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  • Harvard, Yale, Berkeley among top 10 college museums, CollegeRank says

    Harvard, Yale, Berkeley among top 10 college museums, CollegeRank says
    In the wake of the Duke/Wisconsin Final 4 matchup, here's a new college ranking, one that points to something with cultural heft: the top 50 college museums in the United States.  University of California, Berkeley -- with six natural history museums at...
  • Manchester's John FitzGerald, Noted Trial Lawyer, Dies At 87

    Manchester's John FitzGerald, Noted Trial Lawyer, Dies At 87
    John FitzGerald, a longtime Manchester resident and prominent lawyer, died Feb. 24. He was 87. FitzGerald was born in Danbury and was partner with the Howard, Kohn, Sprague and FitzGerald law firm in Hartford for 48 years. The firm, established in 1786,...
  • At Jordan site, drone offers glimpse of antiquities looting

    At a sprawling Bronze Age cemetery in southern Jordan, archaeologists have developed a unique way of peering into the murky world of antiquities looting: With aerial photographs taken by a homemade drone, researchers are mapping exactly where —...
  • Malloy Lauds CT Culture But Gives Short Shrift To Support

    Malloy Lauds CT Culture But Gives Short Shrift To Support
    Six weeks ago, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy entered the Great Hall of the Connecticut General Assembly to deliver his biennial budget to lawmakers. Rhetorically, it was an excellent speech, full of lofty language and pleasing political platitudes. In practice,...
  • Will Indiana law force 2016 women's Final Four to relocate?

    As pressure builds for the repeal or revision of Indiana's new religious objection law, the NCAA faces a decision about whether to look for a new venue for next year's women's Final Four. NCAA President Mark Emmert has indicated the Indianapolis-...
  • Plainville High Club Cooks Up Ravioli, Lesson In Italian Culture

    PLAINVILLE — It doesn't sound like schoolwork: Watching two professional chefs make spinach ravioli from scratch, then eating the fresh-cooked pasta in a buttery sage-orange sauce. But the after-school activity Wednesday was a lesson in Italian...
  • Indiana's anti-gay law deserves a foul call

    Indiana's anti-gay law deserves a foul call
      The fallout from an Indiana law that basically legalizes homophobic discrimination has reached the sports world, just as the state's capital is set to host the Final Four. After Gov. Mike Pence, R, signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act...
  • Malloy Bans State-Funded Travel To Indiana, Says New Law Discriminatory Toward Gays, Lesbians

    Malloy Bans State-Funded Travel To Indiana, Says New Law Discriminatory Toward Gays, Lesbians
    Taking a stand against an Indiana law he called "disturbing, disgraceful and outright discriminatory" toward gays and lesbians, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Monday banned government-funded travel to the Midwestern state. "We should continue to be...
  • HuskyTHON is more than simply a fundraiser

    The enthusiasm and energy were palpable the evening of March 7, as hundreds of UConn students gathered at the Hugh S. Greer Field House to gear up for HuskyTHON 2015. The dance marathon, the culmination of a year-long fundraising effort for the...
  • Community news for Stafford

    Engagement STAFFORD SPRINGS - Kevin Smith of Stafford Springs and Kelly Branham of Winter Park, Fla., were recently engaged. Smith, the son of Walter and Mary Smith, graduated from East Catholic High School in Manchester and attended Providence College...
  • Kim Jong-Il, Plato Topics Of Book Talks; Free Poetry Readings

    Kim Jong-Il, Plato Topics Of  Book Talks; Free Poetry Readings
    Wednesday is April Fool's Day, but the subject of a talk at 7 p.m. at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, while outrageous, is no hoax. Author Paul Fischer will give a free Book/Mark talk about his nonfiction book, "A Kim Jong-...