Gun Control Advocates Protest Gov. Chris Christie’s Connecticut Visit

07/22/14

Gun Control Advocates Protest Gov. Chris Christie’s Connecticut Visit

About 180 people lined the road leading to the entrance of a private home in Greenwich, where Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey was campaigning for Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley.

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Stylish Support for Anti-Bullying Efforts, Salvation Army in Norwich Area

07/21/14

Stylish Support for Anti-Bullying Efforts, Salvation Army in Norwich Area

Bows and Things Boutique, a New London-based home business, will support the anti-bullying organization Bully Busters and the Salvation Army in Norwich with two events in August.

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Top Dentists 2014, the Elite Behind the Best Connecticut Smiles

07/21/14

Top Dentists 2014, the Elite Behind the Best Connecticut Smiles

How Our Dentists Are Chosen For 2014, we sent questionnaires to every dentist licensed in Connecticut— more than 2,800 — asking them to recommend a dentist to whom they would send a loved one for care in seven categories. We received 470 completed questionnaires (nearly 17 percent), a very good return rate for a survey like this. Thus, every dentist listed has been recommended by a significant number of his or her peers;  indeed, the only way to make the list is through these peer recommen­dations. We like to say that every dentist who makes the list is a good one, or at least a recommended one, but not every good dentist makes the list. You should use it as a reference, not the final word, as you search for someone to...

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50 Years After the Gulf of Tonkin, Vietnam Vet John White Looks Back at the Incident that Sparked War

07/21/14

50 Years After the Gulf of Tonkin, Vietnam Vet John White Looks Back at the Incident that Sparked War

Fifty years after a dark anniversary, a Cheshire veteran speaks.

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07/21/14

The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, passed by Congress on Aug. 7, 1964, was the pretext and the legal cover needed by Pres. Lyndon Johnson for the Vietnam War. Prior to that, the U.S. presence was in an “advisory” capacity, invited there by the South Vietnamese government to halt incursions by the Communist government of North Vietnam. The alleged Aug. 4 attack on U.S. Navy destroyers USS Maddox and USS Turner Joy by North Vietnamese motor torpedo boats, was cited by Pres. Johnson in a speech to the American people on Aug. 6, and Congress voted near unanimously on the resolution the next day (which passed 416-0 in the House, 88-2 in the Senate). Citing this alleged attack by the North Vietnamese, the resolution “approves and supports the determination of the President,...

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07/21/14

John White's Letter to the New Haven Register, 1967

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07/21/14

New Haven Register Vietnam War Editorial, 1967

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The Hartford Courant Celebrates 250th Anniversary: Witness to History

07/21/14

The Hartford Courant Celebrates 250th Anniversary: Witness to History

The Hartford Courant has been reporting U.S. since before there was a U.S.

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Connecticut Home & Garden: Steps to Creating Your Perfect Pool

07/21/14

Connecticut Home & Garden: Steps to Creating Your Perfect Pool

Our step-by-step guide will lead you the process of installing the inground pool of your dreams.

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Mystery Surrounds Enfield Time Capsule; Will Medical Examiner X-Ray It?

07/21/14

Mystery Surrounds Enfield Time Capsule; Will Medical Examiner X-Ray It?

The giant slab of concrete unearthed by accident at Enfield High School appears to be a time capsule but who buried it and when remains a mystery.

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