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  1. Falling For The Annual Walktober Event At Indian LeapRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    During the past two decades of enjoying The Last Green Valley, Inc.'s Walktober, I've seen dozens of buffalo run across a Brooklyn farm field, heard tales about the "Ghost Train" that once rode through the countryside along the Air Line railroad and hiked to the tri-state marker, a place where Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts meet. As I've tried to visit Walktober each year, it grew from being held every Columbus Day weekend to now running from the end of September into early November.

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  2. Designs Sought For "Peaceful, Contemplative" Sandy Hook MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Sandy Hook Elementary School, where 26 students and educators were killed Dec. 14, 2012, reopened in 2016 after an extensive redesign. PATRICK RAYCRAFT The group overseeing a memorial to the students and educators killed inside Sandy Hook Elementary School has issued guidelines for the memorial's design, inviting proposals that display "an abundance of sensitivity and compassion."

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  3. High Hopes Holiday Market - November 12, 2017 - Call for VendorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Scenes from the 2016 High Hopes Holiday Market where over 2,500 people visited over 60 vendors. Over the past seven years, the High Hopes Holiday Market has grown into one of Connecticut's premier Holiday Events.

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  4. Man Convicted Of Killing, Dismembering Student At 3rd TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    The remains of Alyssiah Wiley, a 20-year-old Eastern Connecticut State University student, were found in Trumbull, about a month after she was last seen with Richards outside her Willimantic dorm in April 2013. The 34-year-old Richards denies killing Wiley.

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  5. World War II B-17 Bomber Will Fly Over Greater Hartford This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    So many airplanes fly in and out of Hartford 's Brainard Airport each day, few people take notice. But on Thursday afternoon, just about everyone was watching as a World War II B-17G bomber took off from and then returned to Brainard.

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  6. Ritter: Hartford Won't Have To File For Bankruptcy If Budget Deal PassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin issued a 60 day warning Thursday that he would seek to declare bankruptcy if the city is not given state aid. Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin issued a 60 day warning Thursday that he would seek to declare bankruptcy if the city is not given state aid.

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  7. One Dead, One Hurt After Getting Hit By TrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    One person was killed and another seriously badly injured early Wednesday when they were struck by a train near Buckley Hill Road and River Street in Thompson. State police said Morgan Nordby, 26, and Brittany Lafleche, 28, both of Thompson, were hit sometime after 1 a.m. Police were called to the scene at 1:26 a.m. It was not immediately clear why the women were on the railroad tracks, although there is a grade crossing on Buckley Hill Road.

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  8. Plymouth Police: Waterbury Man Forced Officer's Car Into Guardrail During PursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Police say a Waterbury man fled a traffic stop Saturday night and forced an officer's vehicle into a guardrail during the pursuit. An officer tried to stop Edward Hightower, Jr., 54, on South Main Street because of an expired license plate after 8 p.m. on Sept.

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  9. Boys Soccer: Top Area Players To WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Juan Avila, Morgan-Clinton, Sr.: The two-time All State selection has proven to be a true game-changer. Cooper Knecht, E.O. Smith-Storrs, Sr.: Returns as one of the most dynamic scorers in the state after recording 57 goals in his first three seasons, 31 last year.

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  10. Seeking Posthumous Navy Cross Award For Saving, Praying With Sailors At SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Days after the U.S. Navy discovered wreckage from the USS Indianapolis, a Navy cruiser that sank during WWII in 1945 after being torpedoed by a Japanese submarine, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy renewed his call on the U.S. Navy to posthumously award Navy Chaplain Lieutenant Thomas M. Conway - a Waterbury native who perished after the Indianapolis was torpedoed - with the Navy Cross. The Navy Cross is America's second highest military decoration for valor.

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  11. Advocacy Group Planning Bus Trip, College Rally Protesting President...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    An advocacy group is planning a bus trip to Washington D.C. and a rally at Eastern Connecticut State University Tuesday as President Trump is expected to announce that he will end protections for young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children. According to Carolina Bortolleto, a spokeswoman for Connecticut Students for a Dream, a bus will depart from Hartford at 4:30 a.m. to take activists down to Washington D.C. to "defend DACA."

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  12. UConn Coach Randy Edsall Appeals Ethics Ruling On SonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    UConn football coach Randy Edsall and his son Corey filed an appeal Friday of a ruling by the state Board of Ethics that Corey Edsall's hiring as an assistant coach violated ethics laws. The appeal was filed in New Britain Superior Court.

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  13. Home Invasion Reported In WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    State police are looking for two men who wore ski masks when they broke into a woman's house shortly after midnight Tuesday and stole numerous items, police said. The woman, Viola Philips, 84, who lives on Tinker Hill Road in the New Preston section of town, was not injured during the home invasion, state police said.

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  14. Connecticut Residents Mobilize For TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Paul DiSpazio stands next to one of his company's dumpster trucks equipped with a special crane device to lift and dump their dumpster bags. Bull Bag, a Connecticut dumpster company, is sending dumpster bags and garbage trucks to areas of Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey for relief efforts.

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  15. Goat Yoga At Aussakita Acres Farms Goes Before Manchester Zoning Board Of Appeals TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Tracy Longoria and her husband, DJ Lupacchino, own several farm animals and are appealing a Manchester cease and desist order to stop offering goat yoga after a neighbor complained to the town. Longoria does not teach yoga herself but supervises each class, she says.

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  16. Extraordinary Life: A Free Spirit With A Passion For SculptureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    MARJORIE MINER, a longtime resident of Hamden who developed a love for sculpture, died Aug. 9. She was 101. Marjorie Miner was a free spirit and independent thinker, creative and outgoing.

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  17. How You Can Help Harvey VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    The Hartford Yard Goats are holding a Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive to benefit the American Red Cross at Thursday night's game at Dunkin' Donuts Park. Volunteers at the stadium will be collecting financial donations during the game, which begins at 7:05 p.m. Hanging Hills Brewery in Hartford plans to donate every dollar they make in their taproom on Friday to the American Red Cross.

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  18. Goat Worlds Collide As Yard Goats Check Out Goats Portraits At EBKRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Yard Goats Troy Neiman, Anthony Phillips and David Holman, along with promotions manager Dana Feigenbaum stopped by the EBK gallery in Hartford to check out portraits of, you guessed it, goats. More here.

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  19. Connecticut Leaders Speak Out Against Proposed School Funding Cuts At South Windsor RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    About 40 people gathered outside town hall in South Windsor to express their displeasure with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy 's latest budget plan and the legislature's inability to pass a budget. Malloy's executive order, which would take effect in October if the General Assembly still hasn't adopted a budget , calls for South Windsor's state and Education Cost Sharing aid to be reduced from the the $13.4 million it received in fiscal 2017 to zero in fiscal 2018.

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  20. During Angry Rally, A New Haven Woman Finds CourageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Last Saturday, as thousands gathered for rallies on the Boston Common, the New Haven woman saw a man wearing a Trump t-shirt ringed by hundreds of counter protestors raining taunts, hisses and spraying Silly String. Hemmed in on all sides and bristling like a cornered animal, she believed he was trying to bait the crowd into violence.

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