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  1. Hungry for a winRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Naugatuck Daily News

    ... and his Naugatuck Greyhounds will be preparing as well for the 115th installment of their Thanksgiving rivalry with Ansonia - the second-oldest high school football rivalry in Connecticut. While this tradition is new to Bruno, who is in his second ...

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  2. Windsor's Valley Barber Shop Celebrates 50 Years In BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Joe Petronio, owner of Valley Barber Styling Shop in the Windsor Shopping Center is celebrating his 50th year cutting hair. In Petronio's chair is long time customer Fred Hawran.

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  3. Southington Native Helped Comcast Develop TV 'Talking Guide' For Vision-ImpairedRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Comcast Cable executive and Southington native Tom Wlodkowski was back in Connecticut recently, at the Xfinity Store in West Hartford, showing off a new "talking guide" for vision-impaired TV viewers. Instead of viewing the available programs by scrolling through a menu of shows, you hear a voice read the program options to you.

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  4. Five more schools secure playoff bidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Day

    ... Windham and North Branford all won their respective games and clinched spots. Those four join defending champion Ansonia and Valley Regional/Old Lyme (11-0), the latter which will be the top seed in the Class S-Large Division. New London (7-2) will ...

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  5. Nor'easter expected to snarl Thanksgiving travelRead the original story

    Yesterday | News Times

    ... N. Washington Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn. on Tuesday, November 25, 2014. Photo: Brian A. Pounds Christie Beaton, of Ansonia, crosses the parking lot with her cart full of groceries Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at the Stop & Shop supermarket in Ansonia, ...

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  6. Women Workers' Position Improving in CTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Hartford Courant

    Working women in Connecticut have it better than most places in America - a higher proportion work in professional jobs, and overall, they are paid more than women in most states. Still, a recent report commissioned by the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women said more can be done to boost women's standing in the marketplace.

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  7. eBrevia closes $1.5 million funding roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Hartford Courant

    Stamford startup eBrevia raised $1.5 million in seed funding, including $500,000 from Connecticut Innovations, the state-funded venture capital fund announced Tuesday. CEO Ned Gannon, one of five employees at the firm, said he and his cofounder originally aimed to raise just $1 million.

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  8. Plans For Hartford's Downtown North Show Stadium, Retail, HousingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Hartford Courant

    Planned redevelopment: Proposed Hartford baseball stadium, aerial perspective from the corner of Main Street and Trumbull Street. The city of Hartford has released new renderings of the $350 million Downtown North project.

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  9. Phipps takes the helmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Naugatuck Daily News

    ... we have, and I'm proud of that." Woodland may have learned its most valuable lessons in the heartbreaking loss to Ansonia earlier this month. More importantly, how the team responded. The Hawks nearly pulled the monumental upset against the ...

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  10. Foxwoods' New CEO Hopes To Diversify Revenue, Get People To Stay LongerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Hartford Courant

    The new CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino says he is focused on diversifying revenue in a way that supplements gambling while trying to get people to stay longer. Felix Rappaport, CEO and president of the casino in southeastern Connecticut, said in an interview Monday that he believes the strength of the Foxwoods brand is the casiono's massive size, both the 1.8 million square feet under one roof and the surrounding land owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, which owns and operates Foxwoods.

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  11. Merck Buys Rights To NewLink's Experimental Ebola VaccineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Hartford Courant

    Merck & Co. Inc. on Monday said it would buy worldwide commercial rights to NewLink Genetics Corp.'s experimental vaccine against the Ebola virus.

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  12. In Solar And Energy Efficiency, Many See A Refuge From Spiking Power BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | The Hartford Courant

    Solar panels at Eastern Connecticut State University are among the many conservation efforts being undertaken by Windham residents, businesses and organizations. Contributed photo.

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  13. Frustrating Job Search? This Lawmaker Can RelateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | The Hartford Courant

    Larry Butler, a state rep from Waterbury, lost his job as a computer programmer at an insurer two years ago. His job hunt so far has been fruitless.

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  14. 'Professional Lesbian' Grows Her Marketing Business With Books, Online ContentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Hartford Courant

    It wasn't intolerance that pushed Jenn Grace from an insurance company marketing job into the life of being a "professional lesbian," her business tagline. It was work-life balance.

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  15. Italian Court Overturns Sentence For Swiss Billionaire Who Received Honorary Yale DegreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Hartford Courant

    Italy's top court has overturned an 18-year jail sentence for a Swiss billionaire convicted over his role in the country's biggest asbestos scandal, saying too much time had passed since the alleged wrongdoing. Stephan Schmidheiny was found guilty in 2012 of negligence at his company's Italian factories in the 1970s and 80s, which eventually led to almost 3,000 asbestos-related deaths.

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  16. Tighter standards on reverse mortgagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Hartford Courant

    Are reverse mortgages headed in reverse? Based on forthcoming federal rule changes for seniors who expect to apply for one, you might think so. But as a taxpayer, you might say, bravo: Toughening up qualification standards - including such basics as checking applicants' credit, income and cash flows - is a leap forward, long overdue.

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  17. The WorkPlace opens Ansonia job centerRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | News Times

    From left; State Senator Joe Crisco, Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti, and The WorkPlace President and CEO Joe Carbone cut the ribbon on The WorkPlace's new American Job Center at 4 Fourth Street in Ansonia, Conn. on Thursday, November 20, 2014.

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  18. Obituary: John SwetzRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Naugatuck Daily News

    John Swetz, 90 of Beacon Falls, beloved husband of Cecelia Mary Bernal Swetz, died peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his family. Born in Ansonia on July 10, 1924, he was the son of the late Gustave and Helen Skurat Swetz.

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  19. Legislators: Time To Discourage Shopping On Thanksgiving DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Hartford Courant

    A group of legislators is looking to discourage Thanksgiving Day shopping, saying that stores shouldn't force employees to stack shelves instead of feast with their families. In recent years, retailers in Connecticut and throughout the country have lengthened "Black Friday" bargain shopping by opening on Thanksgiving, usually in the evening.

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  20. Gasoline dips below $3Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Connecticut Post

    Gas prices are falling. SmartPay members can fill up for under $3 per gallon at the Cumberland Farms in Ansonia, Conn.

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