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The week in The Day

Highlights from The Day photographers.

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Ellen Brown, right, of Norwich, performs with fellow members of the Voices of Zion during the Norwich Branch NAACP annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration at the Evans Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church in Norwich Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.

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Angie Iacoi, left, Cheryl Speranza, center, both of Westerly and Suzy Kasabuski, right, of Ashaway light luminarias while gathered with other supporters of The Westerly Hospital and the preservation of maternity services outside Westerly Middle School Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 before the meeting at the school to update the community about Lawrence + Memorial Hospital's plans to purchase Westerly Hospital.

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Beluga whale Juno performs for trainer Kathryn Kahover and University of Rhode Island graduate student Justin Richard after Richard collected a sample of nasal mucus from the whale Monday, January 21, 2013. Richard is studying whether the non-invasive sampling can be used to assess the whale's health.

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Valerie Williams give her son R.J., 8, a kiss on the forehead during the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day service at Shiloh Baptist Church in New London Monday, January 21, 2013.

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Waterford's Jordan Hamler, 11, goes up for a shot against the defense of East Lyme's Nick Geary, 4, and Greg Swenson, 20, during the basketball game held at Waterford High School Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.

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Colin Wescott, left, an employee at New England Seafood Distributors in New London, works to clear the fishing vessel Gabby G. of ice at the dock Friday, January 25, 2013. The boat had to be cleared of the ice which was making the vessel extremely top-heavy, before the catch of Whiting could be offloaded. The Gabby G. is back after 7-days from fishing trip looking for squid and whiting cut short when the vessel's starboard outrigger broke during an effort to de-ice at sea.

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An employee at New England Seafood Distributors in New London stands between the iced-over net reels on the fishing vessel Gabby G. as workers clear the vessel of ice at the dock Friday, January 25, 2013. The boat had to be cleared of the ice which was making the vessel extremely top-heavy, before the catch of Whiting could be offloaded. The Gabby G. is back after 7-days from fishing trip looking for squid and whiting cut short when the vessel's starboard outrigger broke during an effort to de-ice at sea.

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Animal Trainer Bill Berloni receives an unexpected kiss from Casey as he leans in to praise her after she walked across the stage and jumped on to his chest on his command during his talk at the Waterford Public Library Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. Berloni finds rescue dogs and has trained them for Broadway shows like "Annie" and "Legally Blonde." Casey is just starting her training and will be the understudy to Sandy in "Annie."

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Skaters participate in a youth hockey program for ages 5-8 held on Monday evenings at The Rink in New London, instructed by Theo Maryeski of New London Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.

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Kam Ghaffari, left, of East Lyme and his son Conor Ghaffari of Narragansett, RI study the art on display during the opening night of the Salon des Independants at the Hygienic Art Galleries in New London Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.

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Carmen Champagne, right, and Jason Krug members of The Grimm Generation perform at the Cabaret Extraordinaire at 33 Golden St. as part of the opening night events for the Salon des Independants at the Hygienic Art Galleries in New London Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.

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Rev. Dr. Barbara J. White, right, pastor of the Evans Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church in Norwich, reaches over to hug Barron Williams, after he made a special reading during the Norwich Branch NAACP annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration at the Evans Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church in Norwich Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.

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Rev. Dr. Barbara J. White, pastor of the Evans Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church in Norwich, leads a prayer during the Norwich Branch NAACP annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration at the Evans Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church in Norwich Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.

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Allen Taylor, right and Dennis Mills, right, both of New London, play a game of Spades at the New London Homeless Hospitality Center pass time and attempt to stay warm avoiding the extremely cold temperatures outside Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 23, 2013.

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Nicola Wiseman, second from right top, 16, a junior at Waterford High School, shares a laugh with fellow students from NFA and Waterford, as they watch a small fish swim past a large sea raven in an aquarium, as they participate in a Marine and Environmental Sciences program at the new laboratory at NFA and will compete in the Ocean Bowl, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2013. The instructional class is instructed by Michael O'Connor, of Waterford High and NFA instructor Seth Yarnish.

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Josh Davis, an assistant trainer at Mystic Aquarium, demonstrates dressing Yellow Pink, a 14-year old member of the aquarium's African Blackfooted Penguin flock, with a custom wet suit Friday, January 25, 2013. While none of the aquariums penguins are outside today due to the cold Yellow Pink needs the web suit even in warmer weather to counteract complications of premature feather loss.

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Patty Arsenault accepts a plaque from Ledyard athletic director Jim Buonocore, right, as the Ledyard High School basketball court is dedicated to her late husband Bob Arsenault, prior to the beginning of St. Bernard at Ledyard girls basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Ledyard High School.

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Olivia DelGrosso, center, of Ledyard, drives through a mass of St. Bernard defenders including Grace Kirkpatrick (25) during the first half, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Ledyard High School.

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Ledyard/Stonington Coach Alan Opsahl watches his swimmers warm up during the meet against East Lyme at UConn Avery Point Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013.

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East Lyme's Zachary Kosakowski swims the 100 yard Backstroke during the meet against Ledyard/Stonington at UConn Avery Point Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. Ledyard Coach Alan Opsahl. Kosakowski won the event.

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Attendees glance at a photograph of the late Robert "First in Line" Tetreault, as members of the St. Vincent DePaul Place in Norwich community hold a memorial service for Robert "First in Line" Tetreault, a veteran, who passed away last week after turning 70 on Christmas Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. About 40 people attended the ceremony led by Deacon Peter Gill of Middlefield, Conn., who is also a part-time chef at the facility. Tetreault was a homeless man who prefered to live outside. Recently he was provided an apartment and died a month later.

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Yellow Pink, a 14-year old member of the aquarium's African Blackfooted Penguin flock, models his custom wet suit Friday, January 25, 2013. While none of the aquariums penguins are outside today due to the cold Yellow Pink needs the web suit even in warmer weather to counteract complications of premature feather loss.

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