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Neil Vigdor

Neil Vigdor covers politics for The Courant. He is an award-winning journalist who has interviewed Donald Trump, Michelle Obama, Mitt Romney, Jesse Jackson, Jeb Bush and Rudy Giuliani. A frequent guest on the political talk show circuit in the state, he was named to The Fix’s 2015 list of the best statewide political reporters by the Washington Post. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and the Taft School in Watertown, Conn. In his spare time, he moonlights as a shutterbug and yogi.
State Treasurer Shawn Wooden pays $476.35 in overdue car taxes after questions from Courant

State Treasurer Shawn Wooden paid the city of Hartford Thursday $476.35 in back taxes on a pair of motor vehicles registered to him in the capital city — after being asked about his outstanding bill by The Courant.

Sound familiar? Great white shark lurks in local waters off Greenwich ahead of festive holiday weekend

A great white shark pays a visit to coastal enclave just days before a major holiday weekend for beach-goers and boaters -- it’s a Spielberg-esque plot minus Roy Scheider. Tracked by oceanographic researchers just a mile off shore in Greenwich on Monday morning the nearly 10-foot shark named Cabot has made quite the splash before the Memorial Day weekend.

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