UPDATE: Woodbridge Doctor James Magner Eliminated from 2016 WSOP

07/14/16

UPDATE: Woodbridge Doctor James Magner Eliminated from 2016 WSOP

Dr. James Magner, the Woodbridge doctor profiled here and in the July 2016 issue of Connecticut Magazine after finishing 27th in the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event, winning over $250,000, was eliminated in Day 3 of this year's competition. Here's his story of the 2016 tournament.

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BEACHCOMBING: ‘The History of America in Toys’

07/12/16

BEACHCOMBING: ‘The History of America in Toys’

A colorful history is on display at the Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum in Cheshire. Its 80,000 items are jaw-dropping to behold, especially for the baby boomers who grew up on Howdy Doody, Lassie and Superman.

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Rethinking Connecticut’s First War

07/12/16

Rethinking Connecticut’s First War

Research conducted by Mashantucket Pequot Museum reveals that much of what we thought we knew about the conflict is wrong.

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Woodbridge Doctor Bamboozles World's Top Players at World Series of Poker

07/06/16

Woodbridge Doctor Bamboozles World's Top Players at World Series of Poker

It was just for fun when Woodbridge resident Dr. James Magner entered the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas. Six days later he was starring on ESPN, bamboozling the planet’s best players and winning hundreds of thousands of dollars, *this* close to a million-dollar jackpot.

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Connecticut College Students Join a Suit Against Google

06/22/16

Connecticut College Students Join a Suit Against Google

This suit deals with undisclosed email scanning but digital privacy concerns in Connecticut extend beyond university accounts

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