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  • Cancer screenings common among older, sick Americans

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Despite potential risks and limited benefits, many Americans are still screened for cancers toward the end of their lives, according to a new study. Up to half of older people in the U.S. received cancer screenings even...
  • STEM collaboration key at Quinebaug Middle College

    Paul Pelletier and Mary Kay Knox were getting ready for opening day at Quinebaug Middle College on Aug. 15. Pelletier is the coordinator of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math at QMC and Knox is the STEM instructional coach. Their academic and...
  • Female Athletes Urged To 'Pay Yourself First'

    Female Athletes Urged To 'Pay Yourself First'
    NEW HAVEN — Women's Business Development Council President Fran Pastore offered a new twist on the personal-finance adage "pay yourself first." Do the same with health and wellness, Pastore told a group of female athletes. "The busier you are,...
  • UConn Football Coach Bob Diaco And The Q&A From Middlesex Chamber Of Commerce Breakfast (Part III)

    Part III from Middlesex Chamber of Commerce Breakfast where UConn Football coach Bob Diaco was guest speaker. Here he takes a few questions from the crowd...   First question, after all we were in Middlesex County, was about quarterback Tim Boyle...
  • Should UConn Have A Hand In State Water Plan?

    The absurdity of Connecticut's water politics stuns me. Yes, we need a comprehensive statewide plan, which explains why state law (Public Act 14-163) requires submission of one to the General Assembly by Jan. 1, 2018. But funding for its creation seems to...
  • Nine College Students Awarded Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarships

    Nine College Students Awarded Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarships
    ENFIELD — Nine college students from Enfield who received scholarships from the Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarship Foundation were recognized for their academic achievements during a luncheon Wednesday. All nine are entering their junior or...
  • Retired UConn Drama Director, Benefactor Nafe Katter Dies

    Retired UConn Drama Director, Benefactor Nafe Katter Dies
    Nafe Katter, longtime Connecticut actor, retired director of the University of Connecticut's acting program died Wednesday at a hospice facility in Summerfield, Fla., following a stroke Aug. 7. He was 87. Katter was professor emeritus of theater at...
  • One idea on why women, minorities have trouble advancing

    There's a question that perplexes management researchers who try to figure out why the glass ceiling is so hard to crack, particularly now that there are more minorities and women in the work world. Why is it, they ask, that women and minorities who...
  • Treiss Resigns From Glastonbury School Board

    Treiss Resigns From Glastonbury School Board
    GLASTONBURY — Calling it the "career opportunity of a lifetime," Democrat Carolyn Treiss has resigned from the board of education to take a position with a state agency. Next month, Treiss will start her position as executive director of the...
  • UConn Suspends Three More Greek Organizations

    STORRS — The University of Connecticut has suspended a fraternity and two sororities for hazing, providing alcohol to people younger than 21 and conduct that endangers students. The Greek organizations were notified Monday of the university's...
  • Fate Of UConn West Hartford Campus Discussed

    Fate Of UConn West Hartford Campus Discussed
    WEST HARTFORD — UConn is accepting public comment on what should be done with its Asylum Avenue campus, and some town administrators and members of the public weighed in at a meeting Tuesday. Jason Coite, environmental compliance manager for UConn,...