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2014-08-31 23:04:11

Sports Conflict Institute’s Joshua Gordon and Dr. Ken Pendleton explore the world of NCAA college football with Yale University’s Associate Athletics Director Steve Conn. Discussed in the interview are the types of issues that are unique to college football, and unique features of Yale’s program, as compared to other college football programs. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 With the NCAA set to undergo significant change, the Sports Conflict Institute hosted an interview with...

2010-12-13 10:33:00

STANVILLE, Ky., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to the Eric C. Conn Law Firm, the first 3D lawyer commercial has been created. The Eric C. Conn Law Firm believes that the use of 3D will help the viewer to remember the sixty-second commercial. This may be a spoiler for the commercial. Perhaps you should not read it until you have experienced the Eric C. Conn Law Firm's commercial for yourself. You are taken through a tunnel with a door opening to an animated Eric C. Conn stunningly...

2010-10-15 10:53:00

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Four next-generation fuel cell-powered hybrid-electric transit buses were introduced today in Hartford, joining an earlier generation bus that began service in 2007. The new buses will be operated by Connecticut Transit (CTTransit) and are equipped with UTC Power fuel cell systems. UTC Power is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. "We're delighted to have continued opportunities in our home state to demonstrate the benefits of...

2009-11-02 16:55:00

STANVILLE, Ky., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Eric C. Conn has launched an ad campaign in hopes of grabbing the attention of President Obama. Today, Conn announced his new video with legendary bluegrass singer Ralph Stanley and model actress Amber Ettinger, more widely known as the "Obama girl." Stanley sings customs lyrics to the tune of "Man of Constant Sorrow" and endorses Attorney Conn for appointment to the Social Security Advisory Board. Ettinger sings alongside local folk hero,...

2009-04-26 15:30:00

Artifacts being fought over by descendants of former U.S. Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles have strong historical value, an expert says. John A. Lupton, associate editor of The Papers of Abraham Lincoln project in Illinois, said Welles' connection to the late U.S. president has intensified the historical importance of the items being fought over by the Welles and Brainard branches of his family, The Hartford (Conn.) Courant said Sunday. Gideon Welles was one of Lincoln's closest confidants...

2008-08-05 15:00:25

By Wynne Parry, The Stamford Advocate, Conn. Aug. 5--STAMFORD -- The Board of Representatives on Monday night approved $145,606 to cover unanticipated personnel costs in the city's fire departments. The approval came after an original request was reduced by about $48,500 and the revelation that only one of the volunteer-run departments originally blamed for the expenses contributed to them. A week earlier, the board's Fiscal Committee had considered the initial $194,000 request...

2008-08-04 12:01:30

A 12-year-old boy says he is thankful to the University of Connecticut for agreeing to let him earn a liberal arts degree despite his age. Colin Carlson said university officials came to his rescue after officials at Connecticut College overruled a deal that would have allowed the young boy to have an affiliation to an academic house while he sought his degree, The Hartford (Conn.) Courant said Monday. They've made an incredible difference for me and helped me find who I am academically,...

2008-07-30 15:01:04

By Wynne Parry, The Stamford Advocate, Conn. Jul. 30--STAMFORD -- Parents from Toquam and Rogers magnet elementary schools breathed a collective sigh of relief at last night's special Board of Education meeting. The board voted to keep Toquam open and move the Rogers program to the new environmental magnet school under construction in the Cove. "We're going to go pop the champagne," said Nicole Sandford, the mother of two Toquam students. "It's overdue," said Christine LeClue,...

2008-07-30 15:00:40

By Jeff Morganteen, The Stamford Advocate, Conn. Jul. 30--Clean beaches and clear skies mean more business for Carlos Hernandez. The 38-year-old Stamford resident has owned a snack bar at Penfield Beach in Fairfield for the past seven years. This summer, he manages grills at Cove Island Park and Cummings Beach in Stamford. Last year's beach season was one of his best. But in 2006, his business was at the weather's mercy, he said. "That year, I lost the whole month of June,"...


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