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  • 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....
  • 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 &#...
  • 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...
  • Student Dies In School Bus Crash

    A high school student from Rocky Hill was killed and at least two other students were seriously injured Saturday when a school bus carrying 16 gifted math and science students to a robotics competition crashed though a highway guardrail and down an...