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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 […]


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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.


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Muslim Petition Seeks School Religious Holdays

A group of Waterbury Muslims is asking the Board of Education to recognize two religious holidays on the school calendar.


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School Guide Marks Anniversary Of End To Slavery

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut congressman is reminding students about how the state’s congressmen helped end slavery in the United States in 1865. Democratic Rep. Joe Courtney has released a curriculum guide to coincide […]


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Courtney Releases Resource Guide On Connecticut’s Anti-Slavery Vote

Second District Congressman Joe Courtney, who raised a ruckus when the Stephen Spielberg film “Lincoln” was released has now released a resource guide to correct the film’s depiction of Connecticut congressmen who voted against the 13th amendment to the Constitution, outlawing slavery.


Kenneth Ireland, who spent two decades in prison on wrongful murder and rape convictions, is among 5 named by Gov. Malloy to the Board of Pardons and Paroles. (Photo by JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

School Arrests Down In Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Arrests in Connecticut schools have decreased significantly over the past several years because of several efforts to deal with children’s problems in the community instead of the juvenile justice system. About […]


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School Board Settles Lawsuit By Sex Assault Victim

Lawyers for the Madison Board of Education have agreed to settle a lawsuit by a former student who accused officials of allowing several boys who sexually assaulted her to remain at her middle school and to traumatize her for weeks.


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Regents Tap Interim Provost

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The president of Connecticut’s Board of Regents has appointed an interim provost. Starting Jan. 30, Estela R. Lopez will serve in the position until June 30, 2016. She is currently senior […]


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University Settles In Disability Case

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) _ Federal prosecutors say Quinnipiac University has agreed to settle allegations it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act when it removed a depressed student from school and refused to refund her tuition. […]