UConn Researcher Uses Drones to Track Looting in Middle East

04/14/15

UConn Researcher Uses Drones to Track Looting in Middle East

In a juxtaposition of the modern and ancient, Chad Hill uses drones to help study looting at an ancient site in Jordan near the Dead Sea.

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Vietnam Vet Who Lost House in Fire Honored by Robert Irvine at Savor Gala, Has a Great Time

04/10/15

Vietnam Vet Who Lost House in Fire Honored by Robert Irvine at Savor Gala, Has a Great Time

Vietnam veteran Jack Ribera and his wife, Peggy, will be honored at Savor Saturday by celebrity chef Robert Irvine.

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Nick Fradiani Headed for Top 4 on 'American Idol'

04/09/15

Nick Fradiani Headed for Top 4 on 'American Idol'

Will Nick Fradiani now make the Top 4 on 'American Idol.' Tune in next Wednesday to find out.

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New Maya Angelou Stamp’s Quote Is Connecticut Author’s, Not Angelou’s

04/08/15

New Maya Angelou Stamp’s Quote Is Connecticut Author’s, Not Angelou’s

The United States Postal Service released its stamp honoring author, poet and Civil Rights activist Maya Angelou Tuesday amid a bit of controversy.   (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.3"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); Today, we officially dedicated the Maya Angelou Forever stamp. Thank you First Lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey,... Posted by US Postal Service on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 Angelou's famous autobiography is entitled "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," and the quote on the stamp says, "A bird doesn't...

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Proposed Funding for Charter Schools Adds Fire to Ongoing Debate

04/08/15

Proposed Funding for Charter Schools Adds Fire to Ongoing Debate

The debate between charter schools and public schools wages on as the governor announces increased charter funding over the next several years.

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