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Newtown Shooter’s History Reviewed in New Report

Newtown Shooter’s History Reviewed in New Report

The gunman in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings showed an early preoccupation with violence, became increasingly isolated and he had been diagnosed with autism, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder, according to a new report.

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Inside ESPN’s Billion Dollar Connecticut-Based NFL Football Empire (With Chris Berman)

Inside ESPN’s Billion Dollar Connecticut-Based NFL Football Empire (With Chris Berman)

Football is bigger than ever and so is the Bristol-based sports giant ESPN. We recently got a behind-the-scenes look at the network's new NFL studio and its football coverage.

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 Cheshire Factory to Become Arts Destination With Galleries, Music, Dining and More

Cheshire Factory to Become Arts Destination With Galleries, Music, Dining and More

Three Cheshire natives have banded together as the nonprofit Ball & Socket Arts, Inc. to transform the former Ball & Socket Manufacturing Co. factory into an arts destination with galleries, educational spaces, artists' lofts, a concert space and more.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
5 Connecticut Craft Beer Events You Don’t Want to Miss

5 Connecticut Craft Beer Events You Don’t Want to Miss

We’re sure any hop-craving, malt-loving consumer of carbonated beverages will enjoy attending these events.

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Meet the New Top Chef at The Whelk in Westport

Meet the New Top Chef at The Whelk in Westport

How does it feel to be hired as the new Chef de Cuisine for one of Fairfield County’s most successful restaurants?

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Craft 260 a New Gem for Craft Beer, Upscale Comfort Food, Great Burger

Craft 260 a New Gem for Craft Beer, Upscale Comfort Food, Great Burger

Craft 260 Beer Bar/Bistro is a new restaurant player in Fairfield, pouring on the flavor and serving extraordinary beers and bourbons.

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Arts & Entertainment

Quiet Corner Artists Open Studios to Public Beginning Black Friday

Quiet Corner Artists Open Studios to Public Beginning Black Friday

Sculptors, painters, potters, mixed media artists and more will open their doors during the Artists' Open Studios of Northeastern Connecticut beginning on Black Friday and continuing the following weekend.

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5 Best Connecticut Things to Do on Weekend: Craft Beer, Balloon Parade, Arts Trail …

5 Best Connecticut Things to Do on Weekend: Craft Beer, Balloon Parade, Arts Trail …

From a craft beer event at the New England Air Museum to a Schramsberg Vineyards wine dinner, the Shoreline Arts Trail and a big balloon parade in Stamford, this weekend looks like a great one in Connecticut.

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Actor Robert Davi Sings Sinatra, Great American Songbook at Foxwoods

Actor Robert Davi Sings Sinatra, Great American Songbook at Foxwoods

Actor Robert Davi has transitioned from "tough guy" movie roles to stage crooner with the release of his album "Davi Sings Sinatra, On the Road to Romance." He will perform the classics at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Saturday, November 22.

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Style & Shopping

A Shop Like a Mini Barneys or Bergdorf in the Connecticut Countryside

A Shop Like a Mini Barneys or Bergdorf in the Connecticut Countryside

For nearly two decades Abdo Ballester has been the visionary force behind the “gift shop” at a boutique luxury hotel in the Connecticut countryside that’s favored by such influential folks as Bill and Hillary Clinton.

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Start Your Holiday Shopping This Weekend in Style at CraftWestport

Start Your Holiday Shopping This Weekend in Style at CraftWestport

The Westport Young Women's League will host their 39th Annual CraftWestport this weekend, an opportunity for shoppers to purchase handmade, one-of-a-kind pieces by local and national artists.

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Kanye West Bought His Luxe Slippers, Not Part of Stubbs & Wootton Company

Kanye West Bought His Luxe Slippers, Not Part of Stubbs & Wootton Company

Black velvet slippers conjure up images of men dressed in tuxedos or tails, ready for a night out on the town wearing their crested shoes. Thanks to Percy Steinhart and Stubbs & Wootton, velvet slippers are no longer just for special occasions.

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Health & Wellness

Local Musicians Raise Awareness for Organ Donation in Benefit Concert

Local Musicians Raise Awareness for Organ Donation in Benefit Concert

A benefit concert at the Elks Lodge in Waterbury raised more than $6,800 for LifeChoice Donor Services and raised awareness for the importance of organ donation.

