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Storm clean up continues in Ashford after storms ripped through the area Tuesday (WFSB) Storm clean up continues in Ashford after storms ripped through the area Tuesday (WFSB)

NWS confirms EF0 tornado touched down in Ashford

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After assessing storm damage in Windham County on Wednesday, the National Weather Service said an EF0 tornado touched down in Ashford Tuesday.

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Gorgeous weather for the rest of the week!

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A CONFIRMED TORNADO IN WINDHAM COUNTY.

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Storms brought heavy downpours, thunder, and lightning to the state on Tuesday.

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Person hit by car, seriously injured in Enfield

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A person was seriously injured after being hit by a car in Enfield.  

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Motorcyclist seriously injured in I-84 East Hartford crash

A motorcycle crash is creating major delays on I-84 in East Hartford (DOT) A motorcycle crash is creating major delays on I-84 in East Hartford (DOT)
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A motorcyclist was seriously injured after a crash on I-84 in East Hartford on Wednesday. 

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Republican candidates for gov. take part in debate ahead of primary

Republican candidates for governor took part in a debate at Fairfield University (WFSB) Republican candidates for governor took part in a debate at Fairfield University (WFSB)
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Republican candidates vying to be the next governor clashed in another debate on Wednesday night.

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Woman who lived in a group home ran out of van, hit by car in Meriden

A person was struck by a car in Meriden (WFSB) A person was struck by a car in Meriden (WFSB)
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A woman is in serious condition after being hit by a car in Meriden. 

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Meriden residents voted to reject budget referendum

Meriden residents voted against the budget (submitted) Meriden residents voted against the budget (submitted)
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People in Meriden headed to the polls to decide if the city budget should go back to the city council for changes.

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Route 8 in Seymour reopens after dump truck fire

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Route 8 southbound has reopened in Seymour after a dump truck fire

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Southington Police use ‘stand-up vehicles’ to patrol walking trail

Southington Police are using 'stand-up vehicles' to patrol the walking trail (WFSB) Southington Police are using 'stand-up vehicles' to patrol the walking trail (WFSB)
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If you live in Southington and use the Rails to Trails, you may have noticed more of a police presence.

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Over 200 warrants served in ‘Statewide Warrant Sweep Operation’

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Over 200 warrants were severed throughout the state during a warrant operation on Wednesday. 

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Residents celebrate National Hot Dog Day at popular Waterbury spot

People visited their favorite hot dog spots to celebrate National Hot Dog Day (WFSB) People visited their favorite hot dog spots to celebrate National Hot Dog Day (WFSB)
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A summertime staple, a cookout classic, or a ballpark treat. 

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American University ends campus lockdown after report of ‘armed intruder’

A student walks past the Bender Library on the American University Campus in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, November 9, 2016. (Photo by Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post via Getty Images) A student walks past the Bender Library on the American University Campus in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, November 9, 2016. (Photo by Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
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Metropolitan Police and American University police conducted a building-by-building search, but no one was found with a weapon. 

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Homeowners continue clean up after Tuesday's storms

A tree fell onto a home in Simsbury during Tuesday's severe storms (WFSB) A tree fell onto a home in Simsbury during Tuesday's severe storms (WFSB)
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Several towns across the state were hit hard during Tuesday's severe storms. 

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Lawmakers criticize governor's study of electronic tolls

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Republicans are criticizing Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's $10 million study of electronic highway tolls.

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Good Samaritan, Conservation Officer save woman from burning car

A woman was saved after her car crash and caught on fire on I-95 (Fairfield FD) A woman was saved after her car crash and caught on fire on I-95 (Fairfield FD)
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A Good Samaritan and a Conservation Officer are credited with saving a woman from a burning car in Fairfield.

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Company set to develop land around Hartford stadium

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They built the ballpark and people have flocked to games, and now the city of Hartford plans to develop the area around the stadium with the same hopes.

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Former HARC coach allegedly sexually assaulted client with mental disabilities

Ricardo Marchand, a former HARC employee, was arrested for sexual assault (CSP) Ricardo Marchand, a former HARC employee, was arrested for sexual assault (CSP)
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An East Hartford man who worked with people with disabilities is being accused of having sex with two of them and paying one of them for it.

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Police issue warning on rise in online dating, internet purchase crimes

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New Haven police are warning the public that there is a dramatic rise in online dating and internet purchase related crimes.

