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UConn & GA’s Union Reach Tentative Agreement

(CBS Connecticut) –  After months of negotiations, the University of Connecticut and the  Graduate Employee Union -United Auto Workers have reached a tentative agreement on a  3 year contract. UConn President Susan Herbst says the […]

04/21/2015

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Enfield Council Votes To Continue Armed School Guards

ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) – Enfield’s town council has voted to continue having armed guards patrol its public and parochial schools for another two years. The Hartford Courant reports (http://cour.at/1boZ82f ) the council voted 6-5 Monday […]

04/21/2015

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House Joins Senate In Opposing Campus Closure

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Connecticut House of Representatives is siding with the Senate in blocking efforts to close a community college branch in Meriden without notice. But unlike last week’s vote in the Senate, […]

04/14/2015

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Divest Protest Leads To Arrests

 NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Police have arrested 19 people at Yale University during a protest calling on the Ivy League school to divest from fossil fuel companies. About 150 people on Thursday formed a […]

04/09/2015

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Bill To Block Meriden Branch Closing Passes Senate

A bill blocking efforts to close a community college branch in Meriden because of anticipated state budget cuts has cleared the state Senate.

04/08/2015