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  • Vaccines can protect us from deadly meningitis

    Vaccines can protect us from deadly meningitis
    Deadly diseases often strike quickly and without warning, leaving behind heartbroken families and many unanswered questions. Fortunately, modern medicine provides us with access to vaccines that can prevent lethal diseases. One of the most beneficial of...
  • Eastern Women's Basketball Team Wins Little East Title

    Sophomore guard Jordyn Nappi of Southington scored a career-high 25 points to lift the top-ranked Eastern Connecticut State University women's basketball team to the Little East Conference championship with a 64-62 overtime victory over third-seeded UMass...
  • High schoolers compete in annual culinary competition

    High schoolers compete in annual culinary competition
    With less than four minutes left on the competition clock, Karson Merrill drops breaded asparagus into a pan of hot oil. There was nothing the 17-year-old Steinbrenner High School senior could do but watch as the clock ticked down and oil popped...
  • Herbicide-resistant crops play a role in shrinking monarch butterfly population

    Herbicide-resistant crops play a role in shrinking monarch butterfly population
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A butterfly being considered for federal protection is emblematic of the plight that pollinating insects face in part because farmers, enticed by ethanol mandates, are growing more herbicide-resistant crops, which has stripped...
  • Disenchanted California Republicans can become Democrats

    To the editor: I found it highly astonishing that, given the tone in which Brian O'Leary Bennett wrote his op-ed article on modernizing the state GOP, he has been a conservative Republican Party activist for nearly 40 years. ("California Republicans --...
  • Crop herbicides play a role in shrinking monarch population

    A butterfly being considered for federal protection is emblematic of the plight that pollinating insects face in part because farmers, enticed by ethanol mandates, are growing more herbicide-resistant crops, which has stripped millions of acres of crucial...
  • States strive to keep Medicaid patients out of the emergency department

    WASHINGTON Nearly half the states use higher copayments to dissuade Medicaid recipients from unnecessary visits to emergency rooms, where care is more costly. These states require patients to make the payments, which are as high as $30 per visit in...
  • No Need For UConn Foundation Secrecy

    No Need For UConn Foundation Secrecy
    Lawmakers, a word: Don't succumb to the siren song of secrecy piped by representatives of the University of Connecticut Foundation at a hearing before the General Assembly's higher education committee Thursday. Advocates for the foundation, the private,...
  • Coaching is a calling for the Orlando Magic's James Borrego

    Coaching is a calling for the Orlando Magic's James Borrego
    James Borrego's journey to the Orlando Magic sideline started in a single-parent home in Albuquerque, N.M. Nothing mattered more to Lydia Borrego than her children, James and Jessica. To provide for them, Lydia often worked three jobs. She nurtured...
  • Ohio college's revival plan includes sustainability effort

    A small, western Ohio liberal arts college that temporarily closed is making sustainability and energy efficiency part of its revival strategy involving an estimated $81 million in campus improvements. Antioch College in Yellow Springs closed in 2008,...
  • Oak Ridge LB Jonathan Jones earns invite to Nike's The Opening

    Oak Ridge LB Jonathan Jones earns invite to Nike's The Opening
    Last summer, not many people had heard of Jonathan Jones, the 2016 linebacking sensation at Orlando's Oak Ridge High. Now they know. With the way things were going Sunday at the Nike Football Opening Regional camp at Austin Tindall Park, it was no...