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  • Jury Orders Travelers to Pay $1.5 Million In "Arson" Case

    A Hartford jury Monday awarded $1.5 million to a Pomfret man who sued Travelers after the insurer alleged that he set fire to his own house. A Hartford jury Monday awarded $1.5 million to a Pomfret man who sued Travelers after the insurer alleged that he...
  • La policía dispersa a manifestantes en el distrito financiero de Hong Kong

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Cientos de policías dispersaron el miércoles por la fuerza a manifestantes que pateaban y gritaban desde el distrito financiero de Hong Kong, donde permanecían tras una demostración masiva en demanda de más democracia de los...
  • State parks a sweet deal for local residents

    The Connecticut State Parks and Forests system is gearing up for the culmination of its centennial anniversary celebration this summer. More than 8 million people visit the 139 parks and forests annually, according to the Department of Energy and...
  • Eating Well Along The Connecticut Wine Trail

    Eating Well Along The Connecticut Wine Trail
    The next time you're visiting the state's farm wineries, save room for pan-roasted chicken breast with housemade gnocchi, spring onions and sweet peas, paired with an estate reserve Chardonnay. Or dry Riesling with wood-grilled Jamaican jerk chicken,...
  • Israel Putnam, A Man Of Legendary Courage

    Israel Putnam, A Man Of Legendary Courage
    In some ways, Israel Putnam defied the image of a classic American hero. Stout, if not fat, he was unreserved, a man of many words who reveled in racy ballads and rum-fueled stories. He was also a farmer from Connecticut, a state with few pedestals in...
  • Veteranos de Connecticut recuerdan D-Day en el 70 aniversario

    Veteranos de Connecticut recuerdan D-Day en el 70 aniversario
    Cuando la liberación de Europa comenzó hace siete décadas, Rico Pace de West Hartford fue atrapado en Omaha Beach según pequeños trozos de metralla de su casco. En la gama de barcos del U.S. Navy en la orilla cubierta de humo, Armand Jolly de Pomfret...
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  • Great Escapes: Some Prisoners Just Had To Get Out

    Great Escapes: Some Prisoners Just Had To Get Out
    The state's first prison, Old New-Gate, built in 1773, was a former copper mine where the worst criminal offenders were sent to do hard labor. Convicts were kept in the mine's two shafts, one at 25 feet and the other more than 60 feet below ground. Escape...
  • 'Young & the Restless' Leads 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Noms (COMPLETE LIST)

    CBS' veteran soap "The Young and the Restless" leads the pack of nominees for the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards with 26 bids. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" paces the race among talkers with nine nominations. "Young and the Restless" will vie against NBC'...
  • What Is The Future Of The Old Valley Road?

    What Is The Future Of The Old Valley Road?
    Jeanne Davies enjoys the world of transportation and "connecting the dots." But those dots get a little blurred when they run along the banks of the Connecticut River on the abandoned Valley Railroad. As principal planner and deputy director for the...
  • Chris Christie, by Shakespeare

    If Chris Christie's insistence that he didn't order his aides to snarl traffic on the George Washington Bridge sounds familiar, it should. Think Shakespeare. More specifically, think "Richard II." Reading the emails sent by Christie's aides and...