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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Governor Vetoes Regents Bill

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has vetoed a bill that would have blocked the Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education from closing any campus or manufacturing programs without legislative approval. The […]

04/27/2015

Christine Honohan (Courtesy Southington Police)

Former PTO Treasurer Arrested

(SOUTHINGTON,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –   The former treasurer of the  Hatton Elementary School PTO in Southington  turned herself in to police  and has been charged with Larceny. 37 year old Christine Honohan  is accued of embezzling   about […]

04/27/2015

UConn Men vs Louisville at Gampel Pavilion, Storrs, CT - Photo taken by Tristano Korlou / WTIC

$10 Million For Gampel Roof Repairs On Board Agenda

The University of Connecticut is planning to spend $10 million to fix the roof and peeling ceiling of its 25-year-old Gampel Pavilion basketball arena.

04/23/2015

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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

(Courtesy Office of Senator Dante Bartolomeo)

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

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Several Students With Minor Injuries After Bus Crash

A school bus crash in Wethersfield sent several students to area hospitals with minor injuries.

04/02/2015