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  • Spotlight on Safety

    Cars with high scores in crash tests are hot commodities. Here’s how to size up the best model in your price range. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 32,885 people died in motor vehicle crashes in...
  • Boston Children's Museum: More Imagination, Inspiration and Science

    Boston Children's Museum: More Imagination, Inspiration and Science
    If you think you've "been there, done that," think again. Four years ago, a 23-thousand square foot addition was built onto Boston Children's Museum, filling this iconic spot with even more imagination, inspiration and science.  Founded by teachers...
  • Yale Makes Discovery That Will Dramatically Impact Autism Research

    Yale Makes Discovery That Will Dramatically Impact Autism Research
    Researchers at Yale University say they’ve made a discovery that will dramatically impact autism research. Dr. Stephan Sanders- the first author of the study- says scientists found genetic mutations are linked to the condition. This finding will...
  • Stratford Doctor, Who Left Private Practice To Teach High School, Helps Recycling Program

    Stratford Doctor, Who Left Private Practice To Teach High School, Helps Recycling Program
    Dr. Wrubel has done many things in his life time. He is an accomplished author of Word Speaking, a non-fiction book of poems. He was also a podiatrist in private practice here for many years until eight years ago when he made a career change.  It would...
  • Broadcast Production Manager

    POSITION: Broadcast Production Manager DATE: 2/28/12 DEPARTMENT: Production REPORTS TO: SVP/Managing Director ROLE: To manage and maintain production facilities and supervise daily activities of production staff including weekly scheduling of...
  • 'No call, no text, no update is worth a human life'

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features In a ruling that could alter the lifestyles of millions of Americans, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended states completely ban the use of all mobile phones and other portable electronic devices while...
  • Engineering in High School, Building a Foundation for a Lifetime

    Engineering in High School, Building a Foundation for a Lifetime
    In an age where engineering is a highly regarded field, there are two teams at South Windsor High School that get students involved in engineering design. Students in the VEX and FIRST robotics teams meet to design, build, and program, a robot that...
  • Samuel Adams Brewery Tour

    Samuel Adams Brewery Tour
    There's usually something brewing in Boston, but, on Germania Street, there's something brewing all day. That's because American beer maker Samuel Adams, the Boston Beer with the patriotic poster boy, offers tours of their working brewery. Each year, tens...
  • Is the U.S. losing the tech race?

     Is the U.S. losing the tech race?
    We've all heard the dire pronouncements: U.S. science and technology is losing ground to its global competitors because of a nationwide shortage of scientists and engineers, due primarily to the many failures of K-12 education. But are these gloomy...
  • Walter A. Bohan, leader in meteorology, 1922-2014

     Walter A. Bohan, leader in meteorology, 1922-2014
    After a mistaken diagnosis of an eye problem grounded his plans to be a military pilot in World War II, meteorologist Walter A. Bohan found another way to immerse himself in Earth's atmosphere. "He chose meteorology to stay involved in the sky," said...
  • Peoples Gas president reflects on career

    Peoples Gas president reflects on career
    Of the more than 20 jobs Willard Evans Jr. has held at Peoples Gas over his 40-year career, the one that prepared him best to lead the company was overseeing the utility's computer system. "Can you imagine, you're sitting there and typing on your...