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 2020-02-27 17:24 

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Connecticut is one of two states that bans food in funeral homes during services. Legislators want to change that....

Connecticut is alone among the 50 states in prohibiting funeral homes from providing food and beverages other than water to grieving families and mourners during services, an under-the-radar law that legislators have now turned their attention toward chan...

 2020-02-27 16:52 

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Alterique Gilbert’s future at UConn remains unclear as Senior Day approaches for men’s basketball team...

Alterique Gilbert, contributing off the bench, is finally playing in meaningful games at UConn. Now he must decide if his next home game will be his last, or if he will return next season as a grad student. This and other takeaways from the Huskies' 8...

 2020-02-27 16:49 

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Write Stuff: A conversation with Jeanine Basinger, two book clubs with food...

Frank Rizzo hosts a new "A Little Harmless Fun" at the Mark Twain House March 4 with Jeanine Basinger, founder and curator of the Wesleyan Cinema Archives, chair of Film Studies at Wesleyan University, and author of books about films....

 2020-02-27 16:31 

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Connecticut forecast: Wind advisories in effect, cold temps coming...

Hold onto your hat: Wind advisories are in effect for the all of Connecticut, the National Weather Service says....

 2020-02-27 16:24 

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College athletes in Connecticut would be allowed to profit off their name, image and likeness under bill submitted in state legislature...

Student athletes in Connecticut would be able to profit off their name, image and likeness if a bill submitted Thursday were to be approved by the state legislature. The proposed piece of legislation comes as other states around the country take similar m...

 2020-02-27 16:09 

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White powder sparks evacuation at Danbury courthouse...

The Danbury courthouse has been evacuated because of the discovery of a powdery substance, a judicial branch spokeswoman says....

 2020-02-27 14:53 

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State’s attorney: No police use of force in death of man in Stamford police custody...

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 2020-02-27 13:22 

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After he couldn’t do it himself, robber held up clerk in South Windsor, police say...

South Windsor police are looking for an armed robber who they say held up a convenience clerk Wednesday night -- only after failing to open the cash register on his own....

 2020-02-27 12:43 

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UConn Insider podcast: The Paige Bueckers experience with Mike Anthony...

The Courant's Mike Anthony stopped by the UConn Insider podcast to discuss his recent columns on Paige Bueckers and Ben Gordon....

 2020-02-27 12:08 

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Norwalk police: Couple arrested after they whipped child with phone cords, belt...

Norwalk police on Wednesday arrested a Danbury couple who they said repeatedly struck a child with a belt and phone cord....

 2020-02-27 11:01 

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Our picks for 7 concerts in Connecticut this week: The Lumineers, Revivalists, MercyMe and other acts playing in the state....

This week's picks to fill your free night: Lumineers, Revivalists, MercyMe, 75 Dollar Bill, Waylon Payne, Circles Around the Sun and Tarrus Riley....

 2020-02-27 11:01 

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Mike Anthony: Morgan Valley earns Diana Taurasi’s champagne celebration as Hartford women avoid winless season with upset victory over Stony Brook...

Hartford (1-28) avoided being the only winless team in NCAA Division I as Valley picked up first career victory....

 2020-02-27 11:00 

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The Denier-In-Chief won’t be able to deny coronavirus...

The Great Denier has finally met his match. It's called reality, and it comes in the virulent form of the coronavirus....

 2020-02-27 11:00 

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Susan Campbell: The Equal Rights Amendment is just as important as Title IX. Here’s why....

Passing the ERA will no more eliminate discrimination than the election of an African American as president eliminated racism — but it's a start, just as the lawsuit launched by World Cup champion women's soccer team for equal pay is one mor...

 2020-02-27 11:00 

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19 films in 10 days: Hartford Jewish Film Fest features comedies, true stories, dramas...

The 24th annual Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Fest will run March 5 to 15 in venues in Hartford, West Hartford and Bloomfield....

 2020-02-27 11:00 

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On eve of South Carolina and Super Tuesday primaries, black Democrats can agree on beating Trump, but the best candidate is another question...

On the eve of South Carolina and Super Tuesday, black Democrats can agree on beating Trump, but who is the best candidate is another question....

 2020-02-27 11:00 

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The debate over childhood vaccinations...

State legislators advanced a bill that would prohibit citing religious beliefs as a reason not to vaccinate children but agreed to grandfather in children in schools who currently receive religious exemptions from vaccination. Readers respond:...

 2020-02-27 11:00 

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Huskies in the pros: Former UConn standouts Andre Drummond, Shabazz Napier settle in after trades; Jeremy Lamb tears ACL; Jerome Dyson, Jeff Adrien find new homes overseas...

Andre Drummond and Shabazz Napier have been on the move. So have Jerome Dyson, Jeff Adrien, Daniel Hamilton and others....

 2020-02-27 11:00 

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More than six decades later, state legislators considers finally paying a reward to a woman who helped catch a notorious Hartford killer...

More than six decades later, Connecticut legislators are considering a reward for a woman who helped catch a notorious Hartford killer in 1953....

 2020-02-27 08:01 

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 2020-02-27 03:40 

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East Hartford man gets 87-month prison term in federal drug distribution case...

A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced 29-year-old Nelson Ferry of East Hartford to more than seven years in prison for dealing fentanyl and crack cocaine....

 2020-02-27 02:45 

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Nephew, 9, recalls two men shot dead at Bloomfield bar as ‘too young to die’...

Friends and family of two men killed last weekend in a shooting outside a Bloomfield restaurant gathered Wednesday evening for a vigil in their memory....

 2020-02-27 02:15 

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Isaiah Whaley leads the way as UConn men beat Central Florida, 81-65...

The UConn men took on Central Florida at the XL Center on Wednesday night, the Huskies trying to stage a late-season push for conference tournament seeding and a postseason invitation. Isaiah Whaley and Christian Vital each scored 18, James Bouknight 16 i...

 2020-02-27 02:04 

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Hot shooting gives UConn women 105-58 win over Cincinnati...

UConn improves to 134-0 all-time in AAC play....

 2020-02-27 01:17 

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George Springer heckled as Astros continue spring boobird swing...

George Springer could only stand there all alone and listen. The Houston Astros leadoff man had no choice when he stepped into the batter's box a bit too early and was showered with loud boos Wednesday at an exhibition game against the New York Mets....

 2020-02-27 00:45 

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Weather News...

A storm system crossing Connecticut will cause lingering rain and drizzle early Thursday morning then the sky will become partly cloudy for the midday and afternoon hours....

 2020-02-27 00:29 

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SNY reaches deal with Fox Sports, will continue carrying UConn women’s basketball games...

SNY will continue broadcasting UConn women's basketball games past this season, the network announced Wednesday....

 2020-02-27 00:28 

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Mets’ Noah Syndergaard trusts slider to generate swings and misses in spring debut...

Noah Syndergaard paid less attention to the mechanical details in his first start of spring training and focused instead on just trusting his delivery....

 2020-02-26 23:42 

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Census: Conn. marriage rate lowest in the nation, tied with Maine...

Wedding bells have waned in Connecticut in the past decade and the state now has the lowest marriage rate in the nation, U.S. Census figures announced Wednesday show....

 2020-02-26 23:38 

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Connecticut hospitals say they are ready for the coronavirus, but with no vaccine, ‘inevitable’ challenges lie ahead...

Against a backdrop of educated guesses — the state epidemiologist predicted it could be like a bad flu season with 500 deaths, but with no vaccine — Connecticut hospital officials said they have been drilling for weeks, got practice from the E...

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