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  • NCAA Hits UConn With Violation For Geno's Call To Mo'ne Davis

     NCAA Hits UConn With Violation For Geno's Call To Mo'ne Davis
    The NCAA has cited UConn for a secondary violation of rules after reviewing Geno Auriemma's congratulatory phone call to Little League star Mo'ne Davis last month. Secondary violations do not typically result in NCAA penalties. Instead, corrective...
  • Connecticut Public Colleges Seek Big Boost In State Aid

    Connecticut's largest public college system needs an 11 percent increase in its base-level state funding next year — just to limit an anticipated tuition-and-fee hike to 2 percent, according to the system's administration. The Board of Regents...
  • Joan Rivers: Stiletto Wit, Brave, Honest

    Joan Rivers: Stiletto Wit, Brave, Honest
    I once opened for Joan Rivers at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. She was coming in from New York to do a fundraiser, and the house was packed. I was there to warm up the crowd and introduce her. As somebody who had spent her life working on...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Mindfulness For Stress Reduction

    Visit the Enfield Public Library on Thursday, Sept. 18, 7 p.m., for "Mindfulness for Stress Reduction," presented by Saint Francis Care and hosted by Carol Tyler, M.A., R.D., C.D.N. Discover how to draw upon your inner resources for coping, growing,...
  • State College Regents Ask Major Funding Hike

    HARTFORD — Facing declining enrollment and worried about potential tuition increases, the governing board for Connecticut's public college systems voted Friday to ask for a 9.9 percent increase in state funding over their current budget. The...
  • Maple Street reading teacher earns Vernon's Teacher of the Year honors

    Maple Street reading teacher earns Vernon's Teacher of the Year honors
    Simply put, Maureen Kearney loves teaching kids to read, and that helped her earn the honor of Vernon's Teacher of the Year. "I love what I do," she said. "I love the kids." Kearney, the reading consultant at Maple Street School, said she found out...
  • College Freshmen At Greater Risk Of Rape, Assault In First Few Months

    College Freshmen At Greater Risk Of Rape, Assault In First Few Months
    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....
  • Connecticut Must Retreat From The Shore

    Connecticut Must Retreat From The Shore
    Shore Up Connecticut is a policy mistake. A state loan program named Shore Back Connecticut would make more sense because retreat from the coast is the only viable long-term option. Recent developments in Antarctica have made this crystal clear. As I...
  • UConn Doctor, Professor Named President Of Sports Medicine Society

    UConn Doctor, Professor Named President Of Sports Medicine Society
    FARMINGTON — Robert Arciero, a professor at the University of Connecticut Health Center, was recently named the 43rd president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. When Arciero was young he said he was a frustrated baseball...
  • Bonacci-Masulli engagement

    Diana Bonacci, daughter of Frank and Joan Bonacci of Newtown, is engaged to Alan Masulli, son of John and Kathy Masulli of Stratford. Bonacci graduated from Nonnewaugh High School in Woodbury and the University of Connecticut with a master's degree in...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Do Our Genes Influence How We Respond To Exercise?

    Exercise has many health benefits. Yet, most people stop their exercise programs after they start them. What if your genes were holding you back? Scientists at Hartford Hospital and the University of Connecticut are raising money through the...