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  • Jim Calhoun To Be Special Assistant To AD; Kevin Ollie Named UConn Men's Basketball Coach

    Jim Calhoun To Be Special Assistant To AD; Kevin Ollie Named UConn Men's Basketball Coach
    Jim Calhoun, who took UConn from just another basketball program to one of the best in the country, seemingly against all odds, officially announced his retirement Thursday. "I always said that I would know when it was time, whenever that might be," said...
  • Time For Jim Calhoun To Take A (Back) Seat At UConn

    Jim Calhoun walked off the court at Gampel Pavilion, down a tunnel, through the heavy set of doors and into the hallways of a building he is accustomed to navigating with great energy and purpose. From an office decorated with symbols of his success,...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Despair Gives Rise To A Deadly Vision. Memory Dims. Conflict And Frustration Breed Isolation, As Friends Turn Tail. A Message From God.

    Jerry Yang and his wife, Cindy Tian, look at each other across the dining room table. In calm and measured voices, they prepare for Yang's death. As scientists, they review the data they have recently received from doctors. His cancer, which started in...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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....