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Bristol Passes Budget

(Bristol, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Bristol has a budget. The City Council and Board of Finance approved a spending plan of just over $185.1 million. Mayor Ken Cockayne says as a result, property taxes will increase […]


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The U.S. Secretary of Education Returns to Hartford

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is returning to Hartford today.


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Arrest In Qunnipiac Commencement Bomb Threat

Police have arrested a 22-year-old woman who they say phoned in bomb threats to Quinnipiac University to try and have commencement ceremonies canceled so her family wouldn’t know she wasn’t graduating.


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Board Of Regents Launching Investigation Into CCSU Promotion

An investigation is being launched into the promotion of a currently jailed Central Connecticut State University professor.


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Former Pratt, Hamilton Standard Engineer Donates $40 Million To Worcester Polytechnic

A 1956 graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute who took advantage of scholarship opportunities to attend college has donated $40 million to provide scholarships for today’s students.


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UConn Professor Retires Amid Sex Assault Allegations

A University of Connecticut music professor who faced being fired amid allegations of misconduct with students and child sexual abuse has retired with a nearly $69,000 annual pension.


Wednesday, May 14, 2014 -- Governor Dannel P. Malloy held a news conference at High School, Inc: Hartford’s Insurance & Finance Academy in Hartford to release new data showing that Connecticut’s high school graduation rate has increased for the fourth consecutive year and that several persistent graduation rate gaps are closing. (Office of Governor Dannel Malloy)

State HS Grad. Rate Shows Continued Gains

Good news on Connecticut’s high school graduation rate.


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UConn Awarding More Than 7,700 Degrees

It is commencement weekend at the University of Connecticut.


U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT). (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Blumenthal to Talk College Affordability at QU Commencement

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he’ll be talking about college affordability and other middle class issues when he gives the commencement address at the Quinnipiac University School of Law this weekend.