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  • Chef's Quick Tips: Banana Pudding

    Chef's Quick Tips: Cold Lobster Salad Roll

    Friday, August 16 2019 10:23 AM EDT2019-08-16 14:23:25 GMT
    This week Chef Victor Amereno of the Blue Cactus Grill shows Tina Redwine how to make classic American comfort food with a South Western twist.
    This week Chef Victor Amereno of the Blue Cactus Grill shows Tina Redwine how to make classic American comfort food with a South Western twist.
  • Staff Picks: Getaway weekend in Nashville

    Staff Picks: Getaway weekend in Nashville

    Nashville is one of the up-and-coming travel destinations in the country.Nashville is one of the up-and-coming travel destinations in the country.
    Nashville is one of the up-and-coming travel destinations in the country.Nashville is one of the up-and-coming travel destinations in the country.
    Nashville is one of the up-and-coming travel destinations in the country.
    Nashville is one of the up-and-coming travel destinations in the country.
  • Chef's Quick Tips: Homemade Potato Chips

    Chef's Quick Tips: Homemade Potato Chips

    Thursday, August 15 2019 10:22 AM EDT2019-08-15 14:22:42 GMT
    This week Chef Victor Amereno of the Blue Cactus Grill shows Tina Redwine how to make classic American comfort food with a South Western twist.
    This week Chef Victor Amereno of the Blue Cactus Grill shows Tina Redwine how to make classic American comfort food with a South Western twist.
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  • Hometown Hero Information

    Hometown Hero Information

    Do you know a Hometown Hero? Call, write, or email News 12 Connecticut and that person could be featured on News 12 Connecticut's Hometown Hero segment every Wednesday. 

    Do you know a Hometown Hero? Call, write, or email News 12 Connecticut and that person could be featured on News 12 Connecticut's Hometown Hero segment every Wednesday. 

  • Hometown Hero photos

    Hometown Hero photos

    Monday, March 25 2019 2:27 PM EDT2019-03-25 18:27:01 GMT
    Olsen is the board chair of Fairfield County's Community Foundation and chairs its executive committee. As chair, she is involved with the foundation's annual Giving Day.Olsen is the board chair of Fairfield County's Community Foundation and chairs its executive committee. As chair, she is involved with the foundation's annual Giving Day.
    Olsen is the board chair of Fairfield County's Community Foundation and chairs its executive committee. As chair, she is involved with the foundation's annual Giving Day.Olsen is the board chair of Fairfield County's Community Foundation and chairs its executive committee. As chair, she is involved with the foundation's annual Giving Day.

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    Photos of Connecticut's "Hometown Heroes"

  • Hometown Hero: Dawn Hiltz

    Hometown Hero: Dawn Hiltz

    Dawn Hiltz has a been a co-chair of the annual Operation Hope Tag Sale for the past five years. The sale benefits the organization, which works to end hunger and homelessness in Fairfield County.
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  • Judge: Georgia must scrap old voting machines after 2019

    Judge: Georgia must scrap old voting machines after 2019

    Thursday, August 15 2019 9:21 AM EDT2019-08-15 13:21:11 GMT
    Monday, August 19 2019 6:33 AM EDT2019-08-19 10:33:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File). FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2018 file photo, people cast their ballots ahead of the Nov. 6, general election at Jim Miller Park in Marietta, Ga. Georgia election officials have little room for error as they work to replace th...(AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File). FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2018 file photo, people cast their ballots ahead of the Nov. 6, general election at Jim Miller Park in Marietta, Ga. Georgia election officials have little room for error as they work to replace th...
    (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File). FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2018 file photo, people cast their ballots ahead of the Nov. 6, general election at Jim Miller Park in Marietta, Ga. Georgia election officials have little room for error as they work to replace th...(AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File). FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2018 file photo, people cast their ballots ahead of the Nov. 6, general election at Jim Miller Park in Marietta, Ga. Georgia election officials have little room for error as they work to replace th...
    A federal judge has ordered Georgia to stop using its outdated voting machines after this year, and to be ready with hand-marked paper ballots if its new system isn't in place for the presidential primaries.
    A federal judge has ordered Georgia to stop using its outdated voting machines after this year, and to be ready with hand-marked paper ballots if its new system isn't in place for the presidential primaries.
  • Wildfire on Canary Islands forces evacuation of 5,000

    Wildfire on Canary Islands forces evacuation of 5,000

    Monday, August 19 2019 6:23 AM EDT2019-08-19 10:23:03 GMT
    Monday, August 19 2019 6:33 AM EDT2019-08-19 10:33:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andres Gutierrez). The fire on the mountains of the Canary Islands in this view taken from Santa Cruz de Tenerife island, Spain, early Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. Authorities on Spain's Canary Islands say around 4,000 people have been evacuated du...(AP Photo/Andres Gutierrez). The fire on the mountains of the Canary Islands in this view taken from Santa Cruz de Tenerife island, Spain, early Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. Authorities on Spain's Canary Islands say around 4,000 people have been evacuated du...
    (AP Photo/Andres Gutierrez). The fire on the mountains of the Canary Islands in this view taken from Santa Cruz de Tenerife island, Spain, early Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. Authorities on Spain's Canary Islands say around 4,000 people have been evacuated du...(AP Photo/Andres Gutierrez). The fire on the mountains of the Canary Islands in this view taken from Santa Cruz de Tenerife island, Spain, early Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. Authorities on Spain's Canary Islands say around 4,000 people have been evacuated du...
    Authorities in Spain's Canary Islands say a wildfire that is throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air has forced emergency services to evacuate more than 5,000 people.
    Authorities in Spain's Canary Islands say a wildfire that is throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air has forced emergency services to evacuate more than 5,000 people.
  • Notre Dame cleanup resumes with anti-contamination measures

