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They were little girls with dreams of Olympic gold when they started in gymnastics. Now they're women with lifelong injuries, suffocating anxiety and debilitating eating disorders.

They were little girls with dreams of Olympic gold when they started in gymnastics. Now they're women with lifelong injuries, suffocating anxiety and debilitating eating disorders.
They are the other victims of USA Gymnastics.
Thirteen former U.S. gymnasts and three coaches interviewed by The Asso...
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French customs officials find stolen Degas in luggage on bus

PARIS (AP) - French customs officers have found an impressionist painting by Edgar Degas stowed on a bus, more than eight years after it was reported stolen.
The French Culture Ministry said Friday that customs agents in Marne-la-Vallee were surprised to find a work of art bearing the signature "De...
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Water rushing down Main Street in #Torrington.
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Video of flooding on Harpswell Street in #Torrington from Joe Salvati.
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ICYMI: Fifth District congressional candidate Mark Greenberg took the Ice Bucket Challenge yesterday at his campaign headquarters. Watch the video below and get the full story here: http://bit.ly/1vBGqfP
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The youngest-ever female snowboarder to win Olympic gold now holds another impressive record: Fastest-selling cereal box in Kellogg Company history.

Chloe Kim isn't done winning yet. The youngest-ever female snowboarder to win Olympic gold now holds another impressive record: Fastest-selling cereal box in Kellogg Company history.
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A medical marijuana dispensary may well be on the way to Litchfield County, as the state Department of Consumer Protection prepares to issue at least three licenses to address a rapid increase in patients and demand.

TORRINGTON - A medical marijuana dispensary may well be on the way to Litchfield County, as the state Department of Consumer Protection prepares to issue at least three licenses to address a rapid increase in patients and demand.

The department issued a call for applications in January.

Foll...
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The federal agency in charge of granting American citizenship has removed a key passage in its mission statement describing the country as a "nation of immigrants."

The federal agency in charge of granting American citizenship has removed a key passage in its mission statement describing the country as a "nation of immigrants."
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Jonathan Harris, a West Hartford lawyer who has been exploring a run for higher office, will transition to a full-on campaign for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination.

Jonathan Harris, a West Hartford lawyer who has been exploring a run for higher office, will transition to a full-on campaign for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination.

Harris on Friday morning released a statement scheduling a Saturday campaign announcement. A source confirmed Friday afternoon...
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Petitions are circulating online targeting companies that offer discounts to NRA members on its website. #BoycottNRA is trending on Twitter.

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the National Rifle Association, after the latest school massacre.
Petitions are circulating online targeting companies that offer discounts to NRA member...
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A Waterbury man was charged this week in connection with the New Year’s Day robberies of a New Hartford Dunkin’ Donuts and a Litchfield gas station.

TORRINGTON - A Waterbury man was charged this week in connection with the New Year's Day robberies of a New Hartford Dunkin' Donuts and a Litchfield gas station.

Jeffrey Stokarski, 43, of 115 Wedgewood Drive, Waterbury, was charged with first-degree robbery, second-degree threatening and sixth-d...
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Don’t miss Winsted’s Penguin Plunge March 3; Red Cross offers disaster training workshop; writing course scheduled in Morris: Litchfield farm market to hold annual dinner https://trib.al/QdaobZq

WINSTED - Special Olympics continues to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2018 at the Winsted Penguin Plunge on Saturday, March 3 at Highland Lake, located on Lake Street in Winchester. Check-in begins at 10 a.m. and the plunge begins at 12 p.m. To find out more and register for the event, visit soc...
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Connecticut hospital evaluating safety measures after Thursday's crash into the building #Connecticut #hospitals

MIDDLETOWN - While the emergency department remains closed after a car slammed into its doors and damaging the building Thursday, other aspects of daily operations at Middlesex Hospital are getting back to normal. People who need emergency care were asked to go to Middlesex Hospital's satellite faci...
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Subway to shake up rewards program - no more free footlongs

NEW YORK (AP) - Subway is shaking up its loyalty rewards program, giving customers the ability to earn $2 discounts instead of free Footlongs. The changes, taking place next month, are part of Subway's attempts to revamp its image, lure people back to its restaurants and fight falling sales. Sales a...
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Church: Cardinal's 'nighty-night, baby' tweet was for sister

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey archbishop raised a few eyebrows when he tweeted "Nighty-night, baby. I love you," but his spokesman says it was an errant message intended for his sister. Cardinal Joseph Tobin's spokesman says the leader of the Newark Roman Catholic archdiocese later deleted Wednes...
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Warner Stage Company adds performances of ‘The Irish, and How They Got That Way’ in #Torrington

TORRINGTON - The Warner Stage Company will present Frank McCourt's "The Irish ... and How They Got That Way," a musical celebration of Irish heritage in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre March 10-18. Due to popular demand, an additional performance has been added on March 15, at 8 p.m., according to a...
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Focus on Fiber Arts: Join a local charity knit-along https://trib.al/j1zp0Kd

Knitting and crochet enthusiasts are invited to grab their knitting/crochet bags and a friend or two, and spend Saturday making baby caps that will be donated for charity. The event is set from 1 to 4 p.m. at In Sheep's Clothing, 10 Water St. Participants can make Peace Pals, cute knit or crochet do...
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The error cost Connecticut nearly $1 million.

HARTFORD - The Connecticut Lottery Corporation Board of Directors voted Thursday to end a contract with its outside auditor and hire another company to look into how it works with the Department of Consumer Protection.

The move comes as the Lottery is faced with explaining how incorrect ticket nu...
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Looking for plans for this upcoming weekend? Here are 50 things to do around Connecticut!