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  • Florida Opposition Helped Send Jackson Lab To Connecticut

    Florida Opposition Helped Send Jackson Lab To Connecticut
    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for 18 months against Jackson Laboratory’s plan to expand in Florida, and he was relieved when the proposal was finally withdrawn in the Sunshine State.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...
  • New Britain Busway Brings High-Tech To Fare Collection

    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...
  • 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...
  • For healthier skin, eating right is the key

    For healthier skin, eating right is the key
    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...
  • Prostate Screening Debate Continues

    Prostate Screening Debate Continues
    As a boy, Ophni Davis dreamed of becoming a doctor. Instead, he became a barber. But he still considers it his job to look after people's welfare. So if a man who looks about the right age comes into his Blue Hills Avenue salon in Hartford, Connecticut,...
  • Storm Ravages The State

    Storm Ravages The State
    Many Connecticut residents awoke Saturday morning to start the arduous cleanup in the wake of a storm that ripped though the state Friday evening. Among the most damaged areas are Farmington and Wethersfield, both of which experienced intense winds,...
  • Senior is denied rental car overseas

    Question: My wife and I try to make one major trip abroad a year. This year we thought we would go to Northern Ireland in September, but every auto rental agency I've contacted has a maximum age for a car rental. I happen to be 82. Is there any way I...
  • Graduations Well Under Way; Simsbury Cops Find Pipe Bomb

    Graduations Well Under Way; Simsbury Cops Find Pipe Bomb
    Graduations are held at Miss Porter's School and Ethel Walker. Avon officials trim their budget. And Simsbury cops find a roasting chicken along roadway with a pipe bomb stuffed inside. Here is a round-up of some of the news stories from Farmington...
  • Stem Cells: UConn Professor May Improve Heart Attack Recovery

    Stem Cells: UConn Professor May Improve Heart Attack Recovery
    Ever since she cloned a molecule early in her career, Linda Shapiro has had a mission: Figure out what it does. So she spent years in the lab, explored its development, conferred with other researchers — anything to find the function of the...
  • Robbery Led to Slayings

    Two teenagers who were shot to death execution-style in Hartford Thursday morning were participating in a botched robbery, Hartford Police Chief Daryl K. Roberts said Friday. Before their deaths, Kent McLaurin, 19, of Hartford, and Xion Davidson, 17,...
  • Henry M: The Day One Man's Memory Died

    Henry M. was awake as the surgeon inserted a metal straw deep within his brain and suctioned out a piece of tissue the length of an index finger. The surgeon, William Beecher Scoville of West Hartford, talked to the 27-year-old Hartford man during the...