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6 states and NYC sue US over immigration-related policy

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Six states and New York City are suing the federal government, saying it is unlawfully forcing them to engage in federal immigration enforcement to receive anti-crime funds.

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Lay's unveils 8 new chip flavors inspired by 'local cuisine' across America

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Each of the eight regional flavors will be available at stores beginning July 31st through September.

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Woman's tingling legs turned out to be parasite in her back

Doctors discovered the parasite Echinococcus granulosus lodged in a 35-year-old woman's spine. (New England Journal of Medicine) Doctors discovered the parasite Echinococcus granulosus lodged in a 35-year-old woman's spine. (New England Journal of Medicine)
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After a battery of tests, doctors discovered a parasitic worm hiding out in her spine.

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Teen among two people bitten by sharks off Long Island in NY

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A 13-year-old boy was attacked by a shark on Wednesday off Fire Island in New York.

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Papa John's founder says it was a 'mistake' to resign

(Photo by Kathy Kmonicek/Invision for Papa John's/AP Images) (Photo by Kathy Kmonicek/Invision for Papa John's/AP Images)
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Papa John's has been distancing itself from the co-founder since the scandal erupted last week.

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Delays clear after 3-car crash in Southington

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A three-car crash caused some delays on I-84 west in Southington on Wednesday morning.

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Waterbury woman arrested after walking on I-84 median

Tyara Lewis (CT State Police) Tyara Lewis (CT State Police)
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A Waterbury woman is facing charges after police said she was walking on the median of I-84 west in Cheshire.

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Thai youth soccer team leaves hospital after being rescued from cave

Twelve Thai boys and their football coach, rescued from a flooded cave after being trapped, attend a press conference in Chiang Rai on July 18, 2018, following their discharge from the hospital. (Photo credit should read LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA/AFP/Getty) Twelve Thai boys and their football coach, rescued from a flooded cave after being trapped, attend a press conference in Chiang Rai on July 18, 2018, following their discharge from the hospital. (Photo credit should read LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA/AFP/Getty)
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The boys are due to make their first public appearance since the ordeal.

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Foxwoods Resort Casino names interim CEO

Foxwoods Resort Casino. (WFSB file photo) Foxwoods Resort Casino. (WFSB file photo)

Foxwoods Resort Casino has named an interim CEO following the sudden death of its previous CEO last month.

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Southington mother, son face animal cruelty charges

A mother and son from Southington are facing animal cruelty charges. (Southington Police) A mother and son from Southington are facing animal cruelty charges. (Southington Police)
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A mother and son from Southington are facing animal cruelty charges after their dog was found to be neglected.

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Storms leave behind damage around the state

Trees and wires are down on roads as strong storms move through the state (submitted) Trees and wires are down on roads as strong storms move through the state (submitted)
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The storm really packed a punch across the state where strong winds and heavy rain caused all kinds of chaos. 

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Water main break closes Hartford YMCA

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The Hartford YMCA will be closed until Thursday after a water main break. 

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Lightning to blame for Vernon garage fire

Lightning is to blame for a garage fire in Vernon (WFSB) Lightning is to blame for a garage fire in Vernon (WFSB)
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Emergency crews responded to a lightning strike that started a garage fire in Vernon on Tuesday. 

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Folks head to the beach before storms roll through the state

Folks headed to the beach before the storms rolled through the state (WFSB) Folks headed to the beach before the storms rolled through the state (WFSB)
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We might be dealing with heavy rain right now, but earlier today, some were trying to squeeze in a day at the beach before the storms popped up and the weather turned bad.

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Storms impact outdoor plans

As storms moved throughout the state, it impacted outdoor plans. 

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Immigrant families reunited after children detained in CT

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On Tuesday, the governor joined others to discuss what happens next for two immigrant children and their families after they were reunited on Monday.

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Third suspect charged in Hamden murder

Brennen Coleman was the third suspect arrested in a Hamden teen's murder (Hamden PD) Brennen Coleman was the third suspect arrested in a Hamden teen's murder (Hamden PD)
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A third suspect has been charged in the murder of a teen in 2017.

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Trump corrects his quote, says misspoke on Russian meddling

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, makes a statement as U.S. President Donald Trump, left, looks on at the beginning of a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivai) Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, makes a statement as U.S. President Donald Trump, left, looks on at the beginning of a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivai)
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President Donald Trump says he meant the opposite when he said in Helsinki that he doesn't see why Russia would have interfered in the 2016 U.S. elections.

