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

04/18/14

‘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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On Heels of UConn's NCAA Titles, Student-Athletes Unionizing Has Traction

04/18/14

On Heels of UConn's NCAA Titles, Student-Athletes Unionizing Has Traction

State Rep. Patricia Dillon, D-New Haven, plans to sponsor legislation that will help eliminate barriers to athletes unionizing at public universities like UConn.

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Politico: Dodd Campaign Could Have Unknowingly Received Illegal Campaign Contributions

04/18/14

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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Iraq Veteran, Ballet Dancer Roman Baca Brings Fallujah to West Hartford

04/18/14

Iraq Veteran, Ballet Dancer Roman Baca Brings Fallujah to West Hartford

The Ballet Theatre Company's 16 Annual Spring Repertory Performance will take place on May 3 at the University of Saint Joseph.

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Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton Won't Back Down from Accusation

04/18/14

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton Won't Back Down from Accusation

Danbury Mayor and Gubernatorial Candidate Mark Boughton says he misspoke at a debate when he suggested a Democratic donor was appointed to a “high-paying position” because of a “quid pro quo” arrangement, but maintains the arrangement still stinks of a pay to play atmosphere in the state’s executive branch.

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Connecticut GOP Candidates Say 'No Thanks' to Wilson-Foley Donations

04/18/14

Connecticut GOP Candidates Say 'No Thanks' to Wilson-Foley Donations

At least two Republican candidates for state office are now saying thanks, but no thanks, to donations they received from Lisa Wilson-Foley, who along with her husband pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge in a campaign scheme involving former Gov. John G. Rowland last month.

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'DamNation' Takes Top Honors at Environmental Film Festival at Yale

04/17/14

'DamNation' Takes Top Honors at Environmental Film Festival at Yale

"DamNation," a documentary film by Travis Rummel and Ben Knight, won top prize at the 2014 Environmental Film Festival at Yale.

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  Agave Grill's Spicy Barbecue Pork Tacos Praised in Food Network Magazine

04/17/14

Agave Grill's Spicy Barbecue Pork Tacos Praised in Food Network Magazine

Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, Food Network Magazine’s May issue features a story entitled “50 States of Tacos” and Agave Grill in Hartford is included.

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Like ‘Survivor’ as Horror Movie: Haunted Camping Coming to Connecticut

04/17/14

Like ‘Survivor’ as Horror Movie: Haunted Camping Coming to Connecticut

Be afraid, be very afraid. For two nights in July terror will take over a Connecticut campground, for the entertainment of paying guests.

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One-Party Politics in Connecticut: The Elephant Not In the Room

04/17/14

One-Party Politics in Connecticut: The Elephant Not In the Room

As the party on the outside looking in, Connecticut's Republicans face many challenges.

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