Aaron Burr's Treason Trial Explored in Litchfield, Town With Strong Ties to Burr

04/08/14

Aaron Burr's Treason Trial Explored in Litchfield, Town With Strong Ties to Burr

It was Aaron Burr’s treason trial that drew listeners to the Litchfield Historical Society recently to listen to Prof. R. Kent Newmyer, a professor of law and history at the University of Connecticut School of Law, who discussed his book, “The Treason Trial of Aaron Burr: Law, Politics, and the Character Wars of a New Nation.”

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With Victory Tonight UConn Does the 'Impossible', NCAA Tourney Sweep (Again)

04/08/14

With Victory Tonight UConn Does the 'Impossible', NCAA Tourney Sweep (Again)

The UConn men became the national champions last night after they beat the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54. If the women’s team can beat Notre Dame tonight the UConn program will have another NCAA championship sweep—making them not just the only program to accomplish the feat, but also the only team to do it twice.

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UConn Women Have an Edge Against Notre Dame in NCAA Championship Game

04/08/14

UConn Women Have an Edge Against Notre Dame in NCAA Championship Game

Just like the UConn men had converted big opportunities better than NCAA opponents, the women's team has that stat karma on its side big-time going into tonight's game.

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UConn Men's Basketball Coach Kevin Ollie: The Overachiever

04/07/14

UConn Men's Basketball Coach Kevin Ollie: The Overachiever

Entering his second year as uconn's men's basketball coach, some of Kevin Ollie's biggest challenges lie ahead. But as someone who has exceeded expectations his entire life, that's the fun part.

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Connecticut Spy Case Jury Selection to Start: Intel Bound for Iran

04/07/14

Connecticut Spy Case Jury Selection to Start: Intel Bound for Iran

A former Pratt & Whitney worker who allegedly tried to ship military documents to Iran awaits trial.

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Ross' Bread in Ridgefield: Great Bread, Pastries, Sandwiches, Soups, Quiche ...

04/07/14

Ross' Bread in Ridgefield: Great Bread, Pastries, Sandwiches, Soups, Quiche ...

Ross’ Bread employs three full-time bakers who create over 20 varieties of bread including baguette, caraway rye, cinnamon raisin, challah, gorgonzola fig walnut and the popular sweet earth. Pastries include bread pudding, brownies, croissants, pain au chocolate, sticky buns and assorted muffins and scones.

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Lots to Like at Transformed Versailles Bistro, Patisserie in Greenwich

04/07/14

Lots to Like at Transformed Versailles Bistro, Patisserie in Greenwich

When you enter the reimagined restaurant, the front area is a patisserie, complete with white marble-topped tables, bistro chairs and glass display cases filled with tantalizing pastries. Behind these cases is a coffee bar, serving some of the best café au lait in Greenwich.

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Mickey Rooney Looked Back on His Career for Connecticut Magazine in 2012

04/07/14

Mickey Rooney Looked Back on His Career for Connecticut Magazine in 2012

Legendary actor Mickey Rooney, who died Sunday at 93, talked to Connecticut Magazine in 2012 about his long career.

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UConn Rides Stats Karma  Into NCAA Title Game; Tops Kentucky on Conversion Rate

04/05/14

UConn Rides Stats Karma Into NCAA Title Game; Tops Kentucky on Conversion Rate

UConn has made it to the Final Four a total of four times—impressively converting three of those into national championships, in 1999, 2004 and 2011.

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Pepe’s Pizza of New Haven Alive and Well Despite April Fools’ Story

04/04/14

Pepe’s Pizza of New Haven Alive and Well Despite April Fools’ Story

Pepe's Pizzeria is NOT CLOSED or closing as a tasteless April Fools' Day story posted online said.

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