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Judge orders two Hartford polls to stay open an extra half hour

Updated 5:53 p.m.
Two Hartford polling places will stay open an extra half hour tonight, until 8:30, a Hartford Superior Court judge has ruled. Judge Carl Schuman’s order came after a number of Hartford polling places reported delayed openings this morning, preventing some voters in the overwhelmingly Democratic capital city from casting ballots.

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It’s Malloy to the rescue, with rewards and risk

Bridgeport – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy rode to the rescue Wednesday of 13 Head Start day care centers closed by the federal shutdown, a gesture that returned immediate dividends, while posing the danger of raised expectations elsewhere. Malloy was rewarded with applause and a photo op with young children happy to climb into the governor’s […]

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UConn discloses sex abuse investigation, initial failure to act

The University of Connecticut disclosed Monday that allegations of sexual abuse of minor children by a music professor went unreported for years until the appointment of a new dean, who notifed police and touched off a criminal investigation going back decades and involving a famous children’s camp and a Virginia junior high school. The professor, […]

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Malloy promises review of higher education raises

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was highly critical Wednesday of excessive and improperly authorized raises granted by Robert A. Kennedy, president of the Board of Regents for Higher Education, but he stopped short of saying he no longer had confidence in Kennedy’s leadership of the newly merged system. “This was badly mishandled, inappropriately handled. It needs […]