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‘Baby Sleep Whisperer’ Has Secrets to Help Parents Love the Dark Again

‘Baby Sleep Whisperer’ Has Secrets to Help Parents Love the Dark Again

The Baby Sleep Whisperer, Ingrid Prueher, offers advice to tired parents around the country on getting restless babies to bed from her business based in Westport.

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Connecticut Firefighter With ALS Gives Birth to Baby Girl

Connecticut Firefighter With ALS Gives Birth to Baby Girl

At 7:47 a.m., Nov. 4, Amanda and Chris Bernier welcomed a healthy baby girl, Arabella Grace, into their family at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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History

Connecticut's Witch Trials Explored in New Book; Salem Trials Came Later

Connecticut's Witch Trials Explored in New Book; Salem Trials Came Later

Cynthia Wolfe Boynton is the author of Connecticut Witch Trials: The First Panic in the New World.

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Oxford Man Receives WWII Medals Almost 70 Years After Earning Them

Oxford Man Receives WWII Medals Almost 70 Years After Earning Them

In 1945 Vahan Hovey and his battalion walked into an enemy ambush. Almost 70 years later he’s being recognized for his actions that day.

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Craft Beer, Burgers and Cigars: Best Connecticut History Event Ever?

Craft Beer, Burgers and Cigars: Best Connecticut History Event Ever?

On Nov. 6 the New Haven Museum will offer its first Burger, Brew and Stogie Stroll.” The event will celebrate New Haven’s brewing, cigar-making and burger history with liberal samples of each.

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2013 Convention - National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc.

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Oct 3, 2013 to Oct 6, 2013
8:30 am until 5:00 pm

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2013 Convention - National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc.

NATIONAL FEDERATION OF PARALEGAL ASSOCIATIONS (NFPA®) ANNOUNCES ANNUAL CONVENTION IN HARTFORD

Central Connecticut Paralegal Association, Inc. (CCPA) is proud to be the host of The National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. ("NFPA")Annual Convention in Hartford, CT on October 3rd through the 6th at the Marriott Downtown Hotel.

The benefits of attending the NFPA Annual Convention include personal connections with fellow paralegal professionals, networking opportunities with legal vendors, continuing legal education courses, and pure inspiration from fellow Convention attendees.

This year the Convention is offering sixteen education sessions for attendees with a CLE credit value of 1.25 credit hours each. The sessions include the topics of:

 

  • 2010 UCC Article 9 Amendments
  • Evidence & Expert Testimony
  • Federal Estate Tax Planning
  • Legal Issues Surrounding Cloud Computing
  • Internet Research Skills
  • Ethics in E-discovery
  • Medicare Set-Asides and Special Needs Trusts
  • Social Networking
  • Special Purpose Entities
  • Legal Research on the Web
  • Ethics & Privileges Issues
  • Legal Writing and Communication Skills
  • Corporate Transaction Duel Diligence Process
  • Trial Preparation
  • Time Management
  • Title Insurance Claims

 

The 2013 Pro Bono Conference held in conjunction with NFPA's Annual Convention will include presentations by paralegals working on pro bono projects across the country, as well as information on how to start or enhance your association's pro bono efforts.

This year's Convention charity will be Billings Forge which has turned a formerly notorious Hartford neighborhood into a nurturing environment. They host job training, art classes, sewing classes and a community garden, and offer safe apartment living for residents. Billings Forge opened a fantastic farm-to-table gourmet restaurant, the Firebox, which also helps support the neighborhood and employs local residents. Billings Forge offers opportunities to economically challenged families and helps them down the path to self-sufficient, healthy living.

NFPA is a non-profit professional organization representing more than 9,000 paralegals and is headquartered in Edmonds, WA. NFPA's core purpose is the advancement of the paralegal profession. NFPA promotes a global presence for the paralegal profession and leadership in the legal community.

NFPA - The Leader of the Paralegal Profession®

http://www.paralegals.org/

Cost Various - Choose events or come to all!
Location

Hartford Marriott Downtown
200 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT
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Additional Information
SponsorCentral Connecticut Paralegal Association, Inc.
Phone860-251-5122
Contact nameShelly Bender
Contact emailsbender@goodwin.com
Websitehttp://ctparalegals.org

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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