Chick-Fil-A to Open Connecticut Location Oct. 9; Gay Rights Controversy

10/02/14

Chick-Fil-A to Open Connecticut Location Oct. 9; Gay Rights Controversy

Due to the public position of its CEO on gay rights, the possible arrival of Chick-Fil-A in Connecticut has sparked controversy.

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Connecticut Opposes Native American Tribes Law Change; 3 New Casinos?

10/01/14

Connecticut Opposes Native American Tribes Law Change; 3 New Casinos?

New proposed reforms in Washington, D.C., may be easing the standards for recognition of Native American tribes, opening the possibility for more casinos in Connecticut. But is that a good thing?

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Community Plates Fights Food Insecurity with Generosity and Technology

09/30/14

Community Plates Fights Food Insecurity with Generosity and Technology

Community Plates, a technology-fueled, direct-transfer food rescue organization based in Fairfield County, is working to fight food insecurity in Connecticut and around the country.

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Rowland’s $52,000 Annual Pension Remains Intact Despite 2nd Conviction

09/30/14

Rowland’s $52,000 Annual Pension Remains Intact Despite 2nd Conviction

Former Gov. John G. Rowland will continue to collect his state pension, worth $52,000, despite facing 57 years in federal prison.

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 Holy Land’s Waterbury Resurrection: Hollywood Style Sign Visible for First Time in Decades

09/29/14

Holy Land’s Waterbury Resurrection: Hollywood Style Sign Visible for First Time in Decades

All summer volunteers have cleared brush and trees at the long-abandoned religious theme park that once attracted thousands of visitors a year and now the crowds are returning.

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