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Trinity Surprises 3 Hartford Students with ScholarshipsThe surprise of a lifetime Thursday for a trio of high school seniors in Hartford.
WTIC’s Closing Bell Stock Report: March 23, 2017See where the market closed today with WTIC’s Closing Bell Report, brought to you by Toomey Investment Management, Inc.
$80M Convention Center Expansion Planned At Mohegan SunMohegan Sun officials formally announced plans for an $80-million convention center expansion.
Student's Deadly Fall Ruled An AccidentThe Office of the Chief State Medical Examiner has ruled the death of a Central Connecticut State University student who fell from the roof of a Hartford bar earlier this month, an accident.
Connecticut Sheds 1,600 Jobs In FebruaryConnecticut lost 1,600 jobs in February, as the state's unemployment rate increased two tenths of a point to 4.7 percent, according to numbers released Thursday by the Connecticut Department of Labor.
Police Shooting Of Disturbed Man Prompts Training QuestionsA Connecticut prosecutor who says that a fatal police shooting of a suicidal, knife-wielding man was justified, also says the state should consider more police training on how to deal with emotionally disturbed people.

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US Routs Puerto Rico 8-0 to Win WBC Behind Dominant Stroman
30 Players: Luke Weaver Eyes Return To Cardinals Rotation In 2017The Cardinals hope a young starter can make an impact in their chase to catch the Cubs.
Joe D & Gresh: Quinnipiac Women's Basketball Coach Trish FabbriJoe D talks with Quinnipiac Women's Basketball Coach, Trish Fabbri about the exciting run the Bobcats have been on during the NCAA Tourney.
Most-Coveted Missing Sports MemorabiliaNow that the mystery of Tom Brady's jersey has been solved, it’s on to the next one for sports memorabilia enthusiasts. There are still plenty of significant (not to mention valuable) pieces of sports history floating out there, waiting to be found.
30 Players: Josh Bell Ready To Showcase Bat For PiratesThe Pirates are hoping the young first baseman can improve upon his debut late last season.
Quinnipiac Beats Miami 85-78 for Sweet 16 Berth

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5 Steps To Starting A Career As A Novelist
Best Ravioli In ConnecticutThere is no shortage of Italian restaurants in Connecticut, and if you have a craving for stuffed pasta pockets, you will have no problem finding ravioli in most cities and towns across the state. Some offer a light ravioli — as light as pasta can be — filled with fresh cheeses and truffles: others offer pasta stuffed with seafood or meat covered with rich sauces. Our list includes high-end restaurants as well as casual cafes. One of these is sure to satisfy your need for ravioli.
Spring Break For Grown Ups: Top 5 DestinationsA look at five of the best spring break destinations in America that are perfectly suited for grownups
Best St. Patrick's Day Bars In ConnecticutAnybody craving classic Irish comfort food and refreshing drinks along with music and pleasant bartenders will find them at these pubs.
DIY St. Patrick's Day Party GuideCreate the perfect St. Patrick's Day party from scratch with these helpful hints!
5 Irish Cocktail RecipesLooking to make the perfect irish cocktail for St. Patrick's Day? Why not make five instead!

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SOUND OFF: The Latest from the Bad News Russian BearPeter Brookes, Senior Fellow, National Security Affairs at the Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, The Heritage Foundation, joins Jim to discuss an op-ed in the Boston Herald.
RAY DUNAWAY: Is Pot Legalization All About CT's Money Issues?Carlos Reinoso Jr. says Wednesday's big legislative hearing on legalizing pot in Connecticut may have more to do with the state's huge money problems than with the issues surrounding marijuana use.
RAY DUNAWAY: Community Action Day PreviewPeter DeBiasi, President and CEO of the Access Community Action Agency, discusses Community Action Day at the LOB on Thursday, March 23rd.
RAY DUNAWAY: Rough Going For Big-Name RetailersIt’s been a rough going lately for lots of the big-name retailers like Sears... but given the state of Sears' balance sheet, Hill is honestly surprised they’ve held on as long as they have.
RAY DUNAWAY: How The Electricity Marketplace Works (And Doesn’t)John Kotek, Vice President for Policy Development and Public Affairs at the Nuclear Energy Institute, talks about the role of nuclear power in Connecticut and around the country and more.
RAY DUNAWAY: Inside The StartUp Bristol ProgramThe StartUp Bristol program takes one big obstacle off the table by evaluating promising ideas to win a chance at $100,000 to launch their new business.

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