| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Connecticut ranked sixth in the nation in average student loan debt for 2013 graduates, according to a new report that found national debt levels are rising for students earning bachelor's degrees.
At $30,191, Connecticut's average student debt was...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 4:42 PM
Halee Bazer, a freshman at Quinnipiac University, said she has heard about the wave of sexual assault lawsuits sweeping college campuses and plans to be cautious about parties, never go anywhere alone and call campus security for escorts if needed....
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:22 PM
With the grinding and joyless campaign for governor lurching into its final two weeks, both Tom Foley and Dannel P. Malloy are chasing a dwindling but influential group of undecided voters who could provide a narrow edge in what is likely to be an...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 7:03 AM
Five things for today in Orlando: man found after mother's homicide; Scott and Crist held final debate; new poll finds governor's race is divided along gender lines; lots of traffic around elementary schools; splitting Florida into two states; and more....
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:46 AM
AVON — A college fair will be on Oct. 25 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Avon Free Public Library, according to an announcement from the library.
The event is free and open to teenagers from seventh through 12th grades and their parents. People can...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Two of the state's top political science professors are predicting increased negativity in an already nasty race for governor.
Professor Gary Rose of Sacred Heart University and Scott McLean of Quinnipiac University both said that the clashes in last...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Gov. Tom Corbett is not only trailing his Democratic challenger badly, but he has lost the support of nearly a quarter of his fellow Republicans, according to polls showing his bid for a second term is in deep trouble.
With the incumbent faring so...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 4:19 AM
When she was 14, her father became chairman of the Republican National Committee.
When she was 15, her family moved across the country to live in Washington, where she met President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan.
When she got married in...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:37 PM
— The 2014 general election may be less than a month away, but Thursday it looked a lot like 2016 in southeastern Pennsylvania.
Republican Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey and Democratic former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were the...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:31 PM
PITTSBURGH — Attention, Pennsylvanians: Wednesday's debate — the third and final one of the campaign — proved there is more to this gubernatorial election than education spending and income taxes.
Incumbent Republican Tom Corbett and...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:33 PM
HARTFORD — Since the start of this year, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy has been scoring big points with Connecticut environmentalists. He's come down on the side of protecting glass eels, agreed to ban waste from natural gas fracking, backed clean...