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Under-The-Radar National Parks

Vacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.

04/29/2014

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Minn. College Student From Westport, Top Frisbee Player, Dies In Crash

Neither alcohol or excessive speed appear to be factors in a crash that killed three Minnesota college students, one from Connecticut, who were members of one of the nation’s top Ultimate Frisbee teams.

03/01/2014

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Minn. Native Takes Command Of Groton-Based Sub

A Minnesota native has taken command of a Connecticut-based submarine named for his home state.

02/21/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - APRIL 13: Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets reacts as Justin Morneau #33 of the Minnesota Twins rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run during the seventh inning of the game on April 13, 2013 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Harvey No-Hits Twins Into 7th As Mets Win 4-2

Harvey didn’t allow a hit until Morneau sent a slider clanking high off the pole with two outs in the seventh inning, and the young pitched led the New York Mets over the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Saturday on another chilly day at Target Field.

04/14/2013

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Two Men From Out-Of-State Arrested On Drug Charges

The Troop D Quality of Life Task Force, along with help from a member of the Brooklyn Resident Troopers Office, stopped a rental car with North Carolina license plates off Route 12 in Killingly just before 6:30pm on Saturday. After the operator of the vehicle consented to a search, investigators found about 22lbs. of synthetic marijuana that was packaged in 1,300 bags for bulk sale. Authorities believe the substance has an estimated street value of $20,000. Cash totaling $3,000 was also found in the vehicle.

03/31/2013

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Quinnipiac Tops National Hockey Ranking

Quinnipiac University, which is playing just its 15th season of Division I hockey, has become the top-ranked team in the nation.

02/11/2013

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