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Making The Grade

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014 at 07:35 PM EDT

Robotics Team Earns Top Award in National Competition

Robotics Team Earns Top Award in National Competition

Dancing and robots may not seem to mix, but it's the perfect combination for a group of Farmington students who competed in a worldwide competition in Brazil.

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 06:06 PM EDT

Students Flex Creative Muscles at Engineering Camp

Students Flex Creative Muscles at Engineering Camp

A robotic truck was just one of the creations students put together at a two-week engineering camp at the University of New Haven.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 02:55 PM EDT

Using Comedy to Teach Teens About Safe Driving

Using Comedy to Teach Teens About Safe Driving

The sketch, in conjunction with Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, helps teens understand ways they are potentially unsafe on the roads.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 09:29 PM EDT

Students Use Humor to Teach Peers About Distracted Driving

Students Use Humor to Teach Peers About Distracted Driving

Some Connecticut high school students are trying to spread the message of safe teen driving through comedy performances.

Thursday, Jul 17, 2014 at 08:35 AM EDT

Older Workers Develop Skills Through New Program

Older Workers Develop Skills Through New Program

Seasoned workers in Connecticut learn about the non-profit sector before taking jobs helping others.

Thursday, Jul 17, 2014 at 08:43 AM EDT

Program Helps Older Workers Dive Into Nonprofit Sector

Program Helps Older Workers Dive Into Nonprofit Sector

Encore! Hartford is a UConn-based program that trains seasoned workers for nonprofit careers.

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014 at 05:20 PM EDT

Enfield Students Learning With Legos

Enfield Students Learning With Legos

Students at Enfield's Prudence Crandall Elementary School are using Legos to help bring their lessons to life.

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 at 07:49 PM EDT

Students Raise Awareness of Homelesness

Students Raise Awareness of Homelesness

Students at Hall High School in West Hartford are tackling homelessness and working to change how we think of people on the streets.

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 at 06:50 PM EDT

Environmental Focus at New Haven Charter School

Environmental Focus at New Haven Charter School

Students at Common Ground High School in New Haven are doing more than just learning about wetlands – they’re getting the chance to build one and create a new home for frogs and salamanders.

Friday, Jun 20, 2014 at 11:17 AM EDT

Students Learn Joy of Reading Through School Book Club

Students Learn Joy of Reading Through School Book Club

Some students at Southington High School are discovering the joy of reading through a school book club that allows them to read what they love.

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1 Dead After Plane Crashes Near Tweed Airport

1 Dead After Plane Crashes Near Tweed Airport

One person is dead and another is in critical condition after a small airplane crashed into a marshy area in East Haven, near Tweed New Haven Airport, this morning, according to officials.

Middletown Father Found Guilty of 7-Month-Old Son's Murder

Middletown Father Found Guilty of 7-Month-Old Son's Murder

Jurors have found a Middletown father guilty of murder in the death of his 7-month-old son, who prosecutors said he threw off the Arrigoni Bridge in 2015.

Brothers Suspected in Murder of Willimantic Man Due in Court

Brothers Suspected in Murder of Willimantic Man Due in Court

Two brothers suspected in the murder of a Willimantic man in November are due in court today.

Pipeline Protesters Pray, Set Fires Ahead of Camp Closing

Pipeline Protesters Pray, Set Fires Ahead of Camp Closing

The last people remaining at a Dakota Access pipeline protest camp prayed and set fire to a handful of wooden structures on Wednesday, hours ahead of a deadline set by the Army Corps of Engineers to close the camp. Some of the praying protesters said burning the structures — which appeared to include a yurt and a teepee — was part of the ceremony of leaving. As heavy rain turned to snow, some said they expected no trouble during the eviction, despite a heavy law enforcement presence. "People are being very mindful, trying very hard to stay in prayer, to stay positive," said Nestor Silva, 37, of California. "I am not aware of any plans for belligerence."

Connecticut Lawmakers to Consider Electoral College Changes

Connecticut Lawmakers to Consider Electoral College Changes

How Connecticut divvies up its Electoral College votes will be the subject of a legislative public hearing today.

Hartford Wants Residents to Use App to Report Potholes

Hartford Wants Residents to Use App to Report Potholes

With winter comes wear and tear on the roads, and at this point in the season drivers are probably coming across more potholes.