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Connecticut Rolls Out Next Wave of 'Still Revolutionary' Tourism Campaign

Connecticut Rolls Out Next Wave of 'Still Revolutionary' Tourism Campaign

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today announced the next wave of Connecticut’s still revolutionary campaign. The new advertising spots, titled “Revolutionary Thoughts,” will showcase a diverse array of experiences travelers can enjoy within close proximity.

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Danbury's Glover Teixeira Hopes to Bring UFC Championship Belt to Connecticut This Saturday

Danbury's Glover Teixeira Hopes to Bring UFC Championship Belt to Connecticut This Saturday

On Saturday Glover Teixeira will face Jon Jones for the light heavyweight championship belt at UFC 172. The Danbury fighter likes his chances and hopes to bring the belt back to Connecticut.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
Spring Lamb Focus of Saugatuck Craft Butchery Dinner Party, Westport

Spring Lamb Focus of Saugatuck Craft Butchery Dinner Party, Westport

Each month Saugatuck Craft Butchery hosts an eight course dinner party paired with wine for twenty guests that highlights a different protein and Craft's pasture to table ethos.

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‘Under the Tuscan Sun’ Author Brings Her Italian Wines to Connecticut

‘Under the Tuscan Sun’ Author Brings Her Italian Wines to Connecticut

'Under the Tuscan Sun' author Frances Mayes will be presenting her line of Italian wines in Connecticut in May.

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Connecticut Politics

by Jennifer Swift
Hillary Clinton takes the stage at UConn forum

Hillary Clinton takes the stage at UConn forum

In her opening remarks, tailor-made for a college crowd, former Secretary of State, Senator, first lady and possible Democratic candidate for president Hillary Clinton urged University of Connecticut students to participate in their democracy — and spoke of the need of the country to...

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Politico: Dodd Campaign Could Have Unknowingly Received Illegal Campaign Contributions

Politico: Dodd Campaign Could Have Unknowingly Received Illegal Campaign Contributions

Former Sen. Chris Dodd’s campaign may have been a recipient of illegal campaign contributions from a man who pleaded guilty Thursday to making $180,000 in illegal contributions and witness tampering, Politico reports.

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Arts & Entertainment

Litchfield Native Takes Home Second Place Prize on Syfy’s ‘Face Off’

Litchfield Native Takes Home Second Place Prize on Syfy’s ‘Face Off’

Litchfield's Tyler Green runner up in the finale of Syfy's "Face Off" broadcast on Tuesday.

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Authors' Luncheon Unites Esteemed Writers on Issue of Domestic Violence

Authors' Luncheon Unites Esteemed Writers on Issue of Domestic Violence

The 10th Annual Authors' Luncheon benefiting the Susan B. Anthony Project will feature authors Evie Wyld, Dagmara Dominczyk and Hilma Wolitzer and be hosted by Diane Meier and Frank Delaney.

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Style & Shopping

 ESPN's Sage Steele Wears a Connecticut Design on 'NBA Countdown' Again

ESPN's Sage Steele Wears a Connecticut Design on 'NBA Countdown' Again

The dress Sage Steele wore on “NBA Countdown” April 19 marked the third time she has worn a Jean Anne Boccaccio design on the air.

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Own a Piece of Connecticut Landmark Where Bogart, Bacall, Liz Taylor Stayed

Own a Piece of Connecticut Landmark Where Bogart, Bacall, Liz Taylor Stayed

The entire collection of antiques from the Silvermine Tavern in Norwalk will be sold at an estate sale on April 25-27.

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Health & Wellness

Walk with the Animals at the Beardsley Zoo in Support of Make-A-Wish

Walk with the Animals at the Beardsley Zoo in Support of Make-A-Wish

Make-A-Wish Connecticut's annual fundraiser Walk for Wishes raises money to grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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Old Saybrook Dad Writes Book on His Son's Triumph Over Autism

Old Saybrook Dad Writes Book on His Son's Triumph Over Autism

“I want people to read it, see that there’s hope. Nobody could tell us what things would look like in five or 10 years, we didn’t know anyone like this. I want people to know that they’re not alone, and that there is hope,” Steven Yates said.

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History

AMC's 'Turn' Features Connecticut Spies of the American Revolution

AMC's 'Turn' Features Connecticut Spies of the American Revolution

They always say the truth is more compelling than fiction. In the case of AMC's "Turn," a healthy dose of both is making for some great TV. Set during the American Revolution, "Turn," chronicles the true story of the Culper Spy Ring, which operated in and around New...

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Aaron Burr's Treason Trial Explored in Litchfield, Town With Strong Ties to Burr

Aaron Burr's Treason Trial Explored in Litchfield, Town With Strong Ties to Burr

It was Aaron Burr’s treason trial that drew listeners to the Litchfield Historical Society recently to listen to Prof. R. Kent Newmyer, a professor of law and history at the University of Connecticut School of Law, who discussed his book, “The Treason Trial of Aaron Burr: Law, Politics, and the Character Wars of a New Nation.”

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Education

Gospel Music Gets Listeners Out of Their Seats at The Hotchkiss School

Gospel Music Gets Listeners Out of Their Seats at The Hotchkiss School

Student choirs from around Litchfield County will participate in Gospelfest at The Hotchkiss School this Sunday, April 27.

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Chocolate World Expo Offers Delicious Education at Science Center

Chocolate World Expo Offers Delicious Education at Science Center

The Chocolate World Expo will fill the Connecticut Science Center with over 40 vendors offering everything from brownies to bath soap, April 27.

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NATURE AT NIGHT: Annual Summer Family Camp Out

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Aug 3, 2013 to Aug 4, 2013
5:30 pm until 9:00 am

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NATURE AT NIGHT: Annual Summer Family Camp Out

Saturday, August 3, 5:30 pm - Sunday, August 4, 9 am

Discover the wonders of the nighttime world from bats to owls at our annual family campout! Pitch a tent under the stars, peer through the telescope in our Observatory into the night sky, meet live nocturnal animals and get a special tour of our Bats: Masters of the Night exhibition. Put your night vision to work as we take a nocturnal creatures hike and even build your own bat box to take home. Start your evening with a great dinner on the meadow, roast marshmallows for a sweet treat over the campfire and awake to a pancake breakfast featuring our own maple syrup. A great experience for first timers or seasoned campers.  All meals are included. Enrollment is limited. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. To register, please call 203.977.6521. Members: $110 for 1 parent/child; $35 for each addl. family member. Non-Members: $150 for 1 parent/child; $35 for each addl. family member

* * * * Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The Museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a focal point for family activity through exhibitions, educational programs and special events.

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Stamford Museum & Nature Center
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT
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SponsorStamford Museum & Nature Center
Phone203-977-6521
Contact nameRegistrar
Contact emailinfo@stamfordmuseum.org
Websitehttp://www.stamfordmuseum.org

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