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December 9, 2016

To the Good, Maybe There’s A Silver Lining - More People Investing in Independent Journalism

by Christine Stuart | December 9, 2016 1:23am

Disruption and transformation are a bumpy ride. But during these last several months, the transformation of the news industry seems to have been further derailed by a mutation.

The mutants — interloper propaganda sites parading as news — took over the web during the final months of the election and most certainly changed the conditions on the ground for legitimate news organizations. It’s a bigger problem than just trying to figure out a sustainable model to fund good reporting — people are apparently more apt to gravitate to nonsense.

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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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February 16, 2016

State Launches Pay For Success Initiative To Help Families With Drug Problems

by Steve Majerus-Collins | February 16, 2016 4:40pm

STEVE MAJERUS-COLLINS / CTNewsJunkie The state is launching a $12.5 million public-private initiative to help parents overcome substance abuse problems that often rip families apart and land children in foster care.

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November 16, 2015

Fresh Farm Aquaponics Leads the Way at reSET’s Annual Impact Challenge

by Cara Rosner | November 16, 2015 11:00am

Claire Lewis photo A Glastonbury company using cutting-edge agricultural technology to bring fresh produce to the Greater Hartford community won the top prize at a recent awards ceremony honoring innovative New England-based startups.

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