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Clear day at Capitol for Malloy Inaugural

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As the sun first splashed on the gold dome this morning around sunrise, State Capitol Police stood at each entrance of the Capitol parking lot, double-checking parking permits. Thousands are expected to add to the crowd, including new lawmakers on the first day of the General Assembly session, which runs until midnight, June 8. Casual visitors […] [Read More]
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Inauguration Day schedule

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Here’s a rundown of today’s ceremonies and festivities in Hartford. We’ll have coverage of it all right here throughout the day. 10:00 a.m.: Lieutenant-Governor Nancy Wyman takes the oath of office inside the Senate Chamber. Governor-Elect Malloy will administer the oath of office to Lieutenant Governor-Elect Wyman. 1:00 p.m.: Inaugural Parade begins at the Arch, […] [Read More]
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Activist hopes for no repeat of 2007 inaugural arrest

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By Brian Lockhart, Staff Writer As Democratic Gov.-elect Dan Malloy prepares to take office today, the activist whose arrest cast a cloud over the last inaugural parade four years ago is urging the new administration to avoid similar mistakes. “If a person can’t stand on a sidewalk and take photos, we’re in trouble,” said Ken […] [Read More]
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Leone, Kolenberg confirm run for McDonald seat

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Above: State Rep. Carlo Leone, (D-Stamford), left, and Republican Bob Kolenberg, right. It took little time for nearly half a dozen candidates to line up to run for the soon-to-be-vacant seat of state Senator Andrew McDonald. When incoming Gov. Dan Malloy last month announced his decision to pluck longtime pal Andrew McDonald from Senate to […] [Read More]