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Coast Guard leader champions Connecticut museum

As commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr. has made it a priority to develop a national museum dedicated to the maritime service. After years of discussion, developers have committed to a location in New London, but as Papp prepares to retire next month, the project still has a long way to go to raise enough money for construction to begin on the $80 million museum.…
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Students create meals for hungry in Haiti

Students at Manchester's East Catholic High School are boxing up thousands of nutritious meals and sending them to starving people in Haiti, and it all started with one student's idea to help people.…
In this February 2014 photo, organ procurement coordinator Lindsey Cook reads a printout showing information on the health of the kidneys of a brain-dead potential organ donor brought to Mid-America Transplant Services in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Whitney Curtis)

Conn. teacher getting lifesaving kidney transplant

Friends and family of middle school science teacher Brad Vernet tried for months to find him a matching live kidney donor, utilizing Facebook and YouTube to publicize their cause.…
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Lin Media Minority Scholarship and Training Program

LIN Media LLC, a local multimedia company and WTNH/WCTX parent company has expanded the eligibility for its Minority Scholarship and Training Program to both sophomores and juniors, and is now accepting applications until March 31, 2014.…
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Showing the danger of distracted driving

We've heard of the dangers of distracted driving, but some students at the University of New Haven will be able to experience it first hand, but in the safety of a simulator.…

On9 First Friday Kicks Off In New Haven

New Have, Conn. (WTNH) – New Haven’s Town Green District is kick off it’s third annual On9 First Friday fun, with an art show in New Haven’s 9tâ�¦

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Firefighters go bald for kids

Stamford's Bravest are going bald, all in an effort to raise awareness about children who are living with cancer.…
An Ash Wednesday blessing for commuters in Bridgeport this morning, as ministers went out to the train station to mark the foreheads of Christians on the first day of Lent. (WTNH / Jeff Valin)

Ash Wednesday blessings to go

Some pastors in Connecticut will be out on street corners and at train stations today to give the blessing of Ash Wednesday to those who can't make it to a church service. …
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