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Feb 9, 2015 Share
Isolation Rooms: Helpful or Harmful?

Isolation Rooms: Helpful or Harmful?

The use of seclusion rooms, or scream rooms, is a controversial practice that occurs thousands of times each school year, and state leaders say the goal is to reduce the instances of seclusion by implementing training in districts... Read More

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Feb 7, 2015 Share
Scammers Stealing Tax Refunds: What to Know Before You File

Scammers Stealing Tax Refunds: What to Know Before You File

The Troubleshooters share information on ways scammers are getting a hold of people's tax refunds and personal information and give you tips on protecting yourself from becoming a victim.

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Feb 6, 2015 Share
Scammers Stealing Tax Refunds: What to Know

Scammers Stealing Tax Refunds: What to Know

The Troubleshooters are raising red flags about the top ways you could be fooled out of your money and sensitive personal information when filing your tax returns this season. We want to make sure you get your return before thieves... Read More

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Feb 6, 2015 Share
Parents Unable to Opt Kids Out of State Testing

Parents Unable to Opt Kids Out of State Testing

Parents who oppose Common Core standards want to opt their children out of taking an exam that gauges how well students are learning the new standards, but state officials say that isn't an option. Read More

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Feb 5, 2015 Share
Local Mom Says View on Vaccination Turned 180 Degrees

Local Mom Says View on Vaccination Turned 180 Degrees

A Connecticut mom says her life – and the life of her son – changed dramatically seven years ago when he started having severe reactions to vaccines. The Troubleshooters take a look at why she's concerned about revealing her... Read More

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Feb 4, 2015 Share
Officials Consider Measures to Prevent Swatting

Officials Consider Measures to Prevent Swatting

A dangerous trend has been making its way through Connecticut, leaving its victims angry and looking for answers when police show up at their door because of fake 911 calls. Now, we could soon see new measures to stop what’s called... Read More

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Feb 5, 2015 Share
Officials Consider Measures to Prevent Swatting

Officials Consider Measures to Prevent Swatting

The Troubleshooters investigate swatting incidents in Connecticut.

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Feb 3, 2015 Share
Maine Offenders: Drivers Seek to Skirt Taxes

Maine Offenders: Drivers Seek to Skirt Taxes

Depending on where you're driving in Connecticut, you might think a lot of people from Maine moved here. The NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters discovered in some areas there seems to be a large number of Maine license plates on cars... Read More

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Feb 3, 2015 Share
New Numbers Show More Unvaccinated Kids

New Numbers Show More Unvaccinated Kids

As the debate over vaccinations is heating up across the nation, the NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters have obtained new numbers on unvaccinated children in Connecticut. Read More

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Feb 2, 2015 Share
Who Is Telling Lies Online?

Who Is Telling Lies Online?

Popular applications and websites have students like Staples High School senior Zoe Brown wondering whether the ability to hide our identities online can pose a real problem. Read More

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