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  • After doubting, economists find China is killing US factory jobs

    WASHINGTON A generation of economists trained to believe that trade had little to do with the long decline in high-paying U.S. factory jobs is changing its mind. Their findings are likely to fuel the opposition within President Barack Obama's own...
  • Connecticut Innovations Hires New CEO

    The new CEO of Connecticut Innovations is stepping down from a managing partner position in a New York venture capital firm. Matt McCooe, who earlier in his career was responsible for guiding companies formed out of Columbia University research, said...
  • VA seeks to offer aid to some Air Force C-123 reservists

    Reversing a long-held position, the Department of Veterans Affairs now says Air Force reservists who became ill after being exposed to Agent Orange residue while working on planes after the Vietnam War should be eligible for disability benefits. The VA...
  • Dolphins hire Myles Pistorius as new chief lawyer

    Dolphins hire Myles Pistorius as new chief lawyer
    The Dolphins named Myles Pistorius, a former NBA executive, as their senior vice president-general counsel on Thursday. Pistorius will report to CEO Tom Garfinkel and oversee all legal affairs for the Dolphins and Sun Life Stadium. Pistorius joins the...
  • Glastonbury High Grads Draw Praise For Their Achievements

    Glastonbury High Grads Draw Praise For Their Achievements
    GLASTONBURY — Rain forced Glastonbury High School's 517 graduates inside for Monday's ceremony, but it didn't dampen the seniors' spirits. The cheers were deafening after the Class of 2015 finished filing in to "Pomp and Circumstance." Over...
  • Baltimore Sun reporter wins award for police brutality series

    Baltimore Sun reporter wins award for police brutality series
    The Baltimore Sun's Mark Puente has won the Clark Mollenhoff Award for Excellence in Investigative Reporting for a series on allegations of police brutality in Baltimore, the Institute on Political Journalism announced Thursday. "Undue Force,"...
  • New training program takes on teacher improvement

    WASHINGTON Arthur Levine, an education expert of national renown, began researching problems in teacher training programs a decade ago and found many were outdated and ineffective. Now he has a solution: a new graduate school of education aimed at...
  • Summer's best new books -- for the beach and beyond

    Summer's best new books -- for the beach and beyond
    What comes to mind when you think of a "beach read"? A $7.99 mass-market novel set in Nantucket or the South Carolina low country, featuring some treacly romantic storyline and photo-realistic cover art of an Adirondack chair, sun hat and/or lighthouse?...
  • Ocean View seniors sign on to higher education

    Ocean View seniors sign on to higher education
    Seniors at Ocean View High School showed teachers and parents their commitment to higher education by declaring the institutions they plan to attend after graduation. About 350 seniors signed a banner sporting logos from universities, community colleges,...
  • Time for young feminists to look beyond the mattress and campus rape

    Time for young feminists to look beyond the mattress and campus rape
    It's a striking juxtaposition, to say the least. In the news this week we've seen photos of hundreds of girls and young women, many of them pregnant, recently rescued from captivity and sexual slavery at the hands of Boko Haram, the militant Islamist...
  • Mattress Girl at Columbia: Victim art turns everyone into a critic

    Mattress Girl at Columbia: Victim art turns everyone into a critic
    A cultural controversy with an unusually long half-life, "Carry That Weight", aka Mattress Girl at Columbia University, has proved once again that the category of victim art tends to bring out opinions and emotions from public figures who don't normally...