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Mystic Aquarium Whale Goes Viral — Again

9 hours ago

Connecticut's beloved beluga whale, Juno, is going viral -- after it photobombed Governor Dannel Malloy during a press conference at the Mystic Aquarium this afternoon.

Davis Dunavin

Last year, more than 200 listeners participated in two online studies where they were asked to see if they could tell the difference between music written by a human and music written by a computer program.

Cassandra Basler

The New Britain Rock Cats played their last home game on Sunday. The Double A minor league baseball team will be moving to Hartford next season, where they’ll be known as the Yard Goats.

Book Review: Cop Job

Aug 31, 2015

Cop Job is the latest installment of the Sam Aquillo Hamptons Mysteries.  The series is the creation of author Chris Knopf, who lives and works in Connecticut and Long Island.

In Cop Job, Sam Aquillo scours the East End of Long Island for clues to solve the brutal murder of a good friend. Book critic Joan Baum has this review:

The first round of results from Connecticut's new standardized exams show more students than expected are excelling at English language arts, but math skills remain a challenge, according to scores released Friday.

The math scores matched state estimates, but Education Commissioner Dianna Wentzell said there is "significant room for improvement'' and announced a new council to assist teachers that will be made up of educators, industry and business leaders and experts in math, science and technology.

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