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The Pentagon’s Security System Was Built In Connecticut

    Here’s something I bet you didn’t know, it turns out the Pentagon’s electronic security system was built at a second generation business in Connecticut.  It’s called Microboard Processing Incorporated, its complex electronic components are made in Seymour. Now headed by Nicole Russo after her father handed off the reigns, the 35-year old company has Read more…

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Radio’s Vinnie Penn Takes You On A Delicious New England Tour

WELI Radio’s Vinnie Penn of “The Vinnie Penn Project” is a lot of things. A talk radio host, a stand up comedian, a father, and a foodie. His latest book called “Route One Food Run” combines his love of music and food. He stopped in at restaurants along Route One from Connecticut all the way to Maine, talked Read more…

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Connecticut’s First Television Station, WTNH, Turns 70!

WTNH(abc) is Connecticut’s oldest television station, and the second oldest in New England. The station has come a long way since June 15, 1948, and in this special we take a look back at our history, complete with memories and stories from News 8 alumni throughout our seven decades. Hosted by Ann Nyberg and Keith Kountz, Read more…

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If You’re Vegan, You’ll Love Three Girls Vegan Creamery In Connecticut

For those of you who follow a vegan diet and have a tough time finding variety when it comes to meals, Guilford, Connecticut’s Three Girls Vegan Creamery might hold some answers. The company is owned by a Mom and her two daughters who eat vegan. In just a few years, the company’s popularity is beyond Read more…

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This Connecticut Innovator Is Changing The Way We Look At Power

There is an energy storage solutions company based in Wilton, Connecticut that is working to lower the cost of energy with the help of its lithium-ion batteries which are made in the state. The company, Cadenza Innovation, was founded in 2012 and is headed by Swedish-born chemist, Dr. Christina Lampe-Onnerud. In the next year, this technology will be Read more…

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Fireside Chats With Nyberg ~ Former News 8 Anchor Janet Peckinpaugh

On this edition of “Fireside Chats With Nyberg” former News 8 anchor, Janet Peckinpaugh. She was at the news desk from 1984 to 1987 at Channel 8. She told me stories I never knew about her. She was raised in Ohio and went to Indiana University. She is now a realtor and lives in Essex Read more…

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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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