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  • Tie-Breaking Vote Sends Pot Decriminalization Bill To House

    Tie-Breaking Vote Sends Pot Decriminalization Bill To House
    By the slimmest of margins, the Senate on Saturday approved a bill that decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana. The vote was 18-18, with Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman tipping the balance with the tie-breaking vote. After years of false...
  • Anatomy of a Cardiac Rescue

    Lifeguard Sam Allison poked and pinched. He shouted at the man whose 238-pound body was wedged between a treadmill and elliptical machine in the fitness room at Cornerstone Aquatics Center. The man's face was tinged blue, and the lone signs of life...
  • UConn Health Center Loses Out On $100 Million Federal Grant

    The University of Connecticut Health Center was not chosen to receive a $100 million federal grant contained within last year's health care reform bill. Instead, the money will go to Ohio State University, the Health Resources and Services Administration...
  • Rick Green: Teen Pot Use at 30-Year Peak – Are We Too Lax?

    Decriminalizing pot and opening the door to medical marijuana seems like the right thing. We've wasted millions of taxpayer dollars in a futile effort to block use of something that seems less harmful than alcohol. I'm sure of it, just like I can't think...
  • Experts Call 'Scream Rooms' Untherapeutic, Harmful To Children And Others At School

    Every morning Michael Sexton hears the same thing from his 8-year-old son: "Daddy, I don't want to go to school. Daddy, I don't want to go." Sexton says it's because his son, Robert, spent too much time alone in a small room — sometimes called a...
  • Crime & Punishment: Man shot in the groin for mimicking his friend's dance moves

    Crime & Punishment: Man shot in the groin for mimicking his friend's dance moves
    Bryan Brouillard, whose wealthy parents' lawyers got him off on an attempted murder charge with an insanity defense in 2001, has now hired some more lawyers to sue the state over his six-year confinement, reports the Hartford Courant. Before he was 20,...
  • Oh Governor! Malloy Whacks Public Colleges and Universities again.

    Still reeling from the deepest budget cuts in Connecticut history, Governor Malloy has targeted UConn, CSU and the state’s community colleges for another $8 million in cuts. The $135 million in additional budget cuts that OPM Secretary Barnes...
  • Accusations of discrimination at UConn Health Center prison medical program

    Two women employees of the University of Connecticut Health Center’s $90-million-a-year prison medical program claim they were punished for cooperating in a sexual harassment investigation of their boss. Other workers in the correctional health...
  • More lawsuits on the way against UConn Health Center's prison medical program

    More sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuits against the UConn Health Center’s prison medical program are on the way, according to this followup story in the Hartford Courant. The Advocate newspapers reported last week that a bunch of suits...
  • News That Matters: Tim Pawlenty and Herman Cain Officially Running For President, Record-Breaking Sand Castle Built in Connecticut

    News That Matters:  Tim Pawlenty and Herman Cain Officially Running For President, Record-Breaking Sand Castle Built in Connecticut
    Everybody's Talkin' About • Holy Rapture passes without incident; War of the Worlds broadcasts have been hairier. In other celestial speculation, Stephen Hawking calls Heaven a myth. • Dominique Strauss- Kahn resigns as head of IMF, leaves...
  • Jim Calhoun Timeline: The Career Of A Hall Of Fame Coach

    Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass. Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960) Head Coaching Career: Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69 Westport...