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New Britain DMV closes after power outage

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The Department of Motor Vehicles in New Britain is closed after a power outage. 

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Manchester town employee hit by car

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A Manchester town employee was hit by a car while doing road work on Tuesday.

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Mosquitoes in 5 CT towns test positive for West Nile Virus

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Environmental officials have detected West Nile Virus in five Connecticut towns.

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CT woman finds black widow spider in package of grapes

A black widow was found in a package of grapes purchased at a Branford Stop and Shop (Submitted) A black widow was found in a package of grapes purchased at a Branford Stop and Shop (Submitted)
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A Connecticut woman got more than she bargained for after opening up a package of grapes she bought at the grocery store.

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CT one of the most expensive places to tie the knot

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We are in the middle of wedding season, and it's no secret getting married can be an expensive event.

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MGM Resorts sues more than 1000 mass shooting victims to avoid liability

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MGM Resorts International has filed lawsuits against more than 1,000 victims of the October 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas claiming the company has no liability for any of the injuries or deaths.

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Amazon's Prime Day is off to a red hot start, despite glitches

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Sales soared by 41% in the first five hours of Prime Day compared to the first five hours last year, according to Feedvisor, a software company that uses algorithm and machine learning to track e-commerce pricing.

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PD: Willington man had more than 1 pound of fentanyl aka "Gray Death"

Jose Velazquez was arrested after he was found with more than 1 pound of fentanyl. (CT State Police) Jose Velazquez was arrested after he was found with more than 1 pound of fentanyl. (CT State Police)
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A Willington man is facing charges after he was found with more than 1 pound of fentanyl, which police labeled "Gray Death."

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Mom accused of leaving baby in hot car to face judge

Dawa Dolma was arrested after leaving her 1-year-old in a hot car (Norwich PD) Dawa Dolma was arrested after leaving her 1-year-old in a hot car (Norwich PD)
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A mother accused of leaving her 1-year-old child in a hot car is set to face a judge on Tuesday.

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Two women suffer serious injuries in Wolcott crash

A crash Monday night in Wolcott is under investigation A crash Monday night in Wolcott is under investigation
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Wolcott police are investigating a serious crash that happened overnight.

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New Britain man killed in Route 72 crash

Route 72 is closed in Plainville after a one-car crash (DOT) Route 72 is closed in Plainville after a one-car crash (DOT)
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A New Britain man was killed in a crash on Route 72 in Plainville on Monday afternoon.

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Woman impaled by beach umbrella in freak accident

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Police say a  woman was impaled by a beach umbrella on the New Jersey shore.

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North Branford tire fire may have been intentionally set

A tire fire broke out in North Branford (WFSB) A tire fire broke out in North Branford (WFSB)
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Crews in North Branford are working to extinguish a tire fire.

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Federal judge pauses deportations of reunited families

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A federal judge on Monday ordered the US government to temporarily pause deportations of reunited families to allow attorneys time to debate whether he should more permanently extend that order.

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Man, woman walk shirtless around New Haven convenience store

A man and a woman walked shirtless into a New Haven convenience store (WFSB) A man and a woman walked shirtless into a New Haven convenience store (WFSB)
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In New Haven, a gas station and convenience store owner says he saw something this weekend that he has never seen before.

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Community Renewal Team provides free summer meals to kids

CRT provides free meals to kids over the summer (WFSB) CRT provides free meals to kids over the summer (WFSB)
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At almost three dozen sites in both Hartford and Middlesex counties, the Community Renewal Team provides free breakfasts, lunches, and snacks to children. 

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Softball team disqualified from state tournament after waiver dilemma

A Glastonbury girl's softball team was disqualified from a tournament after paperwork issues (Submitted) A Glastonbury girl's softball team was disqualified from a tournament after paperwork issues (Submitted)
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A local softball all-star team got knocked out of a state tournament before they could even take the field.  

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Windsor Locks suspends negotiations with sports complex developer

The negotiations for a sports complex in Windsor Locks have been suspended (Submitted) The negotiations for a sports complex in Windsor Locks have been suspended (Submitted)
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Windsor Locks has suspended negotiations with a sports complex developer. 

