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  • Police: Connecticut student had AR-15, news clips on mass shootings

    Police: Connecticut student had AR-15, news clips on mass shootings
    A gun-carrying student who was arrested at the University of New Haven kept newspaper clippings about mass shootings in his home and a large ammunition cache in a padlocked bedroom, police said Wednesday. William Dong, 22, of Fairfield, Conn., was...
  • Fragile Divide Separates Us From Danger

    When I was a kid, I collected a line of nature books you could buy at the supermarket. I remember only one story from the whole series, an essay by a herpetologist doing field work in South America. He found a big brown snake in the jungle, recognized...
  • Harvard, UMass: Two threats, two scares during finals week

    A pair of finals-week threats sent shivers through two Boston-area campuses Monday morning, adding to a seemingly ever-growing number of New England universities to face scares over the past two months. Four buildings on Harvard University's campus in...
  • Crime & Punishment: Hartford Police Officer in Trouble For Comparing Black Men To Gorillas

    Crime & Punishment: Hartford Police Officer in Trouble For Comparing Black Men To Gorillas
    Eight-sided buildings were an architectural trend in the mid 19th century, spurred on by proto-psychologist Orson Squire Fowler, who wrote that they improved health by allowing for a greater influx of natural lighting. One of his followers was a Danbury...
  • Connecticut Running Events In August

    Connecticut Running Events In August
    Summer Series Lake Terramuggus Triathlon Series The Lake Terrramuggus Triathlon series four and five will be held on August 15. There will also be an Olympic Marathon Triathlon on August 10. Check in for the August 15 events will be at 6:15 p.m....
  • Jeff Ostergren's 'Quality of Life: A One Night Stand' at A-Space Gallery at West Cove Studio

    Jeff Ostergren's 'Quality of Life: A One Night Stand' at A-Space Gallery at West Cove Studio
    This Friday, see a one-night-only installation by artist Jeff Ostergren called Quality of Life: A One Night Stand. The installation is viewable from 6-8 p.m.   Quality of Life: A One Night Stand Aug. 16, 6-8 p.m., A-Space Gallery at West Cove...
  • Yuca, A Sacred Staple Of Latin American Cuisine

    Yuca, A Sacred Staple Of Latin American Cuisine
    It is almidón sagrado, or "sacred starch," in the poetry of Dr. Marinaelo Medrano, author of the collection "Diosas de la Yuca" (Goddesses of the Yuca). Yuca bears no resemblance to the similarly spelled, flowering desert plant called yucca, although...
  • All-Courant Football Defensive Team

    The 2013 All-Courant high school football defense team package: Linemen Ian Dieli, Hand-Madison, Sr. Derek Hawkins, Bloomfield, Sr. Matt Houpert, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. Jayson Martin, Farmington, Sr. Zach Maxwell, Southington, Sr. Jonathan...
  • Open Job Doors By Recognizing Veterans' Training

    It should be a point of national shame that the unemployment rate for military veterans who served in Afghanistan and Iraq (or both) since Sept. 11, 2001 — known as "Gulf War II veterans" — is well above the national average. It's nearly 10...
  • Connecticut fast food workers in three cities join national strike

    Connecticut fast food workers in Hartford, West Haven and Manchester joined in a national strike Thursday seeking "living wages" and union representation. Employees of McDonalds, Dunkin Donuts, Burger King and other fast food franchises in 60 cities...
  • A West Haven Student Obsessively Pursues Game-Show Success

    A West Haven Student Obsessively Pursues Game-Show Success
    He once camped out on a Hollywood sidewalk for three days to be first in line. He traveled to New York City seven freakin' times over two years to take tests before he was finally chosen for his next mass-media adventure. His friends think he's crazy,...