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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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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Correction: Carnegie Heroes story

Correction: Carnegie Heroes story
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Teacher charged with having relationship with teen student

A Connecticut high school teacher and swim coach has been charged with having a sexual relationship with a student
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Survivor of attempted suicide works to spread awareness

Woman who survived her own suicide attempt works to help spread suicide awareness in Connecticut
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From poverty to star teacher, Hayes now eyes Congress seat

A onetime teen mother who rose from poverty to the height of the teaching profession, Jahana Hayes is now close to becoming the first black woman elected to Congress from Connecticut
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College student charged with threatening to kill roommate

A college student in Connecticut has been arrested after police say he chased his roommate with a knife and threatened to kill him
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Police investigate vandalism at historic cemetery

Authorities in Connecticut say gravestones at a historic cemetery were vandalized
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Bomb squad blows up abandoned pressure cooker near school

A police bomb squad has blown up a pressure cooker that was found abandoned near a Connecticut elementary school, prompting a shelter-in-place order for students and staff
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12-year-old girl who fought armed robber honored by city

A 12-year-old girl who tried to protect her family by jumping on the back of an armed robber has been honored by her Connecticut city
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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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