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  1. Julie Jason: All about 529 plansRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | News Times

    If you were awake at 5:29 a.m. on May 29, you may have heard this public-service announcement on the radio: "It's 5:29, are you saving for college?" This clever advertising campaign is sponsored by the College Savings Plans Network to commemorate May 29 as National 529 College Savings Day and, of course, to promote saving for college through 529s, which are tax-advantaged college savings plans that are sponsored by the states. In some states, someone who contributes to a 529 may take a tax deduction on his or her state income-tax return.

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  2. In real estate, celebrity name-dropping game creates a buzz,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News Times

    Factored into the listing price of the former Conyers Farm home of Ron Howard was a small piece of film history -- a screening room used by the blockbuster movie director. The property was on the market for a mere two months before being bought by Jim Clark and Kristy Hinze.

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  3. Curtain Call ends season with 'Follies'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | News Times

    Leanne Janos, playing Cartoon Sally, performs during a rehearsal of the Stephen Sondheim musical "Follies" at Curtain Call's Kweskin Theatre in Stamford, Conn., on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Opening night for "Follies" is June 5. Photo: Jason Rearick Andy George, playing Ben, performs with the ensemble during a rehearsal of the Stephen Sondheim musical "Follies" at Curtain Call's Kweskin Theatre in Stamford, Conn., on Wednesday, May 20, 2015.

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  4. The WorkPlace seeks to link jobs, trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | News Times

    In the next two months, a national work-strategy company -- FutureWorks -- will provide the state De-partment of Labor with data in both numbers and meetings-gathered anecdotes designed to prevent southwestern Connecticut from getting stuck in outdated employment cycles as new economies arise. Joseph Carbone , president and CEO of Bridgeport-based The WorkPlace , recently told a room of 50 at Sacred Heart University 's Stamford campus at Landmark Square that an ongoing challenge is to structure plans that have job seekers and employers working in tandem, with mutual benefits.

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  5. Charter acquiring TWC for $56.7BRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | News Times

    Charter CEO Tom Rutledge, left, speaks in October 2012 with Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Catherine Smith, commissioner of the state Department of Economic and Community Development, at Charter's headquarters at 400 Atlantic Street in Stamford, Conn. On May 26, 2015, Charter announced a $56.7 billion deal to acquire Time Warner Cable, until 2008 based in Stamford.

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  6. Stamford husband of late reporter advocates in her honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | News Times

    Todd Crawford poses with a photograph of his deceased wife, Lisa Colagrossi - a reporter for WABC in New York City, in their home in Stamford, Conn., on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Lisa died of a brain aneurysm in March and Todd is helping to lead the charge in bringing awareness and funds to fight the condition by partnering with the Brain Aneurysm Foundation to lobby lawmakers in Washington for more research funding.

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  7. Point72 in ceaseless quest to stay in complianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | News Times

    Doug Haynes, president of Point72 Asset Management, talks to reporters in the company's offices in Stamford, Conn., on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Doug Haynes, president of Point72 Asset Management, talks to reporters in the company's offices in Stamford, Conn., on Wednesday, May 20, 2015.

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  8. Baby boomers take on entrepreneurshipRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | News Times

    Brian Gasser, of Stamford, is co-owner of the Great Clips franchise in the Stratford Square Shopping Center at 411 Barnum Avenue Cutoff in Stratford, Conn., on Thursday, May 21, 2015. As he neared his 50s, Brian Gasser began worrying about what would happen when he reached retirement age and his children started college.

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  9. Julie Jason: Should Connecticut embrace TOD Deeds?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | News Times

    In some states, such as Connecticut, if you own real estate when you die, the property will pass to your heirs through the probate process. More than 20 states, however, allow deeds to be registered in transfer-on-death form in order to bypass probate.

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  10. An 'early warning' to save the date for author talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | News Times

    Jane Smiley, a Pultizer prize-winning author, will be at the Ferguson Library in Stamford, Conn., on Monday, June 1, to talk about "Early Warning," the second book in her "Last Hundred Years" triology. This is Smiley's only Connecticut appearance.

