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September 1, 2016

OP-ED | No, 40% of Connecticut’s Residents Won’t Leave in the Next Five Years

by Susan Bigelow | September 1, 2016 1:00pm

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There’s another new study out that says yes, everyone hates it here and wants to leave. For most people, they probably aren’t about to drop everything and move to Arizona. But outmigration is still a nagging problem, especially for a state where the population is also aging.

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June 29, 2016

Fate of the Old State House Is Uncertain

by Christine Stuart | June 29, 2016 4:30am

Christine Stuart photo By the end of today the Old State House on Main Street in Hartford will close its doors to the public.

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October 6, 2015

Tourism Up 3 Percent In 2015

by Christine Stuart | October 6, 2015 4:30am

Christine Stuart photo Connecticut tourism has come a long way since it got knocked off a map of New England when state officials failed to pay dues to an organization that markets the region.

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September 28, 2015

Bond Commission Poised To Purchase Amistad Replica

by Christine Stuart | September 28, 2015 12:15pm

Helen Bennett file photo The state Bond Commission is scheduled to approve $620,000 in borrowing so that a newly formed nonprofit can purchase the Amistad replica out of receivership and make the necessary repairs.

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September 10, 2015

Union Official: Contract Dispute Could be Death Knell for Hartford Orchestra

by Elizabeth Regan | September 10, 2015 4:30am

Elizabeth Regan Musicians and union supporters converged Wednesday on the state Capitol to trumpet their disapproval of a proposed contract they fear will destroy the Hartford Symphony Orchestra.

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August 13, 2015

OP-ED | Pushing the Boundaries of Repetitiveness to New Levels

by Barth Keck | August 13, 2015 8:31pm

Public education is making news with the recent announcement that the SBAC test for 11th graders in Connecticut has been scrapped and yet another study showing high schools should start later.

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