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  • How will hunt for alleged trooper shooter Eric Frein end?

    How will hunt for alleged trooper shooter Eric Frein end?
    For more than a week he's been out there. Somewhere. Eric Matthew Frein's ability to fade into the forest after allegedly gunning down two Pennsylvania state troopers Sept. 12 has nerves rattled across the Keystone State and beyond. Experts say the fear...
  • 942 Students Enroll In "Get Back To Go Ahead" Program, Gov Says

    942 Students Enroll In "Get Back To Go Ahead" Program, Gov Says
    More than 900 students have enrolled in college as part of the state's "Go Back To Get Ahead" program, according to Gov. Dannel Malloy's office.  The program encourages state residents to re-enroll in college to finish their associate or bachlor...
  • Lanza's Psychiatric Treatment Revealed In Documents

    Lanza's Psychiatric Treatment Revealed In Documents
    Buried in the thousands of pages of police reports released Friday into the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, new details about Adam Lanza's mental health and his treatment have emerged, revealing that he was seen at the Yale Child Study Center in...
  • New Haven's International Arts Festival: What's Hot This Year?

    New Haven's International Arts Festival: What's Hot This Year?
    It's about sharing the experience. That's what Mary Lou Aleski, executive director of New Haven's 18th annual International Festival of Arts & Ideas that begins Saturday, June 15, has found in data of who comes — and why— to the annual two-...
  • Three In Connecticut To Receive Governor's Arts Awards

    Three In Connecticut To Receive Governor's Arts Awards
        Three artist-academics will receive the 2013 Governor’s Arts Awards. The Connecticut residents to be honored are: poet, essayist, playwright Elizabeth Alexander of Hamden, chairwoman of the African-American studies department at Yale...
  • Access Health CT Hosts 'Chats' About New Health Exchange

    Connecticut's health exchange is hosting several more discussions across the state to explain the new online marketplace, which is a part of the Affordable Care Act sometimes called Obamacare. In addition to the exchange hosting chats, the University of...
  • The Octavias McKoy Journey -- Stratford, JUCO's, Saks Fifth Avenue, WestConn, NCAA Record Book

    A feature look at Stratford's Octavias McKoy, the Western Connecticut running back to set an NCAA record with 455 rushing yards last week against Worcester State. Here's a link to highlights of his record-setting performance.
  • No Place For Nepotism In State Summer Jobs

    It's not exactly shocking that sons and daughters of state employees land on the government payroll as seasonal employees. That nexus between parentage and patronage is eternal. But is it fair? There are at least three such relatives out of 17...
  • Jazzman Jimmy Greene shares beauty of daughter's life, lost at Newtown

    Jazzman Jimmy Greene shares beauty of daughter's life, lost at Newtown
    When Jimmy Greene and his quartet take the stage at Jazziz Thursday night, his sets may include “Ana Grace,” a song Greene wrote in 2008 about his then pre-school-age daughter. The song awakens slowly, with piano and Greene’s tenor sax...
  • Small Crowds Make B.O.M.B. Fest Enjoyable, Though Not Profitable

    Small Crowds Make B.O.M.B. Fest Enjoyable, Though Not Profitable
    Let’s just say that crowds weren’t a problem this year at B.O.M.B. Fest. Actually, from a certain perspective, that was the problem. About 8,000 people paid to attend (an average of 4,000 per day, with another 500 total comped in) the two-...
  • Jan. 13: UConn Makes Football Pick: Pasqualoni Head Coach

    Paul Pasqualoni, who graduated from Cheshire High School and coached at Western Connecticut State University, is coming home. He will be named UConn football coach Friday at a 12:30 p.m. press conference in Storrs. Pasqualoni, 61, will replace Randy...