DeLauro Proposes 1-Cent Tax on Each Teaspoon of Sugar in Soft Drinks

07/31/14

DeLauro Proposes 1-Cent Tax on Each Teaspoon of Sugar in Soft Drinks

With high rates of obesity, diabetes and related illnesses prevailing across the United States, U.S. Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro on Wednesday proposed the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax Act, or SWEET Act.

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Connecticut Fears Change to Native American Tribes Law; 3 New Casinos?

07/29/14

Connecticut Fears Change to Native American Tribes Law; 3 New Casinos?

New proposed reforms in Washington, D.C., may be easing the standards for recognition of Native American tribes, opening the possibility for more casinos in Connecticut. But is that a good thing?

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Sulu of 'Star Trek,' a Gay Rights Activist, Draws a Crowd at Yale

07/27/14

Sulu of 'Star Trek,' a Gay Rights Activist, Draws a Crowd at Yale

The laughter of George Takei echoed throughout the Whitney Humanities Center at Yale University Friday night as he shared stories from the set of “Star Trek” and discussed “To Be Takei,” a documentary on his life.

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Ron Howard’s Greenwich Estate Sells for $27.5 Million; Buyer Not Named

07/25/14

Ron Howard’s Greenwich Estate Sells for $27.5 Million; Buyer Not Named

The Greenwich, Connecticut, home of director, producer and actor Ron Howard has been sold.

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Voting for Connecticut's Favorite Town Ends Friday; Westport, Putnam Leading

07/24/14

Voting for Connecticut's Favorite Town Ends Friday; Westport, Putnam Leading

There is still time vote for the fan-favorite Connecticut town. Which do you think deserves the crown?

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