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  • On Parole After Rape, Career Criminal Back In Prison On Child Porn Charges

     On Parole After Rape, Career Criminal Back In Prison On Child Porn Charges
    VERNON — A violent career criminal who was paroled after serving part of a prison term for rape is back in prison and will serve an additional eight years after being convicted of possessing more than 300 images of child pornography on a stolen...
  • Wesleyan University Hosting Archaeology Fair In Middletown Saturday

    Wesleyan University Hosting Archaeology Fair In Middletown Saturday
    MIDDLETOWN — Wesleyan University is sponsoring an archaeology fair Saturday, inviting people to learn about archaeological projects and research in Connecticut and the Northeast. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Exley Science...
  • 3D Printing Helps Doctors In Brain Surgery On Southington Teenager

    3D Printing Helps Doctors In Brain Surgery On Southington Teenager
    SOUTHINGTON — The heck with bowling trophies — an exact replica of her son's walnut-sized brain defect is what Amy Stedman would proudly show off in her living room if she had it. The plastic replica was used in the surgery that saved her...
  • Water-Rich Connecticut In Minor Drought

    Water-Rich Connecticut In Minor Drought
    Our lives are sprinkled with new years. Most popular is the calendar year. Most exciting is the school year. Most regular is the astronomical year. Most political is the fiscal year. Most invisible is the water year, which begins and ends on Oct. 1....
  • Attorney General Facing A Conservative And Radical Liberal In General Election

    Attorney General Facing A Conservative And Radical Liberal In General Election
    HARTFORD — The last time a non-Democrat held the office of attorney general in Connecticut was in 1959. The current Democratic occupant, George Jepsen, was all of 5 years old back then. In this election, Jepsen is being challenged by opponents...
  • CT Rep's 'Olives and Blood' A Draw For Spanish Civil War Buffs

    CT Rep's 'Olives and Blood' A Draw For Spanish Civil War Buffs
    The show: "Olives and Blood" at Connecticut Repertory Theatre at the Nafe Katter Theatre on University of Connecticut campus in Storrs. What makes it special?: Play by UConn professor Michael Bradford about events surrounding the death of playwright-...
  • Worried About Ebola? Here's What You Need To Know

    Worried About Ebola? Here's What You Need To Know
    A few days ago, Melissa Albright heard from a travel client: the woman wanted to cancel her trip to Dusseldorf because her boyfriend was worried about Ebola. Albright, who is a vice president for Wethersfield Travel, said the fear wasn't about what might...
  • Educator At East Hartford's Sunset Ridge School Is State Teacher Of Year

    Educator At East Hartford's Sunset Ridge School Is State Teacher Of Year
    EAST HARTFORD — Sometimes Cara Quinn's sixth grade students at Sunset Ridge School like to call her "crazy." But they mean it in a good way, that she stands out, said Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman to the sixth- and fifth-graders from Sunset Ridge who...
  • UConn Health Center Scientists Wins $4 Million NIH Grant

    A University of Connecticut Health Center surgeon-scientist has won a $4 million National Institutes of Health Pioneer award for his cutting-edge work in regenerative engineering. Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, who headed the health center from 2008 to 2011,...
  • Jackson Lab Opens To Praise By Scientists

    Jackson Lab Opens To Praise By Scientists
    — Top geneticists from Harvard and the National Institutes of Health in Washington D.C. joined Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and others Tuesday in opening the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine. The new nonprofit research center and the state of...
  • Greater Awareness Will Help Combat Sexual Assault

    Greater Awareness Will Help Combat Sexual Assault
    Women need to know exactly what sexual assault is and the frequency with which it occurs. So should men — not only because men can also be sexually assaulted, but because it's predominantly a minority of men who perpetrate this crime. The legal...