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Connecticut

  1. taxes
    Feds Crack Down on Blue-State Workarounds of Trump Tax Reform Deduction LimitsIt’s part of an ongoing GOP effort to hit coastal “elites” with the bill for reducing high-end taxes. But blue states are still trying to fight back.
  2. Inside a Design Icon’s Colonial Castle Where Snow White’s Dwarfs May Have Died“It was red, but my immediate reaction was with those glass windows, it’s Snow White. This is fairy-tale architecture.”
  3. summer of scam
    Sister Lunch Ladies Accused of Stealing Nearly $500,000 in Lunch MoneyThey’re accused of surreptitiously pocketing almost half a million dollars over the course of five years.
  4. 2018 elections
    It’s Establishment vs. Ex-con in Connecticut Democrats’s Gubernatorial PrimaryBridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim probably can’t defeat Ned Lamont, but stranger things have happened.
  5. Rep. Esty Forced to Retire After Scandal Over Abusive StafferThe Connecticut Democrat’s political demise was quick, and could even open up a rare 2018 opportunity for Republicans.
  6. curious moves
    Connecticut Restaurateur Is Sticking by His ‘Friend’ Harvey Weinstein“Harvey’s a friend of mine, and I don’t talk about my friends.”
  7. space of the week
    Tour the Home of a Family of 3 — and 31 DogsBroadway’s go-to dog trainer Bill Berloni has a 90-acre plot with ample room for his extended canine family.
  8. New Report Reveals Decades of Sexual Abuse at Elite Connecticut Boarding SchoolChoate Rosemary Hall says at least 12 former teachers sexually abused students.
  9. Coyote Almost Attacks a Girl Walking Home From School in ConnecticutNot the first sighting this year.
  10. it's about time
    Connecticut Commuters Rejoice: Bar Cars Are Coming BackAlcohol will return to the MTA’s New Haven line in 2018.
  11. crime
    Crop-Top-Wearing Teen Felon Foiled by a PotatoCute mug shot, though.
  12. bad employees
    Employee Fired for Posting Anti-Police Tirade to Pizzeria’s InstagramReferring to policing as a “gang activity sanctioned by oblivious taxpayers” might not sell more pizzas.
  13. Bad Customers
    Livid Woman Calls 911 Over Wrong Pizza Order“That’s not a police matter, ma’am.”
  14. War Zones
    PEZ Cancels Easter Egg Hunt After Unhinged Parents Bum-Rush Field“When my son left, he had a broken basket and was hysterically crying.”
  15. Video Feed
    Watch a 15-Person Battle Royal Break Out at Chuck E. Cheese’sA nearby senior suffered a panic attack, and two little kids got hit.
  16. Ben Carson May Need to Brush Up on the Shapes and Locations of U.S. States A new map raises questions about Ben Carson’s domestic-geography acumen.
  17. Semiautomatic Assault Weapons Still IllegalJudges said it was a matter of public safety.
  18. Cops Manage to Catch Crook With Help of 11-Year-Old’s Stick-Figure DrawingI have to give a lot of credit to my art teacher.”
  19. ‘Aunt From Hell’ Says She Sued Young Relative to Access Homeowner’s InsuranceCould the outrage police have gotten this one wrong?
  20. Aunt Sues Then-8-Year-Old Nephew for $127,000 Over ‘Unreasonable’ HugI remember him shouting, ‘Auntie Jen, I love you,’ and there he was flying at me.”
  21. The Chain Gang
    Dunkin’ Donuts Employee Tells Police Officer, ‘We Don’t ServeSo far, though, the worker still has her job.
  22. Sweet Summer
    Shake Shack Unveils a Lobster-Topped BurgerJust what you need for the last weeks of summer.
  23. Sandy Hook Shooter’s Home Will Be Destroyed They will keep the site as an open space.
  24. Man on Fire Found on Top of Metro-North TrainHe survived.
  25. Drunk Dude Mistakes Stranger’s Bed for a Bed in His Mom’s Apartment With disastrous results. 
  26. News
    The Restaurant From Mystic Pizza Apparently Owes $100K in Back WagesThe now-famous pizza spot paid employees as little as $5.69 an hour.
  27. What’s the Matter With Connecticut?A dispatch from the richest, worst economy in the country. 
  28. Metro-North Delayed by Box Painted Like Bender It could have been a bomb!
  29. Train Nearly Takes Out Senator During Safety Press Conference Accidents aren’t always the train’s fault.
  30. Kennedy to Run for Elected OfficeThis time, it’s Ted Jr.
  31. Connecticut Becomes First State to Raise Minimum Wage to $10.10 an HourThe change will happen incrementally.
  32. Hot Diggity
    Famous Los Angeles Hot-Dog Stand Pink’s Opening East Coast LocationThere’s going to being sauerkraut, and mustard. And relish, shredded mozzarella, mushrooms, onions, bacon, American cheese, chopped tomatoes, chili, sour cream, and sautéed peppers.
  33. Connecticut Police Release Sandy Hook Documents More grim details.
  34. Newtown Quietly Observes Sandy Hook Anniversary The media was asked to stay away.
  35. Four Dead in Particularly Scary Connecticut Murder-SuicideThe shooter was carrying a baby.
  36. Connecticut: Refuge From De Blasio’s DystopiaAccording to a political ad in the Connecticut gubernatorial race. 
  37. quotables
    Chloë Sevigny Wants You to Know She’s Still CoolWe know. WE KNOW.
  38. Was This the Worst Field Trip in the World, Ever?What a terrible, terrible idea. 
  39. Connecticut Home Explodes, Leaves ‘Scorched Crater’Just a reminder that your house might explode at any moment. 
  40. Connecticut Woman Arrested for Keying Six Cars, But the Crazy Part Is ...… she’s 73 years old. 
  41. Busted Carnival Ride Sends Thirteen to Hospital in ConnecticutThankfully, most injuries seem minor.
  42. Raccoon Hunter Accidentally Shoots Self While SneezingHe’s okay, so you can laugh.
  43. Connecticut Residents Somehow Survived Cable Outage No thanks to the jerks at 911.
  44. Connecticut Plane Crash Victims Identified 54-year-old Bill Henningsgaard was flying his 17-year-old son Max to visit colleges.
  45. Small Plane Crashes Into Connecticut NeighborhoodThe pilot and two children are unaccounted for.
  46. Newtown Is Officially Done With Sympathy FreebiesTrying to move on.
  47. Food Politics
    Maine Lawmakers Push Hard for GMO Food LabelsThe bill has bipartisan support.
  48. Food Politics
    Connecticut Approves First Broad GMO Labeling Bill; New York Rejects AnotherSeedy business.
  49. Here’s How to Navigate Your Connecticut Commute TomorrowWhile crews rebuild 2,000 feet of track caused by Friday’s derailed train.
  50. Dozens Injured in Connecticut Train Crash; Northeast Service Suspended [Updated]Metro-North and Amtrak might not be running until the beginning of next week.
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