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  • Unions Unsettled By Malloy's Call For Tenure Reform

    The leaders of the state's teachers unions aren't happy with how Gov.Dannel P. Malloydescribed the current tenure system in his State of the State address Wednesday — "the only thing you have to do is show up for four years" — but they say...
  • Renters insurance gains traction as market expands

    Renters insurance gains traction as market expands
    Renters insurance, a once nice-but-optional choice, is the new must-have in the booming rental market. "Multiple trends are probably fueling this," said Raleigh Floyd, a spokesman for Allstate Insurance Co. "Apartment vacancy rates are trending downward,...
  • Trial Begins In Dehydration Death Of Toddler

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut woman's manslaughter trial in the death of a toddler who died of dehydration is being heard by a judge. Forty-year-old Sharon Patterson of Hamden is charged in the death of 23-month-old Amari Jackson. Patterson was...
  • Helpful Phone Numbers And Local Emergency Shelters

    Toll-free domestic violence hotlines: Connecticut hotline: 1-888-774-2900 National hotline: 1-800- 7233 (SAFE) National teen dating abuse hotline: 1-866-331-9474 Toll-free for the hearing impaired: National domestic violence hotline: 1-800-787-3224...
  • Domestic Violence Facts

    Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behavior in an intimate relationship where one partner tries to control and dominate the other. The behavior may be verbally, psychologically, physically or sexually abusive. Assaulting, threatening or stalking an...
  • Warning Signs Of An Unhealthy Relationship

    Ask yourself: • Are you afraid to disagree with your partner because of his/her temper? • Do you make excuses to yourself or to others for your partner's behavior? • Does your partner accuse you of flirting or cheating? •...
  • Joining The Bounty Hunters

    It's a lot like fishing. Some nights they can't miss, others they won't even get a bite. Success is also weather dependent. The first night we joined them it was pouring down rain, and the fishing was good, real good. The Bail Enforcement Agents, or...
  • Foods that help every calorie count

    Foods that help every calorie count
    The latest buzzword in healthful eating is not low-calorie, low-sodium or low-fat: It's "nutrient-rich." What's nutrient-rich eating? Just consider a 100 Calorie Pack of Hostess Twinkie Bites. Sure, it only contains 100 calories, 2.5 grams fat, 1 gram...
  • Digging deeper into superfruits

    Digging deeper into superfruits
    The health halo that crowns berries — the original "superfruit" — hasn't slipped a bit over the years. Ever since it was discovered that berries have very high total antioxidant capacity, the public has had a veritable love fest for berries,...
  • "Testing the Ice: A True Story About Jackie Robinson" by Sharon Robinson

    "Testing the Ice: A True Story About Jackie Robinson" by Sharon Robinson
    "Testing the Ice: A True Story About Jackie Robinson" By Sharon Robinson, illustrated by Kadir Nelson Scholastic, $16.99, ages 6-8 This is the story you don't know, one that happened after Jackie Robinson moved his family out to Connecticut. The best...