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  • Hillary Clinton's Iowa campaign opens: Populist theme, convivial in tone

    Hillary Clinton's Iowa campaign opens: Populist theme, convivial in tone
    Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday began to sketch out a presidential campaign focused on persistent economic difficulties facing Americans, making her case with a tacit acknowledgment of the limited success on that front under the Obama administration....
  • Legislature Blocks Closure Of College's Meriden Branch

    Legislature Blocks Closure Of College's Meriden Branch
    HARTFORD — The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to block the planned closure of the Meriden branch of Middlesex Community College. The bill, passed by the Senate last week, also says that no campus or satellite campus of a community...
  • Northwestern schedules service for neurological surgery chair Parsa

     Northwestern schedules service for neurological surgery chair Parsa
    Northwestern University will hold a memorial service Friday for Dr. Andrew Parsa, the neurological surgery chairman at the Feinberg School of Medicine who died suddenly Monday, a university spokeswoman said Tuesday. The service for Parsa, 48, is...
  • Student charged with sexual abuse waives court date

    A Bridgewater State University student charged with sexually abusing two young boys at the campus child care center returns to court in June after his attorney waived a dangerousness hearing Monday. Twenty-one-year-old Kyle Loughlin has been held without...
  • Westfield State students getting heads buzzed for cancer

    Memo to Westfield State University students: Buzz off. Students led by members of the class of 2016 are getting their heads shaved this weekend to raise money for cancer research. Organizers say Sunday's Kid's Cancer Buzz-Off has become something of a...
  • Montreat officials say college is in better financial shape

    Officials at Montreat College say the school's improved finances hopefully mean it will be removed from a federal monitoring list. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports (http://avlne.ws/1CsE2GH ) that Montreat is among eight schools in North Carolina on...
  • UCLA faculty overwhelmingly approves required courses on diversity

    UCLA faculty overwhelmingly approves required courses on diversity
    UCLA’s faculty approved, by a large margin, a controversial new policy that requires most future undergraduates to take a course on ethnic, cultural, religious or gender diversity. The strongly supportive vote announced Friday night was the...
  • Mulling priesthood: 'Listening to God in very focused way

    Coach A.J. Massengale remembers when Michael Bovino joined the high school football team in 2006. "He was a kid that didn't play freshman or sophomore year. He was a basketball kid. But I would see him in the weight room, hanging out with some of my...
  • University of Miami close to finding Shalala's replacement

    The University of Miami is about to choose a replacement for outgoing President Donna Shalala. Members of Miami's Board of Trustees have been invited to vote Monday and choose the sixth president of the private university. It's expected Shalala's...
  • Dr. Elijah Saunders, UM expert on cardiovascular care, dies

    Dr. Elijah Saunders, UM expert on cardiovascular care, dies
    Dr. Elijah Saunders, a University of Maryland School of Medicine professor and cardiologist who was a leading voice on African-American cardiovascular care, died of cancer Monday at Stella Maris Hospice. The Owings Mills resident was 80. Colleagues at...
  • Another Incident At UConn's 'Spirit Rock' Sparks Conversations About Race

    STORRS — The tradition of letting student groups paint the "spirit rock" on the UConn campus is meant to foster pride and school spirit, according to the university, but this week the rock served as a catalyst for a conversation on race. The...