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Las Vegas Review-Journal owner: Paper sold for $140 million to owner of Bristol Press

December 15, 2015
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LAS VEGAS (AP) _ The owner of the Las Vegas Review-Journal says it sold Nevada’s largest newspaper for $140 million and will continue managing it. New Media Investment Group paid $102.5 million earlier this year for the newspaper and several Stephens Media publications in other states. Its sale to News + Media Capital Group LLC…

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Gov. to deny firearm permits to those on gov’t watchlists

December 10, 2015
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Gov. to deny firearm permits to those on gov’t watchlists

Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced his intention to sign a first-in-the-nation executive order that will allow firearm permits to be denied to those on the government watchlists. The Connecticut State Police already performs background checks on those seeking permits to purchase guns in Connecticut, based on Governor Malloy’s 2013 gun violence prevention legislation, one…

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Health listings for Dec. 11

December 9, 2015
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Health listings for Dec. 11

THURSDAY, DEC. 17 SOUTHINGTON LUNCH AND LEARN PROGRAM ABOUT MEMORY LOSS.  Noon to 1 p.m. Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging, Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Memorial campus, 81 Meriden Ave., Southington. Complimentary lunch. RSVP. 1-877-424-4641.

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Performance listings for Dec. 11

December 9, 2015
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DEC. 11-13 OTHER CONNETIC DANCE’S ‘NUTCRACKER SUITE AND SPICY.’ Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m. Original production is back for its sixth season. A fusion of athletic dance with ballet, modern, tap, jazz, and hip hop, as well as humor. Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main St., Hartford. $15. CONNeticDance.com DEC. 11-13 BRISTOL…

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Dining listings for Dec. 11

December 9, 2015
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Dining listings for Dec. 11

ONGOING BRISTOL AMERICAN LEGION POST 2 LUNCHEON. Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. American Legion Post 2, 22 Hooker Court, Bristol. Prices vary depending on order placed. Take out call ahead orders available by calling in advance. Supports American Legion and programs. (860) 589-0088.

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Miscellaneous listings for Dec. 11

December 9, 2015
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FRIDAY, DEC. 11 OTHER SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Held by Social Connections. 5 p.m. Sheraton Hotel, 100 Capital Boulevard, Rocky Hill. No charge. (860) 582-8229. DEC. 11-12 BRISTOL HOLLYWOOD AT THE BIJOU. 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. on Saturday. “The Wizard of Oz” with Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, and Billie Burke. Special…

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Kids listings for Dec. 11

December 9, 2015
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FRIDAY, DEC. 11 PLAINVILLE SANTA WILL VISIT THE WHEELER REGIONAL FAMILY YMCA. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Crafts, elves playground, movie, and cookies. Hot chocolate. Bring your camera for photos with Santa. Wheeler Regional Family YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. Admission is free and open to all. Bring a non-perishable food item to benefit the Plainville…

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Meeting listings for Dec. 11

December 9, 2015
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Meeting listings for Dec. 11

ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet monthly to discuss town issues, policies, and issues of concern. Plainville Public Library, lower level, 56 East Main St., Plainville. PLAINVILLE LIONS CLUB. 6:30 p.m. Meeting on the first Wednesday of each month.…

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Support group listings for Dec. 11

December 9, 2015
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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 16 OTHER CAREGIVERS’ SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m Arbor Rose at Jerome Home, 975 Corbin Ave., New Britain. RSVP. (860) 229-3707. ONGOING BRISTOL ADULTS TAKING CARE OF AGING PARENTS. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open to all Bristol residents. Share ideas and knowledge with each other on home care, finances, nursing home…

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Senior listings for Dec. 11

December 9, 2015
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Mike Majchrzak absorbes a hit during a win over Farmington. Southington sandwiched a loss to No. 9 Fairfield Ludlowe with a pair of lopsided victories.

SATURDAY, DEC. 12 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AT THE ORCHARDS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent and assisted living community. The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CHOLESTEROL SCREENING. 10 minute appointment, few drops of blood from a fingertip, and you can learn your numbers for total cholesterol, and the good and bad…

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