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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its appeal to serenity (labeled “Slow TV”). On Nov. 1, NRK was to televise live, for five hours, an attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater, from shearing the sheep to spinning the wool and knitting the garment (current record: 4:51, by Australians). (In addition to the log, NRK viewers have been treated to live cams on a salmon-fishing boat and, for five days, on a cruise ship.) Said an NRK journalist, “You would think it's boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs.”
  • Accidently on Purpose

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims. Ten people were...

    Rest Insured

    By Jim Gorzelany Insurance can be a car owner’s largest and most complex long-term ownership cost. There are a lot of misconceptions out there, so we contacted industry experts for answers to some of the most common – and most misunderstood...

    Connecticut May Drop Mandatory Uninsured Motorist Coverage, Making Policies Cheaper

    HARTFORD — When your auto insurance policy renewal date comes up in 2016, you might be able to save about $75 a year. No, this is not a Geico or Progressive ad. This is the potential outcome of negotiations in the General Assembly on how the...

    End run: Northampton County Executive John Brown hands out raises without council OK

    End run: Northampton County Executive John Brown hands out raises without council OK
    Northampton County Executive John Brown has used an obscure clause to award at least one top administrator a pay raise without the knowledge or approval of County Council, a maneuver that has placed him at odds with the controller's office and council...