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Part of Osborn Correctional Institution ClosedPart of the Osborn Correctional Institution in Somers has been shut down.
Linda McMahon Joins Trump AdministrationDonald Trump will nominate wrestling executive Linda McMahon to serve as administrator of the Small Business Administration, a Cabinet-level position.
UConn Not Sanctuary Campus But Will Help Immigrant StudentsThe University of Connecticut says it will do all it can to support students who don't have legal immigration status even though it can't become a sanctuary campus.
Woman Charged With Making Threats To Sandy Hook ParentFederal authorities say a Florida woman has been charged with making death threats against the parent of a child who died in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.
State's Domestic Violence Shelters More CrowdedFamilies are staying in rooms that used to be play areas for children at some shelters.
Man Pinned At Willington FedEx DiesState Police are investigating after they say a man became pinned between two trailers at the FedEx hub in Willington and later died.

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No. 1 UConn Beats No. 2 Notre Dame 72-61 For 83rd Win In Row
Thursday Night Breakdown: Raiders, Chiefs Battle For AFC West LeadThe Raiders, one of the NFL's surprises this season, face the Chiefs in an AFC West battle with playoff implications.
5 Best UConn-Notre Dame GamesIt's been the premier rivalry in women’s college basketball for the better part of the last decade. And as we prepare for the 46th all-time meeting, here are the five best games in the series to date:
5 Best NFL Cleats in Week 13An estimated 500 players took part in Sunday's 'Charity Cleats" campaign. It’s impossible to name all of the different groups, but here are five notable ones from some of the NFL’s biggest stars.
Report: Red Sox Nab White Sox Ace SaleA person familiar with the trade tells The Associated Press that the Boston Red Sox have gotten star pitcher Chris Sale from the Chicago White Sox.
Ex-Courant Reporter Smith Named Spink Award WinnerClaire Smith is the first woman to win the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing and will be honored during the Hall of Fame's induction weekend next July in Cooperstown, New York.

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Tips For Staying Healthy During Your Holidays TravelFive helpful tips on helping you stay healthy during your holiday travels
5 Best European Ski ResortsStart planning your next ski vacation to one of the top European ski resorts
Best Restaurants In Connecticut Open On Christmas Day 2016Holiday celebrations and food go hand in hand. Who doesn’t look forward to Christmas dinner with family and friends? Yet, preparing a feast for a crowd is a lot of work. It takes planning and many trips to the grocery store. Hours are spent in the kitchen preparing the meal, and when it is done, there is a stack of dishes to wash and pots and pans to scrub.
Best Family-Friendly Holiday Events In ConnecticutFor children especially, it is a magical time, and across Connecticut there are many events celebrating the holidays, either in the traditions of old New England or in modern, 21st Century style. Here’s a roundup of some of the best Holiday events in Connecticut.
Best 24 Hour Diners In ConnecticutThese are the best diners in the state that provide great food and warm hospitality any time of day.
Best Black Wednesday Bars In ConnecticutThe night before the big Thanksgiving feast is one of the busiest nights of the year in America’s bars. Old friends, who have moved far from their roots, reunite for a drink or two while in town. Whether the holiday brings you to the Connecticut Shore or up North to the Massachusetts border, you’ll find the ideal place to meet with friends on this Top Spot list.

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RAY DUNAWAY: Trump's Transition UpdateDavid Lightman, National political correspondent and veteran congressional reporter for McClatchy Newspapers, has an update on Trump's transition.
RAY DUNAWAY: Shaping Healthcare In ConnecticutConnecticut ranks 48th in the nation in terms of how much flexibility patients and providers have in shaping health care... what does this mean for state residents?
RAY DUNAWAY: Pearl Harbor's 75th AnniversaryRon Heiferman, professor of history emeritus at Quinnipiac University, will discuss the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor.
RAY DUNAWAY: Regionalism in West HartfordMayor Luke Bronin of Hartford shares feedback from last night’s community conversation on regionalism in West Hartford.
RAY DUNAWAY: Opioid Awareness and PreventionMelissa Parks at Community Health Services in Hartford, talks tonight’s community forum at Community Health Services focusing on Opioid Awareness and Prevention
Connecticut Business Spotlight December 7, 2016: Maier Design GroupThis week's Connecticut Business Spotlight is Maier Design Group. Hear the podcast, brought to you by Joseph Merritt Company Printer Sales & Service. Go to Merrittgraphics.com.

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