Four-Legged Holiday Message: Connecticut Shelter Pets Complete Families

12/24/13

Four-Legged Holiday Message: Connecticut Shelter Pets Complete Families

Nash, a 3-year-old Rhodesian Ridgeback/Boxer mix dog; Emerald, a 1-year-old calico cat; Weezy and Wonka, two 8-week-old domestic short kittens, and pair of guinea pigs, Baby and Minnie paid a visit to the New Haven Register’s newsroom Monday in hopes of being adopted.

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UConn Economists Say Connecticut Economy Has 'Profound Structural Weakness'

12/23/13

UConn Economists Say Connecticut Economy Has 'Profound Structural Weakness'

An Associated Press story on the report says, "The Connecticut Center for Economic Analysis says in its forecast released Monday that lower unemployment is misleading and is a 'smoke screen.'"

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With Torrington in Heroin Death Crisis, a Look at Connecticut's Typical Users, Statistics

12/22/13

With Torrington in Heroin Death Crisis, a Look at Connecticut's Typical Users, Statistics

A typical Connecticut heroin user also frequently doesn’t know exactly what that stuff he or she is smoking, snorting or injecting is — and it may or may not be heroin, authorities say.

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CNN Picks Up Story of Aspiring Oxford Chef, 10, Who Can't Eat and Needs a Transplant

12/20/13

CNN Picks Up Story of Aspiring Oxford Chef, 10, Who Can't Eat and Needs a Transplant

Our Connecticut Magazine story on the challenges faced by Chelsea Wheeler, 10, of Oxford caught the attention of CNN, which sent reporter Frederik Pleitgen and a crew to the Wheeler home Monday and will be airing a story on Chelsea beginning Saturday morning and running in various shows throughout a 24-hour news cycle.

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Campus Lockdown Situations in Connecticut Bring Significant Costs

12/19/13

Campus Lockdown Situations in Connecticut Bring Significant Costs

There are significant costs anytime law enforcement responds to a potential threat.

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