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  • State Surplus Is Good News, But Doesn't Mark Turnaround

    State Surplus Is Good News, But Doesn't Mark Turnaround
    The state's unanticipated $400 million budget surplus for the fiscal year that ended June 30 "should be a sign of cautious optimism for the future — a good outcome," says Comptroller Kevin Lembo. But the comptroller, who announced the surplus this...
  • Coast approves $10 million budget hike

    The Coast Community College District Board of Trustees unanimously has approved a $238-million budget — about $10 million more than last year. Now that the district is recovering from budget cuts that plagued previous years, officials are...
  • Businesses Wary Of State's Fiscal Policies

    Connecticut's economy has been steadily improving. It's no wonder that other states constantly recruit our companies. We have what others want. We're on track to add more than 10,000 net new jobs in 2013. Housing looks brighter, manufacturers are making...
  • Emanuel says no Midway lease in foreseeable future

    Emanuel says no Midway lease in foreseeable future
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel left himself some wiggle room on trying again to privatize Midway Airport to raise money, saying today he was giving up the idea for "the foreseeable future" after recently halting the process of accepting bids to lease it. "I think...
  • James Wan recalculates his career GPS and roars ahead

    James Wan recalculates his career GPS and roars ahead
    Although he may not be a household name, director James Wan is suddenly among the hottest filmmakers in town. His $20-million thriller "The Conjuring," released in July, grossed $260 million worldwide, and on Friday his "Insidious: Chapter 2" hits...
  • California Legislature curbs spending impulse

    California Legislature curbs spending impulse
    SACRAMENTO — With a rebounding economy and a $6-billion tax hike approved by Californians last fall, the Legislature's freshly minted Democratic supermajority began the year with the money and power to reverse years of deficit-driven budget cuts and...
  • Budget battle rejoined

    Budget battle rejoined
    As concern over the August chemical attack in Syria heated up and the U.S. was plunged into a debate over the use of military force to punish Syria for its use of internationally banned weapons of mass destruction and terrorism, House leaders wisely...
  • House Republicans should choose a different hostage in budget fight

    House Republicans should choose a different hostage in budget fight
    I feel House Speaker John Boehner's pain. Maybe it's because we're both from Ohio and we were both raised by parents who grew up during the Depression, but I am completely in sync with Boehner on the threat posed by the federal debt. And though we may...
  • 'Insidious: Chapter 2' is No. 1, as low-budget horror rules again

    'Insidious: Chapter 2' is No. 1, as low-budget horror rules again
    So much for that Friday the 13th curse.  Though its official opening coincided with the infamously unlucky day, "Insidious: Chapter 2" found plenty of good fortune at the box office this weekend. The low-budget horror sequel debuted at No. 1 with a...
  • The year in horror: Low-budget horror hits box-office highs

    The year in horror: Low-budget horror hits box-office highs
    The people have spoken. And they say they want to be scared. Over the weekend, the low-budget supernatural spook film "Insidious: Chapter 2" topped the box office, scaring up $41.1 million. The film, which was directed by a seemingly unstoppable James...
  • Is 'Insidious: Chapter 2' making good on 'Blair Witch's' promise?

    Is 'Insidious: Chapter 2' making good on 'Blair Witch's' promise?
    Revolutions never start when you think they will. In 1999, “The Blair Witch Project” took the film world by storm, becoming one of the hottest horror movies of all time. It was supposed to start a new wave of low-budget productions in the...