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  • Kevin Hunt: Summer Travel: Best Rewards Cards, Insurance, Hidden Fees

    Kevin Hunt: Summer Travel: Best Rewards Cards, Insurance, Hidden Fees
    How to make your next trip the most rewarding (in credit-card points), with the least risk (check the insurance) and the fewest hidden fees (at hotels and resorts). The best returns from flight and hotel rewards credit cards, according to a new survey...
  • Always Moving Forward: As Transportation Progressed, The Population Spread Out

    Always Moving Forward: As Transportation Progressed, The Population Spread Out
    In the business of getting from here to there, Connecticut has frequently been among America's pioneering states. Manufacturers like Pratt & Whitney and Sikorsky are at the forefront of modern aviation, but over the centuries Connecticut was home to...
  • State Awards $6.6 Million To 28 Low-Performing Schools

    On Monday, Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor announced that 28 schools won $6.66 million in state and federal aid to help improve student performance. The grants, which the state awarded on a competitive basis, will go to schools in 10 districts,...
  • A Break Before The Bulkeley Bridge

    A Break Before The Bulkeley Bridge
    It’s been a great few weeks on Route 44 and here’s the best part, for me at least: After 12 days of walking, I still haven’t crossed the Connecticut River. There’s much more Explore 44 to come as I head for the Rhode Island state...
  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
  • Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'

    Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'
    When Glenn Cassis, a native New Yorker, enrolled at the University of Connecticut in 1969, he was one of about 400 students of color at the school that year — more than triple the number of African-American students previously enrolled. "It was...
  • Kraft, Belichick Interviewed In Aaron Hernandez Case

    Kraft, Belichick Interviewed In Aaron Hernandez Case
    Massachusetts detectives in one of Aaron Hernandez's murder cases have interviewed New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, owner Robert Kraft and other team employees as part of the yearlong probe. Their statements — along with text messages...
  • 2014 Dream Ride Experience

    2014 Dream Ride Experience
    The 2014 Dream Ride Experience, presented by Bozzuto’s Inc. and the Hometown Foundation to benefit Special Olympics, will take place, August 22 -24 in Farmington. The event will unite motorcyclists, classic and exotic car enthusiasts, and families...
  • More than 130 GTF Engine Orders For Pratt

    Pratt & Whitney will provide its next generation PurePower engines for 50 Embraer E-Jets to a trio of U.S. regional airlines, in a deal announced Wednesday at the Farnborough Air Show. Trans States Airlines, GoJet Airlines, and Compass Airlines will...
  • Former East Hartford Officer Gets Two Years For Possessing Child Pornography

    HARTFORD — A former East Hartford police officer was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to two years in prison for possessing child pornography, the U.S. Attorney's office said. Andrew W. Nielsen, 50, of South Windsor, pleaded guilty in March...
  • Ex-Police Officer Sentenced In Child Porn Case

    A former East Hartford police officer was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for possession of child pornography. Andrew W. Nielsen is accused of ordering the pornography over the Internet in 2010 and 2011 while working as a police officer. He...