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  11. Hearst CT Media wins major SPJ awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | News Times

    Nine group reporters and photographers contributed to the award-winning 'Fix the Trains' series: Bill Cummings, Bill Lambrecht, Martin B. Cassidy, Neil Vigdor, Fausto Giovanny Pinto, Jason Rearick, Christian Abraham, Ned Gerard and Brian A. Pounds. Photo: Christian Abraham A Hearst Connecticut Media series investigating and detailing the problems with Metro-North Railroad won one of the highest awards presented by the Connecticut professional chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists .

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  12. Dangerous Stamford railroad crossing gets gatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | News Times

    Stamford Mayor David Martin, Commissioner of Connecticut DOT James P. Redeker and State Representative Caroline Simmons listen to State Senator Carlo Leone speak about the new railroad crossing on Riverbend Drive South in Stamford. Thursday, May 21, 2015 Photo: Scott Mullin Stamford Mayor David Martin and Commissioner of Connecticut DOT James P. Redeker listen to State Representative Caroline Simmons speak about the new railroad crossing on Riverbend Drive South in Stamford.

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  13. Office renters now eligible for Energy Star ratingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | News Times

    Potential property buyers from China scout Donald Trump's onetime mansion on May 20, 2015, at 21 Vista Drive in Greenwich, Conn. Greenwich Office Park was among a handful of Fairfield County office buildings to win Energy Star recognition in 2014.

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  14. David's Soundview takes to hosting eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | News Times

    Executive Chef Francois Kwaku-Dongo, left, and David's Soundview Catering President David S. Cingari pose in the salad bar line of the full-service cafeteria at the Shippan Landing waterfront business park in Stamford, Conn. Tuesday, May 19, 2015.

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  15. Census update: Southwestern Connecticut cities boomingRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | News Times

    Robert Gayden makes a move as he plays chess against Sonny Walter on McLevy Green in downtown Bridgeport, Conn. Bridgeport has posted population gains according to the latest census report.

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  16. Office renters now eligible for Energy Star ratingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | News Times

    Potential property buyers from China scout Donald Trump's onetime mansion on May 20, 2015, at 21 Vista Drive in Greenwich, Conn. Photo: Alexander Soule Greenwich Office Park was among a handful of Fairfield County office buildings to win Energy Star recognition in 2014.

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  17. Poor children don't fare well in FairfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | News Times

    Peg Hickey pulls her granddaughters Koreena Hickey, 4, center, and Claire Hickey, 2, down Stamford Avenue during the Shippan Point Association July 4 Bike Parade in Stamford on Thursday, July 4, 2013. "The Equality of Opportunity Project" sheds light on how where a child grows up affects their financial success later in life by comparing counties in the United States-and in Connecticut, Tolland County is a child's best bet while Fairfield County is one of the worst places to grow up poor.

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  18. Stamford Ballet performs at the PalaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | News Times

    Students practice during a class at The Ballet School of Stamford. The performance arm of the school - Stamford Ballet - will be at the Palace Theatre in Stamford on May 29. Choreographer Lauren Etter talks to her dancers as they rehearse "Clementi Sonatinas."

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  19. exit-arrow-Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | News Times

    Early arguments in the case of 10 families suing the maker of the semi-automatic rifle used in the Sandy Hook massacre show why this could be a landmark case. In pretrial motions, lawyers have begun building their cases concerning a loophole in a federal law passed in 2005 to protect the firearms industry from liability when gun buyers misuse their weapons.

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  20. Stamford Marriott hosts 3-day salsa festivalRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | News Times

    The child Salsa-dancing team of Beberly Devers and her partner Jerick Teran will be featured at the 11th annual Connecticut Salsa Festival in Stamford. Photo: Contributed Photo But even if you don't know a step, the 11th annual Connecticut Salsa Festival is packed with entertainment value for those who just enjoy watching some of the best practitioners of the sensual, high-energy dance form.

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