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  • Connecticut Must Get Handle On Water Resources

    Connecticut Must Get Handle On Water Resources
    Water may become the oil of the mid-21st century. Half the world is worried about, if not fighting over, water. In this country, a record 55 percent of the land area in the Lower 48 states suffered drought conditions last year. Wouldn't it make sense...
  • UConn's Animal House Weekend Is Over

    It takes a great deal of work to transform a raucous Bacchanalia into a weekend of learning, serving and caring. But after three years, the University of Connecticut appears to be doing just that. Congratulations are due both the administration and the...
  • Crackdown On School Bus Idling Welcome

    For reasons that should be obvious, children emerging from school at the end of the day should not be discharged into a fog of diesel exhaust. Thus it's good to see — for the second time this year — the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...
  • State's Innovative Microgrids Provide Pockets of Power

    The tropical storms and blizzards of the past few years have exposed the flaws of the network for delivering electricity, known as the grid: widespread power outages lasting, in some cases, for several days. But what if the regional system could be...
  • Breast Cancer Treatment Is Over; Now How Do You Get Back To Normal?

    Breast Cancer Treatment Is Over; Now How Do You Get Back To Normal?
    A diagnosis of breast cancer often leads to a treatment plan that includes surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiation and frequent check-ups. As the treatment takes place over time, a routine develops. But what happens — and what should a patient do...
  • Best Radio Station

    Best Radio Station
    1) WHUS 91.7 FM, University of Connecticut 2110 Hillside Road, Unit 3008R  Storrs  (860) 486-9487 www.whus.org     2) WNPR 90.5   3) WMRQ 104.1  
  • Best Local Four-Year College

    Best Local Four-Year College
    1) University of Connecticut 115 N. Eagleville Road  Storrs  (860) 486-2000 www.uconn.edu   Voters Said: Come on, just look at our adorable mascot!   2) University of Hartford   3) Wesleyan University  
  • Best College Radio Station

    Best College Radio Station
    1) WHUS 91.7 FM, University of Connecticut 2110 Hillside Road, Unit 3008R  Storrs  (860) 486-9487 www.whus.org   Voters Said: Best bluegrass and folk programming anywhere in the state.   2) WWUH 91.3, University of Hartford   3) WESU 88....
  • Barrett Foa Of 'NCIS' In 'Music Man' At UConn

    Barrett Foa Of 'NCIS' In 'Music Man' At UConn
    When the time comes to make a movie about Edward J. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who disclosed the agency's vast global and domestic surveillance (and you know that will happen some day soon), think of Barrett Foa. After all,...
  • The Music Man Playing at the Jorgensen in Storrs

    The Music Man Playing at the Jorgensen in Storrs
    In Connecticut Repertory Theatre's production of the classic musical The Music Man, Harold Hill (Barrett Foa, a star of the TV series NCIS: Los Angeles, pictured right) courts sexy librarian Marian (Courtney Balan, left) while conning the town into...
  • Dragon's Blood Elixir is a Connecticut-Made Hot Sauce That Doesn't Destroy Your Taste Buds

    Dragon's Blood Elixir is a Connecticut-Made Hot Sauce That Doesn't Destroy Your Taste Buds
    Douglas Crane is a little like Ferdinand the Bull in the classic children's book. (Ferdinand liked to sniff flowers while his young bull peers were out in the fields butting heads, charging at each other and generally gearing up for violent showdowns with...
  • Possible Tornado Sighted Amid Storms, Heavy Rain

     Possible Tornado Sighted Amid Storms, Heavy Rain
    A possible tornado was spotted moving through Coventry into Mansfield Wednesday evening as storms moved across the state, dumping heavy rain, knocking down trees and power lines and prompting tornado warnings in Tolland and Windham counties. The...