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Gerard Chappell working with his dog, Pete, teaching him how to fetch things for a future disabled veteran.
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Inside Enfield Correctional Institution there are all the expected security measures: Huge steel doors. Armed guards. Barbed-wire fences. Locked gates. 

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Puerto Rico is officially declaring itself open for tourism -- nearly three months after Hurricane Maria. But on an island where so many people still lack electricity, what does open for tourism mean?

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Two Connecticut lugers will race down the ice for Team USA this February. They qualified earlier this month for the 23rd Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.

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In the wake of Hurricane Maria, and with the end of the year approaching, the Department of Consumer Protection has some tips for people who want to give.

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When it comes to negotiating a way to fix the projected state budget deficit of $208 million, Governor Dannel Malloy had to go first. That statutory obligation was activated because the shortfall reached more than one percent of the general fund.

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Norwalk Hospital says its cancer treatment services have benefitted from a new partnership with New York’s Memorial Sloan Kettering. 

Children in the mountain town of Orocovis returned to school two weeks ago after a two-month pause following Hurricane Maria. The school doesn't have electricity, so it lets out at 12:30 pm.
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The Puerto Rican effort to advance from response to recovery after Hurricane Maria continues. For some, water and electricity are still elusive. And that makes it hard to get back to normal — especially for children.

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In October, WNPR told the story of an Avon-based writer and how she was raising money for plane tickets to help Puerto Rican evacuees. A New Britain native heard it. And then, she reached out to Carrie Firestone for help.

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One of Connecticut’s most uncommon species of evergreen can still be found -- if you know where to look.

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A massive solar project in Simsbury is now one step closer to becoming one of New England’s largest clean-energy projects.

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State residents whose homes have crumbling foundations are among those who'll be out of luck under the new federal tax overhaul.

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Happy winter solstice. It only gets brighter from now until summer! We're not the only ones who will enjoy the longer days. Herbs can be grown indoors to be added to recipes, drinks, and provide some greenery in winter. Here are the best ones to grow.

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Open enrollment on the state’s health care exchange, Access Health Connecticut, ends Friday at midnight. 

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Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared that influenza is now widespread in Connecticut.

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When you file your 2018 income taxes, you might notice that the standard deduction has essentially doubled. Exemptions will likely be eliminated and in its place, you might see a larger tax credit per dependent claimed. But it also raises at least one other big question: will you give as much to charity?

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