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  • Former UConn Player Nick Ahmed Gets First Start For D'Backs

    D'Backs Call Up Ahmed Former UConn standout Nick Ahmed (2011) played shortstop and went 1 for 3 in his first start with the Arizona Diamondbacks in a 2-1 loss to the San Diego Padres on Sunday. Ahmed became the third former UConn player currently on a...
  • Middletown Riverfront Redevelopment Committee Submits Report

    Middletown Riverfront Redevelopment Committee Submits Report
    MIDDLETOWN — The committee studying riverfront redevelopment has completed its report and submitted it to the common council. The report "will serve as the vision that will guide future riverfront development," said Councilman Gerald Daley,...
  • They're praying for the worst. Is that wrong?

     They're praying for the worst. Is that wrong?
    Portugal's soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is suffering from tendinitis in his knee, which kept him out of a recent match against Greece. And a Ghanaian traditional priest named Nana Kwaku Bonsam has claimed credit for the injury. Bonsam recently...
  • Key Issues Forum: Are We There Yet?

    Are we a colorblind society yet? A Key Issues Forum next Tuesday, June 24, looks at how far we've come and what we need to become "post-racial." Panelists are Lois Brown, chairwoman of the African American Studies Program at Wesleyan University; William...
  • Competing visions in Md. attorney general's race

    Competing visions in Md. attorney general's race
    If state Sen. Brian Frosh has his way, voters will pick Maryland's next attorney general based on experience — his 28 years in the General Assembly, 11 of them as a committee chairman who pushed through measures such as the state's new gun control...
  • Diverse diet makes caterpillars more likely target for birds

     Diverse diet makes caterpillars more likely target for birds
    Just as the nail that sticks out gets hammered down, the caterpillar that stands out from its leafy environment is more likely to be eaten. In a study published online Monday in the journal PNAS, scientists at UC Irvine and Wesleyan University concluded...
  • Champion of African-American cooking

    Champion of African-American cooking
    Freda DeKnight was named the first food editor of Ebony magazine in 1946 and thus became "the national, if not international, face of African American food," as the food historian Jessica B. Harris once described her. Through nearly two decades of food...
  • Closing Schizophrenia Program A Crippling Loss

    Hartford HealthCare's plans to shutter the 20-year-old Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program at The Institute of Living because of low rates of insurance reimbursements strikes at the heart of treatment for the severely psychiatrically ill in Connecticut....
  • Resources To Find More on Slavery In Connecticut

    A listing of recommended books, films, websites and places to visit in Connecticut to learn more about the state's historical involvement with slavery. • • • BOOKS:   "Native People of Southern New England, 1500-1650," by Kathleen Joan Bragdon,...