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  • East Haven's Police Scandal Plays Out in Elections and Town Finances

    East Haven's Police Scandal Plays Out in Elections and Town Finances
    Let's hope no one in East Haven (or Connecticut for that matter) is gullible enough to believe that town's marathon racial-profiling-and-police-abuse nightmare is now over because of last week's guilty verdicts for two cops. It is easy to understand why...
  • News of the Weird: Vortex of Damnation

    News of the Weird: Vortex of Damnation
    Land developers for the iconic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colo. (famous as the inspiration for the hotel in Stephen King's The Shining) announced recently that they need more space and thus will dig up and move the hotel's 12-gravesite pet cemetery....
  • Internet Kill Switch Here? Lieberman Bill Causes Worry

    Should the president be given emergency powers to control the Internet in a crisis? The recent Internet shut-off in Egypt has some wondering whether legislation recently introduced by Joe Lieberman and other senators hands the government a "kill switch."...
  • Boca Raton-based foundation working to eliminate traffic deaths

    Boca Raton-based foundation working to eliminate traffic deaths
    Emily Slosberg knows why she survived the car crash that killed her twin sister and four other teenagers 18 years ago. "I lived for a reason," she said. "That reason is to keep spreading the message." Slosberg, now 33, delivers her message to...
  • Perdue's ruffled feathers [Editorial]

    Perdue's ruffled feathers [Editorial]
    Last week, Jim Perdue spoke at a Maryland Chamber of Commerce event to complain about the regulatory environment in the state where his company roosts. "The problem is, we have no seat at the table in Maryland," the Perdue Farms chairman said, according...
  • Echoes of Law in 1974 as City's Lampard shuns celebration

    LONDON (Reuters) - The last time a player looked as genuinely upset after scoring against his former club as Frank Lampard did when he scored against Chelsea on Sunday was also wearing a Manchester City shirt. It might now be over 40 years since Denis...
  • 2 councilmen to file bill requiring city police to wear body cameras

    2 councilmen to file bill requiring city police to wear body cameras
    Two City Councilmen plan to submit legislation today requiring every police officer in Baltimore to wear a body camera that records audio and video as the officers go about their jobs. Warren Branch, chairman of the council's public safety committee,...
  • Hampton expands chicken-keeping program

    Hampton expands chicken-keeping program
    HAMPTON — Tucked between her detached garage and a well-kept garden, Jenny Justice keeps her beloved pets, a foursome of Rhode Island Red chickens she bought this past spring from a North Carolina dealer. Chicken keeping, once a practice...
  • Brown signs bill to urge more drivers into eco-friendly vehicles

    Brown signs bill to urge more drivers into eco-friendly vehicles
    Seeking to put more California drivers in electric cars, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Sunday providing financial incentives and other perks to entice consumers to buy the environmentally friendly vehicles. The push for low-emission cars, combined...
  • Drivers fume over blocked Davie Blvd. intersections

    Drivers fume over blocked Davie Blvd. intersections
    Q: Can signs be put up warning drivers not to block the intersections of Davie Boulevard at Andrews Avenue and Southwest Fourth Avenue adjacent to the Florida East Coast Railway crossing? Rush hour traffic backs up daily because drivers get stuck in the...
  • The challenge of stopping do-it-yourself jihadism [Commentary]

    The challenge of stopping do-it-yourself jihadism [Commentary]
    On Thursday, Australian authorities claimed they thwarted a plot by supporters of the Islamic State to grab random people off the street and then behead the captured citizens on videotape. Australia's attorney general said that the massive raid, the...