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3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Research looks to combat US Latina immigrant obesity

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Latinos are the largest minority group in the United States, comprising 16.7% of the population.

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7 hrs ago | JD Supra

UConn Settles Sexual Assault Lawsuit for $1.3 Million

We recently reported that five former and current students filed a federal lawsuit against the University of Connecticut alleging discrimination and that the university failed to properly investigate claims of rape and sexual misconduct in violation of Title IX, a federal law that protects students from sexual discrimination in any education ... (more)

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government

12 hrs ago | National Geographic

Big Cities Beckoned the Brainy Across History

How do you keep them down on the farm, once they've seen Paris ? You don't, suggests a study of 150,000 historical figures that shows cities have long acted as cultural magnets.

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Related Topix: University of Texas at Dallas, Science, Ecology

16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Religious bias and your resume

In recent studies, researchers discovered job applicants might want leave religious organizations off their resumes.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law

Yesterday | FindLaw

Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America v. Netherlands Insurance Company

ROGERS, C.J., and PALMER, ZARELLA, EVELEIGH, McDONALD, ESPINOSA and ROBINSON, Js.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Women's eNews

My Acquaintance Rapist Finally Figured It Out

Very recently I received an email from a now accomplished and responsible father of a young woman who was my acquaintance rapist my freshman year at Harvard.

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Related Topix: Harvard University, Dartmouth College, Occidental College

The Day

UConn program's goal is managing forest growth near power lines

Connecticut's miles of tree-lined roads are for many residents a favorite feature of the state's landscape, and Thomas Worthley agrees these shady corridors are beautiful.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, New London County, CT

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Hartford Courant

New Principal At Elizabeth Green Elementary School In Newington

James Marciano took over Tuesday as the new principal at the pre-kindergarten-to-fourth-grade school, according to Superintendent of Schools William C. Collins.

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Related Topix: Newington, CT, Education Etc.

The Hartford Courant

Sandy Hook Teacher To Publish Book

Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis, a teacher credited with saving her class of first-graders during the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, has written a book about the aftermath of the shootings, her publisher announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Newtown, CT, Sandy Hook, CT, Putnam, CT, Old Saybrook, CT

Hamilton County News

Health network signs an ob-gyn

Hudson Headwaters Health Network announces that women's care specialist Dr. Sereena Coombes has joined its North Country Obstetrics & Gynecology group.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yale University, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Nursing Scholarships Awarded

The Alumnae Association of the Hartford Hospital School of Nursing awarded eleven scholarships to nursing students totaling $34,000 at their recent annual banquet.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Hartford, CT, Madison, CT

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Food Management

UConn Picks Up on New Superfruit Trend

Aronia berries are packed with antioxidants and poised to become the next big thing in fruits-with-benefits; they're growing right now at UConn's farm.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Sun Jul 27, 2014

NewsOK.com

UConn makes 3-D copies of antique instrument parts

In this July 17, 2014 photo, an original mouthpiece for a 19th-century saxophone built by Adolphe Sax, second from top left, sits among 3D copies on at the University of Connecticut's Depot campus in Mansfiled, Conn.

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Related Topix: Endocrinology, Medicine, Longmeadow, MA, East Longmeadow, MA

WTOP-FM Washington

UConn makes 3-D copies of antique instrument parts

In this July 17, 2014 photo, Dr. Robert Howe, a medical doctor and a PhD candidate in music history, displays antique English horns at the University of Connecticut's Depot Campus in Mansfield, Conn.

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Related Topix: Storrs, CT, New York University

Washington Examiner

UConn makes 3-D copies of antique instrument parts

In this July 17, 2014 photo, an original mouthpiece for a 19th-century saxophone built by Adolphe Sax, second from top left, sits among 3D copies on at the University of Connecticut's Depot campus in Mansfiled, Conn.

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Related Topix: Storrs, CT

The Day

Great Gull Island for the birds

Helen Hays, director of the Great Gull Island Project, holds a juvenile common tern July 17 as she leads a tour of the Southold, N.Y., island for a visiting group from Connecticut Sea Grant.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Waterford, CT, Groton, CT

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Post-Standard

Breanna Stewart's greatness, horrendous sidewalks and lemonade for a cause: Quick hit from readers

Here are some of the short and to-the-point letters sent to us recently with ALL CAPS, exclamation points and rantiness intact.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Thu Jul 24, 2014

In These Times

Spoiler Alert, Connecticut: Jon Pelto Says He Isn't One

The idea of a credible candidate is one that can have an impact, and I believe that we are and we will have a significant impact on the race.

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Related Topix: Big Ant Studios, AFL, Dan Malloy

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Truthdig

Unpaid Interns Can Collect Back Pay Without Hurting Their Careers

After a year scrutinizing the intern economy, ProPublica's internship investigation is coming to an end.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Arizona State University, Northwestern University, US News, Liberal Political News

The Hartford Courant

Manchester Police Dog, Olympic Champion Dibbs Retires

There's likely no more heartfelt tribute to recently retired police dog, Dibbs, than his partner's exuberant Facebook post after the Connecticut K-9 Olympics Saturday.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Killingworth, CT

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