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Connecticut considers exonerating women accused of ‘witchcraft’ in the 1600s

The Daily Telegraph Australia 07 Feb 2023
There is a renewed effort in Connecticut to bring justice to the women who were falsely accused of being witches over 300 years ago ....
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Lamont tax plan could save the middle class $440M

The Day 07 Feb 2023
The administration estimates roughly 1.1 million of Connecticut’s 1.7 million income tax-paying households will benefit from this plan, which aims to revise a complex state income tax system at the points that affect most households ...Today, Connecticut’s fiscal health is stronger than it’s been in decades,” Lamont said.
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For UConn men's basketball's Alex Karaban, another day, another Big East freshman of the week award

New Haven Register 07 Feb 2023
UConn men's basketball forward Alex Karaban won his fifth Big East Freshman of the Week award on Monday. .
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Ocean Community YMCA asks Stonington to help fund new camp building

The Day 07 Feb 2023
MysticThe Ocean Community YMCA has requested that the Town of Stonington include $125,000 in its 2023-24 capital improvement budget to help construct an 800- square-foot building to support its Camp Cove youth summer program ... The building is intended to provide a rainy day shelter for the up to 300 children, ages 4-14, who attend the camp ... Close ... .
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State legislature to consider funding for Norwich’s $385 million school project

The Day 07 Feb 2023
Norwich ― The city’s $385 million school construction project was approved easily by voters in November, but state Sen. Cathy Osten, D-Sprague, needed to convince the General Assembly committee in charge of school funding that the project should be on the state’s priority list this spring ... The date has not been set ... Stanton elementary schools ... Close ... .
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Lonnie Braxton honored for his Black History Month displays

The Day 07 Feb 2023
New London ― Year after year Lonnie Braxton has devoted his time to creating a Black History Month display each February at the city’s public library. Braxton said the display this year was the hardest one he’s had to do ... The items depict sterotypical portrayals of Black Americans with dark skin and exaggerated features ... in the community room ... Close ... .
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Upset-minded UConn men take aim at No. 10 Marquette

The Day 07 Feb 2023
Hartford — It seemed fitting that Alex Karaban and Donovan Clingan met with the media Monday to talk about UConn’s important game against Big East co-leader Marquette. The two first-year frontcourt players were the only Huskies to play well in the first meeting back on Jan. 11 in Milwaukee, combining for 37 points and 17 rebounds in an 82-76 loss ... No.
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Lyman girls beat St. Bernard to win ECC D-IV basketball title

The Day 07 Feb 2023
Montville — The Lyman Memorial girls’ basketball team posed for photos for family and friends following Monday night’s game. And more photos. And more photos ... “I hate having my picture taken,” LaTour said with a smile ... Bernard 56-33 to clinch the Eastern Connecticut Conference Division IV title/. It was the program’s first division title since 2016 ... St ... .
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Local roundup: New London girls clinch tie for ECC D-II title

The Day 07 Feb 2023
KillinglyNew London clinched at least a share of the Eastern Connecticut Conference Division II girls’ basketball championship with a 45-38 victory over Killingly on Monday night ... In other games. ... H.S ... H.S ... • Connecticut College senior forward Brett Moccia was named New England Small College Athletic Conference Player of the Week in men’s hockey ... .
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Waterbury man who discarded illegal gun in escape attempt sentenced, feds say

Ctpost 07 Feb 2023
Douglas Lara, 25, of Waterbury, was arrested after he drove a stolen 2021 Mercedes-Benz SUV to a Foxwoods Resort Casino garage, according to federal officials ... .
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Person shot multiple times on Trumbull Avenue, Bridgeport police say

Ctpost 07 Feb 2023
The male victim was discovered suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the 600 block of Trumbull Avenue Monday night, according to Bridgeport police ... .
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Connecticut armed robbers shoot store owner who pulls out legal firearms and kills suspect: cops

TheNewsHOOK 06 Feb 2023
Connecticut armed robbers shoot store owner who pulls out legal firearms and kills suspect. cops ....

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