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  • Where Is 'Big Nate's' Mom?

    Where Is 'Big Nate's' Mom?
    Ben started bringing home "Big Nate" books from the library...literally reading them for hours...enamored with this funny boy who racks-up detentions and gets himself into silly scrapes. We read together...and then I asked Ben:  "Where is Nate's mom?" ...
  • The Stan Simpson Show: Health Care Jobs, Hartford Shelter, Future Of The Media

    In the first segment, Stan talks with Scot X. Esdaile, president of the Connecticut chapter of the NAACP, and Muhammad Ansari, president of the Hartford chapter of the NAACP, about racial disparities in jobs held in the health care field. Next,...
  • Is Obamacare going to ultimately work?

     Is Obamacare going to ultimately work?
    The Obamacare website is finally up and running fairly well for most users. Or is it? It’s not entirely fixed and is still having some back-end problems. Obama adviser David Plouffe says it will have all the kinks worked out by 2017. But the...
  • The State of the Union: Is it worth watching?

    The State of the Union: Is it worth watching?
    President Obama delivered his State of the Union speech Tuesday night. Some pundits have suggested that these speeches are boring and should be shortened or retired. What’s your view? Congress requires the president to update it on the state of...
  • Obamacare and Katrina: Unfair comparison?

    Obamacare and Katrina: Unfair comparison?
    Jon Stewart is taking offense at those calling the Affordale Care Act Obama’s “Katrina moment.” The comedian says comparing a hurricane that killed many people and destroyed part of a city to a failed website is offensive. Others,...
  • John Lennon, Steve Jobs and more to be featured on US stamps

    During the next few years the U.S. Postal Service will be releasing several pop culture-related stamps featuring icons like John Lennon, Steve Jobs and even Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Washington Post is reporting. None of the stamp designs have...
  • S. Fla. Democrats, Republicans unified; all but one taking pay during shutdown

    S. Fla. Democrats, Republicans unified; all but one taking pay during shutdown
    There’s near unanimity among federal lawmakers from South Florida about one issue related to the partial shutdown of the federal government: they’re still getting paid, and accepting the money, as federal workers are furloughed because they...
  • Did Miriam Carey Have To Die?

    Did Miriam Carey Have To Die?
    Did Miriam Carey have to die? Miriam Carey was the 34-year-old Stamford resident shot and killed after a car chase in Washington on Oct. 3. A lawyer for her family said Ms. Carey was an innocent victim, and says a police report released Friday proves...
  • Will voters punish Republican Party?

    Will voters punish Republican Party?
    Both political parties have taken a beating in public approval for the partial federal government shutdown that began Oct. 1, but polls show Republicans have gotten the worst of it. A Gallup poll conducted after the shutdown began last week showed...
  • Se amplia debate sobre viajes a Cuba

    Se amplia debate sobre viajes a Cuba
    Un creciente número de cubanos de edad madura están regresando a su tierra natal, pues no quieren seguir esperando a que termine el régimen de Castro o que se levanta el embargo económico de Estados Unidos sin antes ver su tierra. Entre ellos está...
  • Getting back to basics: The 1-2-3s of finance

    Between the rocky rollout of Obamacare and the government shutdown and debt ceiling crisis, it's been a jittery season for finances. There's so much new information and so many decisions to be made with the facts in flux: sell or hold stocks? Change...