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Man arrested for West Haven deadly crash

Robert Kryzkij was arrested after a deadly crash in November 2017 in West Haven (State Police Robert Kryzkij was arrested after a deadly crash in November 2017 in West Haven (State Police
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A man was arrested for a deadly crash that happened in November 2017 in West Haven.

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  • New toy teaches kids how to take care of pets

    New toy teaches kids how to take care of pets

    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:17 AM EDT2018-07-19 04:17:29 GMT
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    Prima Toys recently launched a line of toys that teach children how to care for animals by applying a little tender, loving care.

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    Prima Toys recently launched a line of toys that teach children how to care for animals by applying a little tender, loving care.

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  • Spain might be next to criminalize sex without affirmative consent

    Spain might be next to criminalize sex without affirmative consent

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:40 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:40:06 GMT
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    (Photo: Generic)(Photo: Generic)

    The concept is often referred to as affirmative consent, in which both parties agree to sexual conduct, either through clear, verbal communication or nonverbal cues or gestures.

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    The concept is often referred to as affirmative consent, in which both parties agree to sexual conduct, either through clear, verbal communication or nonverbal cues or gestures.

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  • 2 children bitten in suspected shark attacks

    2 children bitten in suspected shark attacks

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:58 PM EDT2018-07-19 02:58:58 GMT
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    (Meredith, Generic Photo)(Meredith, Generic Photo)

    One puncture contained a tooth that was removed for testing to determine its origin.

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    One puncture contained a tooth that was removed for testing to determine its origin.

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  • EntertainmentMore>>

  • ESPYs host Danica Patrick falls flat in opening monologue

    ESPYs host Danica Patrick falls flat in opening monologue

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-07-19 02:15:27 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-07-19 07:01:16 GMT
    (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP). Host Danica Patrick appears at the ESPY Awards at Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in Los Angeles.(Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP). Host Danica Patrick appears at the ESPY Awards at Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in Los Angeles.
    Danica Patrick's monologue to open the ESPYs went over like, well, a flat tire at the Indianapolis 500.More >
    Danica Patrick's monologue to open the ESPYs went over like, well, a flat tire at the Indianapolis 500.More >
  • Bruce Springsteen surprises audience at Billy Joel concert

    Bruce Springsteen surprises audience at Billy Joel concert

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:25 PM EDT2018-07-19 02:25:33 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-07-19 07:01:12 GMT
    Bruce Springsteen propped himself on top of Billy Joel's piano to sing a duet with The Piano Man, who was celebrating a milestone Wednesday night.More >
    Bruce Springsteen propped himself on top of Billy Joel's piano to sing a duet with The Piano Man, who was celebrating a milestone Wednesday night.More >
  • City attorney criticizes law used to arrest Stormy Daniels

    City attorney criticizes law used to arrest Stormy Daniels

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:52:30 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:45 AM EDT2018-07-19 06:45:20 GMT
    (Franklin County Sheriff's Office via AP). This photo provided by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, July 12, 2018, shows porn actress Stormy Daniels. Daniels was arrested at a Columbus, Ohio strip club and is accused of letting patrons ...(Franklin County Sheriff's Office via AP). This photo provided by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, July 12, 2018, shows porn actress Stormy Daniels. Daniels was arrested at a Columbus, Ohio strip club and is accused of letting patrons ...
    An Ohio city attorney has recommended that the state law police cited to arrest porn actress Stormy Daniels should not be enforced.More >
    An Ohio city attorney has recommended that the state law police cited to arrest porn actress Stormy Daniels should not be enforced.More >
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  • Something's Brewing

    Something's Brewing

    Check out as Channel 3 visits local breweries in Connecticut. 

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    Check out as Channel 3 visits local breweries in Connecticut. 

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  • Liberty Bank Surprise Squad

    Liberty Bank Surprise Squad

    Liberty Bank Surprise Squad is BACK!!! Our team will be going all over the state to surprise people with free gifts. What will we do next?

    Surprise Squad is BACK!!! We're making your summer better by giving any free stuff. In the past, we have paid for people's movie tickets, passes to amusement parks
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    Liberty Bank Surprise Squad is BACK!!! Our team will be going all over the state to surprise people with free gifts. What will we do next?

    Surprise Squad is BACK!!! We're making your summer better by giving any free stuff. In the past, we have paid for people's movie tickets, passes to amusement parks
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