Layoffs announced at The Day newspaper in New London

The publisher of The Day of New London says it is laying off some employees due to a decline in revenue and sharp increases in the cost of newsprint
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Lake Geode restoration project ahead of schedule

To the untrained eye, Lake Geode likely doesn't look much different than when it was drained almost one year ago
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Powder scare at Islamic Center investigated as hate crime

Police say they are investigating a white powder scare at the Islamic Center of New London as a hate crime
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Bookkeeper accused of embezzling $70,000 will avoid prison

Former bookkeeper accused of embezzling more than $70,000 from a Connecticut real estate firm to avoid prison as part of a plea deal
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Woman pleads no contest to charges in fatal 2016 crash

A Connecticut woman will spend the next seven years in prison for her role in a 2016 collision that killed a 24-year-old woman
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Woman convicted in Connecticut 'Cinderella' case

A Connecticut woman charged with mistreating her adopted daughter in a case that one lawyer compared to the fairy tale "Cinderella," has been found guilty
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Coast Guard Academy opens office to seek research grants

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy has opened an office dedicated to applying for grants to support academic research
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Lamont, Stefanowski clash on plans for Connecticut economy

The two major party candidates for Connecticut governor are squaring off in a debate for the first time Wednesday night
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Police charge man in assault of casino security officer

A Connecticut judge has ordered a member of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe to stay away from all casinos and to not go near a Foxwoods Resorts Casino security guard he is charged with assaulting
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Governor candidates Stefanowski, Lamont set for 1st debate

The two major party candidates for Connecticut governor are squaring off in a debate for the first time Wednesday night
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Rapid City trolley service sees steady ridership

Rapid City's trolley service sees steady ridership through the summer with minimal impact to the city's budget
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South Dakota to raise turkey for White House Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving turkey to either be served to President Donald Trump or pardoned this year will be raised in South Dakota
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MSU researcher fights against deadly deer disease

Researchers from Michigan State University and the state Department of Natural Resources are using technology and old-fashioned observation to track Michigan deer in hopes of curbing the deadly disease
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Minot brothers find success in mushroom farming

Minot brothers Jeff and Dan Coggins have found success in their second year harvesting mushrooms and selling their product at local farmers markets
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Michigan metal drummer recovers from 2015 bus crash

A Michigan metal drummer is recovering from a 2015 bus crash that caused him to lose his right leg
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Oklahoma case remains unsolved 34 years later

The disappearance of Sandy Pathresa Rea 34 years ago is still one of the biggest crime mysteries in the Shawnee area, but a new set of local investigators are putting a fresh set of eyes on the unsolved cold case
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Bentonville designer showcases work at New York Fashion Week

Bentonville fashion designer Alyssa Graves showcased six pieces in a show for emerging designers at New York Fashion Week
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Father-daughter duo broadcasts Arkansas high school football

Buzz Sawyer and his daughter Sarah Sawyer are calling play-by-play for Northside High School football games in the Grizzlies' revamped broadcast
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Wisconsin church's garden gives produce, sense of community

A Wisconsin church's garden doesn't just provide produce, it also provides a sense of community
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Minnesota fire department marks 125 years

This year marks the Virginia Fire Department's 125th anniversary
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Oklahoma Boy Scout Explorers reunite in New Mexico

A group of Boy Scout Explores reunited in New Mexico more than 50 years after a Boy Scouts trip
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Wisconsin students organize mental health festival

Three Wisconsin students organized a mental health festival at their school to erase mental health stigma
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Duluth beer makers say the area's water boosts products

Duluth beer makers have long said that the quality of Minnesota's water helps boost the quality of their products
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Efforts continue to save, support, secure Texas horny toads

A dozen conservationists clad in khaki and forest green marched into the Texas Hill Country brush in a continuing effort to save horny toads
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More cruise options coming to the Great Lakes

Michigan has started a new initiative to bring more cruise ships to the Great Lakes
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Outdoor art project to get new headquarters in Detroit

An outdoor art project is getting a new headquarters in Detroit
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Students learn about Oklahoma City bombing through new tech

The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum recently launched the Augmented Reality experience to teach students about the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing
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Nebraska senator to participate in world sniper competition

Nebraska Sen. Tom Brewer is headed for the International Sniper Cup event in Bulgaria after having competed in a series of sniper shooting championships
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Arkansas sees growing urgent care industry

Health care providers are planning to open up more urgent care centers across Arkansas
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Inmate group caters to spiritual needs at Iowa prison

At the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility, an unusual group is catering to the spiritual needs of those who have no religion at all
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