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CONNsumer: Don't Fall Victim to These Common Scams

CONNsumer: Don't Fall Victim to These Common Scams

The many shades of deception include fake lotteries, illegal marketing calls, phony charity solicitations, fake inheritance notices, utility imposters, friends-in-distress schemes (also known as the Grandparent Scam) and the most often-reported scam in Connecticut...

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'Not a Love Letter to Westport'

'Not a Love Letter to Westport'

ABC Comedy Originally Titled "the Second Fattest Housewife In Westport" Debuts

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Durham Fair Celebrates 100 Years

Durham Fair Celebrates 100 Years

It was 100 years ago, on June 16, 1916, that the small central Connecticut farming town of Durham voted and approved the creation of an agricultural fair. Today, the Durham Fair is the largest agricultural fair in Connecticut.

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As Connecticut Pushes Forward on Natural Gas Expansion, Some Push Back

As Connecticut Pushes Forward on Natural Gas Expansion, Some Push Back

Andover becomes one battleground in a fight taking place all over Connecticut, the region and the country.

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Arts & Entertainment

13 Spooky Halloween Events

13 Spooky Halloween Events

This year's best Halloween events

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Adam Carolla Brings Live Podcast to Foxwoods

Adam Carolla Brings Live Podcast to Foxwoods

Comedian, actor, radio personality and New York Times bestselling author Adam Carolla will host a live taping of his podcast, "The Adam Carolla Show," at Foxwoods on Oct. 7.

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Mohegan Sun Celebrates 20 Years

Mohegan Sun Celebrates 20 Years

Mohegan Sun is turning 20 this month, and is throwing itself a birthday party. Perhaps as a testament to the growth of the casino as a destination over the last two decades, Mohegan has organized what might be one of the most impressive series of events in its history.

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Style & Design

Stepping Out: September 2016

Stepping Out: September 2016

Kelly Hansen, lead singer of Foreigner, hosted an exclusive pre-show dinner event featuring items from his upcoming cookbook. He was joined by members of Foxwoods’ expert culinary team including VUE 24 chef Michael Yaffe, Cake by Franck’s chef Franck Iglesias (pictured, with...

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Insider Tips From a Flea Market Pro

Insider Tips From a Flea Market Pro

Kate Avery turned to tag sales, flea markets and consignment shops to find vintage pieces and antiques to refurnish her house, looking for quality construction that would stand the test of time.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
Hidden Gem: Ki Delicia Brazilian Bakery / Deli in Bridgeport Is All Delicious

Hidden Gem: Ki Delicia Brazilian Bakery / Deli in Bridgeport Is All Delicious

When walking into Ki Delicia Bakery and Deli, you are drawn in by the welcoming aroma of Brazilian delights.

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One Dish: Gobdol Bibimbap (Korean Rice Bowl)

One Dish: Gobdol Bibimbap (Korean Rice Bowl)

Edo II, Danbury offers a great version of this traditional dish.

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Craft Cruising: 10 October Craft Beer/Beverage Fests

Craft Cruising: 10 October Craft Beer/Beverage Fests

October is full of craft beverage events you won't want to miss.

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After Fire, Southington’s Close Harbour Seafood is Sailing Again

After Fire, Southington’s Close Harbour Seafood is Sailing Again

Close Harbour Seafood's longtime customers love the rebuild, and the new ones are happy for a host of reasons, like lobster-stuffed potatoes, Rhode Island clam chowder, shrimp scampi and jumbo lump crab cakes.

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Health & Science

Yale’s Forgotten Master of Mind Control

Yale’s Forgotten Master of Mind Control

In the 1950s and ’60s, Jose Delgado inserted brain chips in humans and animals and controlled them like puppets on invisible strings

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Yale Researchers Study Life-Extending Hormone

Yale Researchers Study Life-Extending Hormone

Most mice start showing signs of aging by 2 years old. These mice didn’t.

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Playwriting Contest All Ages

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Jan 15, 2014 to Feb 1, 2014
until 12:00 am

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Slant of Light Productions is currently accepting submissions for its    SNAPSHOTS Program Writing Contest. Rough drafts are accepted and    encouraged, as well as are submissions from students.    The winning pieces will receive a complete workshop of their piece within    Slant of Light Productions, as well as a space in the 2013/2014 Snapshots    program with it’s writer credited as playwright.    About the Program:   Snapshots teaches students the value of a high self-worth. High self esteem in    teens promotes emotional and physical safety by combatting dangerous personal    behaviors and belief systems. We educate students about relevant social issues    including eating disorders, domestic violence, bullying, sexuality, and drug    abuse, providing snapshots of these epidemics in theatrical form.   Submission Guidelines:   *submissions are accepted from ALL ages, we encourage high school and    college age students to submit pieces*   *all submissions must be approximately 45 minutes in length*   *all submissions must clearly explore ONE of the below topics, specifically    focusing on elementary, middle, high school, or college age students*   Topics for consideration:   Body Image and Eating Disorders   Sex (including teen pregnancy, STIs, masturbation, birth control and sex for    pleasure   Drug Abuse (including steroids)   Youth Violence (non-sexual, including gangs)   Sexual Violence (sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking)   Bullying and Cyber-Bullying   Alcoholism   Mental Health Issues   Submission Instructions:   Please email all script submissions as a WORD attachment to   sruttenberg@soflproductions.org. In the body of the email, please include your    name, contact information (email, phone number, address), school and year (if    applicable), and age/subject category you are submitting under.    Please contact Stacy at sruttenberg@soflproductions.org with any questions.   Deadline: January 31

Cost No cost to Submit
Location

CT

Additional Information
SponsorSlant of Light Productions
Contact nameStacy Ruttenberg
Contact emailsruttenberg@sofltheatercompany.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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