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  • Obama on a higher minimum wage: 'It's just common sense'

    Obama on a higher minimum wage: 'It's just common sense'
    WASHINGTON -- Raising the minimum wage makes sense to anybody who has ever worked an hourly job, President Obama said in a freewheeling and highly personal argument he debuted on Wednesday.
  • Harvard, UMass: Two threats, two scares during finals week

    Harvard, UMass: Two threats, two scares during finals week
    A pair of finals-week threats sent shivers through two Boston-area campuses Monday morning, adding to a seemingly ever-growing number of New England universities to face scares over the past two months. Four buildings on Harvard University's campus in...

    Police swarm Connecticut university, campus put on lockdown

    Police swarm Connecticut university, campus put on lockdown
    A university near Hartford, Conn., was put on lockdown and police swarmed the campus on Monday afternoon as reports circulated of an armed suspect on campus. "Get inside buildings & Stay in place!" said an alert on the website for Central Connecticut...

    Student's Halloween costume prompted Connecticut college lockdown

    Student's Halloween costume prompted Connecticut college lockdown
    In the end, there was no gun, no violence, no shots fired, no victims, no angry manifesto -- just a massive police response and a big campus scare at Central Connecticut State University, all prompted by a student's Halloween costume on Monday. Senior...

    Connecticut campus suspect might have been in Halloween costume

    Connecticut campus suspect might have been in Halloween costume
    The man who was walking through a Central Connecticut State University campus while possibly carrying weapons might have actually been in a Halloween costume, the campus police chief said Monday. Three college-aged men were taken into custody but not...