Virtual Historic Home Tours

Bored with your surroundings? Walk the (virtual) halls of some storied grand houses.

#content-type-service, #frick-collection, #hartford-conn, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #newport-ri, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #san-jose-calif

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Here’s Why Car Thefts Are Soaring (Hint: Check Your Cup Holder)

The technology that once made cars nearly impossible to steal has ushered in a new era of joyriding in some cities, thanks to carelessness with key fobs.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hartford-conn, #locks-and-keys, #national-insurance-crime-bureau, #police-department-los-angeles-calif, #police-department-nyc, #robberies-and-thefts

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Election Cake, a Forgotten Recipe, Rises Online

Searches for this cake, which dates to colonial times, are gaining steam ahead of Election Day.

#cakes, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #hartford-conn, #presidential-election-of-2020

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DeVos Vows to Withhold Desegregation Aid to Schools Over Transgender Athletes

The Education Department has told Connecticut schools that desegregation grants will be cut off Oct. 1 if they continue to allow transgender students to choose the teams they compete on.

#athletics-and-sports, #civil-rights-and-liberties, #connecticut, #devos-elizabeth-1958, #discrimination, #education-k-12, #education-department-us, #hartford-conn, #interscholastic-athletics, #magnet-schools, #new-haven-conn, #segregation-and-desegregation, #title-ix-gender-discrimination-legislation, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #trump-donald-j

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Website Crashes and Cyberattacks Welcome Students Back to School

With many districts across the country opting for online learning, a range of technical issues marred the first day of classes.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cyberattacks-and-hackers, #e-learning, #education-k-12, #hartford-conn, #houston-tex, #miami-fla, #virginia-beach-va

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Hartford Postpones First Day of School After Ransomware Attack

Officials were not sure when the Connecticut city’s 18,000 public school students would be able to return to class.

#computers-and-the-internet, #connecticut, #cyberattacks-and-hackers, #education-k-12, #hartford-conn

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Inclusion of Transgender Student Athletes Violates Title IX, Trump Administration Says

Three female high school students in Connecticut had challenged a scholastic sports policy that allows transgender athletes to compete against them in track.

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