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Senate appropriators OK federal funds for Coast Guard museum

A rendering of the proposed National Coast Guard Museum in New London

WASHINGTON — Senate appropriators for the first time on Thursday approved federal funding for efforts to build a Coast Guard museum on New London’s waterfront. Although the money, $5 million, is a small fraction of the projected $100 million cost of the museum, supporters hailed the move. Continue Reading →

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Hopkins-Cavanagh takes on Courtney in a long-shot bid

Hopkins-Cavanagh confronting Joe Courtney cropped

Like many challengers, Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh is short on campaign cash and name recognition and long on ideas, enthusiasm and disgust with the way things are run in Washington D.C.

“I’ve got quite a mountain to climb,” said Hopkins-Cavanagh, a Republican, of her bid to win the 2nd District seat in Congress. Continue Reading →

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