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Will NASA Select New Haven’s Habitat For Mars?

A competition is underway right now through NASA. They’re looking fo America’s brightest to help figure out how to build sphere-like houses on Mars using 3-D printing technology and using materials that are already on the red planet…which isn’t much, but red martian soil….the place is pretty cold too. There are 18 groups across the country. Will the Read more…

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Regift The Wrap, No Tape, No Scissors, No Waste

The winner of the 2018 Connecticut Small Business Administration best home-based business is Regift The Wrap. It was launched in January of 2018. The creator is Glastonbury, Connecticut’s, Linda Longobardi. She decided to try to put a stop to the practice of wrapping gifts with paper that then gets discarded and ends of in up landfills. She Read more…

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Human Trafficking Happens Everywhere Even In Connecticut

It’s a topic that is not nearly discussed enough, human trafficking, million suffering in modern-day slavery. It goes on around the world and yes, even in Connecticut. People preying on children, mostly girls and women holding them against their will, enslaving them in the worst possible ways. Attorney, Krishna Patel, general counsel for New Canaan’s Grace Read more…

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Connecticut is known as The World’s Aerospace Alley

Did you know that Connecticut is home to an aerospace company that was started by a relative of famed physicist, Albert Einstein? In 1955 his nephew, George Einstein, an engineer, began what is now known as New England Airfoil Products, Incorporated. It’s located in Farmington. Airfoils are components that help make planes fly, military tanks run, and ships Read more…

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Connecticut’s American Mural Project Will Be Open To The World

When it’s completed it will be the largest indoor collaborative artwork display in the world. It’s size is 120 feet long, 48-feet high and 10 feet deep. It’s the brainchild of Ellen Grisedieck, the giant American Mural Project depicting all the jobs that Americans do from firefighters, welders, doctors, musicians and on and on. It’s being constructed in Read more…

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Be An Mental Health Ambassador At Your School, It Could Save A Life

  The Jordan Porco Foundation, based in Hartford, Connecticut is named after a young college student who took his own life. The organization, started by his parents, is set on removing the stigma around mental health so that young people can start talking to each other. Fresh Check Days are held on college campuses around the country, Read more…

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A Look At Immigration Through The Eyes Of Caprice Taylor Mendez

Immigration is a hot button issue. Deportation, the rate of incarceration of immigrants, sanctuary cities,and also children of undocumented parents and what is happening to them. Caprice Taylor Mendez is working with The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven to help these families. Her parents came to the Elm City from Guatemala to give her a better life, she Read more…

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Opportunity Works Connecticut Enhances Lives Of Adults With Disabilities

  Opportunity Works Connecticut has been in existence since 2009, it enhances the lives of adults living with disabilities by teaching them skills so that they can be gainfully employed. Currently they are serving 112 adults. They’re learning to make all kinds of items that can be sold, birdhouses, trays, coasters, jewelry, the list goes on. One of Read more…

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Fireside Chats With NYBERG, Connecticut TV Meteorologist Joe Furey

Joe Furey is a long time meteorologist in Connecticut, he grew up here and has raised four daughters here as well. He’s all about Connecticut, but there are other things you’ll learn about him on this “Fireside Chats with Nyberg.” 

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Get Your Colonoscopy It Could Save Your Life

March is national colon cancer awareness month. One-hundred-forty-thousand people are diagnosed with colon cancer every year in America, 50-thousand of which will die. The mortality rate does need to be that high because of colonoscopies. If you’re of age, have you had yours? It’s recommended for everyone at age 50…younger if you have colon cancer in Read more…

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