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  • Legislators Considering Bill Prompted by Ravi Shankar Case

    Legislators Considering Bill Prompted by Ravi Shankar Case
    The legislature's higher education committee heard testimony Tuesday for and against a bill that would enable universities and colleges to take into account a faculty member's criminal history before any promotion is given. The bill is aimed at...
  • February is National Heart Month

    February is National Heart month, Why the need for focus on cardiovascular health? According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, "Cardiovascular disease (CVD)—including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure − is the...
  • Racial, Ethnic Disparities Common In CT Hospital Readmissions

    A black patient hospitalized for chest pain in Connecticut is 20 percent more likely than a white patient to be readmitted within 30 days after discharge. Similarly, a Hispanic patient hospitalized for heart failure is 30 percent more likely to land...
  • Company Helps Families Struggling To Manage Parents' Declining Health

    Company Helps Families Struggling To Manage Parents' Declining Health
    AVON — Sharon Gauthier was always the squeaky wheel where she worked. Gauthier remembers working from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. in a neonatal ICU, and being told she was to report for mandatory overtime from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. "I'm not doing that, that's...
  • Wisconsin Man Dies In Accident At Stanley Access Technologies

    FARMINGTON — A 65-year old Wisconsin man was killed at a local business on Wednesday afternoon when a load of steel and aluminum fell on him, officials said. The man, Neil Hynick, 65, of Schofield, Wis., was a truck driver delivering bundles of...
  • Lawmakers Seek To Limit Use Of Shackles On Juveniles In Court

    Concerns about the use of shackles on juveniles in court have prompted two lawmakers, Rep. Bruce Morris of Norwalk and Rep. Toni Walker of New Haven, to introduce legislation to limit the use of restraints. The proposals are in response to advocates'...
  • Legislators Seek To Open Window On UConn Foundation

    Legislators Seek To Open Window On UConn Foundation
    For years, attempts to require the University of Connecticut Foundation to be more open about how it raises and spends millions of dollars each year have fizzled in the legislature. But this year, new efforts to shed more light on the foundation's...
  • Malloy Cuts Nearly $25 Million From Budget

    Malloy Cuts Nearly $25 Million From Budget
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy cut the executive branch budget by another $24.6 million Friday in an attempt to wrestle down the state budget deficit that has ballooned in recent weeks. With expected cuts by the legislative and judicial branches,...
  • Malloy Cuts Budget By Another $24.6 Million

    Malloy Cuts Budget By Another $24.6 Million
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy cut the executive branch budget by another $24.6 million Friday in an attempt to wrestle down the state budget deficit that has ballooned in recent weeks. With expected cuts by the legislative and judicial branches, the total...
  • Malloy Tours Busway, Says Developers Eager To Build Nearby

    Malloy Tours Busway, Says Developers Eager To Build Nearby
    Cruising from one end of the CTfastrak busway to the other aboard bus 4401 Tuesday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy predicted that central Connecticut commuters will embrace the new transit system after it opens March 28. Malloy, who has a fair amount of his...
  • State DOT Plans New Route Using Busway, I-84 HOV Lanes

    State DOT Plans New Route Using Busway, I-84 HOV Lanes
    MANCHESTER — The CTfastrak busway runs from Hartford to New Britain, but it's not just a "west of the river" service, state Transportation Commissioner James Redeker told an audience of Manchester-region business owners Thursday. Manchester will...