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No fear of snakesMost people are afraid of rattlesnakes and try to keep their distance, but herpetologist Dennis Quinn is actually looking for them. See why he and a local veterinarian are getting up close and personal with the deadly snakes.SouthWilton Veterinary GroupConnecticut DEP: Timber Rattlesnake

Bye-bye Benny'sBenny's Restaurant and Bar in Darien has been a community fixture for decades. The owner, Benny Bruno, has spent his life at the bar. Now, the bar is being ousted to make way for a new bank. One bar customer was so upset over the move, she took the fight to the Internet, starting a Facebook group protesting the loss of the beloved bar.

Broken in Pieces Tyrsa Fawn Pratcher is a Stamford native who started writing as a child and turned to poetry as a way to cope with the emotional and physical stress of Marine boot camp. She continued writing throughout her four years in the Marines and again when she was recalled for the Gulf War. Pratcher is getting ready to release her second book of poetry, called "Broken in Pieces." Fawn Publishing

Sled HockeyA Norwalk woman spends most of her time in a wheelchair due to a disorder similar to Lou Gherig's Disease. However, it doesn't stop her from playing ice hockey. Connecticut Sled Hockey

Learning from the PastA group of Fairfield police officers underwent training at the U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. United States Holocaust Museum

My Name is MimiA Norwalk woman shares her story about how she was shot by an abusive boyfriend while pregnant at the age of 16, then ended up in another abusive relationship.Domestic Violence Crisis Center 24-hour hotline: 1-800-774-2900

 

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