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  • Long Hours And Sharp Elbows

     For much of his life, Dannel Malloy has been an avid fan of hockey and rugby.     Both rough-and-tumble sports are highly physical and require quick movements, sharp elbows and fast decisions. A rugby player for 22 years, Malloy finally quit when his...
  • Dozens Of Farmington Valley Residents Speak Against UConn's Water Supply Plan

    Dozens Of Farmington Valley Residents Speak Against UConn's Water Supply Plan
    Dozens of speakers at a hearing Tuesday night denounced a plan to take water from the Farmington River Watershed to supply the University of Connecticut, saying it would harm an already stressed Farmington River, an important resource. The hearing at...
  • Tips For Parents On Talking About Newtown Shooting

    Even the president of the United States cried when addressing the nation Friday about "this heinous crime" in Newtown. So how are parents supposed to explain the shooting to their children? Be calm and delicate with the facts, said Julian Ford, a...
  • Cadaver Care: Yale Medical Students Respect the Lives of Their Anatomical Donors

    Cadaver Care: Yale Medical Students Respect the Lives of Their Anatomical Donors
    One dark January night in 1824, several men crept into a West Haven cemetery. They dug up the grave of a newly buried 17-year-old farmer's daughter named Bathsheba Smith and carried her body to Yale Medical College for dissection. These students or...
  • Feds hit UConn Health Center with New Fines for Cruelty to Lab Bunnies

    Feds hit UConn Health Center with New Fines for Cruelty to Lab Bunnies
    For the second time in five years, the University of Connecticut Health Center has been hit with more federal fines for violating animal welfare laws in laboratories. This time around the health center paid $12,429 for being cruel to rabbits. In 2007, ...
  • Boukus Running For Ninth Term in 22nd District; Saunders Seeks To Oust Her

    Boukus Running For Ninth Term in 22nd District; Saunders Seeks To Oust Her
    After a visit to the Connecticut Tool and Manufacturing plant, state Rep. Betty Boukus declared that the state government's drive to retain businesses and train young people for 21st-century manufacturing jobs is paying off. "These are hard times, and we...
  • UConn Again Has to Pay a Fine For Its Treatment of Research Animals

    UConn Again Has to Pay a Fine For Its Treatment of Research Animals
    The University of Connecticut has what you might call a really ugly history when it comes to animal cruelty in research studies. In 2002, the university paid $129,500 to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for repeated animal welfare violations on its...
  • Our Picks: 4 Cool Events in the Greater Hartford Area This Week

    Our Picks: 4 Cool Events in the Greater Hartford Area This Week
    1) Pulse: What Makes You Tick — Welded Works, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, 263 Farmington Ave., Farmington, (860) 679-2000. Through Mar. 6. uchc.edu. 2) WEB Dubois; The Souls of Black Folk — Book Talk, Harriet Beecher...
  • State Must Roll Up Sleeves To Help Create Jobs

    State Must Roll Up Sleeves To Help Create Jobs
    Editor's Note: With no net job creation here in two decades, Connecticut needs jobs. Our editorial and five other views on this page offer thoughts on getting people back to work. We'd like to hear what you think is the key to creating jobs as well: Email...
  • Farmington Tweet Among "Top 10 Most Powerful Of 2010"

    The social networking site Twitter has released its list of the "Top 10 Most Powerful Tweets" for 2010 and a tweet from Connecticut was listed at No. 3. Leigh Fazzina, a healthcare PR/social media communications consultant, was biking in Winding Trails...
  • Richard Grossman: Building Infrastructure Helps In Short And Long Term

    One of the best ways to create jobs in Connecticut is through the promotion of infrastructure projects that will provide jobs while underway and contribute to our long-term competitiveness once completed. A bill signed into law by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy...
  • 1,126 State Employees Made More Than Governor In 2010

    1,126 State Employees Made More Than Governor In 2010
    The non-profit Yankee Institute Thursday posted state payroll information on its website, CTSunlight.org, showing that 1,126 state employees earned more than the governor's salary of $150,000 in 2010. "This data is especially relevant now, when Gov....