Fentanyl a Factor in Heroin-Related Deaths Across Connecticut

12/26/13

Fentanyl a Factor in Heroin-Related Deaths Across Connecticut

It may look like heroin. It may act sort of like heroin. It may be sold as heroin. And the people selling it — and the people they bought it from — may even think it’s heroin.

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Holidays Are Profound Homecoming for Family of Vietnam War Airman Killed in Laos

12/25/13

Holidays Are Profound Homecoming for Family of Vietnam War Airman Killed in Laos

In the days since the New Haven airman’s remains were buried at Arlington National Cemetery, 45 years after his plane crashed in Laos during the Vietnam War, his four daughters have been carried by a wave of support from Connecticut and beyond.

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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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