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Battle of the Bell between Eastern, Central postponed to Saturday

November 26, 2014
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Battle of the Bell between Eastern, Central postponed to Saturday

Tomorrow’s annual Thanksgiving Day football bash between Bristol Eastern and Bristol Central high schools has been postponed due to the snowstorm. The game will be played Saturday at 1 p.m. at Muzzy Field instead. Today’s snow closed Bristol schools and also resulted in the cancellation of the annual pre-Thanksgiving break pep rallies.

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State senator establishes online petition against CL&P rate hike

November 26, 2014
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State Sen. Joe Markley (R-Southington) has created an online petition at www.senatormarkley.com where area residents can sound off about electric rate hikes and urge state regulators to fight future hikes. Markley is also pushing for new legislation to put the legislature back into the process…

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New England Urgent Care opens in Bristol Dec. 15

November 26, 2014
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Continuing its goal of meeting the demand for compassionate, quality immediate medical care at an affordable cost, New England Urgent Care will open its fourth location in Bristol on Dec. 15. The facility is located at 576 Farmington Avenue (Route 6), across from Super Stop…

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Second shift non-essential state workers told to stay home

November 26, 2014
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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he has ordered all second-shift state employees who are designated as nonessential to not report to work on Wednesday, Nov. 26, in response to winter storm conditions across the state. State employees are encouraged to contact their supervisors for…

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Gov. issues Thanksgiving message

November 26, 2014
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On the eve of Thanksgiving, Governor Dannel P. Malloy shared the following message with Connecticut residents:     It’s been nearly 400 years since the first Thanksgiving, and while there have been countless changes during that time, one aspect of the original holiday is as…

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Panel takes on Connecticut’s ‘honeycomb’ of taxes

November 26, 2014
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By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A panel of accountants, former state legislators and experts in tax law, economics and finances has taken on the daunting task of reviewing Connecticut’s tax structure to come up with ways to modernize the system with…

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UConn law professor charged in prostitution sting

November 26, 2014
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SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (AP) _ A University of Connecticut law professor was among six men arrested on charges of patronizing a prostitute. Ronald Murphy of Farmington was arrested Friday at a Southington motel. Police say he also was charged with interfering with police after he tried…

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Storm on menu for some Thanksgiving travelers

November 26, 2014
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By FRANK ELTMAN Associated Press MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) _ A nor’easter is expected to develop Wednesday along the East Coast just as millions of travelers are heading to their Thanksgiving destinations. “I would pack your patience,” said Robert Sinclair Jr., of AAA New York. The…

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Hernandez lawyers due in court in 2012 slayings

November 26, 2014
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BOSTON (AP) _ Lawyers for ex-New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez plan to discuss evidence-sharing by prosecutors during a hearing in the slaying of two Boston men. Hernandez is charged with murder in the 2012 fatal shootings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado after…

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