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4 hrs ago | 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

Cybercast News Service

Resumes Listing Religion 26% Less Likely to Get Response From EmployersCNS

Job seekers whose resumes include a religious affiliation are 26 percent less likely to hear back from employers, supporting the "cultural distaste theory" that "employers penalize those who indicate any overt expression of religion," a recent Sociologists at the University of Connecticut sent out 3,200 fake resumes of fictitious recent college ... (more)

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PE Hub

Segal Rogerscasey promotes officer

Segal Rogerscasey has promoted Donna A. Rosequist, director, Alpha Investment Research to vice president.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Daily Campus

UConn ranks first for gluten free

The University of Connecticut was ranked No. 1 in the Udi's Top 10 Gluten Free Accommodating Colleges displacing last year's leader, Notre Dame.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007, Dining

The Hartford Courant

Manchester Resident To Spend Two Years As Campus Missionary

Nate AuYeung is leaving his Manchester home to spend two years at the University of Virginia as a campus missionary for the Fellowship of Catholic University Students.

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Related Topix: Manchester, CT, University of Virginia

New York Daily News

See it: Miami 'Canes mascot walks bride down aisle

Jennifer Urs Sullivan's father died two years ago and she was saddened at the thought of walking down the aisle without him.

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Related Topix: University of Miami, Wedding, Coral Gables, FL

Democracy Now

University of Connecticut to Pay $1.3 Million in Sexual Assault Case

The Palestinian death toll in Gaza has topped 600 as the Israeli siege has entered its third week.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Ukraine,

ThinkProgress

Can Any Amount Of Money Bring Justice For Sexual Assault Survivors?

The University of Connecticut students who will receive nearly $1.3 million to settle a federal lawsuit over how the school responded to their sexual assault complaints Over the past week, two high profile sexual misconduct cases have resulted in large settlements for victims.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Digital Game Developer

Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Clarksville...

Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics stresses the importance of providing a dental experience that values anxiety-free dental care for children, while maintaining the most up-to-date equipment that is essential for a child's dental care.

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Related Topix: Orthodontics, Health, Clarksville, TN

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bradenton.com

Terry Osborn named interim regional chancellor for USF Sarasota-Manatee

Terry Osborn, USF Sarasota-Manatee regional vice chancellor for academic and student affairs, will serve as interim regional chancellor as a nationwide search takes place for a more permanent candidate.

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Related Topix: Fordham University

McClatchy

Dan K. Thomasson: Hillary's costly speeches

These days a whole lot of money is being spent in anticipation that not only will Hillary Clinton be the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee she ultimately will win the nation's highest office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Entertainment, Drama, Television, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, UC Los Angeles

Daily Herald

Sometimes it may be wise to say, 'Hey, kid, get off my lawn'

This is the time of year when pesticides get sprayed on lawns, parks and golf courses.

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Related Topix: Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment

WLBT-TV Jackson

UConn to pay $1.3M in sex assault handling lawsuit

The University of Connecticut will pay $1.3 million to settle a lawsuit by five women who alleged the school did not take seriously their claims of sexual assaults on campus.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Darien News-Review

DCA awards scholarships to returning

Contributing $50,000 a year, scholarships are awarded to not only new, but returning college students who qualify for continued funding.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT

Patch.com

CT Third-Best State for Women, Still Needs Improvement

With low teen pregnancy rates, good maternity leave provisions and a history of voting for women's rights, Connecticut is a pretty good place to be a woman.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Stamford, CT

WHAS11

51 great ice cream parlors

Alabama Founded in 1985 as a roadside fruit stand, Peach Park in Clanton developed such a following of its homemade ice cream, flavored with fresh Chilton County peaches, that had co-owner Frances Gray burning more than a little midnight oil to keep up with demand.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Clanton, AL, Chilton County, AL, Honey, Sunset (San Francisco, CA)

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Green Car Congress

Argonne VERIFI researchers applying GSA to investigate combustion...

Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory, as part of the new Virtual Engine Research Institute and Fuels Initiative , are using global sensitivity analysis - a specific form of uncertainty analysis which breaks down the uncertainty into constitute parts - to investigate a number of parameters in the internal combustion process.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

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