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  • Op-Ed: Arming Schools Is Surrendering To Culture Of Violence

    A strange thing happened at Taft Union High School in Fresno, Calif. this month. A student brought a gun to school and shot a classmate, but no one died. A teacher and school supervisor talked the gunman into surrendering. Both were unarmed. The story...
  • Commentary: Take guns from the hands of shooters

    Re. "Commentary: It's time to arm school personnel," (Jan. 9): Chuck Cassity has the gun issue about as upside-down as a person can. To begin, he cites "the hysterical pleadings from the gun-haters." The only hysteria I've heard is from his side of the...
  • Smith: I'm moving beyond grief and toward marriage

    Cancer is a good way to die. Not the best way, but a good way. Cancer is not a good way to die if it strikes early, but that is true of any type of death. If it is age appropriate, so to speak, cancer eases everyone into the concept of life without...
  • NY Post Photo of Subway Death Sparks Outcry

    NY Post Photo of Subway Death Sparks Outcry
    NEW YORK -- The photographer who snapped the now-famous image of a man about to be struck by a New York subway train is defending himself against critics who say he should have helped, as controversy also rages over the New York Post's decision to publish...
  • The new Manhattan skyline: Construction begins on $15 billion Hudson Yards

    The new Manhattan skyline: Construction begins on $15 billion Hudson Yards
    The New York City skyline is about to get a makeover. City officials and developers broke ground Tuesday morning on Hudson Yards, a $15 billion city-withiin-a-city on Manhattan's West Side. The 26-acre project will include an office tower taller than the...
  • City Lights: Encountering some faces of Facebook

    City Lights: Encountering some faces of Facebook
    As of Thursday, I am no longer just a name to three residents of our coverage area. I am also the man with the stuffed Emily Dickinson. Three years ago, I stayed at the Sylvia Beach Hotel in Newport, Ore., in which every room is themed after a famous...
  • 'Oblivion' review: Pretty and pretty familiar

    'Oblivion' review: Pretty and pretty familiar
    ** (out of four) “Pixar's 'Wall-E' was pretty good. Imagine how great it would be if it were live action, starred Tom Cruise and unfolded kind of like Duncan Jones ('Moon,' 'Source Code') directing Independence Day!” From that hypothetical,...
  • Conozca el Castillo de Coral en Homestead

    Conozca el Castillo de Coral en Homestead
      Obsesionado por una desilusión amorosa, un emigrante ruso construyó un mundo fantástico y de piedra. MIAMI -- No existe una fórmula mágica para superar una ruptura amorosa, pero Edward Leedskalnin encontró un particular método para mitigar su dolor:...
  • Indy Winner Ryan Hunter-Reay On His Racing Career

    Indy Winner Ryan Hunter-Reay On His Racing Career
    Ryan Hunter-Reay, the winner of the Indy Racing Series, talks about his hobbies, the year in racing, and visiting New York. PIX11's Lisa Mateo caught up with him at the Empire State Building. For more information, visit ryanracing.com.
  • The Millionaires' Curse: Will the State's GOP Continue Running Rich Losers?

    The Millionaires' Curse: Will the State's GOP Continue Running Rich Losers?
    Republican millionaires have a pretty lousy record running for high office in Connecticut. Linda McMahon's hideously expensive effort ($100 million for self-funded U.S. Senate campaigns in 2010 and 2012) is only the latest and costliest failure. Tom...
  • Is Tom Foley One of the Republican Losers of the 2012 Election?

    Is Tom Foley One of the Republican Losers of the 2012 Election?
    One Connecticut Republican who may have come out of last week’s elections as a significant loser wasn’t even running for anything. He has his eye on 2014 and he can’t be too happy when he reads the entrails of this election’s GOP...