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  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. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Coyote Almost Attacks a Girl Walking Home From School in ConnecticutNot the first sighting this year.
  5. 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.
  6. still illegal
    Semiautomatic Assault Weapons Still IllegalJudges said it was a matter of public safety.
  7. young heroes
    Cops Manage to Catch Crook With Help of 11-Year-Old’s Stick-Figure Drawing“I have to give a lot of credit to my art teacher.”
  8. ‘Aunt From Hell’ Says She Sued Young Relative to Access Homeowner’s InsuranceCould the outrage police have gotten this one wrong?
  9. auntie maim
    Aunt Sues Then-8-Year-Old Nephew for $127,000 Over ‘Unreasonable’ Hug“I remember him shouting, ‘Auntie Jen, I love you,’ and there he was flying at me.”
  10. newtown
    Sandy Hook Shooter’s Home Will Be Destroyed They will keep the site as an open space.
  11. scary things
    Man on Fire Found on Top of Metro-North TrainHe survived.
  12. oops
    Drunk Dude Mistakes Stranger’s Bed for a Bed in His Mom’s Apartment With disastrous results. 
  13. What’s the Matter With Connecticut?A dispatch from the richest, worst economy in the country. 
  14. stupid things
    Metro-North Delayed by Box Painted Like Bender It could have been a bomb!
  15. transportation
    Train Nearly Takes Out Senator During Safety Press Conference Accidents aren’t always the train’s fault.
  16. the kennedys
    Kennedy to Run for Elected OfficeThis time, it’s Ted Jr.
  17. good things
    Connecticut Becomes First State to Raise Minimum Wage to $10.10 an HourThe change will happen incrementally.
  18. very sad things
    Connecticut Police Release Sandy Hook Documents More grim details.
  19. sad things
    Newtown Quietly Observes Sandy Hook Anniversary The media was asked to stay away.
  20. sad things
    Four Dead in Particularly Scary Connecticut Murder-SuicideThe shooter was carrying a baby.
  21. de blasio’s new york
    Connecticut: Refuge From De Blasio’s DystopiaAccording to a political ad in the Connecticut gubernatorial race. 
  22. who thought this was a good idea
    Was This the Worst Field Trip in the World, Ever?What a terrible, terrible idea. 
  23. Connecticut Home Explodes, Leaves ‘Scorched Crater’Just a reminder that your house might explode at any moment. 
  24. crimes and misdemeanors
    Connecticut Woman Arrested for Keying Six Cars, But the Crazy Part Is …… she’s 73 years old. 
  25. scary things
    Busted Carnival Ride Sends Thirteen to Hospital in ConnecticutThankfully, most injuries seem minor.
  26. Raccoon Hunter Accidentally Shoots Self While SneezingHe’s okay, so you can laugh.
  27. emergencies
    Connecticut Residents Somehow Survived Cable Outage No thanks to the jerks at 911.
  28. very bad things
    Connecticut Plane Crash Victims Identified 54-year-old Bill Henningsgaard was flying his 17-year-old son Max to visit colleges.
  29. very sad things
    Small Plane Crashes Into Connecticut NeighborhoodThe pilot and two children are unaccounted for.
  30. newtown massacre
    Newtown Is Officially Done With Sympathy FreebiesTrying to move on.
  31. stand clear of the derailed train
    Here’s How to Navigate Your Connecticut Commute TomorrowWhile crews rebuild 2,000 feet of track caused by Friday’s derailed train.
  32. stand clear of the derailed train
    Dozens Injured in Connecticut Train Crash; Northeast Service Suspended [Updated]Metro-North and Amtrak might not be running until the beginning of next week.
  33. gun control
    Connecticut Governor Has Generous Explanation for Wayne LaPierre’s Behavior “[He] reminds me of the clowns at the circus.”
  34. gun control
    Connecticut Finally Figures Out a Post-Newtown Gun-Control PlanBans high-capacity magazines and many more assault weapons.
  35. newtown massacre
    Newtown Cops Still Shaken by Tragedy As Connecticut Takes on Gun Control DebateThe first responders shared intimate details from the scene.
  36. flumageddon
    Connecticut Is No Longer a Flu-Free UtopiaThat didn’t last long.
  37. sandy hook elementary school
    The Kids of Sandy Hook Started Classes Yesterday“The safest school in America.”
  38. newtown massacre
    Lawyer Asks for Permission to Sue Connecticut Over Newtown ShootingHe’s seeking $100 million in damages for 6-year-old survivor.
  39. newtown massacre
    Geneticists to Study Adam Lanza’s DNABut some worry it could do more harm than good.
  40. newtown massacre
    Authorities Slowly Uncover Details of NewtownThousands gathered for a candlelight tribute to 27 victims of gunman Adam Lanza. 
  41. newtown massacre
    Shooting at Connecticut Elementary SchoolThe Newtown school has been evacuated.
  42. early and often
    Linda McMahon Loses Second Connecticut Senate Race After Spending $100 MillionShe has a very expensive record.
  43. sad things
    Connecticut Man Shoots and Kills Apparent Intruder Who Happened to Be His SonA horrible turn of events.
  44. early and often
    Linda McMahon Dominates GOP Senate Primary in ConnecticutShe’s the Party’s Senate nominee for the second time in two years. 
  45. man vs. nature
    Greenwich Was Powerless in the Face of a Single TreeA black locust felled by Sunday’s storm left the entire Connecticut suburb without electricity for hours.
  46. reefer
    Connecticut Says Okay to Medicinal MarijuanaReefer madness.
  47. politics
    Connecticut Abolishing the Death PenaltyGovernor Dannel Malloy will sign the bill repealing capital punishment.
  48. white men with money and anger management problems
    Things Are Getting Awfully Stabby Out in DarienAn investment banker allegedly took a pen knife to a cab driver.
  49. wow terrible
    Wow, Terrible: Poor Old Woman EditionWorst son in the world, ever?
  50. happy endings
    Taco Mayor Buried in ‘Ethnic Food’Connecticut’s foot-in-mouth mayor got a special delivery at his office today.
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