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  • Blumenthal Wants Background Checks On Ammo Buyers; Giffords Launches Anti-Violence Effort

    U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Tuesday that he will introduce a bill to close what he called a "ludicrous loophole" by requiring that people undergo instant background checks when they buy ammunition — just as they must do before they buy a gun....
  • Ed Page On Facebook: DebraLee Hovey Rips Gabby Giffords' Newtown Visit

    The following is an abridged version of a discussion on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant. Jeff Clark: I understand her perspective ... here in New England we don't like strangers or intruders in our communities ... never have been...
  • Was Gabby Giffords wrong to come to Newtown?

    Was Gabby Giffords wrong to come to Newtown?
    Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords came to Newtown last week for a private meeting with family members of the victims of the Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Giffords was a victim of a mass shooting, too, on Jan. 8, 2011....
  • NRA missed its target on gun ideas

    I'm really disappointed with the National Rifle Assn. After the Newtown massacre its spokesperson really came up short. He did not make it clear that multiple armed guards would be needed in almost every school, especially at larger schools, in order to...
  • Newtown Board Of Education Meets; Resolutely Takes Up Business Of Running Schools

    At the first formal school board meeting since the Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Superintendent Janet Robinson told the members that, since that deadly day, students in all schools have not gone outdoors for recess. Details like...
  • Newtown Tragedy Hangs Over 'State Of The State' Speech; Budget Issues Take Back Seat As Legislature Reconvenes

    Newtown Tragedy Hangs Over 'State Of The State' Speech; Budget Issues Take Back Seat As Legislature Reconvenes
    The Dec. 14 Newtown school shootings dominated opening day at the state Capitol Wednesday, as lawmakers arrived to face a projected budget deficit of $1 billion in the next fiscal year and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy exhorted them to take action to prevent...
  • CMPD starts dedicated school patrol

    While it works toward hiring two school resource officers, the Costa Mesa Police Department this week started a special patrol focused solely on interacting with Costa Mesa campuses. The city had been without a dedicated school presence after its long-...
  • Students may be taught to run, hide or fight

    Newport-Mesa school officials have settled on a shortlist of tightened security options up for consideration, including running age-appropriate drills that teach students to run from, hide from or fight off intruders. District staffers told the school...
  • Why I Don't Keep A Gun In My House

    After the Newtown massacre, a friend asked me if I kept a gun in my house. No, I do not, for several reasons. The first is personal experience. The last time I had a gun in my place of residence was in Vietnam. In early 1970, my Army unit moved to the...
  • Malloy Assesses Road Ahead After Newtown, State Struggles

    Malloy Assesses Road Ahead After Newtown, State Struggles
    State officials know they must respond to the Newtown massacre and do whatever can be done to prevent another seriously disturbed gunman from slaughtering innocent people. It has to be a top priority. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made that clear in his State...
  • Supervalu sells grocery chains, including Albertsons, to Cerberus

    Supervalu sells grocery chains, including Albertsons, to Cerberus
    Supervalu Inc. is selling five of its top supermarket chains — Albertsons, Acme, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s and Star Market — to an investor group owned by Cerberus Capital Management for $100 million in cash. Cerberus’ AB Acquisition...