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Heavy snow causing travel woes in Maine

ctpost.com — PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Snow is starting to blanket southern Maine, causing traffic snarls as holiday traffic intensifies. The National Weather Service in Gray says the heaviest snow accumulation in the state at 3:30 p.m. was two inches over much of southern Maine.
Nov 26, 2014

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Storm mostly a no-show along the coast

ctpost.com — Temperatures remained well above freezing throughout the morning -- it was 44 degrees at 8 a.m. in Milford, and the National Weather Service revised its forecast at about the same time to reduce anticipated snowfall totals. Gov. Dannel Malloy told second-shift state employees not to report to work, and sent other workers home at noon, as the storm ramped up in intensity.
Nov 26, 2014

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Protests against Ferguson decision grow across US

ctpost.com — People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis suburb.

Panel considers more ailments for medical pot

ctpost.com — During a 90-minute hearing, the attendance for which was likely affected by the winter storm, patients asked the program's Board of Physicians to recommend inclusion of sickle cell disease, Tourette's Disorder and psoriasis with the existing list of 11 chronic ailments for which about 3,000 state resident currently qualify.
Nov 26, 2014

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Nor'easter expected to snarl Thanksgiving travel plans

ctpost.com — Add one more item to the long pre-holiday to-do list: check that the snowblower is in working condition. Wednesday is the traditionally the busiest travel day of the year, but thanks to a classic nor'easter bearing down on the region it's also going to be one of the worst.

Murder most fowl; Bridgeport's wild turkey killed

ctpost.com — Within weeks last summer, she became the mascot of the landmark RBS building -- and the feathered ambassador of Lafayette Boulevard. "Everyone loved that turkey," said Shannon Stone, a front desk security guard at RBS Financial Center.
Nov 25, 2014

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Nov 24, 2014

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Nov 24, 2014

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Uncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decision

ctpost.com — (AP) â€" The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing as protesters demand justice for Michael Brown.

Some say City Council needs its own lawyer?

ctpost.com — Where can a City Council member go for legal advice when butting heads with the mayor's attorney? Since 1992, Mark Anastasi has run the City Attorney's Office, currently staffed by seven full- and four part-time lawyers and aided by various outside firms. [...]
Nov 24, 2014

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Breaking free of industrial wastelands

ctpost.com — Charred roof beams are fresh evidence of repeated fires, and a crumbling smokestack pushes out from a sea of twisted metal. There are no functioning businesses, but indications of illicit residency are not hard to find -- overturned buckets arrayed in a row as chairs, abandoned sleeping bags. The Bridgeport Organ Co.

Bridgeport purchasing head faces demotion

ctpost.com — While the Finch administration said the decision -- after a decade -- to advertise last December for a permanent purchasing agent was proposed as part of a then year-old restructuring of the finance department, it also came on the heels of 2013's Moutinho driveway scandal.
Nov 24, 2014

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Dixon: Cold comforts at the Capitol

ctpost.com — Sure, the thermometer and calendar have ganged up to coax us to the precipice of "the Holidays," but it's already time for spring training in the marbled corridors of the state Capitol. [...] Long Dan" Malloy is already working out in the bullpen, pouring some early season fastballs into the glove of Ben Barnes, secretary of the Office of Policy and Management.
Nov 24, 2014

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