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  • Basketball Season Kicks Off For UConn Men And Women Friday

    Basketball Season Kicks Off For UConn Men And Women Friday
    STORRS — The confetti was still on heads and shoulders as Kevin Ollie and his players took the podium at AT&T Stadium. It was familiar, it was comfortable. And when someone tossed out the word, "improbable," Ollie corrected him. "Somebody told...
  • Political Shifts Threaten Sane Energy Policy

    Political Shifts Threaten Sane Energy Policy
    With Republican Mitch McConnell the almost certain Senate majority leader, local representation from coal-rich Kentucky will send the nation back to the dark ages of energy policy. The forward progress made by the Environmental Protection Agency on...
  • Nine-year-old invents 'D-Girl Backpack'

    Nine-year-old invents 'D-Girl Backpack'
    Having Type I diabetes hasn't brought 9-year-old Anna Bemiss down, but it sure makes going places more difficult. Since her diagnosis two years ago, Anna must carry with her a blood sugar meter, lancers and test strips so she can test her blood several...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    ABU RIZVI has recently been appointed the provost at Lafayette College in Easton. Rizvi was a professor of economics and the former dean of the Honors College at the University of Vermont prior to his position that he will assume in January. His...
  • Longtime Manchester Memorial Hospital Pharmacist Dies At 94

    Martin Aroian, a longtime pharmacist at Manchester Memorial Hospital, died Oct. 11. He was 94. Aroian was born in Hartford in 1919. He was a state singles tennis champion at Hartford Public High School. After graduating from the University of...
  • Brothers, Their Families Find Home In Century-Old 'Castle' In Hartford's West End

    Brothers, Their Families Find Home In Century-Old 'Castle' In Hartford's West End
    HARTFORD — Growing up, brothers Alex and Joe Giadone shared a bed until they were in grade school and a bedroom until Joe went off to college. Now the men, both in their 30s, are back in Hartford living together again. But they could have trouble...
  • UConn Women Win AAC Soccer Title; Player Suspended

    The UConn women's soccer team claimed its first American Athletic Conference Championship, defeating the University of South Florida 3-2 on penalty kicks after a scoreless draw on Sunday in Tampa, Fla. The Huskies clinched a berth in the NCAA women's...
  • Texting-While-Driving Study Likens Phone Use to Drug Addiction

     
    When Huey Lewis sang "I Want a New Drug" back in the '80s, he could not have foreseen that one day that newfangled pharmaceutical wouldn't come in pill form but as a phone ??? and that it would be one......
  • 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...