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Music listings for Oct. 17

October 17, 2014
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Music listings for Oct. 17

FRIDAY, OCT. 17 BRISTOL SPIRIT SHAKER. City Sports Grill, Farmington Avenue, Bristol. OTHER JAMES CHAPPELL III. From NBC’s show, “The Winner Is.” 7:30 p.m. Gospel concert. With special guest Audra Jones from BET’s “Sunday Best.” The Marriott, 28 Day Hill Rd., Windsor. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Children under 5 free. EventBrite.com. For…

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Life’s a circus: The birth of a clown

October 17, 2014
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Life’s a circus: The birth of a clown

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR It’s kind of like the circus version of “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” Are clowns born or are they made? The people most in the know to answer that question are the clowns themselves. And as luck would have it, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus’s…

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Yale-New Haven patient tests negative for Ebola; governor’s response

October 16, 2014
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Yale-New Haven patient tests negative for Ebola; governor’s response

Governor Dannel P. Malloy today released the following statement in response to preliminary negative test results from the Massachusetts State Public Health laboratory on the patient being treated for Ebola-like symptoms at Yale-New Haven Hospital. “Certainly this is encouraging news,” said Malloy in his statement. “While the initial test results are negative, Dr. Mullen has…

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State taking additional steps to prepare for Ebola outbreak

October 16, 2014
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State taking additional steps to prepare for Ebola outbreak

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced today that the State of Connecticut is taking additional steps to strengthen the level of preparedness for the Ebola virus by enacting the quarantine and isolation protocols that were authorized under the order he signed last week.  In addition, a press release from his office said the governor is directing…

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Ebola concerns at Yale-New Haven Hospital

October 16, 2014
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In an announcement on its newsroom webpage, Yale-New Haven Hospital posted that the hospital “admitted a patient late Wednesday night for evaluation of Ebola-like symptoms. We have not confirmed or ruled-out any diagnosis at this point. We are working in cooperation with City, State and Federal health officials. There is no further information available at this time.”…

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Groups object to Democrats’ Malloy mailer

October 16, 2014
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State elections regulators and a government watchdog group have formally objected to the Connecticut Democratic Party, saying money raised for federal campaigns is being used to pay for a mailer benefiting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s re-election bid. The State Elections Enforcement Commission and Common Cause of Connecticut said Tuesday they’ve submitted…

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Clinton rallies for Malloy, says he told the truth

October 15, 2014
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By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Former President Bill Clinton is crediting Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy with making the unpopular decisions needed to address the state’s budget problems. Speaking to 700 supporters at a rally Monday in Hartford, Clinton acknowledged Malloy “had a strategy that was designed to make everybody mad.”…

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Statewide voter registration session Oct. 28

October 14, 2014
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Statewide voter registration session Oct. 28

All Registrars of Voters’ offices in Connecticut will hold a statewide voter registration session on Tuesday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call your local registrars’ office for details.

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Disturbance at Double Tree leads to Southington man’s arrest

October 14, 2014
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Disturbance at Double Tree leads to Southington man’s arrest

A disturbance at the Double Tree Hotel on Century Drive resulted in a Southington man being arrested on breach of peace charges. The suspect made things worse for himself when he verbally attacked officers, police said. John Thornton,30, of 2118 Meriden Waterbury Turnpike in Southington was arrested and charged with breach of peace in the…

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Political celebs roll in for Conn. governor’s race

October 14, 2014
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Some political heavy-hitters are coming to Connecticut to help out in the state’s close race for governor. President Barack Obama is scheduled Wednesday to appear in Bridgeport at a rally for Gov. Dannel Malloy. The Democrat is being challenged by Republican businessman Tom Foley. A new Quinnipiac (KWIHN’-ih-pee-ak) University Poll shows…

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