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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Hogan Defends Rehiring Retired Professors

    A skeptical state lawmaker and the president of the University of Connecticut squared off Friday over the controversial system of "double-dipping" that uses short-term contracts to pay retired professors who are already receiving pensions. In his first...
  • Hogan Turns Down Bonus; Faculty Agreed To Give Up Raises, Too, He Says

    Although he was given a sterling performance review, University of Connecticut President Michael Hogan turned down a raise and a performance bonus Tuesday, noting that faculty and staff had agreed to give up raises, as well. This is the second year Hogan...
  • Funding Approved For UConn Health Center's Upgrade

    Funding Approved For UConn Health Center's Upgrade
    The University of Connecticut scored a victory this week when legislators approved a $362 million plan to revamp and expand the UConn Health Center and fund health initiatives involving other area hospitals. On Friday, officials from three hospitals...
  • What causes back pain, and how to prevent it

    What causes back pain, and how to prevent it
    It can happen while you're hauling boxes to the attic, gardening in the yard or even sitting in front of a computer too long. Back pain: It's one of the most common medical problems in the United States, according to the National Institutes of Health....
  • Blimp Has Best View Of TPC River Highlands

    Blimp Has Best View Of TPC River Highlands
    — Pilot Jeff Capek reaches to his right and begins to turn the wheel at his hip that controls the angle and elevation of Snoopy One, the MetLife blimp that floats tranquilly over so many major sporting events. The blimp — airship, actually &#...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Steven Hayes, A Suspect In Cheshire Home Invasions, Apparently Overdosed On Drugs

    Steven Hayes, A Suspect In Cheshire Home Invasions, Apparently Overdosed On Drugs
    Steven Hayes, who apparently tried to kill himself Sunday with a drug overdose, was taken to the hospital after prison guards found him unconscious. Jury selection in Hayes' trial at Superior Court in New Haven on charges that he killed a mother and...
  • Dry Skin Tips

    From Dr. Jane Grant-Kels, chair Dept of Dermatology @UConn Health Center   It is more common during the winter months, when humidity is low. Some people also have a genetic, or hereditary, tendency to develop dry skin. In addition, elderly people tend...