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Animal rights activists walk past Hillandale Farms Conn LLC, more commonly known as Kofkoff Egg Farm, in Lebanon on Friday morning. From left are Heather Davis of Lebanon, Jay Shooster of New York, Zach Groff of New Haven, Hanh Nguyen of New Haven, Abioseh Cole of Windsor and Rockwell Schwartz of Ridgewood, N.J. Photo by Roxanne Pandolfi.
Ag officials: Remaining chickens healthy after fire
Farm officials confirmed Friday that approximately 80,000 hens died in the blazing inferno that destroyed an entire coop...more

Diagnosis leads survivor down new path in life
Every cancer survivor has his or her own story, support system and ways to cope, but for Julie Kessler of Mansfield, it led her to a full-time...more

Trial of man accused of killing toddler set to begin
With the trial of accused toddler killer Carroll Bumgarner-Ramos scheduled to begin Monday in Danielson Superior Court,...more

Author shares his unconventional tale
David Lubar is a very unconventional author. Before writing short stories and books, Lubar was a video game programmer...more

Decision Monday on gas project
It is likely the fate of the Connecticut Natural Gas line proposal will be decided Monday at the next town council meeting...more

DOT weather station planned in Mansfield
Something new is coming to the Route 6 expressway. Mansfield is slated to be home of one of 25 new roadway information system...more

Hebron’s budget vote could result in same mill rate
Hebron’s 2016-17 budget package goes to voters on Tuesday, a budget that is actually less than current...more

Sports

Members of the Eastern Connecticut State University Rugby Club work out recently at the Mansfield Outdoor Complex in preparation for today’s National Small College Rugby Organization national championship semifinal-round match against Claremont Colleges (California) at noon at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo. The winner will take on the survivor of today’s second semifinal pitting the University of Southern Indiana against Mount St. Mary’s in Sunday’s 1 p.m. title match. Photo by Al Malpa.
Stearns long ball lifts Panthers
Another day, another dramatic victory for the E.O. Smith baseball team. Jake Stearns hit a 1-1 pitch...more

Big Papi delivers for Sox in eighth
David Ortiz smashed a 2-run home run with one out in the eighth inning to break a 2-2 tie, leading...more

Mets erupt in third
Yoenis Cespedes provided the exclamation point on a 12-run third inning — the biggest inning in New York Mets history — by hitting a line...more

Pacers knot things up with Raptors
Paul George had 21 points and 11 rebounds on Friday night, and the Indiana Pacers used a dominating second half...more

Huskies postponed
For the second straight weekend, a big American Athletic Conference series for the UConn Huskies has been disrupted by bad weather...more

Stars edge Blues in Game 1
Radek Faksa had a goal and an assist and Kari Lehtonen stopped 31 shots for the Dallas Stars in a 2-1 victory against the St. Louis...more

State Headlines

Charter to keep name after merger
On the heels of winning U.S. Department of Justice approval for its acquisitions of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks...more

Unsolved killing may be connected to Northeast
Authorities in Ohio investigating the unsolved killing of a woman 35 years ago this week say a pollen test of the victim’s clothes indicate...more

Obituaries

Lori M. Caya (Hampton)

Ellen Kelleher Marrotte (North Windham)

Opinion

Getting the firefighters bill right
The rhythm of lawmaking in Connecticut often ebbs and flows: Float an idea in a bill in one session and then bring it back another year...more

Coming soon: Buy a piece of Connecticut
The state budget deficit brachiates closer to a billion smackers like a howler monkey running up to a treetop...more

‘Gun culture’ isn’t the NRA, it’s poverty
Connecticut saw four of the five remaining presidential candidates on the eve of its primary election. On the Republican side...more

Letter on: Windham Theatre Guild
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National / World Headlines

Court declines to block voter ID law
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday rejected a bid to block a Texas law that requires voters to show a government-issued form of photo...more

Man charged in bomb threat at TV station
A Maryland man accused of threatening Fox Television’s Baltimore affiliate while wearing a hedgehog suit and a fake bomb vest loaded...more

Protesters target Trump at California convention
Protests erupted Friday outside the venue where presidential candidate Donald Trump was speaking to a group of California Republicans...more

Brady Campaign’s ad draws ire
The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence said Friday it has sharply cut back an online ad that had used the names and faces of...more

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