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Connecticut Became 14th US State to Ban Civil Forfeiture

With unanimous votes in the House and Senate, Connecticut became the 14th US state to ban civil forfeiture of cash or property without a...

After Two Centuries, Atlantic Salmon Return to the Connecticut River

For the first time since the American Revolution, wild Atlantic Salmon are spawning in the Connecticut River. Industrial pollution and a series of dams constructed...

Connecticut Becomes Second State to End Veteran Homelessness

Any veteran who wants a home in Connecticut now has one. The state has become the second, after Virginia, to effectively end homelessness among veterans. Connecticut...

Connecticut Becomes 1st State to End Chronic Homelessness Among Vets

Connecticut officials announced Thursday they had become the first state in the nation to provide housing for every one of its chronically homeless veterans. The achievement marks...

Cesspool No More, Connecticut River Returned to Former, Cleaner Self

"Nobody knows the Connecticut River better than Jim Dietz, a three-time Olympic rower and two-time Olympic coach who built the University of Massachusetts women's...
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Grieving Father Has Kind Words for Connecticut Killer’s Family

Fighting back tears, the father of a 6-year-old daughter killed in Friday’s school shooting shared with reporters some surprising words of sympathy for the...
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Grieving Father Has Kind Words for Connecticut Killer’s Family

Fighting back tears, the father of a 6-year-old daughter killed in Friday’s school shooting shared with reporters some surprising words of sympathy for the...
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Connecticut Dentist Goes Green

From solar panels to non-toxic x-rays, from high efficiency lights to improved air quality, one dentist has opened a green office to reduce the...

Connecticut to Use Only Safe Cleaning Products

All state agencies in Connecticut will now use only environmentally safe cleaning products in their facilities. Green products maintain sanitary conditions while minimizing harmful...

The Only Way for 4-Year-old to Get Surgery 3000 Miles Away Was Fully-Equipped RV—And Strangers Sprung For It

When a 4-year-old with fatal heart defects needed to travel 3,000 for new miracle surgery, RV owners at Outdoorsy paid for the entire package.

Pawn Shop Owner Gives Motorized Wheelchairs to 580 People –Some Who Haven’t Been Outside in Years

An astonishing 580 people got their freedom back, thanks to a Connecticut businessman's passion and determination to repair and donate motorized wheelchairs.

Hearts Are Melting Over This Photo of Little Boy Hugging His Tearful Youngster Sister: ‘I’m just so happy’

Social media users are melting over this emotional photo of a little boy proudly hugging his little sister after her Pre-K graduation ceremony.

Girl Makes Teddy Bears That Hide IV Bags for Young Hospital Patients – And She’ll Soon Give Them Away for Free

These ingenious little toys could soothe the anxious minds of hundreds of young hospital patients from across the country.

Good News in History, June 7

37 years ago today, Graceland opened to the public five years after Elvis Presley died there. The mansion sits on 14 acres near Memphis...

Good News in History, May 26

20 years ago today, the Manchester United Football Club completed an unprecedented Treble—a triple-trophy year, winning the English Premier League, the FA Cup, and...

Good News in History, May 13

Happy Birthday to American actor-producer Harvey Keitel who turns 80 today. Born in Brooklyn, he joined the Marines at age 16 and then became...

Good News in History, May 5

210 years ago today, a U.S. patent was awarded to a woman for the first time. In that American era, females could neither own...

Rapper 50 Cent Just Sold His Mansion So He Could Donate All of the Profits to Charity

The 52-room mansion sold for almost $3 million – but rather than use the money for his own gain, he will be donating it all to charity.

Good News in History, February 26

100 years ago today, the Grand Canyon was proclaimed a National Park by the US Congress. The steep-sided mile-deep canyon carved by the Colorado...

Good News in History, February 2

Happy Birthday to Christie Brinkley who turns 65 today... She gained worldwide fame as a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model in the late 1970s—appearing on...