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  • FDA to Hold Meeting about Hip Implants

    - January 01, 1970

    On Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a two-day meeting discussing the safety of metal-on-metal hip implants. Between 2000 and 2011, the FDA has received over 16,000 negative reports about metal hip implants. Some patients suffered complications so severe, that they had to have their hip implants removed….

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  • Mobile Home Manufacturers Settle Lawsuit

    - January 01, 1970

    Reuters reports that more that 20 mobile home manufacturers have agreed to pay $14.8 million to thousands of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita victims who claimed they were harmed by formaldehyde in the trailers. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provided trailers for homeless Gulf Coast residents to temporarily live in after the hurricanes destroyed the area. Residents of the homes claimed that they sustained respiratory illnesses and other medical condition…

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  • Honda Settles Class-Action Lawsuit

    - January 01, 1970

    A judge has tentatively approved a settlement between Honda Motor Company and Civic owners over fuel economy claims. Honda Civic owners claimed that the automaker had inflated the Honda Civic hybrids’ gas mileage.USA Todayreports that 200,000 Civic hybrid owners will receive between $100 to $200, and a rebate towards the purchase of a new Ho…

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  • Winter Storm Pax Blasts Northeastern U.S. with Heavy Snow

    - January 01, 1970

    The most recent winter storm Pax has set its sights on Connecticut, and with as much as one foot of snow expected to fall today and through the evening, Governor Dannel P. Malloy has ordered non-essential state employees to stay home from work. In the face of Pax, many school districts announced cancellations and the state is bracing for heavy, wet snowfall over the course of Thursday and into Friday. Gov. Malloy released a statement, saying, “With heavy snow falling across the state an…

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  • Shelton Fire Engulfs, Collapses Building Injuring 5 and Displacing Dozens

    - January 01, 1970

    A massive fire in Shelton late Sunday evening destroyed a building and injured five people while leaving 28 others homeless. The Shelton Fire Department was dispatched to battle the flames and rescue residents. “It was a mass evacuation rescue from the get-go,” said Shelton Fire Department Assistant Chief Nick Verdicchio. The four-story blaze required several crews to extinguish, though approximately 30 minutes into the effort the building collapsed. Crews from Shelton, Ansonia, D…

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  • Connecticut Christmas Tree Chosen to Adorn Rockefeller Plaza

    - January 01, 1970

    As the holiday season draws near, the excitement of Rockefeller Plaza’s Christmas tree selection has heightened. Today, the residents of the Connecticut town of Shelton beamed with pride as one of their massive trees was chosen for the prestigious honor of Rockefeller Christmas tree for the sixth year in a row. The 76-foot Norway spruce was transported from Shelton to New York City via tractor-trailer on a trip 70 miles long. Shelton’s mayor Mark Lauretti noted that the honor o…

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  • Pratt Whitney Cuts 200 Connecticut Jobs

    - January 01, 1970

    After a voluntary separation program eliminated 575 Pratt and Whitney workers last month, the technology giant is cutting an additional 400 salaried positions, half of which will be from their Connecticut offices. These cuts are effective immediately and will impact mostly administrative positions within the company. Pratt & Whitney spokesman Ray Hernandez gave a statement noting that the job cuts were difficult to make but, “necessary to remain competitive.” The aircraft c…

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  • I-95 Lane Closures and Traffic Shifts in New Haven Continue

    - January 01, 1970

    If you’re headed into the city from the South bound lanes, the latest traffic shift will move drivers toward the new lanes of the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge. Transportation officials are even warning drivers of serious delays in next weekend’s plans to shift southbound traffic to the new Pearl Harbor/Q Bridge. Along with the detour drivers will have to deal with lane closures. During the day only two lanes will be open and one at night. Ramp closures will also occur. Al…

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  • Prepare Your Home for the Winter

    - January 01, 1970

    Fall has finally arrived, the air is crisp, and the leaves are changing colors! While we are enjoying the New England autumn, now is the time to prepare your home for the winter months. Follow the tips below to ease into the winter season: Make sure to service your oil burner every year. Remove air conditioner window units or covers….

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