BEACHCOMBING: Teaching Kids to Love Reading

04/15/16

BEACHCOMBING: Teaching Kids to Love Reading

An author for the New Yorker describes how local hero teachers are getting teens hooked on books

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Gun Industry Powerhouse Flies Under the Radar in Newtown

04/11/16

Gun Industry Powerhouse Flies Under the Radar in Newtown

The Connecticut-based National Shooting Sports Foundation is spending almost as much as the NRA. Why have so few heard of it?

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It's a Small World: Disney in Connecticut

04/06/16

It's a Small World: Disney in Connecticut

Walt Disney the man, his company and his iconic mouse all have more links to Connecticut than you might guess.

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Dramatic Discovery of Two Whaleships Lost in Arctic for 144 Years Sheds Light on CT’s Whaling History

03/22/16

Dramatic Discovery of Two Whaleships Lost in Arctic for 144 Years Sheds Light on CT’s Whaling History

In 1871, 33 whaling ships, including two from Connecticut and a third with a Connecticut captain and owner, were trapped and crushed by pack ice off Alaska’s Arctic coast. They were thought lost, until now.

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A Connecticut Cat Lady Makes a Difference in Malaysia

03/21/16

A Connecticut Cat Lady Makes a Difference in Malaysia

Sharon native Teviot Fairservis operates a beachside cat shelter for more than 100 animals in Penang, Malaysia.

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