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WNBA, Connecticut Sun Continue to Thrive

WNBA, Connecticut Sun Continue to Thrive

After a bright start—studded with homegrown players like former UConn star Rebecca Lobo—the WNBA and the Connecticut Sun continue to find success as they enter their 17th season.

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Day Care Costs Connecticut Families More Than Public College Tuition

Day Care Costs Connecticut Families More Than Public College Tuition

According to a report cited in a Washington Post story, it costs $3,343 a year more for day care than for public college tuition in Connecticut.

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Connecticut Politics

by Jennifer Swift
What Rowland Can Expect if He Goes to Jail, a Flashback to 2005 'Man in the Can' Story

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In March 2005, Connecticut Magazine published the 'Man in the Can' story about what former Gov. John Rowland could expect when he went to jail. With Rowland indicted on new charges last week, we've brought the story back.

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John Rowland pleads not guilty to illegal campaign schemes

John Rowland pleads not guilty to illegal campaign schemes

The drumbeat of allegations against felon and former Gov. John G. Rowland came to a crescendo Friday as Rowland made his first appearance in federal court to answer a series of federal campaign law violations that could put him behind bars for the rest of his life.

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Arts & Entertainment

Notable Lincoln Center Concert’s Only Young Singers—From Connecticut

Notable Lincoln Center Concert’s Only Young Singers—From Connecticut

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UConn's Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Opens New Location

UConn's Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Opens New Location

After years of languishing on UConn's Depot Campus, the Ballard Institute of Museum of Puppetry now finds itself at the heart of Storrs Center.

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Stuart Weitzman Fantasy Shoes for Sale in Greenwich 'Art & Sole' Event

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'Trashy' Fashion Show in Hartford: Design Punch, Environmental Message

'Trashy' Fashion Show in Hartford: Design Punch, Environmental Message

The 4th annual Trashion Fashion Show in Hartford puts designers to the test with recyclable and discarded materials.

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Health & Wellness

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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Safe Staffing: Connecticut Nurses Lobby for Hospitals to Report Levels

Safe Staffing: Connecticut Nurses Lobby for Hospitals to Report Levels

A coalition of healthcare unions and others in Connecticut are worried about staffing levels in hospitals and lobbying for a bill that would implement a new state reporting requirement.

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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

Sale of Oprah Winfrey's New Chai Tea to Aid Some Connecticut Students

Sale of Oprah Winfrey's New Chai Tea to Aid Some Connecticut Students

Pathways to College at James Hillhouse High School is one of four programs that will benefit from every sale of Oprah Winfrey’s new product, Teavana Oprah Chai Tea. The tea will hit the shelves at Teavana and Starbucks locations April 29.

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Taft School Girls' Hockey Rebuilds, With Olympic Gold Medalist Coach

Taft School Girls' Hockey Rebuilds, With Olympic Gold Medalist Coach

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South End - Doug Allen Acoustic Show

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Aug 28, 2013
9:00 pm

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South End - Doug Allen Acoustic Show

Doug Allen is a Connecticut-based singer/songwriter’s who’s catchy hooks and rich voice keep getting him noticed by filmmakers and music fans. His latest album, featuring the single Sacramento, is now available on iTunes: “…It’s a great combination of original songs, ranging in sound from Keith Urban to Train, with a little bit of the Zac Brown Band in there for good measure.”

For more information, visit dougallenmusic.com and facebook.com/dougallenmusic.

Cost Free
Location

South End
36 Pine Street
New Canaan, CT
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Contact nameDoug Allen
Contact emailbooking@dougallenmusic.com
Websitehttp://dougallenmusic.com

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