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The Disappearing Fireflies

One thing about the warmer evenings of summer, you could always count on seeing the flash of fireflies, or lightning bugs. But if that flicker has seemed to fade like the memories of your childhood, you're right. Research shows there aren't as many of them as there used to be. Most species of...
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Sunday Morning Smooth Jazz Brunch

Welcome to the Companions and Homemakers Sunday Morning Smooth Jazz Brunch! This weekend Connecticut continues to celebrate Independence Day with fireworks, fairs and festivals. After a busy Saturday enjoying all that the state has to offer, settle in to a relaxing Sunday morning. Join us from 8...
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PillowTalk: Happy Guy Wins Her Heart

Have you ever been envolved in a workplace romance? How did it work out? Did the spark fizzle out after a while? Did that create any awkward moments? Did your co-workers treat you differently? Sharmela and Mark from Waterbury have been married for 5 years and have known each other for about 10...
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The Meeting That Would Change Music Forever: July 6, 1957

July 6, 1957: Liverpool, England . It was at St. Peter's Church grounds where the Quarrymen , a band formed by a young John Lennon the previous October, were getting set to play at a charity festival. Before the band's second gig ever, bass player Ian Vaughan decided to introduce the band to one of...
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PillowTalk: Strengthening Family Ties

Being apart from those you love the most is not only difficult, it can be devastating. PillowTalk reaches out across the miles to help families stay connected. Pearl from Connecticut hasn't seen her sister Shirley in Kentucky in several years. They talk on the phone, and PillowTalk dedications help...
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3 Foods You Should Never Wash

Do you rinse your raw chicken in the sink before you cook it? Don't! When you do that you're running the risk of spreading bacteria to anything the water splashes onto; your counter, your utensils, you! That bacteria can carry salmonella and any other number of sickening pathogen. As long as you...
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Pick Your Own Season Begins

Click here for a Summer filled with fun and many times free events through My Ct. Kids If you want to bring the kids to PYO pick your own fruits Strawberries are now in season followed by Blueberries and then peaches. You can click this link that even has a PYO schedule, as well as, A 24 hour...
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PillowTalk: Seizing Her Independence

We've all been there. You have strong feelings for someone but it's a one way street. Even after it's over the special feelings for someone continue. It's so hard to let go. There comes a point where you have to ask yourself, "How long do I continue investing my time, effort and emotion in what is...
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Fun Facts For The Fourth

Here are some interesting statistics about Independence Day from the Statistic Brain Research Institute . See where you fall into the mix and impress your friends and family with your knowledge at your Fourth of July festivities. 63% will attend a fireworks display 66% display an American flag 76%...
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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut July 3rd, 2018

TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD ABOUT CONNECTICUT IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Vernon Manor Tomorrow, of course, is Independence Day, when we celebrate the day back in 1776 when our country declared itself free from the British. Today, though, let’s talk about a different kind of independence – energy independence...
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