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  1. 'Salam Neighbor' To Premiere On NetflixRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | The Hartford Courant

    Former Connecticut resident Chris Temple's film "Salam Neighbor," which depicts what life is like living in a Syrian refugee camp and has been seen by sold-out crowds in showings throughout the state this year, will premiere on Netflix on Monday to mark World Refugee Day. Temple, a graduate of Greens Farms Academy in Westport, who grew up in Fairfield County and now lives in Los Angeles, and Zach Ingrasci, documented their experiences living in a Syrian refugee camp for four weeks in 2014.

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  2. Collision With Wrecker Closed I-95 N Early MondayRead the original story

    Monday Jun 6 | The Hartford Courant

    A look at the severe damage to an SUV on I-95 north in Westport early Monday. The vehicle collided with a flatbed truck.

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  3. South Windsor Beats Maloney In Class M Volleyball QuarterfinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | The Hartford Courant

    Brandon Baker had 20 kills as South Windsor beat Maloney in straight sets in the Class M boys volleyball quart Brandon Baker had 20 kills as top-seeded South Windsor defeated visiting No. 8 Maloney in three straight sets in the Class M boys volleyball quarterfinals.

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  4. South Windsor's The Promenade Shops At Evergreen Walk Open DAVIDs TEA, Panera Bread Coming SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | The Hartford Courant

    DAVIDs TEA, a contemporary tea shop, opened at The Promenade Shops At Evergreen Walk last week and a Panera Bread is in the works for the outdoor mall. "Panera is a very exciting addition to our already strong restaurant statements," Mahue said Wednesday.

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  5. Labor, Civil Rights Groups Will Demonstrate Outside Democrats' Fundraising DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | The Hartford Courant

    Labor unions, civil rights groups and others are planning to protest outside the state Democratic Party 's fundraising dinner on Thursday as pushback mounts over a recently negotiated budget deal that includes deep cuts and the elimination of about 2,500 state jobs through attrition and layoffs. The rally organized by the Democracy, Unity and Equality Justice coalition comes a week after the head of the Connecticut AFL-CIO, the state's largest labor organization, called on members to withhold donations to the party and not purchase tickets to the dinner.

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  6. TruNorth: Comfort Bar Food In A Crisp, Nautical SettingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    Smoked cod fritters are golden brown little balls served over slices of cucumber with two mayo-based sauces, green jalapeno and orange habanero. Meatball sliders are served as a happy hour option. 5 comments

  7. Faux Fur Ball To Benefit Connecticut Humane SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    The Connecticut Humane Society, a presence in Newington since 1959, has a 90 percent pet placement rate, putting more than 6,000 homeless animals in homes each year. It is noble work, said Alicia Wright, coordinator for e-philanthropy and the capital campaign, that can only be accomplished through donations that fund programs that match families with pets and keep those pets healthy.

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  8. Lifer Adds To Fitness Options in West HartfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    A body builder with a finance degree, Fountain is using her two decades as a personal trainer at her new venture, Lifer Fitness Studio. With fitness franchises like SoulCyle, New York Sports Club and Big Sky growing in popularity in Connecticut, Fountain's business plan emphasizes a variety of classes in a more intimate setting.

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  9. Commuter Council Survey Of Metro-North Riders Finds Wide Discontent NeedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    More than four out of five Metro-North Railroad riders surveyed last month had complaints about service, mostly citing late trains and a shortage of seats, the Connecticut Commuter Rail Council reported. The vast majority of those riders don't know how to use the railroad's system for reporting complaints, and some don't believe it would help, the council said when it released its survey results late Wednesday.

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  10. Kyle Navin Waives Right To Probable Cause HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    Kyle Navin, accused of killing his parents as part of a plan to take over the family's refuse company, waived his right to a probable cause hearing during a brief court appearance Wednesday. Navin, 27, also pleaded not guilty before Superior Court Judge Robert Devlin to felony murder charges for allegedly killing Jeffrey and Jeanette Navin.

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  11. Indoor Track: Manchester's Elizabeth Lodge Inching Toward Her GoalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    "I started training over the summer because I wanted a [personal record]," Lodge said after finishing second at the Yale Classic Saturday. "Last year, I didn't [set a personal best], so this was like my year, and I really wanted it."

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  12. Advocates: Widening I-95 A 'Highway Boondoggle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    A major consumer advocacy group and a key legislator on transportation financing both argued Tuesday against one of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy 's largest transportation initiatives: the widening of Interstate 95. And while the Connecticut Public Interest Research Group praised Malloy for making transportation investment a priority, its director also said the widening proposal deserved its place on a national list of "highway boondoggles" compiled by U.S.PIRG, a federation of state public interest research groups.

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  13. Consumer Group Criticizes Malloy Plan To Widen I-95Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    A major consumer advocacy group and a key legislator on transportation financing argued Tuesday against one of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy 's largest transportation initiatives: the widening of I-95. Although the Connecticut Public Interest Research Group praised Malloy for making transportation investment a priority, its director said the widening proposal deserved its place on a national list of "highway boondoggles" compiled by U.S.PIRG, a federation of state public interest research groups.

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  14. Ex-Connecticut Resident Documents Life In Syrian Refugee CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    Former Connecticut resident Chris Temple remembers a pivotal moment in the film "Salam Neighbor" that gets to the heart of why he and his colleagues wanted to document what life is like living in a Syrian refugee camp. While drinking tea and talking with several refugees he befriended during his monthlong stay in Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp, Temple and his co-producer, Zach Ingrasci, were asked a question.

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  15. Pediatricians Will Screen For Hungry KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Like all pediatricians, Dr. Lori Smith keep tabs on many aspects of her patients' health, but until recently the Westport-based doctor didn't always consider whether the children she sees might be going hungry. "It wasn't something that was necessarily on our radar," she said.

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  16. Kyle Navin To Be Arraigned On Charges He Murdered His ParentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Kyle Navin, seen here in a Bridgeport court appearance from Nov. 3, is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday on charges he murdered his parents, an Easton couple who had been missing for months. Kyle Navin, seen here in a Bridgeport court appearance from Nov. 3, is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday on charges he murdered his parents, an Easton couple who had been missing for months.

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  17. Memorial Service Dec. 12 For Jeffrey, Jeanette NavinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    A memorial service for Jeffrey and Jeanette Navin will take place on Dec. 12 in the Weston church where they worshipped for more than 20 years. "They were really good people and we miss them," the Rev.

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  18. Tolland Girls Third At New England Cross Country ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    The Tolland High girls cross country team, the Class M and State Open champions, capped the season with a third-place finish at the New England cross country championships Saturday morning at Thetford Academy in Vermont. It was Tolland's second straight third-place result at New Englands.

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  19. Officials Continue Investigating Threats That Caused Fairfield Schools To Be Locked DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    An investigation into threats, including three targeting specific schools, that caused a 17-school lockdown last month continues, according to a letter from town officials to parents. The letter, signed by police Chief Gary MacNamara, fire Chief Denis McCarthy, First Selectman Michael Tetreau and Superintendent David Title was posted on Facebook and tweeted by Fairfield police Monday morning.

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  20. Remains Identified As Easton Couple; Prosecutor Says Son A Suspect In DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    The remains of missing Easton residents Jeffrey and Jeanette Navin were identified Friday, and state police have obtained an arrest warrant charging the couple's son with murder. The office of the chief medical examiner confirmed late Friday that the remains found in the backyard of a vacant Weston home are those of the couple, who have been missing since Aug. 4. Kyle Navin, the couple's son, was in federal custody Friday night and state police said they are working with federal officials and expect to serve the arrest warrant soon.

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