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  1. Limit College Applications And Save On StressRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    As the father of a high school senior who suffered this spring through the angst of waiting for college acceptance notices at a time when some top schools reject more than 90 percent of applicants, I have a simple suggestion to reduce some of the craziness. Place two limits on college applications: Students should be allowed to submit no more than 10 through the Common Application and no more than four to the eight Ivy League universities.

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  2. Police Re-Start Search For Missing KayakerRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    The state police dive team has joined officers from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection in the search for Patricia Cole, 53, in West Hill Pond, according to DEEP. The search was suspended over the winter because of thick ice, said DEEP spokeswoman Cyndy Chanaca.

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  3. Reputed Gang Leader Gets 60 Years In 2007 SlayingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Reputed gang leader Donald "Amen" Raynor was sentenced Monday to 60 years in prison for the June 2007 murder of Delano Gray. Superior Court Judge Hunchu Kwak called Raynor a "very violent and dangerous man who poses a danger to society," before sentencing him to the maximum term.

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  4. Earth Day Celebration In Enfield WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    From 3 to 6 p.m. along Fresh Water Pond, different Earth Day events, like a perennial flower exchange, facepainting and compost demonstrations, are scheduled. Local gardeners interested in exchanging their perennial flowers are asked to bring a plant with them to share with other local gardeners.

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  5. High Court Won't Hear Appeal In Connecticut Synagogue SuitRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from a Connecticut commission accused of religious discrimination when it rejected plans for a synagogue in 2007. The justices on Monday left in place a lower court ruling that said Chabad Lubavitch of Northwest Connecticut could challenge the decision under a federal law barring government interference in religious exercise.

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  6. State Hosting Weeklong Sessions About Replacing I-84 ViaductRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Hartford Courant

    When Connecticut tears down the deteriorating I-84 viaduct and rebuilds as much as 2 miles of the highway, the impact promises to be enormous: Years of construction, delays and detours in the middle of the city. "At $4 billion to $5 billion, this is the biggest project in today's dollars that the DOT has ever done," said Rich Armstrong, a senior engineer with the state transportation department.

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  7. No Injuries Reported After Bus Carrying UConn Students Catches FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Hartford Courant

    A group of UConn seniors on their way to a harbor cruise in Boston were instead shuttled back to campus after their chartered bus caught fire Saturday off a Massachusetts highway, according to the university. Photos that UConn students shared on Twitter showed the charred remains of a bus, one of four used for the senior trip.

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  8. Blumenthal Joins Federal Push For New Rail Safety RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Hartford Courant

    Hoping to avoid long delays for a new nationwide rail safety system, five senators, including Sen. Richard Blumenthal , put forward a compromise bill on Friday. Their proposal would force railroads to be more open about their safety initiatives, protect workers who report safety violations and maintain at least some pressure to advance the long-delayed "positive train control" safety system this year.

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  9. Wesleyan Students Press For Ethical Endowment InvestmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Hartford Courant

    Student protestors met with Wesleyan University President Michael Roth on Thursday and Friday to urge the school to drop investments that undermine a goal of social justice and environmental advocacy. Sophomore Abby Cunniff, a member of WesDivest, said she and other students occupied Roth's office to get assurances from the university's administration that it would consider the ethical implications when investing its endowment.

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  10. Public Hearing On Wethersfield Budget Monday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Hartford Courant

    The town council is urging residents to attend a public hearing Monday night on the proposed 2014-15 town budget. "We're obviously very interested in hearing from the public," Mayor Paul Montinieri said.

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  11. Feds Arrest Gardner Museum Art Heist Suspect Robert Gentile On Gun ChargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Hartford Courant

    Robert Gentile, the Hartford mobster the FBI believes may be the last, best hope for tracking down hundreds of millions of dollars in art stolen from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, was arrested again Friday, this time for allegedly selling a gun to an undercover operative. FBI agents have been pressing Gentile for five years in the belief that he can tell them what became of 13 priceless paintings that at least two thieves stole from the Gardner early on the morning of March 18, 1999.

