On Heels of UConn's NCAA Titles, Student-Athletes Unionizing Has Traction

04/18/14

On Heels of UConn's NCAA Titles, Student-Athletes Unionizing Has Traction

State Rep. Patricia Dillon, D-New Haven, plans to sponsor legislation that will help eliminate barriers to athletes unionizing at public universities like UConn.

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Connecticut Catholics Welcome New Bishops

04/17/14

Connecticut Catholics Welcome New Bishops

After suffering through years of child sexual abuse scandals, wayward priests and waning influence, state catholics are ready for new leadership.

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Gustave Whitehead First to Fly? Maybe. Will His Fairfield House Crash?

04/15/14

Gustave Whitehead First to Fly? Maybe. Will His Fairfield House Crash?

The debate over who first achieved motorized flight may continue elsewhere, but here in Connecticut, there's no question.

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WNBA, Connecticut Sun Continue to Thrive

04/15/14

WNBA, Connecticut Sun Continue to Thrive

After a bright start—studded with homegrown players like former UConn star Rebecca Lobo—the WNBA and the Connecticut Sun continue to find success as they enter their 17th season.

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Day Care Costs Connecticut Families More Than Public College Tuition

04/13/14

Day Care Costs Connecticut Families More Than Public College Tuition

According to a report cited in a Washington Post story, it costs $3,343 a year more for day care than for public college tuition in Connecticut.

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