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  • Farmington, Embracing Religion, Education And Shopping

    Farmington, Embracing Religion, Education And Shopping
    Farmington has many faces: from the traditions of its Main Street and Miss Porter's School, to the glittering Westfarms mall and to the high tech medical and research facilities at UConn Health. Although Mormons may not be the first religious group that...
  • 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'...
  • 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 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 Makes $47.8M In Budget Cuts To Ease Deficit

    Malloy Makes $47.8M In Budget Cuts To Ease Deficit
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy cut the state budget by $47.8 million Thursday to help eliminate a projected deficit of $99 million in the current fiscal year. Malloy also asked the judicial branch, which he does not control, to cut an additional $6 million,...
  • Top UConn Health Official Resigns After Herbst Splits Job Into Two Positions

    UConn President Susan Herbst announced Tuesday her decision to split the university's top medical job into two roles – a move that effectively creates a new administrative position and has led UConn Health Executive Vice President and Dean of School...