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  • End Secrecy At UConn Foundation

    End Secrecy At UConn Foundation
    Legislation has been introduced to strip away much of the secrecy that protects the UConn Foundation from legitimate inquiry. Past efforts to make the foundation's operations subject to the state's freedom of information law have failed. This is the...
  • Recent 'Swarm' Of Earthquakes Not Entirely Uncommon In New England

    Recent 'Swarm' Of Earthquakes Not Entirely Uncommon In New England
    PLAINFIELD — For residents of Connecticut, earthquakes are generally not a high priority concern. They fall into the category of "Things That Happen Elsewhere," along with tornadoes and tsunamis. But a series of small-magnitude earthquakes that...
  • Manchester's Silk City Chorus Combines Puppets And Barbershop

    The Silk City Chorus, which has been performing for more than 50 years, is always looking to keep its shows fresh. For instance, last year the 70-man barbershop choir constructed a pirate ship for its annual stage show. This year the group is working...
  • Turn It Up! I'm Older, But I'm Dancing

    Turn It Up! I'm Older, But I'm Dancing
    Just as "one size fits all" is an incomplete sentence, so is describing people as "older:" Even in terms of sentence construction it sidesteps the real question. Older than what? Older than whom? Older than fashion models? My cat is older than many...
  • Majority of Hartford's Bushnell on the Park Has New Owner

    Majority of Hartford's Bushnell on the Park Has New Owner
    HARTFORD — A New York investment firm has purchased two-thirds of the residential condominiums at Bushnell on the Park downtown, attracted by revitalization in the center of the city. Gideon Asset Management LLC purchased 129 of the 180 units in...
  • '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...
  • Quinnipiac University Bans Fraternity, Suspends Students For Hazing

    Quinnipiac University Bans Fraternity, Suspends Students For Hazing
    HAMDEN — Quinnipiac University has banned the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity from campus, suspended two students and expelled another after a student conduct investigation revealed a hazing incident at the school. "The university has issued the...
  • UConn's Herbst To Get Contract Extension, Big Pay Boost

    UConn's Herbst To Get Contract Extension, Big Pay Boost
    The University of Connecticut's Board of Trustees voted Monday to extend UConn President Susan Herbst's contract until 2019 with an overall increase in salary and other compensation that will bring her total compensation to more than $758,000 a year in...
  • Connecticut Studying Whether Hemp Can Be A New Cash Crop

    Connecticut Studying Whether Hemp Can Be A New Cash Crop
    In Simsbury, there's a farmer who would like to "throw some hemp seed in the ground and see how it grows." A Bolton entrepreneur thinks hemp pellets could be used in stoves, and a University of Connecticut scientist is convinced that hemp seed and oil...
  • Part 7: Growing Technology In Many Directions

    Part 7: Growing Technology In Many Directions
    The software and Internet explosion in Silicon Valley was still years away when Sukhminder Grewal worked there as a nuclear engineer for General Electric in the '80s. But when Yale School of Medicine recruited Grewal's wife, a post-doctoral immunologist...
  • Cerebral, Low-Key Martin Looney Takes Over As Senate Leader

    Cerebral, Low-Key Martin Looney Takes Over As Senate Leader
    Ambitious elementary school students throughout the country often spend time memorizing all kinds of facts. Some memorize the state capitals, others American presidents. As a 10-year-old, Marty Looney decided to memorize all the winners of the Heisman...