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Gene Wilder Dead At 83Gene Wilder, the star of such comedy classics as ``Young Frankenstein'' and ``Blazing Saddles,'' has died. He was 83.
First Day Of Classes At New Sandy Hook Elementary SchoolIt’s the first day of classes at the brand new Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
Motorists Urged To Use Caution As Classes BeginWith hundreds of thousands of Connecticut school children returning to classes, drivers are being urged to use caution, particularly in school zones.
Eversource Targeting Drought-Stressed TreesOne of the state's utilities is working to identify trees that have been stressed due to the drought conditions.
Babysitter Charged After Child Found Riding Trike AloneA Willimantic babysitter is under arrest after a child in her care was found riding a tricycle alone Monday morning on Gem Drive, according to police.
Yale Graduate Students File For Union Certification Graduate students who assist in teaching and research at Yale University have filed petitions seeking union certification.

Latest Connecticut Sports

This Week In Golf: Patrick Reed Takes The Barclays To Open FedExCup PlayoffsIn a leaderboard with a lot of talent in the Top 10, it was Patrick Reed who emerged with the victory in the Tour's first FedExCup playoff event of the 2015-2016 season. Reed shot 66-68 in the first two rounds and then hung on over the weekend at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, New York, to earn $1.53 million for the win. Defending champion and No. 1-ranked Jason Day finished in fourth place, two strokes behind Reed, while Jordan Spieth finished in a tie for 10th place.
Never Give Up In Fantasy Baseball, Even If It Seems Hopeless With Five Weeks LeftDepending on your fantasy baseball league's structure, there's either one week to go before the head-to-head playoffs begin or five weeks to go to the end of the Rotisserie season. Regardless, you should never give up on your fantasy team, no matter what place it occupies in the league standings. Since other owners will give up, you can use that to your advantage in order to finish as high as possible. Your roster just may end up surprising you in the end.
Phillies Beat Mets 5-1A.J. Ellis got a big hit in his Philadelphia debut, breaking a seventh-inning tie with a two-run double Sunday that sent the Phillies to a 5-1 victory over the New York Mets.
Orioles Shutout Yankees 5-0Gary Sanchez did his part, again. A double, a single and a taped appearance on the center-field videoboard in a trivia quiz.
Top Seed Coasts To Connecticut Open WinRadwanska did not lose a set all week.
Mets Crush Phillies 12-1Yoenis Cespedes clocked a three-run homer, Kelly Johnson had a pinch-hit grand slam and Noah Syndergaard pitched two-hit ball over seven innings as the resurgent New York Mets routed the Philadelphia Phillies 12-1 on Saturday night.

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5 Food To Cook Over Your Backyard CampfireGet the most out of your backyard campfire. Here are five delicious recipes to try this summer.
Top Oldies Music Bars In ConnecticutBars and music are a classic combination, and Connecticut is favored with many clubs, bars, restaurants and other fine establishments that offer live music or talented DJs who spin tunes for their patrons to enjoy. Here are just five of the top music bars in Connecticut where on at least some nights the oldies can be enjoyed.
Forget Canning: Pickle Your Summer Fruits & VegetablesDon't waste that Summer produce; pickle your fruits and vegetables this year.
Ask A Connecticut Expert: Preparing For Fall FashionJust in time for the changing fall season, here is advice from Regina Kirshbaum from Stamford's Agabhumi: The Best of Bali.
5 End Of Summer Trips To TakeMake some summertime memories before the school year begins. Here are a few last-minute trip ideas for the whole family.
Top Connecticut Mountain Biking SpotsHere are just five of the top spots to go mountain biking on Connecticut.

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LISTEN ON DEMAND: Sound Off Connecticut - Where Has All the Money Gone?Hillary's email just keeps giving and giving, Trump tries to give back to the African American community, and we look at the 25th Anniversary of Connecticut’s Income Tax. Listen and download now.
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NEW EPISODE: Community Connections - What’s Contributing To The Hardware City’s Success?The Hardware City, New Britain, has a rich history in manufacturing hardware, but its present and future is being built on collecting it. Hear from Coalition of New Britain’s Robin Lamott Sparks and United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut's Paula S. Gilberto as they share what’s contributing the Hardware City’s success.
NEW EPISODE: Computer Talk - Turning Off Cortana & MoreErik and Bob from TAB Computer Systems, Inc search for less costly document scanning solutions, clear advertising cookies, and get Windows Defender to run automatically. They look at AdBlock Plus and share how to turn off Cortana on Windows 10. Listen and download the latest episode.
NEW EPISODE: Law TalkAttorney John Matulis answers your legal questions on WTIC's Law Talk. Listen and Download now.
NEW EPISODE: Healthy Rounds - Health QuestionsDr Alessi answers health questions. Listen and download the latest episode.

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