Gubernatorial contenders debate taxes, Kavanaugh

Candidates for Connecticut governor debated taxes, tolls and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh
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UConn's moving forward with plan for smaller on-campus rink

The University of Connecticut is moving forward with revised plans to build a new hockey rink on campus
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Advocate: Changes needed at state-run center after suicide

Connecticut's child advocate is calling for safety and care improvements at a state-run psychiatric treatment center for children, after the suicide of a pregnant teenager and seven other suicide attempts within the past year
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Connecticut doctor gets prison time for insider trading

A Connecticut cardiologist has been sentenced to six months in prison for trading stock in a life sciences company based on inside information
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Lamont calls for more rail service, Wi-Fi in commuter trains

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont is calling for more frequent commuter rail service and WI-FI on the new Hartford Line
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Man sentenced to prison for enticing minors

A Houston man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for enticing minors into engaging in sexual activity over the Internet
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Woman dies during scuba diving training in lake

Police in Connecticut say a Massachusetts woman died while attempting to complete her deep water swimming certification
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Study: New Haven leads state in distracted driving crashes

New Haven and Hartford lead the state in distracted driving accidents, according to a new study
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Connecticut beefing up election cybersecurity infrastructure

Connecticut is beefing up its election cybersecurity infrastructure, using $5.1 million in new federal money
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Connecticut receiving $20 million to combat opioid epidemic

Connecticut is receiving more than $20 million in federal grants to continue fighting opioid epidemic
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Rapid City trolley service sees steady ridership

Rapid City's trolley service sees steady ridership through the summer with minimal impact to the city's budget
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South Dakota to raise turkey for White House Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving turkey to either be served to President Donald Trump or pardoned this year will be raised in South Dakota
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MSU researcher fights against deadly deer disease

Researchers from Michigan State University and the state Department of Natural Resources are using technology and old-fashioned observation to track Michigan deer in hopes of curbing the deadly disease
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Minot brothers find success in mushroom farming

Minot brothers Jeff and Dan Coggins have found success in their second year harvesting mushrooms and selling their product at local farmers markets
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Michigan metal drummer recovers from 2015 bus crash

A Michigan metal drummer is recovering from a 2015 bus crash that caused him to lose his right leg
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Oklahoma case remains unsolved 34 years later

The disappearance of Sandy Pathresa Rea 34 years ago is still one of the biggest crime mysteries in the Shawnee area, but a new set of local investigators are putting a fresh set of eyes on the unsolved cold case
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Bentonville designer showcases work at New York Fashion Week

Bentonville fashion designer Alyssa Graves showcased six pieces in a show for emerging designers at New York Fashion Week
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Father-daughter duo broadcasts Arkansas high school football

Buzz Sawyer and his daughter Sarah Sawyer are calling play-by-play for Northside High School football games in the Grizzlies' revamped broadcast
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Wisconsin church's garden gives produce, sense of community

A Wisconsin church's garden doesn't just provide produce, it also provides a sense of community
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Minnesota fire department marks 125 years

This year marks the Virginia Fire Department's 125th anniversary
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Oklahoma Boy Scout Explorers reunite in New Mexico

A group of Boy Scout Explores reunited in New Mexico more than 50 years after a Boy Scouts trip
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Wisconsin students organize mental health festival

Three Wisconsin students organized a mental health festival at their school to erase mental health stigma
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Duluth beer makers say the area's water boosts products

Duluth beer makers have long said that the quality of Minnesota's water helps boost the quality of their products
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Efforts continue to save, support, secure Texas horny toads

A dozen conservationists clad in khaki and forest green marched into the Texas Hill Country brush in a continuing effort to save horny toads
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More cruise options coming to the Great Lakes

Michigan has started a new initiative to bring more cruise ships to the Great Lakes
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Outdoor art project to get new headquarters in Detroit

An outdoor art project is getting a new headquarters in Detroit
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Students learn about Oklahoma City bombing through new tech

The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum recently launched the Augmented Reality experience to teach students about the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing
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Nebraska senator to participate in world sniper competition

Nebraska Sen. Tom Brewer is headed for the International Sniper Cup event in Bulgaria after having competed in a series of sniper shooting championships
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Arkansas sees growing urgent care industry

Health care providers are planning to open up more urgent care centers across Arkansas
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Inmate group caters to spiritual needs at Iowa prison

At the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility, an unusual group is catering to the spiritual needs of those who have no religion at all
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