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Gustave Whitehead First to Fly? Maybe. Will His Fairfield House Crash?

Gustave Whitehead First to Fly? Maybe. Will His Fairfield House Crash?

The debate over who first achieved motorized flight may continue elsewhere, but here in Connecticut, there's no question.

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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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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
Half Full Brewery in Stamford to Can Beers, Sell Across Connecticut

Half Full Brewery in Stamford to Can Beers, Sell Across Connecticut

Stamford's Half Full Brewery taps into craft beer enthusiasm and launches canning line.

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Ruuthai’s Kitchen: New Thai Place in Bridgeport Worth the Trip

Ruuthai’s Kitchen: New Thai Place in Bridgeport Worth the Trip

Word’s out. There’s a new Thai place in Bridgeport worth traveling for. Ruuthai is a little family-run restaurant making authentic Thai dishes.

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Connecticut Politics

by Jennifer Swift
John McKinney Would Back Repeal of Tougher Connecticut Gun Laws as Governor?

John McKinney Would Back Repeal of Tougher Connecticut Gun Laws as Governor?

State Sen. John McKinney of Fairfield, a GOP candidate for governor, appears to say in a video that, as governor, he would back a legislature that voted to repeal Connecticut's tougher new gun laws.

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Mark Boughton on Lisa Wilson-Foley Donation: 'I would send back the check'

If he could, gubernatorial hopeful Mark Boughton would refund money his exploratory committee received from Lisa Wilson-Foley and her husband, who pleaded guilty as part of a campaign finance scheme last month. But he can’t, because he spent it already. “If there was a way...

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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

Chorus Angelicus, a children's choir based out of Torrington, was invited to perform with composer Eric Whitacre at Avery Fisher Hall in March.

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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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Style & Shopping

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

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

Fantasy art shoes from the Stuart Weitzman Collection will be sold at the store in Greenwich, and Jane Weitzman will be signing copies of her book 'Art & Sole' as part of Art to the Avenue.

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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

To borrow from the old E.F. Hutton commercial, when Gretchen Silverman speaks, the girls' hockey team at The Taft School in Watertown listens.

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Internships are available for college level students in Animal Care, Education, or Veterinary Care. An application and program details may be found on our Web site under Get Involved; Volunteer; Interns.

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