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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...
  • Obama to announce $600 million U.S. job-training initiative

    Obama to announce $600 million U.S. job-training initiative
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will announce an initiative on Wednesday to devote $600 million to address a central challenge of today's economy: How to train workers for skills they need for jobs that are open but hard to fill. American...
  • U.S. does not expect breakthrough at Geneva meeting with Russia

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington does not anticipate a breakthrough with Russia over the Ukraine crisis at a meeting in Geneva on Thursday of foreign ministers from Ukraine, Russia, the United States and the European Union, U.S. officials said on...
  • U.S. Energy Dept plans $4 billion in loan aid for renewable energy

    U.S. Energy Dept plans $4 billion in loan aid for renewable energy
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Energy Department on Wednesday unveiled a plan for up to $4 billion in loan aid for renewable energy companies to help rejuvenate a program that faced harsh political attacks over past failures of federally subsidized...
  • Music Attorney Lee Phillips Deals With Fickle Personalities, Changing Technology

    When he was growing up in New York, there were signs that Lee Phillips would pursue a career as a musician: He went to the High School of Music and Art, where he specialized in clarinet; composer Sammy Fain, perhaps best known for the standard "I'll Be...