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  • 'Olives And Blood' At UConn Explores The Mind An Assassin

    'Olives And Blood' At UConn Explores The Mind An Assassin
    Over 80 years after right-wing Nationalists tried to silence him, by murdering him in a shameful political action during the Spanish Civil War and dumping his body in a mass grave, Federico Garcia Lorca continues to speak. Theater artists have been...
  • Insurance Commissioner, Other State Employees, Hop The Globe

    Insurance Commissioner, Other State Employees, Hop The Globe
    Of the 20 work days in June 2013 the state's commissioner of insurance spent 17 away from his desk — far away. Thomas B. Leonardi's schedule that month included trips to Washington, D.C., Rome, Zurich and Seoul. That month's globe-hopping...
  • State Police Battle 'Swatting' Trend

    State troopers rushed to a home in Colchester Monday after receiving a report of a shooting and that a hostage had been taken. But it was a hoax. The phony emergency call and others like it this year at places including the University of Connecticut and...
  • UConn To Spend $1 Million On Roof Of Building Slated For Demolition

    UConn To Spend $1 Million On Roof Of Building Slated For Demolition
    The University of Connecticut plans to spend $1 million on a new roof for a science building that is slated to be torn down in the next five to seven years. "It's not ideal, but people are in there and they've got to be safe," President Susan Herbst...
  • Fundraiser Walk For Eating Disorders Saturday In West Hartford

    Fundraiser Walk For Eating Disorders Saturday In West Hartford
    WEST HARTFORD — The theme of the third annual Hartford National Eating Disorder Association fundraising walk Saturday is "Save A Life," a reminder that eating disorders are not only devastating, they can be deadly. Local coordinator and association...
  • John Toner, AD Who Brought Big East, Calhoun, Geno To UConn, Dead At 91

    John Toner, AD Who Brought Big East, Calhoun, Geno To UConn, Dead At 91
    In any listing of important figures in Connecticut sports history, John Toner should hold a high place. Three decisions that elevated UConn from a competitive New England school to a national powerhouse were all Toner's, made during his time as athletic...
  • Manchester Math Lessons Focus Of Board Meeting

    MANCHESTER — The board of education heard a presentation Monday focused on the school system's mathematics curriculum and also approved a new contract for para-educators. Santosha Oliver, who oversees the science, technology, engineering, art...
  • Newington's Teacher Of Year: Connect With Students

    NEWINGTON — Teacher of the Year Paul Salonia did something different for his required address to his colleagues at the start of this school year: He brought a band. The musical group played snippets of five songs, each of which Salonia used to make...
  • Domestic abuse is a challenge for states

    WASHINGTON A woman is being beaten by her husband. The police arrive, but they don't speak the wife's language. So her husband, who does speak English, translates. He blames her, and she is arrested. Or perhaps she's an American Indian, but her partner...
  • CRT produces 'Olives and Blood,' by UConn professor Michael Bradford

    On Oct. 2, "Olives and Blood" will open at the Connecticut Repertory Theatre, making its regional theatre and Connecticut premiere. Written by Connecticut resident and UConn professor Michael Bradford, the play explores the mystery surrounding the...
  • Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown

    Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown
    Orioles slugger Chris Davis, suspended recently for using a banned stimulant, was caught amid a leaguewide crackdown that began three years ago as players' use of Adderall spiked, according to sports physicians and other experts. Amphetamines — a...