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Greenwich Time
Brian Koonz: UConn looks to stay competitive in stipend raceImagine you’re the best football player in the state. Or the best basketball pl
Brian Koonz: UConn looks to stay competitive in stipend race
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
Imagine you’re the best football player in the state. Or the best basketball player. But what happens when your final list is down to two or three schools — and the handwritten columns on the yellow legal pad are pretty much even? Postseason... Read more
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The News-Times
Brian Koonz: UConn looks to stay competitive in stipend raceImagine you’re the best football player in the state. Or the best basketball pl
Brian Koonz: UConn looks to stay competitive in stipend race
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
Imagine you’re the best football player in the state. Or the best basketball player. But what happens when your final list is down to two or three schools — and the handwritten columns on the yellow legal pad are pretty much even? Postseason... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
UConn looks to stay competitive in stipend raceImagine you’re the best football player in the state. Or the best basketball pl
UConn looks to stay competitive in stipend race
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
Imagine you’re the best football player in the state. Or the best basketball player. But what happens when your final list is down to two or three schools — and the handwritten columns on the yellow legal pad are pretty much even? Postseason... Read more
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Connecticut Post
UConn looks to stay competitive in stipend raceImagine you’re the best football player in the state. Or the best basketball pl
UConn looks to stay competitive in stipend race
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
Imagine you’re the best football player in the state. Or the best basketball player. But what happens when your final list is down to two or three schools — and the handwritten columns on the yellow legal pad are pretty much even? Postseason... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Move In Delayed For Apartments At Storrs CenterMANSFIELD — Move in has been delayed for mix of students, faculty and others, 2
Move In Delayed For Apartments At Storrs Center
Hartford Courant / Posted 2 days ago
MANSFIELD — Move in has been delayed for mix of students, faculty and others, 230 in all, who are waiting to move into The Oaks on the Square in Storrs Center as the developer waits for certificates of occupancy. "We're hopeful that it's not going... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Colleges gear up for new year“It’s too soon to say,” Michael Kozlowski, a spokesman for the CSCU system, sai
Colleges gear up for new year
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
“It’s too soon to say,” Michael Kozlowski, a spokesman for the CSCU system, said. This is particularly so at community college, where a majority of students enroll just before classes begin. At UConn, there are some 5,200 freshmen, including 3,800... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
UConn Gears Up for Largest Freshman Clash in HistoryMove-in weekend begins Friday at the University of Connecticut's main campus in
UConn Gears Up for Largest Freshman Clash in History
NBC Connecticut / Posted 2 days ago
Move-in weekend begins Friday at the University of Connecticut's main campus in Storrs, which is already buzzing as school officials get ready to welcome the largest freshman class in university history. Roughly 5,200 freshman will attend UConn this... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Guild, EWN host Reflections Garden Summer SocialFrom left, Julie Stanwood from Friends of F.I.T.; Maria McCaffrey, event coordi
Guild, EWN host Reflections Garden Summer Social
Leominster Champion / Posted 2 days ago
From left, Julie Stanwood from Friends of F.I.T.; Maria McCaffrey, event coordinator of the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce; Kelli Rooney, manager of marketing, public relations and community relations at UMass Memorial-HealthAlliance... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Ice cream trucks visits HealthAlliance Hospital staffThe HealthAlliance Hospital Guild partnered with Fidelity Bank to deliver a ref
Ice cream trucks visits HealthAlliance Hospital staff
Leominster Champion / Posted 2 days ago
The HealthAlliance Hospital Guild partnered with Fidelity Bank to deliver a refreshing and delightful surprise to all UMass Memorial-HealthAlliance Hospital staff the week of Aug. 17 as a thank you for the work that they do. HealthAlliance Hospital... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
UConn's largest freshman class moves on campus FridayStorrs, CT -- The largest and most diverse freshman class ever will move onto t
UConn's largest freshman class moves on campus Friday
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
Storrs, CT -- The largest and most diverse freshman class ever will move onto the University of Connecticut's Storrs campus on Friday. The class is 5,200 students, according to UConn officials. They said a record number of students have also been... Read more
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Connecticut Post
