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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Updike, Kelly & Spellacy welcome new attorneys

    Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C. (UKS) is pleased to announce that attorneys Bonnie Kumiega and Joshua Devine have joined UKS as of January 1, 2015. Attorney Kumiega joins as a shareholder/principal and Attorney Devin joins as an associate. Kumiega was the...
  • Boy Scout Leaders' Actions Top Stupid List

    Boy Scout Leaders' Actions Top Stupid List
    Last year, I kept a file of stories about the most stupid events covered by the national media. I'm sharing one with hope it may help prevent a copycat from appearing in 2015. My favorite contagion of stupidity began when some macho Boy Scout leaders...
  • 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...
  • Storrs Center: Adding A Welcome Downtown Buzz

    Storrs Center: Adding A Welcome Downtown Buzz
    Each year I do more and more online holiday shopping. I'm not nuts about this way of selecting presents, but frankly, it is easier than driving an hour from my home in eastern Connecticut to a shopping mall. That will now change because of Storrs...
  • Obama Immigration Reforms An Incomplete Victory Say Connecticut Activists, U.S. Representatives

    Obama Immigration Reforms An Incomplete Victory Say Connecticut Activists, U.S. Representatives
    Connecticut immigration activists like Lucas Codognolla believe President Obama’s plan to push ahead with reforms on his own is a “monumental win for the immigrant rights movement,” but one that remains incomplete. “Obviously, it...
  • UConn Students Land Dates On Jerry Springer's New Show

    UConn Students Land Dates On Jerry Springer's New Show
    University of Connecticut junior Brian Eilers didn't care that Annalise Lenihan usually goes home from a bar with someone other than the guy she came with. And Lenihan didn't care that one of Eilers' ex-girlfriends successfully sued him for $100,000....
  • Obama's Immigration Reforms Met With Enthusiasm, Anger

    Obama's Immigration Reforms Met With Enthusiasm, Anger
    President Barack Obama's decision to take executive actions to protect almost 5 million people who live in fear of deportation because they are undocumented immigrants met with some enthusiasm in Connecticut among immigrants and their supporters Thursday,...
  • Malloy Makes $47.8M In Budget Cuts To Ease Deficit

    Malloy Makes $47.8M In Budget Cuts To Ease Deficit
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy cut the state budget by $47.8 million Thursday to help eliminate a projected deficit of $99 million in the current fiscal year. Malloy also asked the judicial branch, which he does not control, to cut an additional $6 million,...