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  • #CleanHartford Campaign To Target Littering

    HARTFORD — Thinking about littering in a city neighborhood? Just know that Deputy Police Chief Robert E. Ford Jr. will be personally offended. "It's a pet peeve of mine," said Ford, a Hartford native who oversees the North District. "A lot of my...
  • Bridgeport School Is A Green Leader

    Communities around the country – and in Connecticut - are building greener educational institutions as a more efficient way of reducing energy costs. "Our experience in Connecticut is that cities and towns are very interested in their education...
  • Design gives Wrigley Field a firm sense of place

    Design gives Wrigley Field a firm sense of place
    Why, in this city of great buildings, does the unpretentious piece of architecture at Clark and Addison exert such a powerful hold on us? Wrigley Field lacks the height and muscle of the John Hancock Center, the swirling ornament of the former Carson...
  • If you throw a gecko at Teflon, will he stick? University of Akron researchers found the answer

    AKRON, Ohio That little lizard that has become so effective selling car insurance the gecko can climb across glass windows and across the ceiling. You knew that, right? The science of that ability has intrigued researchers at the University of Akron for...
  • Fracking expert Mark Zoback: We need good science, good engineering, good regulations and good enforcement

    "Fracking" — now there's a word that just begs for a bumper sticker. Short for "hydraulic fracturing" — the process of breaking open rock with high-pressure liquids to get at otherwise untappable oil and natural gas — fracking conjures...
  • Film Review: 'Love & Engineering'

    Following his personal exploration of bachelorhood in "Rules of Single Life," Bulgarian-in-Finland helmer Tonislav Hristov takes another amused look at the gender divide with "Love & Engineering." Centered on a nebbishy computer geek acting as professed...
  • New 911 center will be able to accept texts, pictures and videos

    New 911 center will be able to accept texts, pictures and videos
    The Mundelein police department recently installed new 911 dispatch equipment that eventually will allow 911 operators to receive texts, videos and pictures – something officials say could help police solve crimes more easily. Proponents of the...
  • New Trier takes state science title

     New Trier takes state science title
    Thirty seconds may seem like a short duration for a flight, but the feat helped New Trier High School's Science Olympiad team claim an overall first place finish at the Illinois State Science Olympiad Tournament at the University of Illinois at Urbana...
  • Fox Valley robotics team competing in world championship

    Fox Valley robotics team competing in world championship
    The Fox Valley-area FIRST robotics team already has experience building robots that can shoot baskets, fling Frisbees, or handle a soccer ball. This year, team members were given six weeks to build a robot that could lift two-foot exercise balls and...
  • Launch success propels SpaceX to new ventures

    As day turned to night in Cape Canaveral, Fla., the air was shredded by nine Merlin engines blasting off, driving down 1.3 million pounds of thrust. The Dec. 3 liftoff heralded a new power in the commercial satellite launch business. The Falcon 9, a...
  • Congress takes up food-labeling fight

    WASHINGTON The federal government and a number of states are on a collision course over labels for genetically engineered food. A bill introduced in the U.S. House earlier this month would ban states from passing food labeling laws. One that the...