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  • Obama Right To Oppose Keystone Pipeline

    Obama Right To Oppose Keystone Pipeline
    Despite what you might hear, President Barack Obama is not poised to veto the Keystone XL pipeline. He's poised to veto a bill that would negate his authority to decide and would cut short the State Department review. Congress wants to act now and ask...
  • Snow Drifts Raise My Cosmic Consciousness

    Snow Drifts Raise My Cosmic Consciousness
    Last week, deep drifts of cold snow buried my domestic universe. Within them were specks of dust from treated roads and residues of carbon from exhaust. Flinging this stuff around my inner space with a shovel reminded me of last year's noteworthy comet...
  • Berlin Has Filled 4 Of 5 Police Department Vacancies

    BERLIN — A new recruit began his training Friday, the latest result of a monthslong push by the town to fill five vacancies in the 42-officer police department. Jeffrey Scoppetto, a Glastonbury native and 2010 University of Connecticut graduate who...
  • Yale fraternity banned for sex misconduct policy violation

    A fraternity has been banned from Yale University's campus for two years over an initiation ceremony that violated the school's sexual misconduct policy, the Ivy League university announced Friday. The local chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon apologized...
  • UConn Lab Manager Convicted Of Sexually Assaulting Developmentally Disabled Woman

    UConn Lab Manager Convicted Of Sexually Assaulting Developmentally Disabled Woman
    The manager of the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Laboratory at the University of Connecticut was recently convicted in Massachusetts of sexually assaulting a developmentally disabled woman and could face up to 10 years in prison. Marcus Giotto, who is...
  • Authors Christina Baker Kline, Kate Manning Appearing At Renbrook

    Authors Christina Baker Kline, Kate Manning Appearing At Renbrook
    The Annual Author Series at Renbrook School will host a free talk on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m. by New York Times bestselling author Christina Baker Kline and novelist Kate Manning. Kara Sundlun, co-host of WFSB's Better Connecticut and anchor of...
  • 'Coney Island On The Silver Screen' Series At Atheneum

    'Coney Island On The Silver Screen' Series At Atheneum
    In conjunction with the exhibit "Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008," the Wadsworth Atheneum is presenting "Coney Island on the Silver Screen," a series of films that are set, or have scenes, on Coney Island. Unless otherwise...
  • 'Lettuce And Tomato' Stick Together

    Lettuce and tomato. This was the code name for Lexi Wallace and Tom Atwood. A name given to them, without their knowledge, during the first week of orientation at Duke University. Tom, from Woodstock, Conn., met Lexi, who grew up in Arizona, in the...
  • Harvard bans professor-undergrad romances; California schools, not so much

    Harvard University banned professors from having “sexual or romantic relationships” with undergraduates -- a much more stringent policy than what some of California's largest and most prominent universities have on the books. The Harvard...
  • Biotech Company To Open Lab In Farmington

    CaroGen Corp. will establish a laboratory at UConn's Technology Incubation Program in Farmington to develop its vaccine technology research, the company is announcing Monday. The Hamden-based biotechnology company has four employees and hopes to grow to...
  • Trinity College Closes Deal For Downtown Hartford Campus

    Trinity College Closes Deal For Downtown Hartford Campus
    HARTFORD — Trinity College has completed a $2 million purchase of the former Travelers Education Center on Constitution Plaza, the first step in its plans to expand its campus into downtown Hartford. "We're excited about the Constitution Plaza...