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  1. Discover the tallest peaks of the "sleeping giant"Read the original story

    Friday | The Hartford Courant

    Grab your hiking gear, a bag of essential picnic items, and take a trip up to the two mile mountain top known as the "sleeping giant" for the day. Sleeping Giant, known as Mount Carmel, is located in south-central Connecticut, reaching a high point of 739 feet tall.

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  2. Employees, Consumers, Civic Leaders Worry About Cigna-Anthem MergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Hartford Courant

    The future of thousands of workers at Cigna Corp.'s Bloomfield office remains a big question mark along with the fate of the deal itself. Anthem and Cigna said they would continue a "significant presence" at the modernist campus that opened in 1957 after the two companies combine, but with Cigna having 4,200 people in Connecticut, all but a few hundred at its headquarters location, no one knows what that means.

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  3. DCF Continues to Struggle Meeting Children's Needs, Court Monitor SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Hartford Courant

    The state's child-protection agency still struggles mightily to meet the needs of the troubled children in its care and has difficulty retaining foster families who aren't related or connected to the kids who need foster homes, according to the latest report from the federal court monitor. The Wallingford-based monitor, Raymond Mancuso, a former executive with the Department of Children and Families, examined 53 randomly selected cases and found that children's needs were being met 47 percent of the time, well shy of the 80 percent standard.

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  4. Baseball Player Of The Year: Jimmy Titus, Taking Major Steps Toward FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | The Hartford Courant

    East Catholic's Jimmy Titus, The Courant's baseball player of the year, talks about the Eagles' 22-2 season. East Catholic's Jimmy Titus, The Courant's baseball player of the year, talks about the Eagles' 22-2 season.

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  5. Wallingford Man Accused Of Stealing Police Car, Injuring Officers In N.J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | CTNow.com

    The charges keep piling up for a Wallingford, Conn., man accused of stealing one police car and ramming four others during a wild chase in northern New Jersey. Authorities say 22-year-old Sereymanta Kong injured four officers, the latest being a sheriff's officer who guarded him at a hospital.

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  6. Connecticut Researchers Moving To Cambridge As Bristol-Myers Squibb Reduces Staff In WallingfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Bristol-Myers Squibb is opening an office in the Kendall Square section of Cambridge, the red-hot center of biotech research, and like fellow pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, is reducing its presence in Connecticut as a result. The New Jersey-based company announced Thursday that it is expanding research in San Francisco and hiring in Cambridge, and transferring hundreds of employees from Wallingford.

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  7. UConn Baseball Gets On Board; Three Huskies SelectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    UConn catcher Max McDowell became the first Husky chosen in the 2015 MLB Draft when he was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday. UConn catcher Max McDowell became the first Husky chosen in the 2015 MLB Draft when he was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday.

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  8. Plainville Gets Two More Electric Car Charging StationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Two devices to recharge electric vehicles have been installed behind town hall and Plainville High School, part of the state's push to provide fueling stations for electric cars. "We are putting in an infrastructure to give people range confidence," Paul Farrell, the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection director overseeing the addition of more than 160 charging stations statewide.

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  9. Final Courant Baseball Ratings: Class M Champion Sheehan Is No. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Sheehan High celebrated a Class M state title on Friday night. The Titans defeated the top two teams in the state - East Catholic and Montville - to earn the title and the No.

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  10. Class M Baseball: Ultimate Goal In Reach For SheehanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Sal Gozzo of Sheehan leaps to avoid a sliding Tyler Gammie of East Catholic as he tries to complete a double-play during their Class M semifinal at Dodd Stadium in Norwich Tuesday night. Gozzo only got the out at second on the play but Sheehan advanced with a 3-1 victory.

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  11. New Insect Invader In Connecticut: Southern Pine BeetleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    An insect that has chewed its way through pine forests in the South for decades has been found in Connecticut, posing a threat to pitch pines and other pine species, the state's top bug expert said Thursday. "The Southern pine beetle was first detected March 17 in Wharton Brook State Park in Wallingford and has since been found in North Canaan, Simsbury, Barkhamsted and Seymour," said entomologist Kirby Stafford of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven.

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  12. Final Courant Baseball Ratings: Class M Champion Sheehan Is No. 1Read the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Sheehan High celebrated a Class M state title on Friday night. The Titans defeated the top two teams in the state - East Catholic and Montville - to earn the title and the No.

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  13. UConn Baseball Gets On Board; Three Huskies SelectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    UConn catcher Max McDowell became the first Husky chosen in the 2015 MLB Draft when he was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday. UConn catcher Max McDowell became the first Husky chosen in the 2015 MLB Draft when he was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday.

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  14. Class M Baseball: Ultimate Goal In Reach For SheehanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Sal Gozzo of Sheehan leaps to avoid a sliding Tyler Gammie of East Catholic as he tries to complete a double-play during their Class M semifinal at Dodd Stadium in Norwich Tuesday night. Gozzo only got the out at second on the play but Sheehan advanced with a 3-1 victory.

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  15. Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford Square Off Over Noise ComplaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Unable to resolve an impasse over noise complaints - and several other issues - with town officials, the Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre took its case to the zoning board of appeals Wednesday evening in an effort to resolve a cease-and-desist order that could shut down the popular music venue. But after more than three and a half hours of debate, the five-member Zoning Board of Appeals also failed to reach a consensus on the issue, leaving the order in effect and the Oakdale's fate still in doubt.

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  16. Man Found With Missing Teen Charged With Sex AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | CTNow.com

    A 15-year-old Massachusetts girl reported missing this week was located Tuesday in Wallingford and the man whom she was found with has been arrested on a sexual assault charge. Gregory Mooney, 20, of 17 Ship's Wheel Drive in Mashpee, Mass., was taken into custody on Wednesday on a charge of second-degree sexual assault after police located him with the missing teen at the Walmart in Wallingford.

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  17. Wallingford Man Spared Prison For Making Harassing Calls To Sandy HookRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | CTNow.com

    A Connecticut man won't serve prison time for making harassing calls to Newtown schools claiming the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School was fabricated. Thirty-year-old Timothy Rogalski of Wallingford received a suspended sentence Friday in Bridgeport Superior Court and was ordered to have no further contact with the schools.

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  18. Local veterans of WWII, Korean War receive patriotic homecoming after seeing D.C. memorialsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    After an eventful and emotional day-long journey, a group of WWII and Korean War veterans received a patriotic homecoming celebration on the evening of Saturday, May 2, to rival any ticker tape parade. The 80 local veterans had just returned from visiting the war monuments in Washington, D.C. They flew out of Bradley International Airport in the morning.

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  19. Anthem Reports Strong Quarter On Medicaid GrowthRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    The Anthem logo hangs at the health insurer's corporate headquarters in Indianapolis. Anthem of Indianapolis is the parent company of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut.

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  20. Wallingford Man Returns Home From Vacation To Find Stolen Car In His Parking SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | CTNow.com

    A Wallingford man returned home from vacation to find a couple sleeping in a stolen car in his parking space WALLINGFORD - A local man called police after he returned home from vacation early Monday morning to his apartment complex to find a couple sleeping in a stolen car in his assigned parking space, according to police. Police said they knocked on the door of the vehicle to wake the suspects inside and that the man driving "became frantic" while the woman in the passenger seat shouted "go, go, go."

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