Puppy for Christmas? New Law on Breeding Mills Mostly Working, Humane Society Official Says

12/27/14

Puppy for Christmas? New Law on Breeding Mills Mostly Working, Humane Society Official Says

A new state law aimed at raising the standards at pet shops is working, according to United States Humane Society Connecticut Director Annie Hornish, but there is still evidence showing some store owners keep doing business with alleged puppy mill breeders.

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Ryan Boatright Key for UConn Men's Basketball to Turn Season Around

12/26/14

Ryan Boatright Key for UConn Men's Basketball to Turn Season Around

Of all the players who have worn UConn men’s basketball uniforms since Jim Calhoun took over the program nearly 30 years ago, perhaps none have had as intriguing a career as Ryan Boatright.

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Love Target’s Prices? How About Big Box Stores' Property Tax Appeals?

12/24/14

Love Target’s Prices? How About Big Box Stores' Property Tax Appeals?

Connecticut municipalities are hemorrhaging at least $20 million of tax revenue a year from unjustified tax appeals.

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Blumenthal Pushes for Testing of Ebola Drug From Shelton Company

12/22/14

Blumenthal Pushes for Testing of Ebola Drug From Shelton Company

It's called a NanoViricide, a potential super drug developed in Connecticut that has already proven effective in animal testing against HIV and the flu. Now, scientists at the Shelton-based company that developed it believe it can take on Ebola.

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Clinton Grandmother Makes Nativity Scene With a Chain Saw

12/22/14

Clinton Grandmother Makes Nativity Scene With a Chain Saw

Motorists and pedestrians alike can’t help but notice the rustic nativity scene on display on the front lawn of June Merwin’s home

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