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  • Wesleyan Finishes Upgrades To Microgrid, First In State Power Reliability Program

    Wesleyan Finishes Upgrades To Microgrid, First In State Power Reliability Program
    MIDDLETOWN — The head of Wesleyan University's physical plant on Tuesday walked into the small electrical switching station that links a more than a quarter of the campus's buildings to the electric grid. "If I flip this switch it goes dark," said...
  • City Police Officer Says Prisoner Attacked Him

    One of three police officers being investigated in connection with an alleged beating of a prisoner claims in an arrest report that the prisoner assaulted him inside a Hartford police booking cell earlier this month. Officer Rhashim Campbell wrote in...
  • New Safety Standards Proposed For Car Seats To Protect Children In Side-Impact Crashes

    New Safety Standards Proposed For Car Seats To Protect Children In Side-Impact Crashes
    Statistics are prompting change on the road. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), side-impact car crashes kill at least five small children and leave about 60 with serious injuries...
  • Recruits, One Just Off Surgery, In The Stands

    STORRS – Among those seated in the Gampel Pavilion sellout Sunday were two key pieces of UConn's future, guards Courtney Ekmark and Gabby Williams. Both will be freshmen next season. Williams, a 5-11 guard from Sparks, Nev., had her second knee...
  • Teresa P. deKowzan, nurse

    Teresa P. deKowzan, nurse
    Teresa P. deKowzan, a registered nurse who during her 35-year career at Mercy Medical Center was supervisor of the delivery room and served as a mentor to young nurses, died Saturday of breast cancer at the Charlestown Retirement Community. She was 90....
  • Dolson Nears Rebounding Milestone

    STORRS — When Stefanie Dolson was a freshman at UConn, her expectations were very conservative for herself. But she will leave soon as one of the top players in program history. Dolson had 16 points and 11 rebounds in Tuesday's 101-42 win over...
  • Blizzard Of 1978

    The first flakes fell just before noon. By nightfall, gale-force winds were sculpting massive snowdrifts. Long Island Sound bucked and surged against the shoreline. Hundreds of cars were stranded along the state's highways, and thousands of people sought...
  • The Magowans – The Elderly Multi-Millionaire Twins Next Door

     The Magowans – The Elderly Multi-Millionaire Twins Next Door
    SIMSBURY — When an elderly woman showed up at a small law firm several years ago and asked for help managing her estate, an attorney asked her what she thought it was worth. Kathleen Magowan said she didn't really know. She thought maybe about...
  • 'Bodies Revealed' Extending Run At Connecticut Science Center

    'Bodies Revealed' Extending Run At Connecticut Science Center
    Editor's note: This story has been edited to reflect that the exhibit's run has been changed from Jan. 5 to Jan. 14. "Bodies Revealed" has been in Hartford before. In 2007 and 2008, the educational exhibit of real human bodies spent a few months at...
  • Accelerated Radiation: Some Doctors Want More Evidence It Works

    For breast cancer patients who need radiation therapy, the option to reduce its duration from about seven weeks to five days can be appealing. Accelerated radiation, in various forms, has been in use for nearly 10 years. While some physicians are...
  • Preserving The Possibility Of Motherhood After Cancer

    Preserving The Possibility Of Motherhood After Cancer
    In 2010, around the time that Holly Church and her husband had begun talking about starting a family, she was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. "I was told that after the chemo, my fertility might be taken away from me," said Church, of Lebanon. "At...