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  • Medical Marijuana Is Legal, But Who Will Make Sure It's Safe?

    Medical Marijuana Is Legal, But Who Will Make Sure It's Safe?
    Marijuana is going mainstream: Totally legal in Colorado and Washington; medicinally legal in Connecticut, 19 other states and the District of Columbia. But is it mainstream safe? Connecticut's new medical pot law requires state-licensed growers to...
  • Hanna, Age 12, Guest Blogger

    Hanna, Age 12, Guest Blogger
    Hello! My name is Hanna. I live in Farmington and go to school in West Hartford at a great school called Renbrook. I am twelve years old and in seventh grade. For this year, my father lives in Washington, D.C. and works for Senator Rockefeller when he was...
  • 1995: A HORRIBLE END TO A TROUBLED LIFE WOMAN DRAGGED TO DEATH BY CAR BATTLED ADDICTION

       Robert Baskin thought his daughter was finally getting her life back on track. She had successfully completed a drug rehab program in Middletown this summer. She attended Narcotics Anonymous meetings and spoke of plans to get her high school...
  • Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park in Portland

    Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park in Portland
    If it's possible to have the summer doldrums, there is a perfect place to cure your boredom! Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park in Portland is literally chock full of warm weather activities. Kayaking, scuba diving, wake boarding and zip lining are...
  • You're Such A Bad Driver

    Driving Test How much do you remember? By Deb Acord CTW Features   Most adult drivers are happy to view their test-taking days in the rearview mirror – and it shows.  One in five U.S. drivers couldn’t pass a written driving test if...
  • Rush Hour Driving

    Rush Hours Shackled by Gridlock A recent survey concluded that drivers commuting within urban areas that experience the greatest rush-hour gridlock spend a full month out of every year sitting in traffic. According to the annual National Traffic...
  • Wedding Installations: Art galleries offer a unique venue with its own distinct décor already in place

    Wedding Installations: Art galleries offer a unique venue with its own distinct décor already in place
    Galleries are places to celebrate artists and their work. But they can be the perfect creative haven to celebrate a wedding. The décor is already in place; all you need are the guests, food and drinks, and music. Most galleries that allow weddings are...
  • Echo of 1984 Betamax landmark in U.S. high court Aereo TV fight

    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - When the U.S. Supreme Court hears a one-hour oral argument in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, it will not be the first time the court's nine justices will have the final say over the fate of a new TV viewing technology....
  • Patterson Park dig uncovering traces of War of 1812 militia camp, defenses

    Patterson Park dig uncovering traces of War of 1812 militia camp, defenses
    When Samuel Smith, major general of the Maryland militia, needed a headquarters to plot Baltimore's defense from British invaders in the summer of 1814, archaeologists believe he called on the owner of a shop that gives Butcher's Hill its name. Jacob...
  • Gunfire may be five times as common as reported, contractor says

    Gunfire may be five times as common as reported, contractor says
    For every gunshot report taken by Baltimore police, there could be five more they haven't heard about, according to the company behind a high-tech system that city officials hope will help curb the illegal use of firearms. ShotSpotter, which...
  • Pipeline delay gives boost to Obama's political base

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The latest delay to a final decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline will reinforce a White House strategy to energize President Barack Obama's liberal-leaning base before fall elections in which Democrats risk losing control of the...