UConn’s new class is bigger, smarterAt UConn, there are some 5,200 freshmen, including 3,800 at Storrs, and about 1
UConn’s new class is bigger, smarter
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
At UConn, there are some 5,200 freshmen, including 3,800 at Storrs, and about 1,100 students who are transferring from other colleges and universities, primarily from elsewhere in the state. There are among 35,000 who applied. Freshmen begin moving... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Blawith motorist banned after being found to be over limit following A592 accidentA MAN was caught drink driving after a night out when he lost control of his ca
Blawith motorist banned after being found to be over limit following A592 accident
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
A MAN was caught drink driving after a night out when he lost control of his car and ended up in a field on the A592 at Storrs Hall. A roadside breath test showed Findlay Michaud, 20, of Blawith, had 40 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
UConn's largest freshman class moves on campus FridayThe largest and most diverse freshman class ever will move onto the University
UConn's largest freshman class moves on campus Friday
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 3 days ago
The largest and most diverse freshman class ever will move onto the University of Connecticut’s Storrs campus on Friday. The class is 5,200 students, according to UConn officials. They said a record number of students have also been accepted into... Read more
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Hartford Courant
UConn's Largest Freshman Class Arrives On Campus FridaySTORRS — The largest freshman class ever at the University of Connecticut — 3,8
UConn's Largest Freshman Class Arrives On Campus Friday
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 days ago
STORRS — The largest freshman class ever at the University of Connecticut — 3,800 students — arrives at the Storrs campus Friday. Their numbers include as many valedictorians and salutatorians, 145, as UConn's Storrs campus has ever had, as well as... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Like His Dad, UConn Emerging Star Noel Thomas Makes No ExcusesSTORRS — As the son of a football coach, Noel Thomas listened to his father's w
Like His Dad, UConn Emerging Star Noel Thomas Makes No Excuses
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 days ago
STORRS — As the son of a football coach, Noel Thomas listened to his father's words. He even wrote some of them down. On the inside of his right forearm. "No excuses," Thomas said, exposing his tattoo. "That's one of his big ones. One line, no... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Vann, Adams, Knappe, Campenni named UConn football captainsUConn defensive tackle Julian Campenni (90) and linebacker Marquise Vann (46) w
Vann, Adams, Knappe, Campenni named UConn football captains
The Register Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
UConn defensive tackle Julian Campenni (90) and linebacker Marquise Vann (46) will be two of the Huskies’ four captains this season. Michael Dwyer — The Associated Press file photo STORRS >> When Julian Campenni rolled out of bed on Wednesday... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Vann, Adams, Knappe, Campenni named UConn football captainsUConn defensive tackle Julian Campenni (90) and linebacker Marquise Vann (46) w
Vann, Adams, Knappe, Campenni named UConn football captains
The Middletown Press / Posted 3 days ago
UConn defensive tackle Julian Campenni (90) and linebacker Marquise Vann (46) will be two of the Huskies’ four captains this season. Michael Dwyer — The Associated Press file photo STORRS >> When Julian Campenni rolled out of bed on Wednesday... Read more
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Hartford Courant
UConn Football Media Day: Countdown To Sept. 3 Opener BeginsSTORRS — The UConn football team is having its media day today at 1:45 p.m. at
UConn Football Media Day: Countdown To Sept. 3 Opener Begins
Hartford Courant / Posted 4 days ago
STORRS — The UConn football team is having its media day today at 1:45 p.m. at the Burton Family Football Complex in preparation for the 2015 season. The Huskies broke camp and began preparing for their season-opening game against FCS member... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Doing homework on textbooks could save students money, but not a lotCollege students and parents alike said they’re getting sticker shock when it c
Doing homework on textbooks could save students money, but not a lot
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 4 days ago
College students and parents alike said they’re getting sticker shock when it comes to textbooks for college. They said some books can cost $200 to $300 for one semester alone. There are ways, however, to save money if students do their... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
US kids outweigh Canadian kids, says study | Health - Home Study did not look at what could be accounting for large spre
US kids outweigh Canadian kids, says study
KTVZ Bend / Posted 4 days ago
| Health - Home Study did not look at what could be accounting for large spread in obesity By Carina Storrs Special to CNN William Thomas Cain/Getty Images If... Read more
