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Opinion: Paul Ryan’s Dish Washing Is As Fake As Romney/Ryan Budget Math

If you want to know what an empty, meaningless political photo opportunity is look at Congressman Paul Ryan’s drop by at a food bank last week in Youngstown, Ohio.



Top Local Connecticut Arts Programs To Support

Connecticut is graced with a multitude of wonderful art programs, nonprofit in nature, that provide the state and nation with great art as well as preserve the legacy of some great indigenous artists. Highlighted here are five arts programs that are giving back and worthy of both time and money.


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Proposal Would Substitute Donations For Hunting, Fishing Fines

State legislators are considering a bill that would allow for charitable donations instead of fines for hunting and fishing violations.


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Salvation Army Holiday Stores Exceed Goal

WTIC Salvation Army Holiday Stores collected more than $202,000 for charitable programs this holiday season.


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Festivals of Light to Illuminate Connecticut

By Dani Frank A string of colorful, tiny lights illuminating a winter night is a sign that the holidays are around the corner. If you are anything like my family, you may even tour the […]


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Calhoun Preps For Charity Bike Ride; No Word On Future

Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun is preparing for a charity bicycle ride and a trip to the Caribbean, but says he’s not ready to decide on his future past that.


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Suspect Arrested In Break-In At Charity

A Hartford man is charged with burglary and other charges after a break-in at a South End charity.

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WTIC Salvation Army Holiday Stores Wrap Up Season

The WTIC Salvation Army Holiday Stores wrapped up another successful season at noon Christmas Eve. The final figure for the amount collected was $187,679.23 Major Doug Hart says that’s about $5,000 less than last year’s […]


Stars To Shine In 'Stand Up 2 Cancer' Telethon

George Clooney, Will Smith and Gwyneth Paltrow will join an impressive list of stars taking part in Friday’s “Stand Up to Cancer” telethon airing on CBS, Showtime and other broadcast and cable networks. Other celebrities […]