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Christian College Challenged On Sale Of Bibles, Shakespeare Folios

A decision by a Boston-area Christian college to auction a portion of its rare collection of Bibles and Shakespeare folios donated nearly a century ago by the family of a railroad executive isn’t sitting well with his descendants and some faculty.

02/26/2015

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UConn Applications For Fall Up 9 Percent

(Storrs, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – UConn is reporting a record high number of applications for the coming fall semester. The university says it received just over 34,000 applications by the January 15 application deadline. The applicants […]

02/25/2015

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Investigation Prompts Resignation At Bethel School

 BETHEL, Conn. (AP) _ The school superintendent in Bethel says an elementary school staff member has resigned amid an investigation of what she called “inappropriate activities” with children. Bethel Superintendent Christine Carver announced the investigation […]

02/20/2015

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Wesleyan Fraternity Sues University After Being Forced To Accept Women

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (CBS Connecticut/AP) — Members and alumni of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Wesleyan University have filed a discrimination lawsuit against the Connecticut school over a recent decision that requires all residential fraternities […]

02/19/2015

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2 Students Taken To Hospital After Evacuation

TOLLAND, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut officials say two high school students were taken to a hospital for exposure to freezing temperatures after their school was evacuated during a fire. Tolland High School was evacuated Friday […]

02/13/2015

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Madison Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault

(Madison, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Madison police have arrested a town woman and teacher on sexual assault charges involving a juvenile. Police say 37-year-old Allison Marchese turned herself in this morning. The investigation was launched last […]

02/12/2015

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Bomb Threat Prompts Early Dismissal

Students at East Windsor Middle School were taken to the high school this morning and will be sent home by bus at 10:45.

02/12/2015

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Yale Student Hospitalized With Probable Meningitis

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – A Yale student has been admitted to a hospital with a probable case of bacterial meningitis. The university said in a statement that it was working with local and state […]

02/07/2015

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School Bus Driver Arrested For Drunk Driving

Norwich Police say a school bus driver arrested for drunk driving and other charges was carruong students at the time.

02/06/2015