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UConn slams General Assembly-approved budget

Pushing back against the state budget the General Assembly approved last week, the University of Connecticut is asserting the budget would mean the closure of regional campuses.

London official invites Groton students to cross ocean for parade

Members of the Robert E. Fitch Sr. High School marching band and other music programs wave British Union Jack flags as Councilor Robert Davis, deputy lord mayor of Westminster, England, formally invites the student musicians Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, to perform in the London New Year's Day Parade and Festival on Jan. 1, 2019. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The Fitch High School auditorium grew silent as the deputy lord mayor of Westminster, Robert Davis, walked down an aisle, followed by local officials. The school's marching band stood on the stage waiting, their instruments down.