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CT lawmakers ask food stores to ban ‘open carry’ of guns


Updated at 5:36 p.m.
WASHINGTON – As part of a ramped-up gun safety campaign, Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy and U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty have asked the Connecticut Food Association to implement a gun “open carry” ban in the state’s retail stores. “Customers should feel safe while shopping,” the lawmakers said.
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USDA tells states to process food stamps again, but no guarantee of benefits

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WASHINGTON – In an abrupt change of policy, federal officials have instructed state agencies, including Connecticut’s Department of Social Services, to resume processing food stamp benefits for October. But with a possible shutdown of the federal government looming, that doesn’t assure that anyone will receive them at the beginning of the month. Continue Reading →

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