HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Tom Foley, the endorsed Republican candidate for Connecticut governor, says he and his GOP rival, Senator John McKinney, agreed to run a civil campaign that has worked out mostly, but not always. Interviewed today on WFSB-TV's "Face the State," Foley said he and McKinney, the state Senate Republican leader, agreed they would not "go negative, at least in certain respects." He said he doesn't believe all of what the two men agreed to has been observed. Foley was not specific. Calls to McKinney and a spokesman were not immediately returned.
BRANFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Branford marijuana dispensary plans to begin selling pot in September. Manager Nick Tamborrino says Bluepoint Wellness of Connecticut, one of six state-approved dispensaries of medical marijuana, will likely open around the last week in August for counseling. The New Haven Register reports that Bluepoint Wellness and the other dispensaries will serve 2,000 patients who registered with the state Department of Consumer Protection.
MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) - State economic development officials have used a high-profile air show in England earlier this month to help smaller aerospace companies in Connecticut do more business overseas. The Journal Inquirer reports that Connecticut's smaller aerospace suppliers were among big players such as United Technologies Corp. subsidiaries Pratt & Whitney and Sikorsky at England's Farnborough air show.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Researchers at the University of Connecticut are using medical technology to breathe new life into some antique musical instruments. Dr. Robert Howe says his medical practice in Massachusetts showed him how computerized tomography could make precise 3-D images of body parts. As a doctoral student in music history, he realized the same CT scanning could help study and recreate delicate woodwinds from the past.
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