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    Prosecutors fight Hernandez fiancee in perjury case

    Originally posted on wpri.com:
    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Newly released court records show that prosecutors are opposing a bid by the fiancee of ex-New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez to suppress evidence in the perjury case against her. Documents filed Monday in Bristol County Superior Court urge a judge to reject Shayanna ...Read More
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    State to Meet With Frontier Today

    In the wake of a transition that was shaky at best, state regulators have scheduled a meeting with Frontier Communications to address problems that arose during the changeover from AT&T and left customers…Read more from NBCConnecticut. Photo Credit: ...Read More
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    Southington Teacher Said He Drank Bottle of Vodka Night Before: Warrant

    A Southington High School teacher who was pulled out of class last month and charged with disorderly conduct after acting strangely in class told the principal he drank a bottle of vodka the night before, according to the arrest warrant. On Nov. 6, school administrators pulled John Edward Hansen Jr., 47, of New Haven, out of class after receiving reports that he was acting strange in class and was possibly impaired, the warrant states. Read more from NBCNBCConnecticut Photo Credit: Southington Police and ...Read More
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    Man robbed at gunpoint at Middletown church

    Originally posted on WTNH:
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH)– A Middletown man was arrested for robbing another man at gunpoint at a church on Friday. Police say they responded to The Holy Trinity Church at 381 South Main Street just before 7 p.m. for an armed robbery. There the victim told police that he was held ...Read More
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    Busted: Bristol Police Arrests Over The Weekend

    The Central Post offers current arrests made by local Police Departments in central Connecticut on a daily basis. Here’s the latest over the weekend in Bristol. Sunday, December 21, 2014 Saturday, December 20, 2014 Friday, December 19, 2014 Compliment an officer or department employee Citizen complaint about a police officer Crime Watch ...Read More
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    Pre-trial hearing set for Hernandez murder trial

    Originally posted on wpri.com:
    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A pre-trial hearing is scheduled Monday for former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez, whose murder trial is slated to start next month. The hearing at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River is expected to focus on jury issues. Jury selection is scheduled to ...Read More
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    Americans Misinformed About Donating to Charities

    New data on how Americans donate to charities identifies a lack of donor understanding and the need for simple tools to help select a reputable charity. According to the BBB’s charity arm, the Wise Giving Alliance (WGA), the study shows that almost half of Americans consider finances to be the most important indicator of trust, which unfortunately, may not be the most helpful yardstick when evaluating a nonprofit organization. Of the majority of Americans surveyed, 46 percent said they would measure their trust in a charity by looking at its finances, 20 percent would base their ...Read More
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    Decoration Thief in Newtown

    Originally posted on WTNH:
    Decoration Thief in Newtown NEWTOWN, Conn. (WTNH) – Officials in Newtown are looking for the person(s) responsible for stealing holiday decorations. Police say  someone stole holiday wreaths, a small red Santa sleigh and two hanging baskets with holiday decorations. It happened Saturday near Route 302 in the area of Boggs Hill ...Read More

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    Why Your Passwords Are Easy To Hack

    Originally posted on TIME:
    Social media accounts, banking, online shopping. We all have to keep more passwords than we can count, and that makes it tempting to use passwords that are easy to remember. But if you have an easy-to-remember password, it’s also simple enough for hackers to figure out what it is, says ...Read More
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    Buyer’s Guide: How to Pick Your First Drone

    Originally posted on TIME:
    It’s a good bet 2014 will be remembered as the year drones really took off. I’m not talking about the controversial military kind, but rather the hobbyist-friendly quadcopters you’ve probably seen buzzing over beaches, parks, races and other open-sky areas. Why the sudden ubiquity of these flying machines? Simple: It’s ...Read More
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    Americans Misinformed About Donating to Charities

    New data on how Americans donate to charities identifies a lack of donor understanding and the need for simple tools to help select a reputable charity. According to the BBB’s charity arm, the Wise Giving Alliance (WGA), the study shows that almost half of Americans consider finances to be the most important indicator of trust, which unfortunately, may not be the most helpful yardstick when evaluating a nonprofit organization. Of the majority of Americans surveyed, 46 percent said they would measure their trust in a charity by looking at its finances, 20 percent would base their ...Read More
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    The Top 11 Travel Trends for 2015

    Originally posted on TIME:
    Remember when you actually had to go to an airport check-in counter to get your boarding pass? When calling home from abroad racked up exorbitant fees (hat tip, Skype), or when catching a cab meant waiting forlornly for one to pass? (Thanks, Uber and Lyft). Every year, the travel industry ...Read More
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    NASA Christmas Lights From Space

    NASA — It’s official — our holiday lights are so bright we can see them from space. Thanks to the VIIRS instrument on the Suomi NPP satellite, a joint mission between NASA and NOAA, scientists are presenting a new way of studying satellite data that can illustrate patterns in holiday lights, both during Christmas and the Holy Month of Ramadan. These new tools can provide new insights into how energy consumption behaviors vary across different cultural settings. A note about the data: Because snow reflects so much light, the researchers could only analyze snow-free cities. They ...Read More
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    U.S. Teens Are Deserting Facebook Faster Than Ever

    Originally posted on TIME:
    U.S. teenagers increasingly think Facebook is like, whatever. A new report has found that Americans aged 13 to 17 who use social media are leaving Facebook faster than ever, with the percentage of those with accounts dropping six points from 94% last year to 88% in 2014. From 2012 to ...Read More