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CT financial industry that backed Romney shunning Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump holds a sign he said showed how little he had received in contributions from people who work at hedge funds compared to Hillary Clinton.

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney raised more than $1.5 million from people connected to Connecticut’s financial services industry, but few of those deep-pocketed donors are giving to Donald Trump. An analysis by the Connecticut Mirror shows that, as of the end of July, Trump had only raised about $11,000 from that sector. Continue Reading →

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Food waste recycling remains a tough task in Connecticut

All American Waste picks up food waste at curbside as part of a pilot project in Bridgewater.

A food waste recycling pilot program in Bridgewater is the latest effort to help Connecticut wrench itself off the 25 percent recycling rate it has been stuck on for years. But it’s been slow going for such efforts, with many factors working against the initiative. Continue Reading →

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