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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

Reggie, a homeless man, walks the streets - Bridgeport, CT - Sep 18, 2011 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Businesses Look To State Gov’t For Confidence Boost, Jobs

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he and legislative leaders agree on 90 percent of the details of a bill that’s supposed to help grow jobs in the long- and short-term.

10/19/2011

Linda McMahon announces her candidacy for U.S. Senate - Southington, CT - Sep 20, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Jessica Hil)

New Poll Shows Linda McMahon Running Strong

Early numbers from Public Policy Polling show her blasting former U.S. Rep. and fellow Republican Chris Shays by a margin of 60 to 27 percent.

10/04/2011

Gov. Dan Malloy holds a meeting about Hurricane Irene - Aug 25, 2011 (credit: Governor's Office)

Connecticut Continues Preparations As Hurricane Irene Approaches

Connecticut would be among the areas in the Tri-State that would likely get the brunt of the force of Hurricane Irene.

08/26/2011

A Metro-North train is seen in Stamford, CT - Aug 28, 2009 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Hearings Today In Stamford On New Haven Line Fare Hikes

If you have something to say about fares on Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven Line, find some room in your schedule today and make it to Stamford.

08/23/2011

Chris Shays (file / credit: AP)

Report: Connecticut’s Chris Shays Moves Closer To U.S. Senate Run

It was a bitter defeat when Republican Rep. Chris Shays lost his Congressional seat in Fairfield County to Democrat Jim Himes during the 2008 Obama sweep.

08/10/2011

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Titan Arum, Stinky ‘Corpse Flower,’ Set To Bloom At UConn

The University of Connecticut will be a bit stinky soon thanks to its rare “corpse flower” which is known to emit an odor similar to that of rotting meat. It is about to break forth into bloom sometime in the next two weeks.

06/13/2011

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UConn Gets To BCS Bowl And Both Final Fours

The University of Connecticut has become the first school to send a football team to a BCS bowl game and both its basketball programs to the Final Four in the same academic year.

WFAN–03/30/2011

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B&C Show Blog & Audio: Marching Into The Madness

This morning marked the triumphant return of Boomer and Carton after a week off. They opened up Monday morning’s show live from the AOL Time Warner Center Bracket Lounge…

WFAN–03/14/2011

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