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Hartford Courant
UConn Football Insider: B.J. McBryde Faces Yet Another ChallengeHe has come back before. So, former UConn defensive end B.J. McBryde is just g
UConn Football Insider: B.J. McBryde Faces Yet Another Challenge
Hartford Courant / Posted 4 days ago
He has come back before. So, former UConn defensive end B.J. McBryde is just going to have to come back again, that's all. Only this time, it will be his most challenging on the field to date. The 6-foot-5, 304-pound McBryde is at home in Beaver... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Planning applications received by Lake District National Park Authority7/2015/5473 District: South Lakeland Application type: Full Applicant Name:
Planning applications received by Lake District National Park Authority
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
7/2015/5473 District: South Lakeland Application type: Full Applicant Name: Mrs K Birkett Location: 5, Ruskin Avenue, Coniston, LA21 8EH Development: Erect single storey extension to rear elevation Parish: Coniston TIC: Coniston TIC Date... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Couples sharing childcare burden are happier | Health - Home They also reported highest level relationship and sexual inti
Couples sharing childcare burden are happier
KTVZ Bend / Posted 5 days ago
| Health - Home They also reported highest level relationship and sexual intimacy By Carina Storrs Special to CNN Couples that raise children together -- and... Read more
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GlobeSt.com
DivcoWest Land Deal Puts Northpoint Project Back on RadarDivcoWest maintains its Boston office at One Kendall Square in Cambridge, MA.
DivcoWest Land Deal Puts Northpoint Project Back on Radar
GlobeSt.com / Posted 6 days ago
DivcoWest maintains its Boston office at One Kendall Square in Cambridge, MA. CAMBRIDGE, MA�The planned mixed-use development on property known as Northpoint could break ground in the near future now that the 42-acre master planned parcel has been... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
UConn needs a greater commitment to Fairfield CountyAfter two years, the UConn basketball experiment in Fairfield County is over. T
UConn needs a greater commitment to Fairfield County
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
After two years, the UConn basketball experiment in Fairfield County is over. The Huskies will not return to Webster Bank Arena this winter to play any regular-season games. If you want to see the Huskies at home during the regular season, you’ll... Read more
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Connecticut Post
UConn needs a greater commitment to Fairfield CountyAfter two years, the UConn basketball experiment in Fairfield County is over. T
UConn needs a greater commitment to Fairfield County
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
After two years, the UConn basketball experiment in Fairfield County is over. The Huskies will not return to Webster Bank Arena this winter to play any regular-season games. If you want to see the Huskies at home during the regular season, you’ll... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Brian Koonz: UConn needs a greater commitment to Fairfield CountyAfter two years, the UConn basketball experiment in Fairfield County is over. T
Brian Koonz: UConn needs a greater commitment to Fairfield County
Greenwich Time / Posted 7 days ago
After two years, the UConn basketball experiment in Fairfield County is over. The Huskies will not return to Webster Bank Arena this winter to play any regular-season games. If you want to see the Huskies at home during the regular season, you’ll... Read more
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The News-Times
Brian Koonz: UConn needs a greater commitment to Fairfield CountyAfter two years, the UConn basketball experiment in Fairfield County is over. T
Brian Koonz: UConn needs a greater commitment to Fairfield County
The News-Times / Posted 7 days ago
After two years, the UConn basketball experiment in Fairfield County is over. The Huskies will not return to Webster Bank Arena this winter to play any regular-season games. If you want to see the Huskies at home during the regular season, you’ll... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Sleeping with contacts can lead to vision loss | Health - Home By Carina Storrs special to CNN Cincinnati Eye Institute v
Sleeping with contacts can lead to vision loss
KTVZ Bend / Posted 7 days ago
| Health - Home By Carina Storrs special to CNN Cincinnati Eye Institute via CNN Chad Groeschen was working on an outdoor deck for a client a few weeks... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Sleeping with contact lenses could lead to vision lossChad Groeschen developed a dangerous bacterial infection in his left eye after
Sleeping with contact lenses could lead to vision loss
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 7 days ago
Chad Groeschen developed a dangerous bacterial infection in his left eye after sleeping in contact lenses. CINCINNATI, OH – Chad Groeschen was working on an outdoor deck for a client a few weeks ago when his left eye started itching. He chalked it... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Pottery turns into business successA PROFESSIONAL musician has created a success story with her pottery business.
