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President Obama to Speak at CCSU

Barack ObamaNEW BRITAIN – Governor Malloy  announced that President Obama will speak at Central Connecticut State University on Wednesday, in an effort to garner support for increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.  They will be joined in New Britain by Governor Deval L. Patrick of Massachusetts, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee of Rhode Island and Governor Peter E. Shumlin of Vermont.
“There is a debate happening across our country on how to tackle the growing income inequality that is detrimental to our middle class families and to our economy.  Part of tackling that critically important challenge is making sure that we recognize that a decent wage is good for workers and good for business,” said Governor Malloy.
“For too long, the minimum wage has not kept up with the cost of living,” continued the Governor.
CCSU said “We are honored that President Barack Obama will give a speech at the University.”

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HARTFORD – Another summer Saturday night, another Greater Hartford Pro-Am double-header. First up was the Red Squad taking on Attorney Deron Freeman. The Red Squad took the victory, thanks to UConn Huskie alum AJ Price dropping a game high 55 points. During halftime of the game, East Hartford native Kahari Beaufort signed his letter of intent […]

Community gathers in Hartford to ‘reason together’

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Less humid Sunday; heat wave continues into next week

Less humid Sunday; heat wave continues into next week

Saturday is day number three in our long-term heat wave as we reached the mid 90s. It hit 96° both at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Lock and Sikorsky Airport in Bridgeport with a west wind. As always in these conditions, try to keep outdoor exercise to a minimum during the peak sunlight hours and […]

WNBA withdraws fines for teams that wore black warmup shirts

WNBA withdraws fines for teams that wore black warmup shirts

NEW YORK — The WNBA has withdrawn its fines for teams that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before games. WNBA President Lisa Borders said in a statement Saturday the league was rescinding penalties given to the Indiana Fever, New York Liberty, Phoenix Mercury and their […]

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