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  1. The Wars of the Roosevelts- A Conversation with Author William J. MannRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PR Log

    The Wars of the Roosevelts: The Ruthless Rise of America's Greatest Political Family presents a provocative, thoroughly modern revisionist biographical history of one of America's greatest and most influential families on Thursday, April 27 at 7 pm LITCHFIELD, Conn. - March 23, 2017 - PRLog -- The Wars of the Roosevelts: The Ruthless Rise of America's Greatest Political Family presents a provocative, thoroughly modern revisionist biographical history of one of America's greatest and most influential families exposing heretofore unknown family secrets and detailing complex family rivalries.

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  2. It all starts with point guard Jordin Canada, who leads UCLA women against UConnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Los Angeles Times

    UCLA guard Jordin Canada controls the ball against Penn during an NCAA tournament first-round game on Saturday. Jordin Canada drove through the lane and dished a no-look pass to her left, where forward Monique Billings stepped into the post and converted another basket.

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  3. Summer art takes shape in StamfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Fairfield Citizen-News

    DSSD President Sandy Goldstein discusses the upcoming Art in Public Places statues that will pepper downtown Stamford in the summer while in her office in Stamford, Conn. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

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  4. Connecticut Working Families Party Fields Its Own Nominee in Special Legislative ElectionRead the original story

    Thursday | Ballot Access News

    The Connecticut Working Families Party almost always nominates candidates who are also Democratic nominees. However, in the upcoming April 25 special election to fill the vacant state house seat in the 7th district in Hartford, the Working Families Party is running someone in opposition to the Democratic nominee.

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  5. Connecticut worker falls to his death after excavator tips overRead the original story

    Thursday | World News Report

    EAST HARTFORD >> The state Department of Transportation says a construction worker fell to his death from an excavator that tipped over on state Route 2. Spokesman Kevin Nursick says 60-year-old John Dubray, of Bethlehem, fell about 20 feet to the ground on the shoulder of Interstate 84 on Wednesday.

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  6. UConn Rolls Out 10 New Buses at StorrsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | UConn Advance

    UConn is rolling out 10 new buses, complete with USB ports, bike racks, and other updated features. Bus service at UConn has certainly changed since the school's early days, when students rode in an old Pierce-Arrow they jokingly called the "Black Maria," a common nickname for police paddy wagons.

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  7. Bring On The SudsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New Haven Independent

    A planned New Haven brewery has the go-ahead to open its doors in the fall and produce up to 45,000 barrels of beer a year - with the proper equipment to make that happen. That's thanks to a vote by the Board of Zoning Appeals Tuesday night, before which East Rock Brewing Co.

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  8. Legislation aims to strengthen grandparent's rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Naugatuck Daily News

    Legislation aimed at allowing grandparents more rights when "unfairly" denied visitation of their grandchildren has been proposed again this year. The proposed bill, LCO 4651 - An Act Concerning a Grandparent's Right to Visitation with His or Her Grandchild - would amend current state law to allow grandparents access to the court to petition for visitation provided compelling circumstances exist that overcome the presumption that the parental decision to deny such visitation is in the child's best interest, a press release stated.

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  9. Countrywide Home Loans Servicing v. PetersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | FindLaw

    Keller, Prescott and West, Js.Alyssa S. Peterson, self-represented, the appellant . Christopher J. Picard, for the appellee .

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  10. Timeline of Mike Hopkins' hiring: Washington needed 2 days to pluck SU's coach-in-waitingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Post-Standard

    Two days later, Washington athletic director Jen Cohen was in Syracuse finalizing a deal with Syracuse assistant coach Mike Hopkins to be the Huskies' next head coach. How did the University of Washington zero in so quickly on Hopkins? Why did Hopkins come to such a quick decision to give up his assumed role as Jim Boeheim's successor at Syracuse and take Cohen's job offer? "He was definitely on our radar,'' Cohen said.