Pottery turns into business success
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
A PROFESSIONAL musician has created a success story with her pottery business. Violinist and viola player Charlotte Storrs set up her own pottery 11 years ago in her home in Culham near Abingdon. The mother-of-four decided when her children grew up... Read more
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FOX 11 Reno
E-cigarettes safer than real cigarettes and can help you quit, UK report says(CNN) -- The question of whether e-cigarettes can help people quit smoking is h
E-cigarettes safer than real cigarettes and can help you quit, UK report says
FOX 11 Reno / Posted 8 days ago
(CNN) -- The question of whether e-cigarettes can help people quit smoking is hotly debated. Studies looking at the effectiveness of the devices as cessation aids have been unclear, but at best, they suggest that they work about as well as nicotine... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Hill Leads In Season-OpenerSTORRS — If the UConn women's soccer team is to advance past the second round o
Hill Leads In Season-Opener
Hartford Courant / Posted 8 days ago
STORRS — If the UConn women's soccer team is to advance past the second round of the NCAA tournament, where it stalled in 2014, contributions from the reliable players of a year ago may need to be exceeded. One returning player, junior forward... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Bake Off star in townCan he fix it? Richard Burr can, and probably bake it too. Richard Burr, final
Bake Off star in town
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 9 days ago
Can he fix it? Richard Burr can, and probably bake it too. Richard Burr, finalist in the BBC's 2014 Great British Bake Off The Great British Bake Off 2014 finalist is the star attraction at this year's Taste Cumbria food festival in Cockermouth... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
Manor holds annual picnicWEST BURLINGTON TWP. - Cheryl Strope of West Warren picked out a pair of star-s
Manor holds annual picnic
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted 9 days ago
WEST BURLINGTON TWP. - Cheryl Strope of West Warren picked out a pair of star-shaped sunglasses for her father, Bill Altieri. Already wearing a fuzzy top hat, he tried them on, looking like a cross between Elton John from the '70s and Tom Petty in... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
E-cigarettes 95% safer than real cigarettes, UK report saysThe question of whether e-cigarettes can help people quit smoking is hotly deba
E-cigarettes 95% safer than real cigarettes, UK report says
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 9 days ago
The question of whether e-cigarettes can help people quit smoking is hotly debated. Studies looking at the effectiveness of the devices as cessation aids have been unclear, but at best, they suggest that they work about as well as nicotine... Read more
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FOX CT Hartford
Local Ice Cream Stands, Cafes Worth A DriveIn my family, a long stretch of 90-degree heat was referred to as "ice cream fo
Local Ice Cream Stands, Cafes Worth A Drive
FOX CT Hartford / Posted 9 days ago
In my family, a long stretch of 90-degree heat was referred to as "ice cream for dinner weather." We'd close the kitchen, get in the car and head out for frozen treats — the more indulgent the better. Over the years, we experienced ice cream from... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Resistant Head Lice Becoming Widespread Head lice are now becoming resistant to common over-the-counter insecticides.
