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Heat Waves Are More Dangerous Up North

It's not the heat, nor the humidity. It's the inability to cool off that's so dangerous! So far this summer, 70 people in Canada have died from heat-related causes. The most vulnerable are the elderly, and those with pre-existing health conditions. And while there have been a number of record warm...
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PillowTalk: Keeps Getting Better For Jason & Tonya

Jason and Tonya from Simsbury met on a dating app. They communicated several times before meeting in person. After meeting at Elizabeth Park and going to dinner in West Hartford Center, things have really taken off from there. This Sunday is sort of a celebration of the progress of their...
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Be On The Lookout For Bobcat Collars

Last year, the Connecticut DEEP Fish & Wildlife Division initiated a project to study bobcats in Connecticut . That study included trapping and placing GPS collars and yellow ear tags on 50 bobcats. Today, August 1st, those collars were programmed to automatically detach from the bobcats...
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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut July 31st, 2018

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut is brough to you by: Vernon Manor We’re known for lots of things here in Connecticut. And so many of those things have well-known brand names, so it’s no surprise that we’re home to some of the most valuable brands in the country. This is from an English...
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PillowTalk: Love Song Videos Of The Night

Keith from Middletown called to support the one he loves. He told me, "Rebecca has been going through a difficult time for the last three days. Please send out a song and tell her that everything is going to be alright". Keith suggested that I play a song by Bryan Adams. He liked my suggestion, (...
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The Unlikely Place To Find New Species

Hosted by the New York Academy of Sciences and New York University , the Microbes in the City conference found some interesting things. Among them, when surfaces in New York's subway system were tested, 48% of the genetic material discovered was unidentifiable. That's right, nearly half of the...
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Kiki Cat Is Looking For New Home

Kiki is an affectionate 10-year-old female cat who can be shy at first, but once she gets to know you she is a wonderful companion. When she’s not relaxing in the sun, Kiki is a curious, playful girl with a quirky personality that is sure to make you smile! She’s looking for a quiet, low activity...
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Egglettes Make Hard Boiled Eggs Easy

Ever had a Facebook video ad catch your eye? We did. The claim is Hard Boiled Eggs can be quick and easy. No peeling! Just crack your egg in the silicone container and boil it. Allan, Mike & Mary did a side-by-side taste test with a traditional hard boiled egg (egg in a pot with water. Bring to...
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Dr. Ducharme’s Blog Kids and Chores July 30, 2018

I have, in the past, written about helicopter parents, parents who want to control their children’s world. Many feel they are protecting their kids and helping them to succeed in life. Unfortunately, many parents also feel they are helping their children enjoy their childhood by doing everything...
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PillowTalk: Carries On Grandfather's Legacy

Timothy from Plainville called the PillowTalk love lines on Monday night to dedicate a song in memory of his grandfather Michael. As the story goes, Timothy's grandfather Michael liked to build clocks. But in his retirement, Michael was unable to do what he loved after being diagnosed with...
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