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Report: Outgoing MaineCare Ride Broker To Get Millions

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Records show that the company that won’t have its contracts to provide rides for Maine Medicaid patients renewed because of poor performance is scheduled to receive millions of dollars in extra […]

06/05/2014

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New Program Aims To Help Adults Complete Degree

Connecticut residents who started college — but did not complete their degrees — are being encouraged to return under a new program called “Go Back To Get Ahead.”

06/02/2014

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Union Supports Teachers In “Cult” Accusation Brought By Family

The Connecticut Education Association says it’s working with the Avon Education Association to support teachers and a guidance counselor named in a lawsuit brought by an Avon couple and their youngest daughter.

05/30/2014

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Regents Name Three Community College Presidents

The Board of Regents for Higher Education has chosen new presidents for three schools in the system.

05/30/2014

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First Soto Scholarships Awarded

The family of a first-grade teacher killed in the 2012 massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School has awarded the first scholarships from a fund set up in her memory.

05/29/2014

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Technical High School Students Detail Energy Use

Students in five Connecticut technical high schools are set to present findings and recommendations from a year-long investigation of the environmental impact of their school’s energy use.

05/29/2014

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Malloy Gives Commencement at Alma Mater

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has told Boston College Law School graduates to use what they have learned to “leave the world a better place than you found it.”

05/23/2014

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Yale Closes In On Nearly $ Half-Billion Goal

Yale University says it’s closing in on its fundraising goal for a nearly $500 million project to build two new residential colleges in what will be the Ivy League school’s largest expansion in more than 50 years.

05/21/2014

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$12 Million Settlement In UConn Law Library Construction

Connecticut has received more than $12 million in a settlement of a lawsuit over the construction of the Thomas J. Meskill Library at the UConn law school.

05/21/2014