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  1. Learn about pioneer life, based on writing of someone thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Cape Cod Times

    He thinks you're a big squealer and you hate that. So why don't you learn to put your storytelling talents to good use?  Find out how one woman did, in “Juliette Kinzie, Frontier Storyteller” by Kathe Crowley Conn.


  2. No Exemption For Ivory In Culpable ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Hartford Courant

    Connecticut can make a down payment on the moral debt it owes the elephant by enacting an airtight ban on the sale of ivory. Legislation now in the works, which contains an exemption for the sale of antiques containing elephant and rhinoceros ivory, comes up short.


  3. Defensive Driver Training Clinic for Individuals, Parents and TeensRead the original story

    Sunday |

    Join Survive the Drive for a special defensive driver training clinic on June 25th, 2015 at Lime Rock Park 60 White Hollow Rd, Lakeville, CT 06039. Lakeville, CT, April 19, 2015 -- -- For parents, this might be one of the most important and memorable experiences you ever share with your child.


  4. Bill promoting Whitehead might still have wingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Greenwich Citizen

    The weight of opinion from the Smithsonian Institution might be dragging down perceptions of Gustave Whitehead, but maybe there's legislation from Hartford that will give the pioneer aviator some lift. Whitehead's 1901 Bridgeport flight -- some two years before the Wright Brothers took off in Kitty Hawk, N.C. -- was confirmed in 2013 as the first ever in the annual aviation encyclopedia "Jane's All the World's Aircraft."


  5. Lawmakers: End magnet school moratoriumRead the original story

    Saturday | Greenwich Citizen

    Students at the Academy for International Studies Elementary Magnet School, in Danbury, Conn., breakdances while surrounded by his classmates in this file photo.Photo: Tyler Sizemore Connecticut is receiving high marks for reducing the racial imbalance within its schools, but a state moratorium on building new magnet schools is raising questions about whether that progress can continue. The proliferation of magnet schools, which bring students from urban and suburban communities together, led to a decrease in segregation of black and Latino students in Connecticut and a narrowing of the achievement gap, a study released last week by the Civil Rights Project at UCLA said.


  6. Chicago Bears Mock Draft: Pace Phones A FriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NFLMocks

    Oct 25, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; Washington Huskies defensive lineman Danny Shelton makes a tackle against the Arizona State Sun Devils during the first quarter at Husky Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports Signs point to the Chicago Bears being in great position for the NFL draft.


  7. Garden City loses, 8-7, to No. 1-ranked school in ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newsday

    That sums up the plight of the 2015 Garden City boys lacrosse team. The longtime powerhouse stands at 3-5 after Saturday's 8-7 loss to Ridgefield in a non-league game that was the first of a Lacrosse Day doubleheader at Garden City High School.


  8. Latest casino bill differs from 1995 Bridgeport effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    When Connecticut lawmakers last considered expanding casino gambling back in 1995, the process was vastly different from this year's proposition. Twenty years ago, the state's Division of Special Revenue issued a request for proposals from casino operators who wanted to open a facility in Bridgeport.


  9. Rep. Albis Honored By Donate Life CTRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 |

    State Representative James Albis said he is honored to be recognized as Donate Life Connecticut's 2015 Honoree of the Year. Donate Life Connecticut is dedicated to educating Connecticut residents about the lifesaving benefits of organ and tissue donation and increasing the number of registered donors.


  10. Westport's Hwang Demands Accountability, Leadership From Metro-NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Westport Daily Voice

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- State Sen. Tony Hwang released the following statement in response to a report from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority inspector general, which found inadequate management controls in Metro-North Railroad's Communications Division: "The MTA Inspector General's report highlights what I would characterize as a total failure of accountability and management at Metro-North.


  11. Tim McGraw Refuses To Drop Out Of Sandy Hook BenefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 |

    Country star Tim McGraw is defending his decision to perform at a summer benefit for those affected by the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Connecticut. Pro-gun activists have criticized the country singer for his involvement in the gig and have already convinced Billy Currington to drop out of the Hartford, Conn., show as a support act.


  12. Video: Mianus River Bridge to be ReplacedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | It's Relevant

    The Bridge over the East Branch of the Mianus River in Stamford is being replaced. And a meeting was held at the City's Government Center this week to discuss the project.


  13. Chapman making push for NLL playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Prince George Citizen

    Conrad Chapman returned to the lineup of the National Lacrosse LeagueA's Vancouver Stealth recently - Photo courtesy by After getting bucked out of the Vancouver Stealth a month lineup ago when his coaches decided he needed more time to learn the pro game as an observer from the stands, the 22-year-old National Lacrosse League rookie from Prince George returned to action last weekend in Connecticut. The six-foot-six, 230-pound jackhammer was held off the scoresheet but provided a physical presence to spark the Stealth to an 11-9 win over the New England Black Wolves Sunday in Uncasville, Conn., moving Vancouver back into a playoff position.


  14. Latest casino bill differs from 1995 effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | WWLP

    Stefan and Caroline can't have all the fun. Get a sneak peek with Executive Producers Caroline Dries and Julie Plec.


  15. Bill would allow use of experimental drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Greenwich Citizen

    A bill that would allow terminally ill patients to access drugs not approved for general use is moving through the Connecticut General Assembly . The Judiciary Committee on Monday will be the latest legislative committee to consider the measure.


  16. Cerdelga Gaucher Disease drug prescription medication pillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | WTNH

    A bill that would allow terminally ill patients to access drugs not approved for general use is moving through the Connecticut General Assembly. The Judiciary Committee on Monday will be the latest legislative committee to consider the measure.


  17. Overlooked female veterans highlighted by state legislationRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | Washington Times

    A prospective new law could help Shannon Lyons, a 51-year-old veteran of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan, find a job that pays enough to save for a house. Elaine Brown, a 51-year-old Army veteran, says she needs the support to learn more about her eligibility for benefits.


  18. Reputed mobster discusses paintings stolen from GardnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Boston Herald

    An aging reputed Connecticut gangster prosecutors have long believed has information on the still-unsolved Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum art heist discussed two of the stolen paintings with an undercover FBI agent, a prosecutor said. Robert V. Gentile, the focus of investigators probing the world-famous robbery in 1990, appeared in federal court in Hartford, Conn., yesterday on weapons charges.


  19. Malloy talks transportation to Bridgeport business communityRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy, center, receives a personalized Bridgeport Bluefish baseball jersey from team owner Frank Boulton, left, and General Manager Jamie Toole during the Bridgeport Regional Business Council's Capitol Luncheon at the Holiday Inn in Bridgeport, Conn. on Thursday, April 16, 2015.


  20. Malloy announces Wentzell as education commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Greenwich Citizen

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that Dr. Dianna R. Wentzell will serve as Conn. Commissioner of the State Department of Education.