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  • 15 Connecticut Arts Groups Receive NEA Grants

    The National Endowment for the Arts bestowed $360,000 to 15 Connecticut cultural organizations in the latest round of grant-giving. Those receiving a happy holiday are: Waterford’s Eugene O’Neill Theater Center for development of new plays...
  • Curran W. "Cub" Harvey Jr., T. Rowe Price president

    Curran W. "Cub" Harvey Jr., T. Rowe Price president
    Curran W. "Cub" Harvey Jr., former president of T. Rowe Price Associates Inc. who later was a partner in New Enterprise Associates, a Baltimore venture capital firm, died Sunday of pneumonia at Naples Community Hospital in Naples, Fla. He was 84. "Cub...
  • Firearm Violence: A Public Health Problem

    In the year since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, more than 11,161 people were killed with a firearm in the U.S., while an estimated 69,000 were shot and survived and 20,000 committed suicide with a firearm. Also, at least six...
  • Composers Andrew Norman, Ted Hearne joining USC faculty

    Composers Andrew Norman, Ted Hearne joining USC faculty
    USC's music school will be getting a double infusion of hip Brooklyn talent. Composers Andrew Norman and Ted Hearne are joining the Thornton School of Music as full-time professors. Norman will begin his new job in the fall, and Hearne will start next...
  • Stephen King, On Stage

    Stephen King, On Stage
    Stephen King knows his way around a stage. His novel Carrie, with its prom-dance backstage blood-soaking prank finale, was adapted into an infamous musical. Rage, one of the novels King wrote under the pseudonym Richard Bachman, was turned into a stage...
  • UConn Must Ban Teacher-Student Sex

    UConn has some of the brightest minds in the state. So it should be easy for everyone there to grasp a simple notion: Professors are supposed to teach, not have sex with, students — even if the sex is consensual. The need for ground rules is...
  • Promise Of Virtual Universities Elusive

    Imagine a world in which a Norwalk Community College student can virtually audit a microeconomics lecture taught at Harvard. Sounds pretty contemporary, right? But the idea isn't new — it dates back to the 1960s. Fifty years ago, commentators...
  • A State Task Force Shows Eyewitness Testimony As Very Unreliable

    A State Task Force Shows Eyewitness Testimony As Very Unreliable
    In the last couple of years, Connecticut dramatically changed the way it handles eyewitness testimony. Research has raised doubts about the accuracy of eyewitnesses. Police are more cautious and prosecutors more wary of basing cases on one person's...
  • Emanuel Ax to perform Beethoven, Brahms at Winter Park festival

     Emanuel Ax to perform Beethoven, Brahms at Winter Park festival
    Renowned pianist Emanuel Ax is the first artist to perform this season in the Visiting Artist Series of the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park. "Emanuel Ax is one of America's most prolific virtuosi," says John Sinclair, artistic director of the...
  • Which fruit is nutritionally best?

    Which fruit is nutritionally best?
    Let's get this disclaimer out of the way first: Americans don't eat nearly as much fruit as they should to maintain a healthy diet, so nutrition experts advise eating fruit, any whole fruit, as often as possible, at least two cups of it a day, striving...
  • Inequality is hindering economic growth

    Inequality is hindering economic growth
    Everyone has heard that tackling poverty and inequality is bad for the economy. This is the dilemma that economist Arthur Okun, writing in the 1970s, called "The Big Trade-Off" — equality and efficiency are at odds. Yet more and more research and...