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10:39 am
Wed August 28, 2013

Book Review: A Hundred Summers

A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams

With a few weeks left in the summer reading season, arts critic Joan Baum has this suggestion.

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NY State Pension Fund
9:37 am
Wed August 28, 2013

NY comptroller announces lower pension payments for schools, local governments

For the first time since the recession began, New York's pension fund has announced that local governments will be able to contribute slightly less money to their employees' retirement payments.


Little League World Series
7:19 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Westport parade celebrates Little League team's performance in World Series

Credit Alison Freeland

Several thousand people turned out for a parade in Westport, Connecticut on Monday to honor the town's Little League baseball team, which made it to the U.S. final of the Little League World Series. The parade also honored the town's state championship girls softball team.

Technology
11:27 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Study: Digital divide still exists in U.S.

A digital divide still exists n the U.S. based on economic status. That's according to new research on internet access form the University of New Haven.


Gun Permit Appeals
10:29 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Gun incident at Chuck E. Cheese prompts scrutiny of gun permit appeals board

The Connecticut Board of Firearms Permit Examiners hearing a recent case on June 27th, 2013 in Wethersfield.
Credit Dan Katz

If someone wants to carry a hand gun legally in Connecticut, they need to apply for a pistol permit from local police departments. If police deny or revoke that permit, people can go before an appeals board, which has the power to override the police decision.

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