Connecticut

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Connecticut Jobs Off Slightly In November

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Last month’s record cold spell apparently had an impact on the Connecticut jobs front. The state Labor Department reported a loss of 3,700 jobs for February. The unemployment rate was 6.4%. […]

03/26/2015

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Top Rainy Day Bars In Connecticut

On days where it’s raining there’s no need to just stay home. These state bars provide not just shelter from the rain but good company, top-notch menu items and fun times.

03/26/2015

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Top Baseball Bars In Connecticut

For great food, drinks and company, these bars can’t be beat when you’re in the mood to take in America’s national pastime.

03/19/2015

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Snow Expected To Hit Northeast On First Day Of Spring

March 20 may mark the first day of spring, but Old Man Winter is not ready to warm up just yet.

03/18/2015

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Top Bakeries In Connecticut For Passover Desserts

Here are just five of the top bakeries in Connecticut that offer special desserts for Passover.

03/18/2015

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Top Spots To Buy April Fools’ Day Gag Gifts In Connecticut

Plan accordingly for this year’s April Fools’ Day gag. From gag gifts to magic tricks or funny t-shirts, there are plenty of options when shopping at one of these local stores.

03/17/2015

Three smuggled artifacts from Saddam Hussein's private airport and palace that were recovered by federal investigators in Connecticut are among dozens of items being returned Monday to Iraq. Photo courtesy of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Iraqi Artifacts Recovered By US Investigators In Connecticut

Three smuggled artifacts from Saddam Hussein’s private airport and palace that were recovered by federal investigators in Connecticut are among dozens of items being returned Monday to Iraq.

03/16/2015

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Top 2015 Spring Theater Productions In Connecticut

From light-hearted musical love stories to biting political satires, and from classic comedies of manners to world premiere historical dramas, Connecticut’s stages have it all this spring.

03/16/2015

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Top National Parks Near Connecticut

New England is rich with history and historical sites that have since become national parks. In Connecticut and its surrounding states, some of the most popular national historical sites and parks are just within a short drive; from JFK’s childhood home to Ellis Island to battlefields. Many of the top national parks even have free admission! Plan your visits around park hours and dates of operation. For the winter months consider some of these top national parks.

03/14/2015

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Ask An Expert: Spring Break Staycation Activities For Kids In Connecticut

For some fun “staycation” activities in Connecticut that kids are sure to love, we asked Stamford teacher Deborah Okun.

03/13/2015

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