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  • FOX CT Storm Closings

    SCHOOLS Bloomfield Closed Regional District 14 Del Opening 2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:39am Windsor Locks Public Schools Del Opening 1 1/2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:22am Wooster Del Opening 2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:36am
  • Kenny Barron, Jimmy Heath At WCSU Jazz Fest

    Kenny Barron, Jimmy Heath At WCSU Jazz Fest
    Pianist Kenny Barron and saxophonist Jimmy Heath — two Philadelphia legends and NEA Jazz Master Fellowship recipients — co-headline Western Connecticut State University's 20th annual Jazz Fest in Danbury this weekend. Barron, 71, will...
  • More Gambling Means Losses For State

    More Gambling Means Losses For State
    Three shortsighted proposals could dramatically expand legalized gambling in Connecticut. First, legislative leaders are pushing a bill to allow the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes, owners of Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun, respectively, to jointly...
  • Proposal To Raise CSCU Tuition By 4.8 Percent Passes First Hurdle

    With a single dissenting vote, the Board of Regents for Higher Education's finance committee approved a proposal that would increase tuition and fees in the fall by 4.8 percent for students in the state's four regional universities and 12 community...
  • How Does State Lose Metal Detectors, Body Armor?

    How Does State Lose Metal Detectors, Body Armor?
    It happens. A company-issued phone gets buried under papers and thrown out by mistake. A company laptop gets lifted at a coffee shop. But how do three state-owned walk-through metal detectors go missing? The metal detectors were among nearly $5...
  • Guns, Medicine, Body Armor, Hospital Beds: State Property Loss Nears $5 Million In 4 Years

    Guns, Medicine, Body Armor, Hospital Beds: State Property Loss Nears $5 Million In 4 Years
    When two nurses in the UConn Health Center's Department of Dermatology walked into a utility room one morning last summer, they noticed the refrigerator was unplugged. But it wasn't milk that spoiled or ice cream that melted in the 14 hours...
  • Taking Up Battle For New Immigrants

    For Angela Andersen, immigration law was much more than a Beltway policy debate, an argument about quotas or a discussion about border security. Immigration, for her, was a personal issue — and helping immigrants became her life. "She realized...
  • Thurston Moore Talks About Guitar Playing, WestConn And His New Band

    Thurston Moore Talks About Guitar Playing, WestConn And His New Band
    Sonic Youth founder Thurston Moore's new solo album "The Best Day" officially hits stores this week. On his current tour — which brings him and his new band to the Ballroom at the Outer Space Thursday night — Moore has been enjoying the lack...
  • Serious Lapses, Fatal Mistakes: A Timeline

    Serious Lapses, Fatal Mistakes: A Timeline
    1995: A Birth to Three development assessment in New Hampshire indicates that Adam Lanza, then nearly 3 years old, falls "well below expectations in socio-personal development" and that the evaluator could not understand his language. In pre-school...
  • A Building With An Artist's Attitude

    A Building With An Artist's Attitude
    Folks in the visual and performing arts are not, as a rule, staid. Most artists push the edges and question the status quo. You could say the same for the new Visual & Performing Arts Center on the campus of Western Connecticut State University, a...
  • Asteroid Named After Retired Western Connecticut Professor

    Asteroid Named After Retired Western Connecticut Professor
    Dr. Phillip Lu is characteristically self-deprecating about the news that a newly discovered asteroid has been named after him. "My younger daughter asked, 'Dad, what's this supposed to mean?'" said Lu, 82, a retired astronomy professor from Western...