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Wednesday, February 20 News

Remembering the '80s in Connecticut

Where has the time gone? Things sure have changed since the '80's.

Cell phones were rare. There was no Facebook, no Google, no Twitter, no Netflix. ESPN was in its infancy. There was no email. Only snail mail. It took days to receive a letter.

Instead of building walls, we watched as the Berlin Wall came down. "Must See TV" meant watching the Cosby Show on Thursday night.

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We've combed the archives in search of images reminiscent of life in Connecticut 30 years ago. And, while much has changed, some of the names from those days are still making news today.

Scroll through the gallery above to see what was happening in the Nutmeg State back then.

Jeff Bustraan|Senior Producer

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