    Notre Dame cleanup resumes with anti-contamination measures

    Monday, August 19 2019 4:23 AM EDT2019-08-19 08:23:02 GMT
    Monday, August 19 2019 6:33 AM EDT2019-08-19 10:33:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francois Mori). A vacuum cleaner stands amid protection panels securing a perimeter around the Notre Dame Cathedral ahead of the start of a massive lead decontamination in Paris, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019.(AP Photo/Francois Mori). A vacuum cleaner stands amid protection panels securing a perimeter around the Notre Dame Cathedral ahead of the start of a massive lead decontamination in Paris, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Francois Mori). A vacuum cleaner stands amid protection panels securing a perimeter around the Notre Dame Cathedral ahead of the start of a massive lead decontamination in Paris, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019.(AP Photo/Francois Mori). A vacuum cleaner stands amid protection panels securing a perimeter around the Notre Dame Cathedral ahead of the start of a massive lead decontamination in Paris, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019.
    Workers are gradually returning to Notre Dame Cathedral to clear out hazardous debris and consolidate the fire-damaged medieval monument, after a month-long delay prompted by fears of lead contamination.
    Workers are gradually returning to Notre Dame Cathedral to clear out hazardous debris and consolidate the fire-damaged medieval monument, after a month-long delay prompted by fears of lead contamination.
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  • House subpoenas owner of message board tied to mass killings

    House subpoenas owner of message board tied to mass killings

    Wednesday, August 14 2019 5:21 PM EDT2019-08-14 21:21:10 GMT
    Monday, August 19 2019 6:33 AM EDT2019-08-19 10:33:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Emily Wagster Pettus). Democratic U.S. Reps. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas and Bennie Thompson of Mississippi listen as the U.S. acting secretary of homeland security, Kevin K. McAleenan, speaks Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at a federal building in ...(AP Photo/Emily Wagster Pettus). Democratic U.S. Reps. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas and Bennie Thompson of Mississippi listen as the U.S. acting secretary of homeland security, Kevin K. McAleenan, speaks Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at a federal building in ...
    (AP Photo/Emily Wagster Pettus). Democratic U.S. Reps. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas and Bennie Thompson of Mississippi listen as the U.S. acting secretary of homeland security, Kevin K. McAleenan, speaks Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at a federal building in ...(AP Photo/Emily Wagster Pettus). Democratic U.S. Reps. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas and Bennie Thompson of Mississippi listen as the U.S. acting secretary of homeland security, Kevin K. McAleenan, speaks Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at a federal building in ...
    A key House committee has subpoenaed the owner of 8chan, an online message board favored by violent white nationalists including the man suspected of killing 22 people in a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas.
    A key House committee has subpoenaed the owner of 8chan, an online message board favored by violent white nationalists including the man suspected of killing 22 people in a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas.
  • Google employees call for pledge not to work with ICE

    Google employees call for pledge not to work with ICE

    Friday, August 16 2019 8:51 AM EDT2019-08-16 12:51:07 GMT
    Monday, August 19 2019 6:33 AM EDT2019-08-19 10:33:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this May 1, 2019, file photo, a person walks past a Google sign in San Francisco. Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won’t work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection or Immigration and Custo...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this May 1, 2019, file photo, a person walks past a Google sign in San Francisco. Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won’t work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection or Immigration and Custo...
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this May 1, 2019, file photo, a person walks past a Google sign in San Francisco. Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won’t work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection or Immigration and Custo...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this May 1, 2019, file photo, a person walks past a Google sign in San Francisco. Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won’t work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection or Immigration and Custo...
    Hundreds of Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won't work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection or ICE _ the latest in a year full of political and social pushback from the tech giant's...
    Hundreds of Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won't work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection or ICE _ the latest in a year full of political and social pushback from the tech giant's workforce.
  • Iranian tanker sought by US heads to unknown destination

    Iranian tanker sought by US heads to unknown destination

    Sunday, August 18 2019 11:13 AM EDT2019-08-18 15:13:13 GMT
    Monday, August 19 2019 6:33 AM EDT2019-08-19 10:33:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcos Moreno). A view of the Grace 1 super tanker with the name removed is seen in the British territory of Gibraltar, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. The shipping agent for an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff says the vessel is ...(AP Photo/Marcos Moreno). A view of the Grace 1 super tanker with the name removed is seen in the British territory of Gibraltar, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. The shipping agent for an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff says the vessel is ...
    (AP Photo/Marcos Moreno). A view of the Grace 1 super tanker with the name removed is seen in the British territory of Gibraltar, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. The shipping agent for an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff says the vessel is ...(AP Photo/Marcos Moreno). A view of the Grace 1 super tanker with the name removed is seen in the British territory of Gibraltar, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. The shipping agent for an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff says the vessel is ...
    Authorities in Gibraltar say they are rejecting the United States' renewed request that the British overseas territory not release an Iranian supertanker.
    Authorities in Gibraltar say they are rejecting the United States' renewed request that the British overseas territory not release an Iranian supertanker.
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