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You Now Can Be Fined For Not Brushing The Snow Off Your Car In Connecticut [POLL]

Have you ever been blasted with the snow coming from the roof of the car in front of you? Have you ever been unfortunate enough to be traveling behind one of these rude motorists? A friend (who commutes through Connecticut) and I were having a spirited conversation about following a snow covered car and getting blasted with their deliberate white out and he said "It's like someone throwing things out the window at you".

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Two Metro North Commuter Trains Crash and Derail in Fairfield, Connecticut

A Metro North commuter train traveling from suburban Connecticut into Grand Central Terminal in New York City derailed in Fairfield, Connecticut and then collided with an outbound train. Social Media is feeding the first photos of the derailment and aftermath.

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Golden Retrievers Help Newtown Mourners Deal With Their Grief

There is nothing anyone can do to take away the pain the community of Newtown, Connecticut is going through right now. But a charity group from Illinois is using man's best friend to provide a little comfort to those who are mourning the loss of life from last Friday's mass school shooting.

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Discovery Cancels ‘American Guns’ After Sandy Hook Massacre

Just days after the terrible tragedy of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, the country, and even the world at large, faces an undeniable need to re-examine the role of gun control on the world stage. As with numerous tragedies in the past, much of the focus shifts to violence in media as depicted across film and television, which today faces one of its first casualties. Discovery has opted to pull the plug on its pro-firearm reality series 'American Guns.' But what will the reaction to the news bring?

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How You Can Help Families in Newtown, Connecticut

In the wake of the horrific killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School last week, Americans across the country are wondering how they can aid the families of the victims. There are numerous methods to donate money, but you also can help in other ways, such as volunteering your time, writing a card or letter, or sending a teddy bear to a child in Newtown.

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Dog Owner Offers Out Hugs to Heal Newtown

In an attempt to heal not only the ones directly connected to the tragedy at Newtown, CT, this past Friday, but the entire town, retired special education teacher Michael Cragin has decided to offer out hugs — not from him, but from his beloved bulldog Truman.

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To Newtown with Love: Send a Card or Letter to Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown

There has been an overwhelming reaction to Friday's school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.  Want to write a letter to the students, teacher and Sandy Hook community?  There is an effort online to send support to those dealing with this tragedy.

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Names of Victims in Newtown, Connecticut Massacre Revealed

Authorities have released the names of the victims of Friday's mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, in which Adam Lanza, 20, reportedly killed 27 people, as well as himself. Lanza's rampage began when he shot and killed his mother, Nancy, at her home before he drove to Sandy Hook Elementary School and killed six adults and 20 children before taking his own life.

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Connecticut State Lawmaker Wants to Change the Date of Halloween

Connecticut State Representative Tim Larson has proposed that the state change the date of Halloween so it always falls on a weekend.

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