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An Overnight Stay On The International Space Station Will Cost Big Bucks

Earlier this month, NASA announced that it will allow astronauts from private companies to use the International Space Station for activities beyond just research and development. That means they'll be able to manufacture products and even do marketing on the orbital lab. There are already more...
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PillowTalk: Helping Sharon Hold Her Husband Close

Even though she doesn't sound old enough, Sharon from Plymouth has been married to her husband Mark for 34 years. They had been together for a long time even before they got married. She has been a PillowTalk listener for a long, long time too. Prior to Wednesday night she had never called to make...
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One State Will Pay Homeowners To Not Mow Their Lawns

Lawmakers in Minnesota are proposing legislation that would pay residents to turn their yards into bee sanctuaries, instead of maintaining the neatly manicured lawns that we have become accustomed to in surburbia. James Wolfin , a graduate assistant at the University of Minnesota’s Bee Lab and...
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School Is Out: The Need To Eat, Is Not

The Community Renewal Team (CRT) will once again administer a free Summer Food Service Program for school-age children (5 – 18 years old) at locations in Hartford and neighboring towns. This important program provides free breakfast and/or lunches to students during the critical summer months when...
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PillowTalk: The Perfect Ending To A Beautiful Day

It was the perfect ending to another beautiful spring day in Southern New England. Mary from Cheshire was enjoying Tuesday evening relaxing on her porch with "her Nite Lite" on. Mary was surrounded by a small group of her favorite people, her husband Jack, her sister Bridget and her brother in law...
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Kids Don't Have To Be Hungry This Summer

The federal government estimates that 4 million children in the United States face hunger during the summer months. And with school about to finish up for the year, that's something that some people will soon be very concerned about. Thanks to one program, sending a simple text can help alleviate...
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Tell Me Something Good June 11th 2019

We know Connecticut has one of the best school systems in the country and some of the best colleges and universities in the world, so it’s no wonder young people come to Connecticut for their educations. But what about after they graduate and start families? Well, the evidence keeps rolling in that...
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9 Month Old Needs A Mommy and Daddy!

Cutie pie Clove is a shy girl, but once she comes out of her shell, her playful personality is sure to put a smile on your face! This 9-month-old kitty loves to chase her catnip mice around the room, and will pounce on any cat dancer toy you choose! She would love to find a home where she has...
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David Ortiz Recovering From Surgery After Being Shot In Dominican Republic

Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot outside a bar in Santo Domingo in his native Dominican Republic . on Sunday (6/9) night around 8:50 p.m. local time. Police say Ortiz was ambushed by a man who got off a motorcycle and shot him in the back, although they're not sure if Big Papi was...
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Dr. Ducharme’s Blog June 10, 2019 Summertime Safety and Fun

Summer vacation is here. While the kids are shouting with joy, parents may find themselves trying not to shout. Having the kids home all day for 8 weeks can be a challenge. It is really important to remember that kids still do best when they have some structure. So, while flexibility is important...
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