| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:27 PM
STORRS — The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees unanimously approved an almost $1.2 billion budget for next year that includes a 6.5 percent tuition increase, more faculty and boosts financial aid and enrollment.
Next year's budget is 4....
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:07 PM
STORRS — Jim Calhoun sat in the front row of a near-empty Gampel Pavilion on Wednesday and he watched Kemba Walker, now in the NBA, push the ball up and down the court with the current UConn men's basketball players. Calhoun's legs were crossed,...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Marijuana use among teenagers has climbed steadily since 2007, surpassed tobacco use in 2011 and is expected to supersede alcohol use in 2020.
This trend is mainly attributed to the growing belief that marijuana is not harmful to youths' health and...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:45 AM
The $567 million public transit project that many figured would never happen is just months from completion, and designers are confident they'll stay on schedule.
The major new bridges over Route 9 and at East and Allen streets in New Britain are in...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:10 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas – Kevin Ollie is fielding dozens of requests for tickets from family and friends in the Dallas area, but he will have one special guest at the Final Four: his mother.
"She was cleared to fly, she has been going through chemo at...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 7:29 AM
1) Hartford Hospital
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2) St. Francis Care
3) University of Connecticut Health Center
| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:03 PM
UConn's Amida Brimah will have surgery Friday to repair the torn labrum in his left shoulder, which will require a four- to five-month rehabilitation process.
UConn released a statement: "While the condition was not severe enough to warrant surgery...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:07 PM
We have been misled into seeing the profession of medicine as if it were potatoes, a commodity whose value and cost are negotiable and managed by market competition or by constraining access. If this perspective remains unchallenged, patients will learn...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:29 AM
August is going to be an exciting month for the new Storrs Center. Much of the second phase of the mixed-use development is set, while those that moved in last year are celebrating their first anniversary.
Phase two of Storrs Center, located feet from...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 8:06 PM
Both chambers of the state legislature voted Wednesday night in favor of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's controversial plan to recruit the nonprofit Jackson Laboratory to Farmington with a $291 million offer to construct a new building and create 300 direct...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 6:02 PM
Retiree Duane Billington fought for 18 months against Jackson Laboratory’s plan to expand in Florida, and he was relieved when the proposal was finally withdrawn in the Sunshine State.
The former engineering technician and civic activist became a...