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[WIN] Tickets to Hannibal Buress

Enter here to win tickets to Comix Presents Hannibal Buress November 22nd at the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino. MORE

Pet Pals: Boomer

Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

Name: Boomer
Breed: Domestic short hair mix
Age: 2 year old spayed female
BioI can live in any size home, including apartments. While I prefer the company of adults and have not had much experience with children, I may be willing to consider sharing my home with kids who can be gentle and respectful of pets. I have not had much experience with cats or dogs but am willing to consider sharing my home with a furry friend.  MORE

7 Things In Connecticut That Will Kill You Before Ebola

The recent Ebola hysteria hit a little too close to home for all of us here in Connecticut yesterday. A patient with Ebola-like symptoms was admitted to Yale-New Haven hospital after returning from a research trip to Liberia. They ended up testing negative for the deadly disease. Phew. The reality of the situation is that there are many other dangerous things to worry about here in Connecticut that will kill you way before you would ever get Ebola. Read more at CTBoom.com MORE

Ticket Time: Evil Dead the Musical Tickets

Listen this week for Ticket Time at 10:45a, 2:45p and 5:45p for your shot at tickets to Evil Dead the Musical at The Bushnell Performing Arts Center Saturday, October 25th and Sunday, October 26th.  MORE

Impossible Trivia: Tickets to Stone Temple Pilots

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Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington comes to The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Friday October 31, 2014. Tickets are on sale at www.foxwoods.com. MORE

Pet Pals: Gracie

Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

Name: Gracie
Breed: Retriever mix
Age: 4 year old spayed female
Bio: I can live in any size home, including apartments. I would love to live with dog-savvy kids of any age, based on interaction. I will need to be the only pet in the household ~ I am housebroken. I am calm but have my moments of energy and need to get a little exercise every day. I am a great dog with lots of potential. I need a family with general dog experience.  MORE

Pet Pals: Lestat

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Name: Lestat
Breed: Domestic short hair mix
Age: 5 year old altered male
Bio: Lestat is an ultimate, total sweetheart. He is sweet, affectionate and very friendly. He's always purring and loves being petted. He enjoys playing with toys, yet he's a calm, relaxed cat. If you love a lap cat, then Lestat's the boy for you.  I haven’t had a great deal of experience with kids or other pets but may be willing to share my home with those who appreciate me! MORE

Where In CT To See A Scary Movie On Big Screen

Renting a horror movie is fun around Halloween–but it’s even better and scarier when you see it in a dark and loud movie theatre. So, here are some places around Connecticut you can watch one of your old favorite scary movies. Read the list at CTBoom.com MORE

Pet Pals: Polly

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Name: Polly
Breed: Miniature poodle mix
Age: 2 year old spayed female
Bio: I can live in any size home, including apartments. I want to live with kids over 8 years of age. I would like to live with a dog but I have not had much experience with cats. I may be willing to share my home with a feline. I am calm but have my moments of energy and need to get some exercise every day. I am a great dog with lots of potential. I need a family with general dog experience. I am still learning and want to get off to a great start in my new home, so I will need to continue my training here. (Obedience Training Required) MORE

[WIN] Tickets to Ralphie May

Enter here to win tickets to Comix presents Ralphie May at Foxwoods Resort Casino Saturday, November 1st. MORE

Pet Pals: Piggy

Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

Name: Piggy
Breed: Domestic short hair mix
Age: 10 year old spayed female
Bio: I’m the type of girl who has been around the block a few times and know what makes me happy. I am quiet and reserved. I will be happiest in a home with kids over 8 who are naturally calm. I like other pets and would really enjoy sharing with those who appreciate senior cats. I like a calm, serene environment so a quiet home is best for me. Think you’re the one? Visit me today and find out.  MORE

Where In CT Is Gas Under $3 A Gallon?

Gas prices are finally dropping little by little. There are even gas stations in CT that are under $3.00 a gallon! Three of those stations are located on...The Berlin Turnpike. Read more at CTBoom.com MORE

Pet Pals: Gemma

Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

Name: Gemma
Breed: Jack Russell terrier mix
Age: 2 year old spayed female
Bio: I want to live with kids over 12 years of age. I am still learning and want to get off to a great start in my new home, so I will need to continue my training here. (Obedience Training Required) I have not had much experience with cats or dogs but am willing to consider sharing my home with a furry friend. I can live in a single family home, condos and apartments considered. I am a great dog with lots of potential. I need a family with terrier breed experience. MORE

The 10 Best Places In Connecticut To Spend Your NFL Sunday Funday This Weekend

It’s Friday. Which means it’s time to start planning your NFL Sunday Funday. Here are the 10 best places in CT to go eat everything, yell, and drink Bud Light all afternoon with your buddies. Read more at CTBoom.com MORE

