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  • Could More Have Been Done To Protect Jennifer Martel?

    Last week's killing in Massachusetts of Jennifer Martel shows once again why domestic violence is so difficult, yet so essential, to curb. Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is right to call for a review of this terrible case and of the...
  • Aaron Hernandez indicted on murder charge by grand jury

    Aaron Hernandez indicted on murder charge by grand jury
    Aaron Hernandez was indicted on first-degree murder charge Thursday by a Massachusetts grand jury. Hernandez, a Pro Bowl tight end released by the New England Patriots in June upon his arrest on murder and weapons charges, has pleaded not guilty to...
  • Tighten Rules, End Sweetheart State Hiring

    Courant readers have been paying close attention to my colleague Jon Lender's stories on state government officials hiring relatives for summer jobs in their departments. It's a dispiriting enough tale to have caught the attention of Gov. Dannel P....
  • Dodgers owner Mark Walter explores possible purchase of L.A. Times

    Dodgers owner Mark Walter explores possible purchase of L.A. Times
    Mark Walter, the controlling owner of the Dodgers, said Friday he has been exploring a possible purchase of the Los Angeles Times. "The Los Angeles Times says something," Walter said before the Dodgers played the Boston Red Sox at Dodger Stadium. "It...
  • News Corp. sells Stockton Record, other community newspapers

    News Corp. sells Stockton Record, other community newspapers
    News Corp. has sold its U.S.-based community newspaper group -- eight daily newspapers and 15 weeklies -- to an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group, an asset management firm. Financial terms were not disclosed. Rupert Murdoch's media company...
  • Cheaper, Self-Propelled Rail Cars Are New Again

    On Sept. 6, The Boston Globe reported that Massachusetts was creating a train service between two of Boston's most vital — but heretofore poorly connected — neighborhoods, Back Bay and the Seaport District. Two things caught my eye. The...
  • Terps Trio: Young CBs, is it must-win and recruit who stands out

    Terps Trio: Young CBs, is it must-win and recruit who stands out
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. How do you expect Maryland – absent both starting cornerbacks – will fare...
  • Lawyers in Boston bombings case tangle over death penalty issues

    Lawyers in Boston bombings case tangle over death penalty issues
    Federal prosecutors tangled in court Monday with defense lawyers for Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev over the government's timeline to make a decision on whether to seek the death penalty in the case.  Both Tsarnaev’s defense attorneys...
  • Orlando Philharmonic presents 'Barber of Seville'

     Orlando Philharmonic presents 'Barber of Seville'
    When the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra began staging operas, it had a very simple concept: Focus on the music. That was in 2009, when the Phil presented a concert staging of "Carmen," in partnership with Mad Cow Theatre, after Orlando Opera closed...
  • Outrageous payout for the 'pepper-spray cop': Fury we can agree on

    Outrageous payout for the 'pepper-spray cop': Fury we can agree on
    Now that we all live inside hermetically-sealed political feedback bubbles when it comes to receiving and reacting to news, it's never been easier to form an opinion on a given story. That's particularly true of the type of Rorschach-test-like stories for...
  • Review: 'At Night We Walk in Circles' by Daniel Alarcon

    Review: 'At Night We Walk in Circles' by Daniel Alarcon
    "We never should have revived his moribund play,” playwright Henry Nuñez tells his partners in Daniel Alarcón's darkly magical novel “At Night We Walk in Circles.” “Another one, perhaps, but why this play, which carried with it...