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The Connecticut Huskies celebrate after defeating the Louisville Cardinals during the 2013 NCAA Women's Final Four Championship at New Orleans Arena on April 9, 2013 in New Orleans. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Parade, Rally Set To Honor UConn Women’s Hoops Team

Gov. Dannel Malloy is set to participate in a parade and rally honoring the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team for bagging a record-tying eighth NCAA title.

04/14/2013

Adult cicadas dry their wings on leaves May 16, 2004 in Reston, Virginia. (credit: Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

Let The Music Play: Cicadas To Invade Tri-State Area For Month-Long Stay

It’s that time again – after a 17-year slumber, cicadas will be making their unwelcome debut in about a month.

04/03/2013

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UConn Women Take Down South Florida 85-51

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored a career-high 32 points and Stefanie Dolson added 25 as No. 3 Connecticut tuned up for a Big East rematch with second-ranked Notre Dame by racing past South Florida 85-51 on Saturday.

03/02/2013

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Gov. Malloy Has Plan For UConn To Spur More Scientists

One of the biggest complaints Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy says he hears as he tours industries and businesses is that the state is not producing the kinds of college graduates to meet the needs of its employers.

01/31/2013

Whooping Cough Vaccination (file / credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

UConn Doctor Recommends Whooping Cough Vaccine As Cases On The Rise

Last year, Connecticut recorded 178 cases. The year before, there were just 68.

01/31/2013

Pictures of the victims of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown are seen on artificial flowers at a roadside memorial - Dec. 20, 2012 (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials Try To Give Sandy Hook Students Sense Of Normalcy Ahead Of Return To Class

The children won’t be returning to classes for another week, but officials from the town, school district and local agencies are doing their best in the meantime to keep them occupied following a massacre at their school two weeks ago.

12/27/2012

A sign for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting is seen on a telephone pole in the business area of Newtown, Connecticut, on December 15, 2012.  (Credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

UConn Scholarship Fund In Honor Of Newtown Massacre Victims Pulls In Nearly $500K In A Week

UConn said more than 3,000 donors have given a combined $475,000 to the fund honoring the victims of the massacre.

12/24/2012

Rep. Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon (credits: Chris Murphy for Senate, Linda McMahon for Senate 2012)

Expert: McMahon, Murphy’s Plans For Jobs In Connecticut Aren’t Original

Republican Linda McMahon and Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy have been touting their dueling plans to increase jobs in the race for Senate in Connecticut. But many of their ideas have been floated by others during the campaign season this year.

CBS New York–10/08/2012

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Commercial Seaweed Farm Coming To The Long Island Sound

Aquaculture scientists at the University of Connecticut are poised to produce dividends from their decades of work to clean up the waters of Long Island Sound. The science team’s decades of work has helped rid the waters of nitrogen and, as a byproduct, leaves behind edible seaweed and kelp.

08/21/2012

University of Connecticut Avery Point Campus (file / credit: UConn)

Gunman Kills Himself On UConn Avery Point Campus

A gunman who forced authorities to close the University of Connecticut’s Avery Point campus committed suicide Tuesday morning after spending the night in a standoff with police.

07/24/2012

Head Coach Geno Auriemma (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

UConn Coach Geno Auriemma Sued Over Alleged Sexual Advances

Hardwick says she learned of a conference call involving NBA officials in which Auriemma demanded that she be taken off the security assignment for the London Games after she spurned his advance.

06/12/2012

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Rallies Take Place In Hempstead, Hartford In Support Of Trayvon Martin

Activists in Hartford are holding a rally today to call for justice in the killing of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer. A rally is also taking place in Hempstead on Long Island in support of the victim.

03/31/2012

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NCAA Denies UConn Waiver Request

The NCAA on Friday turned down the University of Connecticut’s request for a waiver that would allow its men’s basketball team to play in the 2013 national championship tournament.

02/10/2012

Rep. Christopher Shays speaks at a news conference - Washington, DC - Aug 6, 2008 (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Fmr. Rep. Chris Shays Announces U.S. Senate Run

Shays, who spent two decades in the U.S. House, comes into the race facing a very tough fellow Republican contender.

01/25/2012

Crews work on fixing power lines in Danbury, Connecticut (credit: CBS 2)

Confusion Abounds Over Outages In Storm-Struck Connecticut

For the fourth day in a row, many places in the state are still awaiting good news as electric companies continue to assess the situation.

11/02/2011

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