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Premium Content Top videos of 2011

 January 3, 2012; Updated: 4:23 pm

The staff of The Day share their favorite videos of 2009 and offer their comments on what made the videos memorable.

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Premium Content The Day's Top 10 sports moments of 2011: UConn's victory was one shining moment

 January 1, 2012; Updated: 10:33 pm

The years pass and the stories get better. And 2011 was among the most memorable, a collage of championships, milestones, triumph, joy, loss and controversy.

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Premium Content 2011 Top story: Pfizer downsizes

 December 31, 2011; Updated: 11:44 pm

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc.'s worldwide downsizing hit the region once again in 2011.

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Premium Content Highlights of 2011: movies

 December 30, 2011; Updated: 5:39 pm

While the following are my film-going highlights of 2011, be advised that a lot of potential "best of" contenders haven't opened in southeastern Connecticut yet or didn't open in time for this round-up. That said, this year brought some...

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Premium Content Top stories of 2011: Finizio elected mayor

 December 30, 2011; Updated: 11:31 pm

On Nov. 8, New London voters selected Daryl Justin Finizio as the city's first elected mayor in 90 years.

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Premium Content Top Stories of 2011: Tropical Storm Irene

 December 28, 2011; Updated: 11:35 pm

Tropical Storm Irene left millions of residents across the state in the dark for more than a week and its heavy winds resulted in thousands of wires and downed trees dangling along roadways and resting on the tops of houses.

While Irene...

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Premium Content Daybreak's Highlights of 2011: Books

 December 27, 2011; Updated: 8:06 pm

"I'LL NEVER GET OUT OF THIS WORLD ALIVE"

Steve Earle

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Premium Content 2011 housing market showed little recovery

 December 27, 2011; Updated: 8:33 am

Eastern Connecticut's housing industry continued to limp along in 2011 despite mortgage rates at record low levels. But if experts are correct, this coming year could bring some brighter prospects.

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Premium Content Daybreak's Highlights of 2011: Art and stage

 December 26, 2011; Updated: 6:46 pm

STAGE

"Show Boat" at the Goodspeed Opera House

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Odd news keeps New Englanders laughing, thinking

 December 26, 2011; Updated: 12:03 am

Unlucky and stupid criminals, natural oddities, strange quests and weird accomplishments may not be earth-shattering news, but they all grabbed headlines across New England in 2011, providing comic relief and touching moments to the...

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Premium Content 2011 top stories: Stosz helms Coast Guard Academy

 December 26, 2011; Updated: 12:36 am

Rear Adm. Sandra L. Stosz became the first woman to lead one of the nation's military academies when she took over as the U.S. Coast Guard Academy's superintendent June 3.

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Premium Content Daybreak's highlights of 2011: releases on CD

 December 25, 2011; Updated: 4:38 pm

"BIOPHILIA"

Björk

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‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Happy Endings’ among year’s best

 December 25, 2011; Updated: 4:16 pm

Don't look back.

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Lady Gaga is AP Entertainer of theYear

 December 23, 2011; Updated: 6:05 pm

After a year of extravagant globe-trotting and relentless advocacy of tolerance, Lady Gaga has been voted Entertainer of the Year by members of The Associated Press.

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Most-discussed stories of 2011

 December 22, 2011; Updated: 12:28 pm

These stories brought in the most comments on theday.com in 2011.

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Premium Content Most popular stories on theday.com in 2011

 December 22, 2011; Updated: 12:18 pm

Tropical Storm Irene and New London's whale tail fountain topped our list of the most-read stories on theday.com in 2011.

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Premium Content Day photographers' favorite pictures of 2011

 December 22, 2011; Updated: 4:22 pm

The Day photographers select their favorite images of 2011 and share their thoughts about the photos.

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Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2011

 December 19, 2011; Updated: 1:15 pm

They lived by the sword, both inspiring fear and acts of bloodshed around the world. And in the end, they both suffered violent deaths befitting their fearsome reputations. Perhaps no two deaths in 2011 transfixed the world more than...

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Yahoo! Year in Review

Top Searches on Yahoo! in 2011

1. iPhone
2. Casey Anthony
3. Kim Kardashian
4. Katy Perry
5. Jennifer Lopez
6. Lindsay Lohan
7. American Idol
8. Jennifer Aniston
9. Japan Earthquake
10. Osama Bin Laden

Top News Searches and Stories on Yahoo! in 2011

1. Casey Anthony trial
2. The royal wedding
3. Death of Osama bin Laden
4. Japan earthquake and tsunami
5. Amanda Knox trial
6. Death of Amy Winehouse
7. Arab Spring
8. Libya/Ghadafi
9. Arizona shooting
10. Unemployment

Top Searched Obsessions on Yahoo! in 2011

1. Charlie Sheen
2. The Rapture
3. "Friday" (Rebecca Black)
4. Mortgage Rates
5. Extreme Couponing
6. Angry Birds
7. Planking
8. Game of Thrones
9. Government Shutdown
10. Tiger Mom

Top Music Lyric Searches on Yahoo! in 2011

1. Super Bass -- Nicki Minaj
2. The Lazy Song -- Bruno Mars
3. Grenade -- Bruno Mars
4. Rolling in the Deep -- Adele
5. Someone Like You -- Adele
6. Look at Me Now -- Chris Brown
7. Born This Way -- Lady Gaga
8. You Belong With Me -- Taylor Swift
9. Pumped Up Kicks -- Foster The People
10. Just the Way You Are -- Bruno Mars

Top Movie Searches on Yahoo! in 2011

1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2
2. Twilight: Breaking Dawn
3. Transformers 3
4. Tron Legacy
5. Black Swan
6. X-Men: First Class
7. Captain America
8. Just Go With It
9. The Hangover, Part II
10. Fast Five

Top Searched Questions on Yahoo! in 2011

1. 1. How to tie a tie
2. How to kiss
3. How to lose weight
4. How to get a passport
5. What time is it
6. How to make money
7. What is love
8. What does SMH mean
9. How many ounces in a pound
10. What does my name mean

Source: Yahoo.com