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  1. Sawyer Fredericks Playing Infinity NorfolkRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CTNow.com

    ... would choose to perform a Seals and Crofts song as one of his final numbers on the show. Fredericks was born in Connecticut and raised in New York. He has a childlike quality that contributes to his appeal, but he balances that by revealing some ...

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  2. As State School Enrollment Declines, Rocky Hill's GrowsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hartford Courant

    On the east side of town, where six years ago officials shuttered an elementary school, Rocky Hill is doing the unheard-of in Connecticut: building a school to accommodate growing enrollment. In the past five years, enrollment in Rocky Hill public schools has increased by 11 percent, a striking anomaly in a state where enrollment is sagging and districts more commonly close or consolidate schools than build new ones.

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  3. Hartford, New Haven holding gun buybacks SaturdayRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | World News Report

    Related Coverage HARTFORD/NEW HAVEN, Conn. -There are two major gun buyback programs happening in Connecticut this weekend.

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  4. New Britain groups help raise more than $5K for Operation ELFRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | World News Report

    ... E.L.F." stands for Embracing Lonely Families. Each year, it collects gift cards for goods and services to help Connecticut military families while relatives are on deployments. The groups-New Britain's Schaller Auto World and the New Britain ( ...

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  5. New court date set for convicted killer granted new trialRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WTNH

    A Connecticut man whose conviction for a 1991 murder was dismissed after DNA tests showed he was not the source of bite marks on the victim is due back in court next month. Alfred Swinton made a brief appearance Friday in Hartford Superior Court .

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  6. Metro North New Haven Line 2018 faresRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    Fares on Metro North Railroad are increasing on Jan. 1. Here's what you will be paying to get to Grand Central Terminal from southwestern Connecticut's towns in 2018.

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  7. New Britain Father Facing Deportation Granted StayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NBC Connecticut

    "Happy that fairness and justice have prevailed, at least temporarily, and I feel great relief and joy," Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D- Connecticut, said. But then recently federal immigration authorities said he would no longer be able to stay, despite his large family here.

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  8. Manus in hot water over Facebook postRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    ... and both were on the SHS stage when Manus made the posting. But Manus, in a lengthy text message to Hearst Connecticut Media, insisted that the Facebook posting was directed at herself, and not Klarides nor Hoydick. She said that it was a "joke" ...

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  9. State Police Detectives Investigate Sprague ShootingRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | State of Connecticut

    ... at 860-896-3230 or text TIP711 with any information to 274637. All calls/texts will remain confidential. The Connecticut State Police frequently relies on the general public for help in solving criminal cases. If you have witnessed a crime or if you ...

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  10. State Police Central District Major Crime Detectives Investigate New Britain Police-Involved ShootingRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | State of Connecticut

    ... at 860-706-5652 or text TIP711 and the information to 274637. All calls/texts will remain confidential. The Connecticut State Police frequently relies on the general public for help in solving criminal cases. If you have witnessed a crime or if you ...

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  11. Lopez, Jean-Pierre, Neviaser named to CHSCA All-State football teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Day

    Gio Lopez of New London and Ernest Jean-Pierre and Ian Neviaser from the Valley Regional/Old Lyme co-op were named to the Connecticut High School Coaches Association All-State football teams on Friday. Lopez, a senior wide receiver-defensive back, was chosen to the Class L team as a receiver.

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  12. Renovated Mitchell country store opens in BethelRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Darien News-Review

    ... fuel company, which was founded in 1945, owns seven convenience stores and gas stations throughout southwestern Connecticut. It also provides home-heating oil, propane and HVAC services. The family-owned business includes members of the second and ...

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  13. Jones, Levis Named To CHSCA Top 25 Football TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    UConn-bound senior linebacker Kevon Jones from East Hartford High and Xavier-Middletown quarterback Will Levis, headed to Penn State, are among the area players named to the 2017 Connecticut High School Coaches Association's 25-member All-State football team. In addition to anchoring the defense, Jones also ran for 12 touchdowns and more than 1,200 yards at running back.

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  14. Crosstown rivals set to clash in 18th-annual Tip-Off ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News Times

    ... Danbury War Memorial for several years, and prior to that, it was held in the spacious O'Neill Center on Western Connecticut State's Westside Campus. Abbott Tech has the longest championship-game drought of any current team in the tournament, having ...

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  15. Yacht club in Branford settles alleged bias lawsuit by Muslim coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Day

    A Connecticut yacht club has settled a lawsuit by a Muslim businessman and his wife who said club board members rejected their membership application because of their religion and falsely claimed they supported terrorism. A document filed Friday in New Haven Superior Court says Pine Orchard Yacht & Country Club in Branford settled with Kamran and Kara Farid.

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  16. Nurse charged with abusing patients files for state pensionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Day

    A nurse accused of abusing a patient at Connecticut's only maximum-security psychiatric hospital has filed for retirement benefits. Mark Cusson is one of 10 workers at the Whiting psychiatric hospital in Middletown who have been charged with the abuse of patient William Shehadi, including kicking him and throwing food at him.

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  17. Hartford Group Highlights Community Activist's Decades Of ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hartford Courant

    Rosa Morales, a longtime Hartford community activist, received an award from the Maple Avenue Revitalization Group this week. Morales, 82, has a long history of keeping politicians honest and forged many local bonds in her activism.

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  18. Quick Takes: A Day For RememberingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Monthly

    * I am going to devote today's Quick Takes to the fifth anniversary of the horrific shooting in Newton, Connecticut at the Sandy Hook School. We've had other mass shootings since that day, and all of the victims deserve our undying commitment to ...

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  19. Activism, Charity Sustain Sandy Hook Families 5 Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... has developed its own social-emotional learning curriculum which began on a pilot basis in four schools in Connecticut, Hawaii, Arkansas and New Mexico and has been downloaded by many other schools and organizations. "I believe this is an urgent ...

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  20. UConn Softball Coach Inducted into NFCA Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | UConn Advance

    ... players earned All-American status during Mullins' tenure, including Pat Conlan, a native of Waterbury, Connecticut, and current head coach at Georgetown. Mullins earned her bachelor's degree in physical education from UConn in 1979, and her ...

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