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Your Desire To Maintain A Youthful Appearance Could Be Detrimental To Marine Life

Millions of sharks are killed each year, not to keep people safe, but to keep people from looking old! Shark livers contain an oil, known as squalene, that’s widespread in sunscreen, lipstick, foundation, lotion, and many other cosmetics. And in remote regions around the world, millions of rare,...
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Sunday Morning Smooth Jazz Brunch

Welcome to the Companions and Homemakers Sunday Morning Smooth Jazz Brunch! This weekend the hills are alive with jazz! The Goshen fairgrounds is the venue for the 23rd annual Litchfield Jazz Fest. On Sunday before the fest resumes, join us from 8 until noon for a morning of relaxing smooth jazz...
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PillowTalk:" What The Heck Are You Doing Here?"

More than twenty years ago Teri from Southington sold insurance. Rich was a customer or client. Rich was happily married at the time and would move to Florida. Twenty years later, RIch moves back to Connecticut into an apartment complex as a single man. One day while going to his mailbox to...
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America's Oldest Candy Maker Closes Shop

The New England Confectionery Company , maker of NECCO wafers, sweethearts candy, candy buttons, Sky Bar, and more, suddenly closed its Revere, Massachusetts plant this week. The company, the oldest candy maker in America was founded in 1901 when a merger between several candy companies occurred...
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PillowTalk: Proud Mom Celebrates Letter

Denise from Burlington is happy for and proud of her 16 year old daughter, Shannon. It would appear from talking to her mom, when she called PillowTalk, that Shannon is college bound. She took one step closer to realizing that goal on Wednesday. Mom really couldn't go into detail, but did say that...
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Summer Heat Is Slowing Your Brain Down

We tend to move a little slower when it's super hot. And apparently our brains do, too! "There's evidence that our brains are susceptible to temperature abnormalities," says Joe Allen , co-director of the Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment at Harvard University . Allen and his...
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Vacation Gems off the Beaten Path

If your looking for some fun vacation places that are heavy on family fun but low in crowds, these 3 underrated spots will have you in awe with their beauty. 1) Bushkill Falls, PA - Also known as the Niagara of Pennsylvania. Fantastic for all ages, you can enjoy beautiful scenic hiking trails,...
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1Thing: Reuse, Recycle, Repurpose

Our parent company, Entercom believes in Earth Sustainability... We call it 1Thing. I do too! That's why I love when I see someone recycle or repurpose things! I was in Goshen at the Connecticut Wine Festival last weekend and discovered Glass Act - uniquely different gifts that repurpose used wine...
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Income Inequality In Connecticut Is 3rd Largest In The Nation

A new study released by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) , shows the nation is facing a level of income inequality not seen in 90 years. And the worst of it is in New York , which led all states with the top 1 percent holding 31 percent of the income, followed by Florida at 28.5 percent, and...
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This Doggie Is A Tripp!

Tripp is indeed a trip! This 9-year-old black Chihuahua mix lives at the sanctuary and is a favorite of all the volunteers. He walks well on his leash and loves to run in the field. And when his day is finished he is happy to snuggle and then tuck himself into bed—he always covers himself with his...
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