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Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued amid threat for storms Video included

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Much of the state has been placed in a risk area for severe weather, according to the Storm Prediction Center.

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Technical Discussion

A stormy start to the weekend!

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A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH has been issued for Litchfield, Hartford, Tolland, Fairfield, New Haven, and Middlesex Counties until 11pm.

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Fair season 2018

Country fairs held around the state

The Brooklyn Fair in 2017 (WFSB file photo) The Brooklyn Fair in 2017 (WFSB file photo)
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Here's a list of upcoming fairs this fall.

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Colorado girls' bodies were submerged in crude oil 4 days Video included

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Shanann Watts' Facebook page painted a portrait of a happy married life - of a woman dedicated to her husband and their two young children.

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Man helps neighbor after home struck by lightning

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A man in Avon helped out his neighbors after their home was struck by lightning Friday evening.  A bolt of lightning in Avon knocked out power and caused a small fire on North Point Landing as storms blew through the state Friday.  

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Wild Bill’s Nostalgia set to close one year after owner’s death

Wild Bill's Nostalgia, owned by William 'Wild Bill' Ziegler, is set to close (WFSB) Wild Bill's Nostalgia, owned by William 'Wild Bill' Ziegler, is set to close (WFSB)
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Wild Bill’s Nostalgia announced on Friday that they will be closing their doors for good. 

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Vets warn of new canine flu strain in the state

Veterinarians are warning pet owners of a new strain of the dog flu (WFSB) Veterinarians are warning pet owners of a new strain of the dog flu (WFSB)
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Connecticut veterinarians are warning dog owners to be on alert. 

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Wolcott Country Fair still on even with chance of storms

The Wolcott Country Fair is still happening on Friday, even with the chance of severe storms. 

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Manafort judge says he's received threats, won't name jurors Video included

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The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has ended its first day of deliberations.

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Clean up continues 3 months after tornado hit Hamden

Three months after an EF1 tornado hit Hamden, residents are still cleaning up (WFSB) Three months after an EF1 tornado hit Hamden, residents are still cleaning up (WFSB)
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Three months later after a tornado, cleanup work is still happening in Hamden. 

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Candidates for governor weigh in on tolls

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If you live in Connecticut, you already know the roads are bad. 

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New Haven police identify two arrested amid K2 overdoses Video included

2 men were arrested for nearly 100 K2 overdoses in New Haven (WFSB/New Haven Police) 2 men were arrested for nearly 100 K2 overdoses in New Haven (WFSB/New Haven Police)
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City officials in New Haven are trying to get a handle on a synthetic drug epidemic during which more than 100 overdose cases spanned 36 hours.

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Paw Sox to be relocated to Worcester

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In a joint press conference, Governor Baker, Worcester leaders, and members of the Pawtucket Red Sox announced that the Triple A affiliate club will be relocated and receive a new stadium.

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Dozens turn out for Amazon job fair in Bristol Video included

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The world's largest online retailer hosted a walk-in job fair in Bristol on Friday.

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PD: 4 women, 1 man arrested in New Britain prostitution sting

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Four women and one man were arrested in a New Britain prostitution sting.

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Troopers identify people involved in deadly New Haven crash Video included

1 person is dead after a car struck a tree on Friday morning (WFSB) 1 person is dead after a car struck a tree on Friday morning (WFSB)
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A man is dead after a a stolen car struck a tree in New Haven on Friday morning.

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POLL

Do you think tolls would help fix CT's deteriorating roads?

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With a study claiming CT has some of the worst roads in the country, do you think tolls would help cover repairs?

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TRAFFIC ALERT

Water main break closes road in Manchester

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A water main break in Manchester closed a portion of Center Street.

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3 state park swimming areas closed

Kettletown State Park. (WFSB file) Kettletown State Park. (WFSB file)
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Three swimming areas at Connecticut state parks are closed on Friday.

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Girl denied school lunch because she was short by 15 cents, mom says

This file photo shows a school lunch consisting of vegetables, whole wheat bread, fruit, and lowfat milk. (AP Photo/Peter Cosgrove) This file photo shows a school lunch consisting of vegetables, whole wheat bread, fruit, and lowfat milk. (AP Photo/Peter Cosgrove)
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A Florida mother said her daughter spent an entire school day without a meal.

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Woman armed with mace, knife stabs several people in Hartford

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A woman police said was armed with mace and a knife is accused of stabbing several people at an apartment building in Hartford.

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Consumer Reports: Heavy metals found in baby food Video included

50 foods were tested. (Source: File Image) 50 foods were tested. (Source: File Image)
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Consumer Reports has found an unsettling number of baby and toddler foods that contain heavy metals. 

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  • Aretha Franklin's funeral set for Aug. 31 in Detroit

    Aretha Franklin's funeral set for Aug. 31 in Detroit

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:27:20 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-08-18 04:35:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2006 file photo, Aretha Franklin and Dr. John, background on piano, perform the national anthem before the Super Bowl XL football game in Detroit. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home...(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2006 file photo, Aretha Franklin and Dr. John, background on piano, perform the national anthem before the Super Bowl XL football game in Detroit. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home...
    Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held Aug. 30 in her hometown of Detroit.More >
    Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held Aug. 30 in her hometown of Detroit.More >
  • AP source: It's not just audio, Manigault Newman has video

    AP source: It's not just audio, Manigault Newman has video

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:39:38 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 11:30 PM EDT2018-08-18 03:30:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman listens during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman listens during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York.
    Omarosa Manigault Newman's stash of documentation is said to include video, emails, text message and other material.More >
    Omarosa Manigault Newman's stash of documentation is said to include video, emails, text message and other material.More >
  • Producer who worked with Franklin recalls great performances

    Producer who worked with Franklin recalls great performances

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:09 AM EDT2018-08-17 06:09:19 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 11:27 PM EDT2018-08-18 03:27:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ron Frehm, File). FILE - In this April 28, 1993 file photo, Aretha Franklin, foreground left, performs in the finale of "Aretha Franklin: Duets," an AIDS benefit concert for the Gay Men's Health Crisis in New York, as singers Smokey Robinson,...(AP Photo/Ron Frehm, File). FILE - In this April 28, 1993 file photo, Aretha Franklin, foreground left, performs in the finale of "Aretha Franklin: Duets," an AIDS benefit concert for the Gay Men's Health Crisis in New York, as singers Smokey Robinson,...
    Television producer Ken Ehrlich worked with Aretha Franklin to help create some of her most magical performances, including her legendary performance of the aria 'Nessun Dorma' on the 1998 Grammys.More >
    Television producer Ken Ehrlich worked with Aretha Franklin to help create some of her most magical performances, including her legendary performance of the aria 'Nessun Dorma' on the 1998 Grammys.More >

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