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  1. Julie Jason: All about the gift taxRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | News Times

    Say your son is buying a house, but can't borrow any more for the down payment. You would like to help him out by making a gift for the purchase of the home.

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  2. Famous athletes with CT tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | News Times

    Jackie Robinson, one of the most famous baseball players in history, was the first player to break the racial barrier in Major League Baseball. After retiring from the Brooklyn Dodgers, Robinson pursued a business career and moved to Stamford.

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  3. Report: regulator could seek $13B from RBSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | News Times

    The Federal Housing Finance Agency suggested $13 billion as a potential penalty on RBS, accused of improperly inflating the value of mortgage-backed securities it sold leading up to the financial crisis. Kathleen O'Rourke/Staff photo The Federal Housing Finance Agency reportedly stated it could seek as much as $13 billion in remuneration from Royal Bank of Scotland, alleging executives at RBS' office in Stamford, Conn.

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  4. Devon bridge stuck; trains delayed until further noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | News Times

    One of two spans of Metro-North's Devon Bridge over the Housatonic River remains stuck in the open position. The railroad said rail commuters passing over the bridge can expect delays "until further notice."

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  5. Mid-year review: Top news storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | News Times

    Take a look back at the 15 most-read local news stories from the first half of the year. In January, a contractor who accidentally caused a fire at the Stamford home of Madonna Badger, killing her three girls and her parents on Christmas morning in 2011, has agreed to settle part of a wrongful death lawsuit by paying the children's father $5 million.

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  6. Love your country, love your dog: Keep pets safe over July 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | News Times

    In this Sunday June 21, 2015 photo provided by Steph McCombie, Steph McCombie takes a selfie of her and her dog, in Gibsons, British Columbia, Canada, for a challenge to raise money and awareness about pet safety during the Fourth of July holiday. More pets go missing over the Fourth of July holiday any other time of the year, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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  7. Cassius Chaney, left, of New London, lands a punch to the side of the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | News Times

    Take a look back at the 15 most-read local sports stories from the first half of the year. Trailing by 10 with: 30 left in the third quarter, there was only one player the Westhill boys basketball team would turn to on January 7, 2015.

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  8. Conn. venture capital still laggingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | News Times

    With growth-stage investments in Connecticut businesses flagging, state Treasurer Denise Nappier's office is earmarking $145 million for direct investments in Connecticut companies via a trio of funds. Photo: Tyler Sizemore / Hearst Connecticut Media Despite efforts like Stamford Startup Weekend to encourage the creation of startups in Connecticut, including Trees Clothing whose Startup Weekend team members are pictured in April, new business formation hit a 13-year low in the first quarter of 2015.

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  9. Still on the front nine, Arccos adds GPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | News Times

    Arccos CEO Sal Syed on June 23, 2015, at the startup's offices in Stamford, Conn. Arccos sells sensors in the Apple Store and other retailers that allow golfers totrack their game play on an app.

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  10. Catch a movie outdoors this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | News Times

    Mill River Park in Stamford, Conn., again will offer free outdoor movie series for the summer of 2015. Movies in the Park kicks off with "Jurassic Park" on Friday, July 3, 2015.

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  11. Report: Stamford pharma deal could hit $700mRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | News Times

    Spinifex Pharma, led the past 10 years by CEO Tom McCarthy, is being acquired by Novartis for $200 million up front, and reportedly as much in $500 million in future payments depending on milestones the pain medication company achieves. Swiss giant Novartis is acquiring Stamford-based Spinifex Pharmaceuticals , a 20-person startup developing drugs to treat chronic pain, in a deal worth as much as $700 million.

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  12. Two CT moms aim to aid educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | News Times

    Franchise Players is Entrepreneur's Q&A interview column that puts the spotlight on franchisees. If you're a franchisee with advice and tips to share, email ktaylor@entrepreneur.com.

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  13. Fairfield 5KRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | News Times

    And they're off -- the field of 1,500 runners hits the course Saturday morning in the Faxon Law Group Fairfield 5K Race, the prelude to the Fairfield Half Marathon on Sunday. Photo: Mike Lauterborn / For Hearst Connecticut Media Overall first-place finisher in the Faxon Law Group Fairfield 5K Race was Nicholas Blanchard, 20, of Portland, with a time of 15:58 crossing the Jennings Beach finish line.

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  14. Two years after startup contest, Mirror Books launchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | News Times

    Theresa Robbins poses for a photograph with a few of her book covers on display at the Stamford Innovation Center in the Old Town Hall in downtown Stamford. Robbins engineered the startup Mirror Books where customers can customize childrens books towards their kids.

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  15. Court ruling draws immediate praise in ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | News Times

    Stamford_111208_ Deborah Smith and Laura Denardis are legally married by a Justice of the Peace at the Stamford Government Center. Kathleen O'Rourke/Staff photo Staff Photo Kathleen O'Rourke Gay couple gets first license 11-12-2008, GREENWICH TOWN HALL, Joey Diaz, left, and his partner of 5 years Frankie D'Amico, right, of Queens, NY, were the first gay couple to apply for a marriage license in Greenwich Wednesday, the first day of gay marriage in Connecticut.

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  16. Stamford firm exits 100+ Chili's restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | News Times

    Dallas-based Brinker International bought back a portfolio of Chili's Grill & Bar restaurants from Olympus Partners, a private-equity firm based in Stamford, Conn. For $106.5 million, Brinker International bought back a portfolio of Chili's Grill & Bar restaurants it had sold to Stamford-based Olympus Partners, along with additional Chili's restaurants that have opened since the sale.

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  17. Here for a long time'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | News Times

    Emily Santos shops for sunglasses during the "sneak preview" of the Saks OFF 5th in the former Saks 5th Avenue store in the Stamford Town Center in Stamford. Photo: Jason Rearick / Hearst Connecticut Media The main entrance to Saks OFF 5th can be seen in the former Saks 5th Avenue store during the "sneak preview" of the store in the Stamford Town Center in Stamford, Conn., on Wednesday, June 24, 2015.

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  18. Here for a long time'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | News Times

    Emily Santos shops for sunglasses during the "sneak preview" of the Saks OFF 5th in the former Saks 5th Avenue store in the Stamford Town Center in Stamford. The main entrance to Saks OFF 5th can be seen in the former Saks 5th Avenue store during the "sneak preview" of the store in the Stamford Town Center in Stamford, Conn., on Wednesday, June 24, 2015.

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  19. Stamford internship numbers swellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | News Times

    John Cingrani, center, and fellow Nestle Waters interns met their peers working at companies across the Stamford, Conn. area during the summer of 2015, at a June 24 event organized by the Business Council of Fairfield County.

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  20. Stamford firm exits 100+ Chili's restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | News Times

    Dallas-based Brinker International bought back a portfolio of Chili's Grill & Bar restaurants from Olympus Partners, a private-equity firm based in Stamford, Conn. Photo: TY WILLIAM WRIGHT / NYT For $106.5 million, Brinker International bought back a portfolio of Chili's Grill & Bar restaurants it had sold to Stamford-based Olympus Partners, along with additional Chili's restaurants that have opened since the sale.

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