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  • Unions Join Forces To Advocate Change In Law So Newtown Responders, School Staff Get Workers Compensation

    Deliberations about possible legislation to expand state workers compensation to police who responded to the Newtown school massacre have changed direction: There is now a move to also include school staff members and medical examiners' personnel who were...
  • Reckoning With Emotions' Powerful Political Pull

    Reckoning With Emotions' Powerful Political Pull
    During Wednesday's debate on new gun laws, Sen. John Kissel rose and began a lengthy set of remarks with two anecdotes. First, the Enfield Republican spoke movingly of hugging his youngest son, Tristan, on the day of the Newtown massacre, one day before...
  • We must challenge fatalistic wisdom

    On Sunday night, President Obama spoke at an interfaith service for the victims of the horrific elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Not surprisingly, it was a poignant and moving speech, hitting all the right notes. But the sad, horrible, tragic...
  • Light Must Shine On Government Secrecy

    Mamie Till did the unspeakable almost 60 years ago. She opened the casket at her son Emmett's funeral so the world could see how this 14-year-old was shot, bludgeoned, mutilated and then drowned in Mississippi's Tallahatchie River with a cotton gin fan...
  • Malloy, The Supposed 'Transparency' Governor, Blasted As 'Foe Of FOI'

    Dannel P. Malloy came into office as governor two years ago saying he's committed to "open and transparent" government, but recent events have put that assertion in question. "Transparent" and "transparency" are the words that leaders use these days...
  • Father, forgive us; for we know not what we do

    Jonylah Watkins died on a Tuesday. She was with her father, who was sitting in a minivan in Chicago on the night of March 11 when someone opened fire. Doctors worked 17 hours trying to repair what a bullet had done to her body, but to no avail. She...
  • Rallies surround Glendale gun show held on city property

     
    Tensions ran high in Glendale on Saturday as activists protested a gun show held on city property while gun advocates rallied against attempts to ban the event and condemned laws they say threaten their constitutional right to bear arms....
  • Sublette, Jacobs talk school safety, ‘textgate’ at League luncheon

     
    Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and School Board Chairman Bill Sublette held court at the local League of Women Voters Hot Topics luncheon today and school safety dominated the discussion. Both politicians defended the recent $3 million move to...
  • Glendale indicates it will ban gun shows

     
    The Glendale City Council voted Tuesday night to ban gun shows in the city....
  • Three Valley natives to compete Tuesday on "America's Got Talent"

     
    Catapult, the shadow-story-telling dance group that boasts three Lehigh valley natives in its troupe will perform with the rest of the top 12 finalists on "America's Got Talent"at 9 p.m. Tuesday. The results will be announced on the show at......
  • Scott’s Budget: Education, health care and prisons

     
    TALLAHASSEE — As previously reported, Gov. Rick Scott announced a $74.2 billion budget. Here's a further breakdown of some of his proposal. Education Scott’s recommended school’s budget is $18.47 billion in total funds, an increase of...