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Freedom of Information Act

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  • Private Emails Hide Work Of Malloy's Administration

    The Malloy administration has created a far-flung network of private email accounts to conduct the public's business. Instead of using the state's "ct.gov" email address that is assigned to each member of the administration, officials have used Gmail,...
  • Checkered past of doctor recently charged in 4 killings fell through the cracks in Illinois

    Checkered past of doctor recently charged in 4 killings fell through the cracks in Illinois
    A doctor charged last month with murdering four people had a paper trail of professional troubles — including being kicked out of a Chicago residency program for "substandard" behavior — yet maintained a license to practice medicine in...
  • James River Bridge grid deck $200,000 more than expected

    James River Bridge grid deck $200,000 more than expected
    Fixing the James River Bridge grid deck will cost at least $200,000 more than previously thought, according to documents from the Virginia Department of Transportation obtained by the Daily Press under the Freedom of Information Act, bringing the total to...
  • Kennedy assassination books fed an appetite for conspiracy

    As a teenager in the 1970s, I learned about the paranoid style of American politics from the Kennedy assassination. Between seventh grade, when I discovered the Warren Commission report, and my junior year in high school, when I wrote a term paper...
  • Despite local concern, judge orders Newtown 911 tapes released

    A Connecticut judge Tuesday ordered the release of recordings of 911 calls made the day of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn., rejecting a state prosecutor's arguments that they should remain sealed to protect witnesses and the...
  • An Embarrassing Sandy Hook Report

    Some high-ranking state officials continue to plunder their credibility in their quest to shut the public out of the people's business. The assault on the public's sensibilities reached a Captain Queeg-like level of madness with the release of Danbury...
  • CNU reveals merger contract with Peninsula Fine Arts Center

    CNU reveals merger contract with Peninsula Fine Arts Center
    NEWPORT NEWS — The Daily Press has received the memorandum of understanding for the transfer of assets of the Peninsula Fine Arts Center to Christopher Newport University. The 18-page document outlines details about plans for the center's core...
  • Keno Looks Like A Backroom Deal

    Keno Looks Like A Backroom Deal
    Is keno addictive? Does it drain more money from the poor than others? Does it increase crime, divorce, bankruptcy? What is the experience in other states? We don't know the answers to these questions because keno was slipped into the budget bill a...
  • Mailbag: Board should care more about residents than bees

    Fish gotta swim, birds gotta fly and bees gotta sting. And if you live in the Huntington Landmark Senior Citizens Community, the latter is especially true. After a yearlong battle, the residents finally got our board of directors to move the beehives...
  • William T. Vollmann, Unabomber suspect, opens his FBI file

    William T. Vollmann, Unabomber suspect, opens his FBI file
    Literary fans know William T. Vollmann as a National Book Award-winning author; the FBI knew him as Unabomber suspect S-2047. In the September issue of Harper's, Vollmann explores his FBI file in a brilliant, chilling essay about America and privacy,...
  • Iranian parliament pursuing lawsuit against CIA for 1953 coup

    A week after declassified CIA documents came to light verifying that the U.S. spy agency was behind a 1953 coup in Iran, parliamentarians in the Islamic Republic voted Tuesday to fast-track a lawsuit against Washington for interfering in Iranian...