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Newtown star Ben Mason will play football at Michigan

(WTNH)–Score another one for Jim Harbaugh.

Newtown linebacker Ben Mason is heading to Michigan to play football next season, and he’ll suit up alongside a top recruiting class under the firey head coach. 6 more words


Impact of spanking

MASON CITY, Iowa – Spanking remains a common method of discipline, though a recent review of 50 years of research from the University of Texas and the University of Michigan, published in the Journal of Family Psychology, shows spanking has long-term harmful effects on kids. 293 more words


Plainville-bound small plane crashes on LI, 3 dead

SYOSSET, N.Y. (AP/WTNH) — The Federal Aviation Administration says a small plane has crashed in a residential neighborhood on Long Island.

It happened at 3:39 p.m. 110 more words


Twitter shares hit lowest level ever

(CNN) — Shares of Twitter fell 2% Tuesday and hit a new all-time low of $13.90.

Twitter is down 40% this year. It is nearly 50% below its IPO price of $26 and more than 80% lower than the peak of $74.73 it hit way back in December 2013 — one month after it went public. 290 more words


'Wolverine' Sinks His Fangs Into Mugshot Hall of Fame

NEW HAVEN, CT — We’ve got another crazy mugshot to add to the hall of fame. This one is brought to you by a dude who goes by the name “Wolverine.” He’s got vampire-like fangs and everything, y’all. 59 more words

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Pregnant Connecticut Woman Diagnosed With Zika Virus

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Officials say a Connecticut woman who traveled to Central America and became pregnant while there has been diagnosed with the Zika virus. 163 more words


Pregnant Connecticut woman tested positive for Zika

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) announced Tuesday afternoon that a pregnant Connecticut woman has tested positive for… 427 more words