| 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....
| 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...
| May 2, 2014
The end of the legislative session has featured an unusual amount of gear-shifting by the state's leading policy-makers. The most notable came last week when reality forced Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to abandon his $55-a-person income tax refund under pressure...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:43 PM
You’ve got to love this: Dark chocolate isn’t just a slightly decadent indulgence with which to woo the object of your affection.
It’s also good for your heart, your health, your mental function and memory, your mood, your energy...
| 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 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...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 8:06 AM
When riders take the new busway between New Britain and Hartford next year, they won't line up to pay at the farebox onboard - because there won't be one.
Instead, CTfastrak will employ a new pay-at-the-platform system that's become the standard at many...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:41 AM
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...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:54 PM
We've heard of problem skin being treated with everything from salicylic acid to antibiotics.
But yogurt and blueberries, flaxseed and salmon?
Nutrition plays a key role in skin health, says Meagen McCusker, associate professor of dermatology at the...