 25 percent of cases are children under the age of five.Media Contact Erin Taylor 267.250.8829 FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Yemen's cholera outbreak will ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

California attorney general to sue over Trump subsidy cut.

SAN FRANCISCO - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said on Friday that he will lead a coalition of states suing to prevent President Donald Trump from ending Obamacare subsidies to health insurers that help low-income people pay out-of-pocket medical expenses. California will be joined by Kentucky, Massachusetts, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Man charged with fatally shooting wife as she fled home

A Connecticut man authorities say killed his wife with a shotgun before using the same weapon to shoot himself in the face has been charged with murder.

- FOX News - US

Man charged with fatally shooting wife as she fled home

NEWINGTON, Conn. — A Connecticut man authorities say killed his wife with a shotgun before using the same weapon to shoot himself in the face has been charged with murder.

- Billings Gazette - US

Connecticut Senator Apologizes After Using Anti-Black Slur During Meeting

MANSFIELD, Conn. — A Connecticut senator has issued a formal apology after she used an anti-black racial slur during a meeting with the University of Connecticut College Democrats. The student group says Democratic state Sen. Gayle Slossberg used the term during a meeting on Oct. 3. In a statement on Wednesday, the ...

- TPM News - US

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough Leaves Republican Party, Registers as Independent

MSNBC's Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough officially left the Republican Party and registered as an unaffiliated voter Thursday in his home state of Connecticut.

- Breitbart - US

Chris Murphy says assault weapons ban would have stopped Las Vegas shooter

But the Connecticut Senator also thinks gun control advocacy groups have been "ineffective" for 30 years, and Democrats are partly to blame

- CBS NEWS - US

Senator apologizes for use of racial slur at college meeting

MANSFIELD, Conn. — A Connecticut senator has issued a formal apology after she used an anti-black racial slur during a meeting with the University of Connecticut College Democrats.

- Billings Gazette - US

Harvey Weinstein banked $1.65M days before bombshell New York Times report

Harvey Weinstein sold his Westport, Connecticut, home for $1.65 million just days before The New York Times published its damning report accusing the movie tycoon of sexually assaulting and harassing scores of women in the industry.

- Yahoo! News - US

Law Students Fight Sex Trafficking

Quinnipiac University School of Law is a small, middle-tier school, unremarkable on the national landscape except perhaps for its variety of clinical programs -- and its outreach against sex trafficking. According to the Hartford Courant, Quinnipiac law students have trained nearly 1,000 hospitality industry workers how to ...

- FindLaw - US

Indonesian man, told to leave US, seeks sanctuary in church

A former Fulbright scholar has taken sanctuary inside a Connecticut church rather than be deported to his native Indonesia. Sujitno Sajuti had been ordered by Immigration and Customs … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Indonesian man, told to leave US, seeks sanctuary in church

MERIDEN, United States: A former Fulbright scholar has taken sanctuary inside a Connecticut church rather than be deported to his native Indonesia.

- BangkokPost - TH

Indonesian man, told to leave US, seeks sanctuary in church

A former Fulbright scholar has taken sanctuary inside a Connecticut church rather than be deported to his native Indonesia.

- FOX News - US

College football players, fans sing 'Star-Spangled Banner' after PA system fails

It was just another college football game on Saturday in Hartford, Connecticut, until just before kickoff, an announcement came over the loud speakers that there would be no playing of the National Anthem.

- FOX News - US

Deadly Bus Crash Highlights Communication Flaws Between States

Raymond Mong shouldn't have been able to drive a New York City bus after being arrested for drunken-driving and leaving the scene of a crash in Connecticut.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Nearly 700,000 children continue to face the after-effects of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

Source: Save the Children Country: Puerto Rico Students are still out of school, and fewer than half of Puerto Rico's 1,100 public schools have been assessed for damage so far. Electricity, fuel, and clean water are still scarce.Save the Children Sends Additional Staff, Supplies to Help Children and Families Affected by ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Nearly 700,000 children continue to face the aftereffects of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

Source: Save the Children Country: Puerto Rico Students are still out of school, and fewer than half of Puerto Rico's 1,100 public schools have been assessed for damage so far. Electricity, fuel, and clean water are still scarce.Save the Children Sends Additional Staff, Supplies to Help Children and Families Affected by ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

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