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  • Jim Jeffords dies at 80; Vermont senator who left the GOP in 2001

    Although he made his career in politics, Jim Jeffords was a modest man who disliked cameras and speeches. In May 2001, however, the three-term senator from Vermont found himself in the spotlight when he quit the Republican Party and tipped the Senate...
  • Alyssa Rapp, director, Spark

    Alyssa Rapp, director, Spark
    Alyssa Rapp, founder and chief executive officer of wine and craft beer industry media company Bottlenotes Inc., has joined the National Board of Directors of Spark, a Chicago-based nonprofit youth apprenticeship program. Rapp also is on the board of...
  • Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

    Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards. Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...
  • Review: 'Excellent Sheep' by William Deresiewicz

    Review: 'Excellent Sheep' by William Deresiewicz
    What is college for? To learn to think, to grapple with meaning and purpose, to ask how to live? Or to prepare for a career, to rack up an impressive resumé, to ask how to make a lot of money? Unsurprisingly, William Deresiewicz, former associate...
  • Comcast, Hoping to Hook Kids on Cable, Launches Internet-Based TV Service with 7 Colleges

    Comcast has found a new bundling model to bring pay TV to the next generation of consumers: The cable giant is delivering an 80-channel package, streamed to computers, tablets and smartphones, for free with the price of room and board for college kids....
  • MARC Of Manchester Appoints Interim Leader

    MARC Of Manchester Appoints Interim Leader
    MANCHESTER — MARC, Inc., which serves developmentally disabled people in the Manchester area, has appointed an interim leader as the organization seeks a replacement for former executive director Ken Charpentier. Terry Schmitt, an ordained minister...
  • Two Expelled From Yale on Sexual Assault Charges

    With colleges and universities around the country reevaluating how they deal with sexual misconduct complaints, Yale University reported recently that a disciplinary committee has expelled two men charged with sexual assault. The men, who were both...
  • Rick Perry on 'Fox News Sunday'; Missouri governor on 3 shows

    The Sunday morning guest list: Gov. Jay Nixon, D-Mo., will discuss the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown and the Ferguson protests on NBC's "Meet the Press," CBS' "Face the Nation" and CNN's "State of the Union." Gov. Rick Perry, who was...
  • Connecticut Innovations Distributing Nearly $2M to University Researchers, Companies

    The first grants and loans in the $200 million state Bioscience Fund have been awarded by Connecticut Innovations, the state-funded venture capital agency. Dura Biotech, a startup in Mansfield, is expecting a $400,368 loan that CI could choose to convert...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Tunxis Presents Jewish Music Performance With Mezzo-Soprano Monika Krajewska

    Tunxis Community College will present "Music of the Jewish Soul," a free concert/workshop with celebrated mezzo-soprano Dr. Monika Krajewska on Aug. 6 at 6:30 p.m. in Tunxis Cyber Cafe. A special preview of the new "History of Jewish Music" course taught...
  • Let's end the wasteful war on drugs by putting science first

    Human beings sometimes have a troubling inability to hold two thoughts in mind at the same time. This is true not only when those thoughts contradict each other, but even when they simply appear to be in conflict with each other but actually aren't. And...