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Business

Connecticut Approves Over 30 Hemp Grower Licenses for Pilot Research

Hartford, CT — The Department of Agriculture has recently processed many applications for hemp growing licenses. Industrial hemp growing season is well on its way. The growers will be included in Connecticut’s new pilot study project. Last week, the DOA accepted 35 hemp licenses, and another 24 are waiting for approval. Bryan Hurlburt, the DOA […]

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Business

Mystic, CT Community Divided over Boatyard Development Project

Mystic, Connecticut — Noank Shipyard and Seaport Marine’s owners are planning new reconstructions on their Mystic River 11-acre boatyard. While the boatyard currently has a restaurant, storage space for boats, and a warehouse, the owners are planning to revitalize it. Noank Shipyard’s owners want to attract more locals to their property. By adding child-friendly spaces […]

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International News

Porous Uganda-Congo Border Could Hinder Efforts to Contain the Spread of Ebola

Ebola is still wreaking havoc in subequatorial Africa. Only just a month ago, Congo announced that nearly 1,500 of its citizens had died from the Ebola outbreak since August 2018. Now, the virus has spread across the border to Uganda, as a Congolese-Ugandan family unknowingly brought the virus back to the country with them. They […]

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International News

Seoul Supports North Korea’s Direction on Issues Ahead of Visit

The President of China, Xi Jinping, commended the direction North Korea has taken politically. Xi Jinping visited Pyongyang, North Korea, last Wednesday to meet President Kim Jong-un. North and South Korea had published an essay on their respective official media channels on the eve of his visit, and this was met with China’s approval. Nuclear […]