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To the Editor: While I will take the Darien Times at its word that it... The post Letter: The Darien Times should stop the finger pointing appeared first on Darien…
02.27 / 22:38
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DANBURY, Conn. — A woman from Maine who was a passenger in a car clocked going 86 mph on I-84 in Danbury was busted on drug charges after troopers discovered a cache of THC-laced candy in the vehicle, state police said.The woman was found with 406 grams of THC lollipops, 22 grams of THC rock c…
02.27 / 22:29
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The Trump Administration’s plan to deport more immigrants now has a face and a name in New Haven: Wilmer…
The Trumbull Library, 33 Quality St., will host a Keltic Kick concert on Sunday, March... The post Free Keltic Kick concert March 5 at Trumbull Library appeared first on Fairfield…
02.27 / 22:23
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DARIEN — A tractor-trailer rolled on a busy I-95 from a rest area gas station Monday afternoon. The incident happened near Exit 9 in Darien on the southbound side of highway. The incident resulted in a crash and a minor injury. According to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, the tractor-trailer truck pulled up to the gas pumps at the I-95 Southbound service plaza. Shortly after the driver exited the cab, the truck started rolling away from the pump. It continued rolling an…
02.27 / 22:23
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WASHINGTON — Two tourists are paying SpaceX for a trip around the moon next year. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced Monday afternoon that the travelers had already placed a significant deposit. “Next year is going to be a big year for carrying people to the space station and hopefully beyond,” Musk said in a conference call with reporters. SpaceX will use the same launch pad near Cape Canaveral, Florida, that was used for the Apollo missions. This story is developing…
02.27 / 22:23
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HOUSTON –  Houston police are looking for a suspect who shot and killed an 8-year-old girl following a car crash early Saturday. The shooting happened around 2 a.m. near a Houston intersection when a white Pontiac Grand Prix ran a red light. After the driver of the white car ran the light, a black Honda Accord, driven by 8-year-old De’Maree Adkins’ mother, slammed into the side of the Pontiac, police said. According to KPRC-TV, Adkins’ mother, Latoyia Thomas, said, “…
02.27 / 22:23
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PLAINVILLE — A local man was found with an illegal assault weapon when he was arrested on domestic violence charges Sunday, according to p…
02.27 / 22:23
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  Promoted as a means to “give where you live,” Fairfield County’s Giving Day is... The post Online ‘giving day’ will support nonprofits appeared first on Shelton Herald…
02.27 / 22:23
sheltonherald.com
With revenue collections from the state's 100 richest taxpayers lower than expected, the legislature's nonpartisan fiscal office now says the projected state deficit for the current fiscal year is $65 million. These are the latest calculations for collections from wealthy residents that were…
02.27 / 22:23
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The fifth ward alderman has resigned his post because he recently moved to Southbury. “The company is involved in a six-year contract replacing all the water mains in Torrington so he’ll be closer to his job,” the mayor said. Jaumann, who resides on Wakelee Avenue, unsuccessfully ran last November as the Republican State Representative candidate against Linda Gentile, the Democratic incum…
02.27 / 22:23
ctpost.com
Greatness on the basketball court doesn't guarantee success as a coach or team executive. Just ask any number of former NBA…
02.27 / 22:23
connecticut.cbslocal.com
In 1939, Nazi Germany started World War II and Adolf Hitlers highly mechanized army began gobbling up territory across Europe. As Hitler set his eyes on sacking Great Britain, Prime Minister Winston Churchill knew there was no chance of defeating him by conventional means. So Churchill created a top-secret organization devoted to sabotage and guerrilla warfare. …
02.27 / 22:01
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Warm water off the West Coast has upset the balance of Northern California’s marine ecosystem. The ocean’s kelp forests from the Bay Area to Oregon have shrunk by more than 90 percent since 2008. Eli Wirtschafter  ( @ RadioEli ) of Here…
02.27 / 22:01
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02.27 / 22:01
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National Geographic contributing photographer Joel Sartore is 11 years into a 25-year endeavor to document every captive animal species in the world using studio lighting and black-and-white backgrounds. So far, he's photographed 6,500 different species, which leaves approximately 6,000 to go. Sartore tells Fresh Air 's Terry Gross that presenting the animals in the studio, rather than in nature, gives them equal importance in the eye of the viewer. "A mouse is every bit as glorious as an…
02.27 / 22:01
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Wildfires can start when lightning strikes or when someone fails to put out a campfire. New research shows that people start a lot more fires than lightning does — so much so that people are drastically altering wildfire in America. Fire ecologist Melissa Forder says about 60 percent of fires in national parks are caused by humans: "intentionally set fires, buildings burning and spreading into the forest, smoking, equipment malfunctions and campfires." But the average for all forests is e…
02.27 / 22:01
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The Trumbull Library, 33 Quality St., will host a Keltic Kick concert on Sunday, March... The post Free Keltic Kick concert March 5 at Trumbull Library appeared first on Trumbull…
02.27 / 21:56
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Nonpartisan analysts are tracking eroding state income tax receipts that could push the current state budget – and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's plan for the next two fiscal years – modestly into def…
02.27 / 21:51
ctmirror.org
WASHINGTON – Connecticut lawmakers have joined other Democratic colleagues in inviting guests to President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress Tuesday -- people who will serve as symbolic rebukes to the new president’s policies. Among them: Constituents from seven Muslim countries that were subject to a presidential travel ban and advocates for public schools and the Affordable Care Act …
02.27 / 21:51
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