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Posted on August 21, 2012 at 8:30 PM

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The Associated Press Connecticut Daybook for Wednesday, Aug. 22, and Thursday, Aug. 23. For questions about coverage, please consult the latest digest or contact the AP bureau in Hartford at 860-246-6876 or 1-800-842-2068.

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 22:

9 a.m. UCONN-NURSING MUSEUM-IRON LUNG — Administrators from the University of Connecticut's School of Nursing accept delivery of an iron lung to be placed on exhibit in the planned Josephine A. Dolan Museum of Nursing History in the school's new wing.

Location: Widmer Wing, Augustus Storrs Hall, School of Nursing, Storrs campus, University of Connecticut, 231 Glenbrook Road, Storrs.

Contacts: Stephanie Reitz, 860-486-0871 or 860-978-2409.

Barbara Slater, 860-486-2591.

9:30 a.m. GOVERNOR'S SCHEDULE — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy speaks to superintendents from school districts across the state during the state Department of Education's annual "Back-to-School Conference," which is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.

Location: Room 2C, Legislative Office Building, 300 Capitol Ave., Hartford.

Contacts: David Bednarz, 860-524-7315 or 860-770-9792 (cell).

Juliet Manalan, 860-524-7314 or 860-770-8298 (cell).

Andrew Doba, 860-524-7308 or 860-770-8090 (cell).

10:15 a.m. LARSON SCHEDULE — The schedule for U.S. Rep. John B. Larson follows.

10:15 am. TORRINGTON — Larson discusses topics including the economy, federal health care overhaul and taxes while visiting the Sullivan Senior Center, 88 E. Albert St., Torrington.

11:45 a.m. TORRINGTON — During a check presentation ceremony, Torrington Mayor Ryan J. Bingham, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Larson and U.S. Rep. Christopher Murphy discuss a $500,000 grant awarded to fund a project to renovate streets in the city's downtown. Outside City Hall, 140 Main St., Torrington.

12:45 p.m. TORRINGTON — FuelCell Energy Inc. President and CEO Chip Bottone and Larson discuss legislative proposals intended to promote expanded use of fuel cells. Cafeteria, FuelCell Energy Inc., 539 Technology Park Drive, Torrington.

2:30 p.m. WINSTED — Larson views a presentation and tours an 81,000-square-foot facility in Winsted operated by Alcoa Inc.'s Alcoa Howmet division, where the manufacturer produces airfoils used in industrial turbines and jet aircraft. Note: Photography and video recording prohibited during the tour. Alcoa Inc.'s Alcoa Howmet facility, Winsted Industrial Park, 145 Price Road, Winsted.

Contacts: Ed Skowronek, 860-539-4924.

Alex J. Armentano, 860-488-2928 (cell) or 860-258-6942.

Ben Marter, 202-225-4476, 202-226-6736 or 860-461-6621 (cell).

Francis Creighton, 202-225-4476.

11:45 a.m. BLUMENTHAL SCHEDULE —During a check presentation ceremony, Torrington Mayor Ryan J. Bingham, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Reps. John B. Larson and Chris Murphy discuss a $500,000 grant awarded to fund a project to renovate streets in the city's downtown.

Location: City Hall, 140 Main St., Torrington.

Contacts: Alex J. Armentano, 860-488-2928 (cell) or 860-258-6942.

Ed Skowronek, 860-539-4924.

Ben Marter, 202-225-4476, 202-226-6736 or 860-461-6621 (cell).

Francis Creighton, 202-225-4476.

THURSDAY, Aug. 23:

10:30 a.m. MARKLEY SCHEDULE — "Miss Connecticut 2012" pageant winner Emily Audibert, state Sen. Joe Markley and Hatton School teachers including physical education teacher Marcia Phelps participate in a workshop about "active classrooms" intended to reduce childhood obesity, where schoolchildren kneel on exercise mats, sit on exercise balls and stand at podiums.

Location: Cafeteria, check in at front office, Hatton School, 50 Spring Lake Road, Southington.

Contacts: Jodi Latina, 860-240-8865.

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