Ken Dixon, Register Citizen

Ken Dixon

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Bridgeport, CT, United States

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Recent:
  • Register Citizen
  • The Middletown Press
  • The News-Times
  • New Haven Register
  • Greenwich Time
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • Connecticut Post

Recent articles by Ken:

CT State Capitol surrounded by heroes, or racists?

Gov. Lamont, Lt. Gov Bysiewicz, say there's room for more-diverse state heroes on the State Capitol's facade. → Read More

No COVID fatalities in CT for first time since mid-March

Gov. Lamont warns that CT must remain vigilant, socially distant, as coronavirus cases surge in other states. → Read More

Minority caucus in General Assembly wants multiple special sessions

Lawmakers with hefty agenda for July special session, want a follow-up in September, 2021, to help overcome generations of inequity. → Read More

Lamont suspends Phase 3 of state reopening plan

Limits for outdoor social and events gatherings were set to rise from 100 to 250 on Monday but that didn't happen as U.S. COVID-19 rates hit records. → Read More

CT bar owners, restaurants resigned to a long slog

Proprietors are not happy about a likely pause in expanding bar service, buy, says an industry rep, 'None of us want to take a step backwards.' → Read More

Lamont extends ban on tenant evictions until the end of August

$33 million plan to help stabilize CT's housing industry will include the emergency prohibitions on tenant evictions through August. → Read More

Harvey School honors student-athlete from Greenwich

Ryan Horowitz is expected to play Division I baseball at Bucknell University after graduating with honors. → Read More

State launches youth ‘ConnectiCorps’ as coronavirus sidelines elder volunteers

The program to help nonprofit agencies will start in August for about 80 youths throughout Connecticut, and could expand in the future. → Read More

Tri-state governors expected to announce quarantine for out-of-state visitors

The governors of New Jersey, New York and Connecticut are expected to announce mandatory quarantines for out-of-state visitors Wednesday that would likely hinder their summer tourist seasons, but keep people from regions with increases in coronavirus infections from possibly spreading COVID-19 here. As the tri-state region recovers from the pandemic while dozens of other states experience record… → Read More

Governors of NY, CT, NJ discuss ordering out-of-state visitors to quarantine

With COVID-19 cases in decline, the governors of CT, NY, NJ talk about quarantining visitors, like RI did in the early days of the pandemic. → Read More

1 man dead, 11 people wounded in Minneapolis shooting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - One man is dead and 11 people suffered non-life-threatening wounds in a shooting in Minneapolis, police there said early Sunday. Minneapolis police had first said 10 people had been shot with "various severity levels of injuries," but revised their total upward in a tweet posted just after 3 a.m. The man died at the hospital, not at the scene, according to the police daily… → Read More

1 man dead, 11 people wounded in Minneapolis shooting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - One man is dead and 11 people suffered non-life-threatening wounds in a shooting in Minneapolis, police there said early Sunday. Minneapolis police had first said 10 people had been shot with "various severity levels of injuries," but revised their total upward in a tweet posted just after 3 a.m. The man died at the hospital, not at the scene, according to the police daily… → Read More

1 man dead, 11 people wounded in Minneapolis shooting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - One man is dead and 11 people suffered non-life-threatening wounds in a shooting in Minneapolis, police there said early Sunday. Minneapolis police had first said 10 people had been shot with "various severity levels of injuries," but revised their total upward in a tweet posted just after 3 a.m. The man died at the hospital, not at the scene, according to the police daily… → Read More

Comedian DL Hughley COVID-19 positive after fainting onstage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Comedian D.L. Hughley announced he tested positive for COVID-19 after collapsing onstage during a performance in Nashville, Tennessee. The stand-up comedian, 57, lost consciousness while performing at the Zanies comedy nightclub on Friday night and was hospitalized, news outlets reported. On Saturday, Hughley posted a video on Twitter in which he said he was treated for… → Read More

Comedian DL Hughley COVID-19 positive after fainting onstage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Comedian D.L. Hughley announced he tested positive for COVID-19 after collapsing onstage during a performance in Nashville, Tennessee. The stand-up comedian, 57, lost consciousness while performing at the Zanies comedy nightclub on Friday night and was hospitalized, news outlets reported. On Saturday, Hughley posted a video on Twitter in which he said he was treated for… → Read More

Comedian DL Hughley COVID-19 positive after fainting onstage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Comedian D.L. Hughley announced he tested positive for COVID-19 after collapsing onstage during a performance in Nashville, Tennessee. The stand-up comedian, 57, lost consciousness while performing at the Zanies comedy nightclub on Friday night and was hospitalized, news outlets reported. On Saturday, Hughley posted a video on Twitter in which he said he was treated for… → Read More

12 deaths, lower test rates as CT avoids coronavirus spike

The percentage of COVID-19 tests coming up positive in Connecticut has dropped below 2 percent and hospitalizations continue to decline. → Read More

Senate Democrats call for supporters of Black Lives Matter to reach out to the CT General Assembly

An ambitious, wide-ranging list of reforms will be sought in a special legislative session likely to occur in the third week of July. → Read More

7 more fatalities in CT coronavirus pandemic brings total to 4,226

Hospitalizations in CT coronavirus pandemic decline by a net 10 patients, for a total of 176, the lowest since March 27. → Read More

Lamont open to making Juneteenth a state holiday

Amid the national discussion on race and police accountability, Gov. Ned Lamont said Thursday that the state should consider making June 19 a state holiday to honor African Americans' triumphs and struggles. → Read More