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Coach Jim Calhoun Tapped as Co-Host

Dennis House

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Legendary UConn men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun took a break from retirement today and his gig as an ESPN analyst to once again try his hand as a talk show host.  Calhoun will co-host Better Connecticut today with Kara Sundlun, as he subbed for Scot Haney.

Calhoun was in the kitchen and went face to face with a psychic.  Last time he and Kara  worked together she has him trying out moisturizers.

Watch the Calhoun and the show right here: http://www.wfsb.com/category/211200/better-connecticut

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Kara to have cup of Joe with Mika

WFSB Anchor Kara Sundlun sits down with Mika Brzezinski on Morning Joe on Wednesday. Mika, who is a WFSB Alum, will talk to Kara about her boook, Finding Dad: From Love Child to Daughter.

Mika also wrote the foreward for Kara’s book. The interivew is scheduled for 8:45 a.m. on MSNBC.

Later in the day, Kara will discuss her book on Huffington Post Live around noon. The interview will be streaming live on their site.

Kara’s Book Launch

Dennis House

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This was a big week for my family and the Channel 3 family, as Kara Sundlun launched her book, “Finding Dad.” A big crowd gathered at the historic Mark Twain House to listen to another Hartford writer talk about a book that took her two years to write.

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Among those there for the kickoff and signing: many members of the Eyewitness News Team including Denise D’Ascenzo, whom Kara calls her “sister,” and her Better Connecticut co-anchor Scot Haney. Governor Dan Malloy, Senator Richard Blumenthal, and Mayor Pedro Segarra were also on hand to listen to master of ceremonies Susan Campbell conduct a Q and A with Kara, who is also Susan’s former student. Yes, Kara took a course in memoir writing at the Twain House from the former Hartford Courant columnist, who is also a published author.

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The book chronicles Kara’s quest to meet her father, the late former governor…

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