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  • Daytrippers: Seal Watching

    Daytrippers: Seal Watching
    If you missed seal season in Connecticut, don't worry!  There's still a chance to see these amazing creatures in one of our neighboring states!  While the harbor seals which visit us every winter have pretty much left by now, many have moved north to Rhode Island for a month or so before their long springtime journey to Maine. 
  • Investigators looking at carabiner in circus accident that injured 9

    Investigators are focusing on a failed carabiner designed to connect a team of acrobats to the ceiling to explain why a popular circus act abruptly ended with nine people injured in Rhode Island. The inquiry into the accident is being led by the federal...

    Some states have options to help consumers find health coverage

    Some states have options to help consumers find health coverage
    A reader asks: Are there other health insurance options besides high-risk pools for people who can't get coverage in the individual market because of a preexisting condition? The answer: It depends on where you live. Under the current health insurance...

    Speedy eaters likely to be heavier

    Speedy eaters likely to be heavier
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Middle-aged women who scarf down their meals tend to be heavier than those who savor each bite, a new report from New Zealand shows. The study doesn't prove that speed-eating will necessarily cause women to pack on extra...

    Planning your trip to Block Island

    THE BEST WAY TO BLOCK ISLAND, R.I. From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Providence, R.I., is offered on United, Southwest, US Airways, Delta and Continental. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $506. Take the ferry from Point Judith and...