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  • Catholic Church Poised For Pivotal Role In Aid-In-Dying Bill

    Catholic Church Poised For Pivotal Role In Aid-In-Dying Bill
    Polls consistently showed broad support for a 2012 ballot initiative in Massachusetts to permit doctors to prescribe a lethal dose of medicine to terminally ill patients. Then, just weeks before the vote, Catholic institutions and donors stepped in,...
  • Sam, Schilling Both Stand Up To Bullies

    Sam, Schilling Both Stand Up To Bullies
    HAMDEN — On a snowy night in early March bound to hear Michael Sam speak at Quinnipiac University, all I could think about was Curt Schilling. Given their lifestyles, their backgrounds, many of their views, most people would probably put those two...
  • Michael Sam Speaks At Quinnipiac About Life As A Gay Football Player

    Michael Sam Speaks At Quinnipiac About Life As A Gay Football Player
    HAMDEN — Thirteen months ago, Michael Sam was a college football star about to embark on an NFL career. But on a Sunday night in February 2014, Sam shifted from an athlete known only to ardent sports fans to cultural symbol when he came out as...
  • Quinnipiac, Hamden Dispute Agreement Over Housing Students

    Quinnipiac, Hamden Dispute Agreement Over Housing Students
    HAMDEN — Quinnipiac University faces a $150-a-day fine, with the Hamden Planning and Zoning Commission accusing it of violating a 2006 housing agreement that led to construction of the York Hill campus. The New Haven Register reports that the...
  • #TheDress A Matter Of Perception, Experts Agree

    #TheDress A Matter Of Perception, Experts Agree
    Is it white and gold or blue and black? The Internet has been ablaze with that question ever since a woman uploaded a picture of a horizontally striped dress to her Tumblr account and asked for help from her friends in figuring out why the dress...
  • Obesity Raises Heart Attack Risk

    Obesity raises the chance of heart attack regardless of whether a person has the cluster of cardiovascular risk factors known as metabolic syndrome, according to a recent study that challenges previous beliefs. Metabolic syndrome, a condition that...
  • Connecticut School Lands On List Of Colleges That Leave Grads With The Most Debt

    Connecticut School Lands On List Of Colleges That Leave Grads With The Most Debt
    Quinnipiac University has received a new ranking, and it's not necessarily one to brag about. The private university landed on U.S. News & World Report's list of colleges that leave graduates with the most student loan debt. Quinnipiac claimed the No....
  • 'Our Hero': Family Mourns Woman Who Stopped To Help Crash Victim, Fell To Her Death

    'Our Hero': Family Mourns Woman Who Stopped To Help Crash Victim, Fell To Her Death
    NEW HAVEN — A woman who fell off an I-91 bridge and died after stopping to help the victims of a hit-and-run crash early Thursday morning will be remembered as a hero, her family said. Lauren A. Mohr, 34, had just finished her shift as a...
  • Congressman wants 55 percent increase in minimum wage

    Congressman wants 55 percent increase in minimum wage
    U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings wants a referendum on the ballot next year to increase Florida's minimum wage to $12.50 an hour. Hastings, a Democrat who represents parts of Broward and Palm Beach counties, said the 55 percent increase from the current $8.05...
  • Hillary Clinton is favorite of Florida Democrats

    Hillary Clinton is favorite of Florida Democrats
    In Florida, Democrats have one favorite: Hillary Clinton She's the preferred candidate for the party's 2016 presidential nomination among rank-and-file primary voters, many key political fundraisers, and key elected officials. Money Some of Clinton's...
  • Poll: Pennsylvanians want Paterno statue back

    The NCAA last month gave Joe Paterno his football wins back, but the large bronze statue of the coach that the university removed from outside Beaver Stadium 21/2 years ago in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal remains in seclusion....