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  12. Top Officers Clash At Last Meeting Of Hartford Fire Task ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Hartford Courant

    Hartford Fire Chief Carlos Huertas and Deputy Chief of Training Daniel Nolan sparred over their respective roles and expectations Mayor Pedro Segarra formed the task force in December after a series of incidents involving firefighters, both on duty and off, abusing alcohol or getting arrested. The mayor also charged the panel with looking into safety issues and the department's response to an October house fire in which Firefighter Kevin Bell was killed.

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  13. The Dealer Totaled My Shelby MustangRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Hartford Courant

    Marc Mastroianni saved up, and traded up, for years before buying the car of his dreams, a used 2008 Shelby GT500 Mustang that he says was one of 20 produced with its options package. Mastroianni's pride of ownership lasted a little more three years when, in February 2014, the car was totaled during a test drive by Litchfield Ford service-department employees trying to diagnose a transmission issue.

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  14. Record Store Day: Proof Vinyl Is Alive And WellRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Hartford Courant

    As listening to recorded music has become a daily staple of modern life, the way we listen has changed to be mostly about ease of access. A reel-to-reel machine from back in the day can't be easily moved from location to location, and you certainly can't take a turntable with you on a jog through the park or on the bus.

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  15. Attorney General Warns That Casino Proposal Has Legal UncertaintiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Hartford Courant

    Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen speaks at a news conference with Attorney General Eric Holder at the Department of Justice on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 in Washington. Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen speaks at a news conference with Attorney General Eric Holder at the Department of Justice on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 in Washington.

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  16. CSCU President Reverses Plan To Shut Down Meriden CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Hartford Courant

    Pressured by action at the state Capitol, the president of the Board of Regents said Wednesday that the Meriden campus of Middlesex Community College will remain open. "Because of the faith that I'm putting in the legislators and the trust that we're providing, I am hereby announcing that we are abandoning our decision to close the Meriden Center as well as the manufacturing center," President Gregory Gray told the regents board Wednesday at a meeting at Eastern Connecticut State University .

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  17. 3rd Annual Baseball Equipment Drive for Kids in Third World CountriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Hartford Courant

    Do you have baseball equipment which could be used by kids who don't have any of their own? Are there gloves, bats, hats, balls, helmets, bases, catcher's equipment, uniforms, cleats, and socks piling up at your house? Over 1,000 pounds of equipment was collected and shipped to Kosovo last year! That's 124 bats, 73 helmets, 68 gloves, 25 equipment bags, clothing, bases, catcher's equipment, protective gear, and hundreds of balls. We doubled the amount sent to the Dominican Republic the prior year, and are shooting to send even more items to kids in third world countries this year! The Third Annual Baseball Equipment Drive will be held at Rocco Field on Route 81 in Killingworth on Saturday, June 13 from 9am until 2pm.

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  18. Hartford Man Charged After Missing Juvenile Found In ApartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Hartford Courant

    A city man was charged Wednesday night after a 15-year-old girl from East Granby since Friday was found in his apartment, state police said. Jonathan Gonzalez, 23, of 33 Rowe Ave., was charged with violation of probation.

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  19. 'Nights on Broadway' Gala Benefits Community Music School, SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | LocalOnlineNews.tv

    ... of Lyme; Sonny Capaccio (vocals) of Guilford; Courtney Parrish (vocals) of Westbrook; Arnold Moore (violin) of Killingworth; and Richard Pittsinger (vocals) of Essex, a recipient of the Carolyn R. Greenleaf Memorial Music Award. Faculty performers ...

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  20. After Providers Complain, Changes To Medicaid Audits WeighedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Hartford Courant

    Ed Funaro Jr. thought that the audit of the independent pharmacy he and his father run went pretty well. He found the auditor from the state Department of Social Services helpful.

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