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Sep 18, 2013
Catalin Voss and his Google Glass
Photo:Ariel Zambelich/WIRED (Creative Commons)
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Aug 15, 2013
You've probably heard of Google Glass - the computer you wear like eyeglasses. The computer display is right in front of your eyes, and is navigated by voice commands.   Now Hartford Hospital has been given a pair of the futuristic glasses by Google to explore the possibilities of using G... read more
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Aug 14, 2013
It's been a rough summer for Connecticut's shellfish industry. A recent Connecticut law states that Connecticut oysters must be at least three... read more
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Jul 24, 2013
One in five Medicare patients are back in the hospital within 30 days after being discharged. A new study looks at simple measures Hospitals can ad... read more
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Jun 27, 2013
Advocates of same-sex marriage in Connecticut are celebrating the Supreme Court ruling that strikes down the federal Defense of Marriage Act and Ca... read more
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Jun 24, 2013
Connecticut is offering $5 million in emergency assistance for farmers who have been hurt by severe weather. Governor Dannel Malloy announced y... read more
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Jun 12, 2013
Environmentalists are giving state legislators a mixed report card for the session that's just ended. They're happy with parts of the state's new e... read more
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Jun 11, 2013
Senator Beth Bye may be leaving this legislative session more disheartened than any other lawmaker. Despite being funded in the state budget, t... read more
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Jun 6, 2013
This was not the first year that Keno was discussed in the state of Connecticut. But its inclusion in the 2013 budget surprised many - including th... read more
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Jun 4, 2013
When her husband's work relocated their family to Connecticut, Ada Rios' primary job was raising her toddler. Shortly after she began to develop th... read more
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May 31, 2013
You can add another species to the horned dinosaur family. The recently discovered Judiceratops tigris is the earliest known cousin of horned d... read more
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May 22, 2013
The fortunes of the Connecticut Office of Tourism have turned around since 2009, when then-governor Jodi Rell infamously cut state funding for tour... read more
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May 22, 2013
The University of Connecticut has come out with a new study on violent video games. It looked specifically at whether video games that pit players... read more
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May 16, 2013
  Britain's Prince Harry capped his weeklong trip to the U.S. by winning a charity polo match at a star-studded event in Connecticut.  ... read more
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May 10, 2013
Middletown is gearing up for a special celebration Saturday. The city's north end will will come alive with music, dancers and visual art Saturday. MiddletownRemix: Hear More, See More is a festival of Art and Sound that features a flash mob dance, a laptop computer Orchestra, and a host of o... read more
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May 9, 2013
May is Foster Care Awareness Month, and as WNPR's Ray Hardman reports, advocates are pushing to extend foster care from 18 to 21 years old. There are currently close to 4,000 foster care children in Connecticut. And when they turn 18, they begin a sometimes rocky transition into the real worl... read more
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May 1, 2013
The Connecticut Department of Education has reached a new agreement with the plaintiffs in the decades long Sheff v. O'Neill case. The lawsuit is meant to ease the racial disparity between students in Hartford Public Schools and neighboring school districts. The latest settlement extends... read more
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Apr 24, 2013
The City of New Haven's 375th birthday celebration will feature a laser light display. New Haven was founded in 1638 by English Puritans. The c... read more
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Apr 16, 2013
Information about yesterday's explosions at the Boston Marathon is still trickling in, but the two big questions - who did it and why - have yet to... read more
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Apr 12, 2013
The Hartford Homeless Outreach Team heads out every Thursday to check-in on Hartford's homeless population and hand out lunches. They go out early... read more
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