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Video: Sen. Blumenthal’s close call with train

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Sen. Richard Blumenthal’s Milford press conference on rail safety was interrupted when a train sped through the proceedings. The senator and his visual aid were positioned on the yellow stipe at the edge of the platform when the train whizzed by. The press conference was held in response to a Hearst Connecticut Media report that […] [Read More]
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Miley Cyrus hospitalized during tour

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Miley Cyrus has been hospitalized with a severe allergic reaction, according to ABC News. The singer, who is scheduled to perform in Connecticut at Foxwoods Resort Casino on April 25, was forced to cancel Tuesday night’s show in Kansas City, Mo. It is not known when her Bangerz Tour will resume. Mr. Octopussy & some […] [Read More]
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The Ultimate Warrior speaks during the WWE Hall of Fame Induction at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans on Saturday, April 5, 2014. (Jonathan Bachman/AP Images for WWE)

Legendary wrestler Ultimate Warrior dies

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  Legendary wrestler The Ultimate Warrior has died, Stamford-based WWE announced in a statement Tuesday. He was 54. Born James Brian Hellwig, The Ultimate Warrior was an iconic figure for the WWE (then the WWF) in the late 80s and 90s. On Saturday night, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. He made […] [Read More]
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LOS ANGELES - 1982: Film actor Mickey Rooney poses with the "Lifetime Achievement" Academy Award backstage, following his acceptance speech, at the 1982 Academy Awards in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

Report: Actor Mickey Rooney dies at 93

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Mickey Rooney, the legendary actor who starred in more than a dozen Andy Hardy movies and frequently co-starred with Judy Garland, died Sunday, TMZ reported. He was 93. According to TMZ, the actor had been in ill health. Rooney’s career spanned nearly 90 years. His voluminous resume includes work on film, TV and stage. He […] [Read More]
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Report: Fairfield’s Josh Elliott leaving ‘GMA’ for NBC Sports

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Southport resident Josh Elliott is getting back into the sports business. According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter, Elliott is leaving the anchor desk at ABC’s “Good Morning America” for a “robust role” with Stamford-based NBC Sports. Elliott joined ABC News in 2011 after spending years with ESPN in various roles, most notably as […] [Read More]
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The 10 Best supermarkets in America

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By Paige Cooperstein | Provided by Business Insider Americans spend a lot of time and money grocery shopping. The average shopper visits the store about 88 times a year, spending upwards of $6,000. Consumer Reports recently surveyed 27,208 readers to rank 55 supermarket chains around the U.S. The top three stores — Wegmans, an East Coast […] [Read More]
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St. Patrick’s Day by the numbers

St. Patrick’s Day by the numbers

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Everyone knows that St. Patrick’s Day is March 17. But there are lots of other numbers associated with the holiday, according to History.com. For example, did you know it takes 40 pounds of green dye to turn the Chicago River green for St. Patrick… [Read More]
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Neither rain nor sleet nor snow will stop these florists from delivering love

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With the snow rapidly coming down, local florists’ preparations for Valentine’s Day plans are up in the air. Carl Roehrich, owner of City Line Florists in Trumbull, said they are open and making deliveries. “We have customers who have called and told us they can’t believe we’ve delivered today. We knew the snow was coming […] [Read More]
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Guinness World Records 2014 unveiled

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Most commonly requested celebrity features

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In the world of plastic surgery, celebrities’ features are sometimes mentioned by patients as a way of articulating a specific result they hope plastic surgery can provide. “Bringing in a photo can be very helpful,” San Francisco plastic surgeon Dr. Edward Miranda of the Pacific Plastic Surgery Group said in a recent interview. “Sometimes people […] [Read More]
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