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Americans, on average, eat about 2 kilograms of shrimp a year.

DeLauro: TPP would make it more difficult to inspect shrimp

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From a press release: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-3rd) released the following statement on a new Consumer Reports study finding potentially harmful bacteria and illegal antibiotic residues in frozen shrimp. DeLauro is former Chairwoman, and current member, of the subcommittee that funds the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which is responsible for ensuring […] [Read More]
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Worry for casinos: Card-counter app for the Apple Watch

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From a press release: BRISBANE, Australia – Apr. 24 2015 – With the Apple Watch being released today worldwide developers are madly trying to finish their Apple Watch Applications in time for the predicted boom. Webtopia Mobile Applications is no exception with their first Apple Watch App “A Blackjack Watch Counter” due for release any […] [Read More]
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Early morning accident Sunday kills Bridgeport man

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STRATFORD – A Bridgeport man died early Sunday morning after a crash on the Merritt Parkway, one of two accidents in a short period of time which shut down the highway for hours. Jesus Rivera, 27, of Bridgeport, died after his 1999 Honda Civic was rear-ended by another car in the southbound lane around 1:43 […] [Read More]
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First responders work at the crash scene of an accident on Route 8 , near Exit 12, in Shelton.

State Police ID victim in Route 8 fatal crash

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A 31-year-old Naugatuck man has been identified as the driver who was killed in Saturday’s fatal crash between Exits 12 and 13 in Shelton. Thomas Sulier, of Hill Street Extension, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 7:45 a.m. crash on northbound Route 8. According to an accident report of the crash, Sulier “was […] [Read More]
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Chef to be tried for murder in fatal road rage

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BRIDGEPORT – A Superior Court judge Friday found the state has probable cause to try a local chef for murder in a fatal road rage incident on the Route 8/25 Connector last December. Following a three-day hearing in which Supervisory Assistant State’s Attorney C. Robert Satti Jr. put on much of his evidence in the […] [Read More]
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‘Vodka’ mom arrested

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MONROE – A Wethersfield mom was arrested Friday after police said she supplied vodka to four 14-year-old girls. When police confronted Kimberly Dawn Shaw they said she admitted buying the vodka. “I bought the alcohol for (the girls) because I was stupid,” police said Shaw told them. Shaw, 35, of Two Stone Drive, Wethersfield, was […] [Read More]
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Guilty plea entered in Milford restaurant robbery

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MILFORD — A Shelton man has pleaded guilty to first-degree robbery, and faces a nine-year prison sentence, the Milford Patch reports. Jose Octavio Balserio, 42, of Hill Street in Shelton, admitted robbing the now-closed Indigo by the Water Restaurant on Schooner Lane almost exactly a year ago. Balserio and Angel Ortiz broke into the restaurant […] [Read More]
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Widow gets four years for torching Monroe home

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BRIDGEPORT — A Florida widow and mother of two young children was sentenced Friday to four years in prison for torching her former million-dollar home in Monroe for the insurance money. “Three months ago I had a beautiful family and now I am here,” 39-year-old Amanda Azevedo told Superior Court Judge John Blawie. “Please let […] [Read More]
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