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  • Study: Low-Dose Aspirin May Reduce Risk Of Some Cancers

    What if an aspirin a day could keep cancer away? A growing body of scientific research suggests that aspirin can prevent some cancers of the digestive system, and maybe even breast and prostate, too. In the latest study, published recently in the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Polish Cultural Club Of Greater Hartford Awards Five Scholarships To Area Students

    The Polish Cultural Club of Greater Hartford, Inc. is pleased to announce the following five recipients of its 2014 Jennie Marconi-Javorski Scholarship. These dedicated and responsible young men and women have earned high scholastic honors, given of...
  • Colleges Must Help Close Graduation Gap

    This month, thousands of students across Connecticut will celebrate a major accomplishment — graduating from high school. Many will head to college in the fall. For some minority and low-income students, for whom the odds are often stacked against...
  • Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'

    Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'
    When Glenn Cassis, a native New Yorker, enrolled at the University of Connecticut in 1969, he was one of about 400 students of color at the school that year — more than triple the number of African-American students previously enrolled. "It was...
  • He Had His Hand On Pulse Of Connecticut's Economy

     He Had His Hand On Pulse Of Connecticut's Economy
    Edwin L. Caldwell was a prominent economist whose views about the future of Connecticut's economy were highly influential in the 1970's and '80s. He was a vice president and chief economist at the former Connecticut Bank and Trust Co., a professor of...
  • Sandy Hook Charities Raise $28 Million, Nearly Half Unspent

    Nearly half of the $28 million raised by 77 groups following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting has not been distributed yet, according to a new state report. The state attorney general's final report on organizations that collected money...
  • Connecticut Economy Quarterly Ceasing Publication After 20 Years

    The Connecticut Economy, a quarterly publication from the University of Connecticut's economics department, will cease publication after one or two more issues. Steve Lanza, editor since the publication's birth 20 years ago, said his contract would...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Two Local Grads Earn Windham Hospital Scholarship

    Willington resident Codi Bierce and Columbia's Nicole Moore are the recipients of the Auxiliary to Windham Hospital's Anne L. Card Memorial Scholarship for 2014. The scholarship, named in honor of the late Anne L. Card who was a 50-plus year member of...
  • Insurance Association Of Connecticut Announces New President

    An insurance trade group and lobbying organization in Connecticut announced Wednesday it has a new president who served as associate counsel for the Connecticut Business and Industry Association, or CBIA. Eric George of Glastonbury will start mid-July as...
  • RHAM Valedictorian And Salutatorian Speak Of School Community

    RHAM Valedictorian And Salutatorian Speak Of School Community
    RHAM's 2014 Salutatorian Annie MacLachlan is a member of the National Honor Society, and wore a green cord during her graduation ceremony on June 19, signifying that she'd completed 100 or more hours of community service. MacLachlan plans to attend the...
  • 338 Graduate From South Windsor High School

    STORRS — Board of Education David Joy had an unusual final request of South Windsor High School's class of 2014. He asked the graduates to film themselves reciting The Gettysburg Address. The idea was to add the recitations to the online...