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  11. Seton Hall Faces UConn This WeekendRead the original story

    Thursday | SHUPirates.com

    The series was originally slated to be played in Storrs, Conn., but will now be played at Owen T. Carroll Field. First pitch of Friday's game is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. ET.

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  12. 03/22/2017 Lt. Gov. Wyman, Dept. of Social Services, Access Health CT ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 22 | State of Connecticut

    Today, Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman, Chair of Access Health CT , Department of Social Services Commissioner Roderick Bremby, and Access Health CT CEO Jim Wadleigh released statements in advance of the seventh anniversary of the federal Affordable Care Act , which is tomorrow, March 23, 2017. In Connecticut, the ACA is credited with reducing the state's uninsured rate by half to 3.8 percent, among the lowest in the nation.

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  13. Critics say scrapping Mi-17 fleet could undermine Afghan air forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    "It does the job," U.S. Air Force Capt. Justin Smith said, standing inside a Russian-made Mi-17 helicopter at Kabul's military airport.

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  14. AR: Hutchinson signs bill requiring increased state respect for gun rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Rational Review

    "Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson signed a sweeping gun rights measure into law on Wednesday that will allow concealed handguns at state colleges, some bars, government buildings and even the state Capitol. The measure approved by Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson allows someone with a concealed handgun license to carry at the locations if they undergo up to eight hours of active-shooter training.

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  15. OP-ED | It's Time For Connecticut To Join The National Popular Vote CompactRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    Having seen the loser of the national popular vote win the White House in two of the last five presidential elections, I've been aware for years of the inequity of the current winner-take-all system of assigning states' electoral votes. But winner-take-all does a disservice even when it "works," that is, when the Electoral College winner is also the candidate for whom the most ballots were cast.

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  16. Gov. Hutchinson signs gun-rights measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Texarkana Gazette

    Arkansas' governor signed a sweeping gun rights measure into law on Wednesday that will allow concealed handguns at state colleges, some bars, government buildings and even the state Capitol. The measure approved by Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson allows someone with a concealed handgun license to carry at the locations if they undergo up to eight hours of active-shooter training.

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  17. Survey: Connecticut Employers Believe In Second ChancesRead the original story

    Wednesday | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    The vast majority of Connecticut employers support the idea of hiring individuals who have previously been incarcerated, but few are actively doing it, according to a new survey . Almost all, or 97 percent, of business leaders think formerly incarcerated people should have a second chance and 95 percent believe hiring them could potentially help make them productive members of society, according to Malta Justice Initiative, a Southport-based nonprofit that advocates for the incarcerated community and their families.

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  18. #3 Terps to Meet #10 Ducks in Sweet 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | University of Maryland Terrapins

    The third-seeded Maryland women's basketball team will take on 10th-seeded Oregon Saturday in the NCAA Regional Semifinals in Bridgeport, Conn. The Terps and the Ducks will tip off at 11:30 a.m. ET at Webster Bank Arena.

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  19. Legalized Marijuana Hearing Draws Conflicting TestimonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | The Hartford Courant

    A daylong hearing on legalizing marijuana in Connecticut produced torrents of conflicting testimony Wednesday about the public risks and benefits, ranging from health concerns to the need for new state tax revenue. The legislative hearing also highlighted very different attitudes toward recreational pot among members of the General Assembly 's judiciary committee.

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  20. Yale Psych Prof Warns Against LegalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | New Haven Independent

    A Yale expert on the health impacts of marijuana spent more than two hours cautioning legislators against legalizing the drug, saying a safe system might theoretically exist - but he hasn't seen one. Citing his own research and a recent report out of Colorado, psychiatry professor Dr. Deepak D'Souza warned members of the state legislature's Judiciary Committee Wednesday during a public hearing on bills that would legalize recreational use of marijuana about the potential impact on teens, drivers and those with severe mental illnesses like schizophrenia.

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