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Support group listings for Oct. 10

October 10, 2014
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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 15 OTHER CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Arbor Rose at Rose at Jerome Home, 975 Corbin Ave., New Britain. RSVP. (860) 229-3707. ONGOING SOUTHINGTON OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS SUPPORT GROUP. Do you suspect food rules your life? Overeaters Anonymous may be the answer for you. It is not a diet club, but a…

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Kids listings for Oct. 10

October 10, 2014
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Kids listings for Oct. 10

SATURDAY, OCT. 11 BRISTOL GLOBAL CARDBOARD CHALLENGE. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. A celebration of child creativity and the role of communities in fostering imaginative play inspired by the film “Caine’s Arcade.” www.CainesArcade.com. Cardboard and a variety mechanics will be provided. Children and families can collaborate to design and build original creations using their imaginations.…

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Dining listings for Oct. 10

October 10, 2014
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Dining listings for Oct. 10

OCT. 11-12 OTHER CONNECTICUT GARLIC AND HARVEST FESTIVAL. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cooking demos. Food talks. Lessons. Buy farm-fresh garlic. Bethlehem Fairgrounds, Route 61, Bethlehem. $7, adults. Under 12, $1. GarlicFest.com. SUNDAY, OCT. 12 PLAINVILLE COMMUNION BREAKFAST. Held by the Plainville Knights of Columbus. All members and Catholic men are invited to gather for…

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Performance listings for Oct. 10

October 10, 2014
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Performance listings for Oct. 10

OCT. 9-11 OTHER NICK DIPAOLA. Comix at Foxwoods. Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $20 to $50. ComixatFoxwoods.com FRIDAY, OCT. 10 OTHER WHOOPI GOLDBERG. 9 p.m.Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $45 to $75. ComixatFoxwoods.com NICK SWARDSON. 9 p.m. Fox Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30 to $60. Foxwoods.com COMEDY NIGHT: TOM BRISCOE, DAVE COOPERMAN, LOU MILANO.…

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Health listings for Oct. 10

October 10, 2014
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Health listings for Oct. 10

TUESDAY, OCT. 14 BRISTOL NURTURING TOUCH—INFANT MASSAGE. 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Opportunity to bond with baby. The Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. Free. Register. (860) 585-3895. cgaray@BristolHospital.org OTHER DINNER WITH THE DOC. 5 to 7 p.m. Learn about congestive heart failure. Complimentary dinner will be served. Arbor Rose at Jerome Home,…

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Music listings for Oct. 10

October 10, 2014
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Music listings for Oct. 10

FRIDAY, OCT. 10 OTHER LACUNA COIL, DEVIL YOU KNOW. Webster Theater, Hartford. WebsterTheater.com SATURDAY, OCT. 11 OTHER JUDAS PRIEST. 8 p.m. Redeemer of Souls Tour. Steel Panther opens. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $55 and $75. Foxwoods.com OH WHAT A NIGHT OF DOO-WOP AND ROCK AND ROLL VOL. 5. 8 p.m. Including hits such…

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Conn. shares national $105 million AT&T settlement

October 10, 2014
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State officials say Connecticut will receive $268,252 as part of $20 million in penalties in national settlement with telecom giant AT&T. Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein announced on Wednesday that Connecticut with other states resolved allegations that the company participated in a…

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Governor-Connecticut-Poll – With race a dead heat, Foley renews call for truce

October 10, 2014
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley renewed his call for a truce with Democratic incumbent Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday, the same day a new poll revealed the governor’s race was a dead heat. The Quinnipiac University poll conducted early this month showed 43 percent of likely voters said they’d vote for…

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New England schools face rash of bomb threats

October 8, 2014
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By PHILIP MARCELO Associated Press BOSTON (AP) _ School and law enforcement officials in New England are concerned about a recent rash of bomb threats that have forced schools to cancel classes. Nearly a dozen schools and colleges in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Connecticut have received the threats, forcing evacuations and cancellations in the past…

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GOP accuses Malloy of circumventing campaign law

October 8, 2014
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By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Republican legislative leaders are accusing Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the Democrats of trying to circumvent Connecticut’s campaign finance laws and spend restricted contributions from state contractors. The claim lodged by the GOP Tuesday comes after the a lawyer representing the party sought an advisory opinion…

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