Resistant Head Lice Becoming Widespread
Doctors Health Press / Posted 10 days ago
Head lice are now becoming resistant to common over-the-counter insecticides. A new study took samples of 109 lice populations across the U.S. and found that 104 of them had resistant-linked gene... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Readers reveal Portland's hidden barbecue gemsSometimes, it pays to ask. On Monday, we tasked readers with divulging their b
Readers reveal Portland's hidden barbecue gems
OregonLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
Sometimes, it pays to ask. On Monday, we tasked readers with divulging their best barbecue secrets. You came through with more than 100 comments, including some solid barbecue leads -- hot tips from a mysterious festival pop-up to the latest... Read more
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Hartford Courant
UConn Football Notebook: QB Anderson Proves He BelongsSTORRS – Tim Boyle called fellow UConn quarterback Garrett Anderson one of the
UConn Football Notebook: QB Anderson Proves He Belongs
Hartford Courant / Posted 10 days ago
STORRS – Tim Boyle called fellow UConn quarterback Garrett Anderson one of the most mature players he has ever met. He also said he liked Anderson a lot. And these guys are deadlocked in competition for the No. 2 job behind N.C. State transfer... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Mutant lice are probably coming! But first, the hype(CNN) -- Head lice are a lousy part of the school year or summer vacation for a
Mutant lice are probably coming! But first, the hype
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 11 days ago
(CNN) -- Head lice are a lousy part of the school year or summer vacation for an estimated 6 to 12 million children in the United States every year. Infestations can lead to itchy scalp, irritability and poor sleep. To make matters worse, there are... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Mutant lice are probably coming! But first, the hype(CNN) -- Head lice are a lousy part of the school year or summer vacation for a
Mutant lice are probably coming! But first, the hype
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 11 days ago
(CNN) -- Head lice are a lousy part of the school year or summer vacation for an estimated 6 to 12 million children in the United States every year. Infestations can lead to itchy scalp, irritability and poor sleep. To make matters worse, there are... Read more
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Hartford Courant
UConn Soccer: Captain Kwame Awuah Plans To Lead By ExampleSTORRS – The UConn men's soccer team failed to live up to expectations last sea
UConn Soccer: Captain Kwame Awuah Plans To Lead By Example
Hartford Courant / Posted 11 days ago
STORRS – The UConn men's soccer team failed to live up to expectations last season. The Huskies started the 2014 season ranked eighth in the country, but won just two of their first 10 games. By the time they hit their stride late in the season, it... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Nerwinski Won't Tolerate Anything But Perfection For UConn SoccerSTORRS — After it was over, after the UConn soccer team had missed the NCAA Tou
Nerwinski Won't Tolerate Anything But Perfection For UConn Soccer
Hartford Courant / Posted 11 days ago
STORRS — After it was over, after the UConn soccer team had missed the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 17 years, Jake Nerwinski gathered his teammates in his dorm room. There must have been 25 guys packed in there. It was tight... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Mutant lice are coming! But first, the hype | Health - Home 6 to 12 million American children deal with problem every yea
Mutant lice are coming! But first, the hype
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
| Health - Home 6 to 12 million American children deal with problem every year By Carina Storrs Special to CNN Sean Gallup/Getty Images Head lice are a lousy... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Who serves the best barbecue in Portland?Last week, we wrote about a stylish new barbecue spot in Southeast Portland wit
Who serves the best barbecue in Portland?
OregonLive.com / Posted 12 days ago
Last week, we wrote about a stylish new barbecue spot in Southeast Portland with killer cocktails and (while supplies last) a Barney Rubble-worthy beef rib on special. The rib, found at Smokehouse Tavern, wasn't necessarily a sign of good barbecue,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Media jobs take the spotlight in ConnecticutConnecticut has drawn media companies big and small to the state, and now educa
Media jobs take the spotlight in Connecticut
Connecticut Post / Posted 14 days ago
Connecticut has drawn media companies big and small to the state, and now educators are training a workforce. The state partnered with the University of Connecticut to offer the first Digital Media CT training program this summer at its Stamford... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Media jobs take the spotlight in ConnecticutConnecticut has drawn media companies big and small to the state, and now educa
Media jobs take the spotlight in Connecticut
Stamford Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
Connecticut has drawn media companies big and small to the state, and now educators are training a workforce. The state partnered with the University of Connecticut to offer the first Digital Media CT training program this summer at its Stamford... Read more
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Hartford Courant
At UConn, A Select Intern Program Advances Tech DevelopmentWhen Eric Sirois was looking to for an intern to handle marketing this summer a
At UConn, A Select Intern Program Advances Tech Development
Hartford Courant / Posted 15 days ago
When Eric Sirois was looking to for an intern to handle marketing this summer at his heart-valve startup company, he combed through a list of MBA candidates to find the right one. But it was UConn freshman Chia-Yi Jean, one of the only... Read more
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The Register Citizen
For UConn tight ends Tommy Myers and Alec Bloom, opportunity knocksSTORRS >> With three catches between them in the 2014 season opener, it was har
For UConn tight ends Tommy Myers and Alec Bloom, opportunity knocks
The Register Citizen / Posted 15 days ago
STORRS >> With three catches between them in the 2014 season opener, it was hard not to think breakout campaigns could be on the horizon for UConn freshmen tight ends Tommy Myers and Alec Bloom. However, with pass protection issues plaguing the... Read more
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