Pet Pals: Abby

Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

Name: Abby
Breed: Domestic short hair mix
Age: 5 year old spayed female
Bio: I can live in any size home, including apartments. I am a quiet and reserved kitty and would prefer a peaceful home. I want to live with adults. I want to live with kids over 6 years of age. I prefer to be the only pet so I can get all the attention. MORE

Connecticut Educators Put on Leave for Horror-Film Hobby

Last week, Granby Memorial Middle School principal Mark D. Foley and Windsor’s Sage Park Middle School guidance counselor Aaron Vnuk were placed on administrative leave following the Courant investigation” of their horror production company Moongoyle Entertainment.

Well, congrats, Courant writers.  You went on Google and figured out that two adults have a legal, R-rated hobby.  You’ve probably ruined their careers in education.  Are you proud of yourself? Read more at CTBoom.com

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Pet Pals: Merritt

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Name: Merritt
Breed: American Staffordshire terrier mix
Age: 4 year old spayed female
Bio: I want to live with kids over 8 years of age. I can live in any size home, including apartments. I have not had much experience with cats or dogs but am willing to consider sharing my home with a furry friend. I am a great dog for the first time dog owner. MORE

[WIN] Tickets to Chris D'Elia

Enter here to win a pair of tickets to see Comix Presents Chris D’Elia at Fox Theater at Foxwoods on November 7th 9pm. MORE

Pet Pals: Kitty Kitty

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Name: Kitty Kitty
Breed: Domestic short hair mix
Age: 3 month old spayed female
Bio: I can live in any size home, including apartments. I really like the maturity of adults and would thrive in a quiet home. I have not had a great deal of experience with kids but may be willing to share my home with young people who are especially gentle with pets. I have not met many other pets but may be willing to be a part of a multi-pet home where if we all get along. MORE

4 Reasons You Should Take Advantage Of Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena Being In Your Backyard

Living here in Connecticut we sometimes take things for granted that are right in our own backyard. Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport is a perfect example of this. You see it off the highway while driving to work on 95 every day, but do you ever stop to see what they have going on? Probably not.

With the Sound Tigers getting ready to kick off the hockey season this weekend, Webster Bank Arena has lined up some great events this year. Right in Bridgeport! Read more at CTBoom.com

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Connecticut Children's Medical Center Radiothon

Friday, November 7th

Join 102.9 DRC as we broadcast live from Frank Pepe Pizzaria Napoletana in West Hartford 5a-8p Friday, November 7th in partnership with Connecticut Children's Medical Center.  MORE

Worried About Ebola? Connecticut Creating a Vaccine

While all the crazy people are losing sleep because they’re terrified that somehow they will contract Ebola, a lab in Meriden, Connecticut is hard at work to find a vaccine for the deadly disease in case it ever becomes a real threat here in the United States. Read more at CTBoom.com MORE

Pet Pals: Daisy

Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

Name: Daisy
Breed: Greyhound mix
Age: 6 month old spayed female, fully vaccinated
BioI can live in a single family home, condos and apartments considered. I have not had much experience with dogs but am willing to consider sharing my home with a canine. I would prefer a cat free home. I am a high energy kind of dog and am looking for a home where I can get lots of exercise every day. I want to live with kids over age 12. I am a great dog with lots of potential. I need a family with active type of dog experience. I am still learning and want to get off to a great start in my new home, so I will need to continue my training here. (Obedience Training Required) MORE

Will Ferrell Joins Red Sox Nation And Heckles Derek Jeter For Four Straight Minutes

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While most likely it was your own fault for not paying attention that you had hit well over 80 four exits ago, the car you drive could actually be hurting your chances of whether or not you get that ticket.

Insurance.com has released the results of a study they did to find out the most ticket cars in America based on the percent of owners who received tickets. The Detroit Free Press ran a fantastic article breaking down the results. Read more at CTBoom.com

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Pet Pals: Cracker

Courtesy of Companions and Homemakers

Name: Cracker
Breed: Lope eared rabbit
Age: 1 year old male
BioRabbits make wonderfully social family pets! However, be sure to familiarize yourself with their care and enrichment needs before adopting. Although relatively easy to care for once you know how, rabbits do require more attention (and social time!) than most people typically think. Rabbits may be able to live in pairs. When bonded, they are often happiest when they are with their mate and will groom each other and snuggle together for companionship. Curious and social, rabbits do benefit from a lot of time out of their cage and can be litter box trained so they can roam freely in a safe environment. While rabbits vary a great deal in size, the average rabbit may weight approximately 5 pounds and can live 6-12 years with proper care. MORE