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  • Rowland Maintains Radio Silence On Claim He Was 'Co-Conspirator'

    Rowland Maintains Radio Silence On Claim He Was 'Co-Conspirator'
    HARTFORD — A day after former Gov. John G. Rowland was named in federal court as an alleged co-conspirator in a campaign-financing scheme, he returned to the microphone Tuesday afternoon for his WTIC-AM talk show — but he was mum on the...
  • Denise Charrier McQuighan, database engineer

    Denise Charrier McQuighan, database engineer
    Denise Charrier McQuighan, a database engineer and Johns Hopkins University graduate, died of cancer March 5 at her Gaithersburg home. She was 55. Born Denise Anne Charrier in Cincinnati, she was the daughter of George Charrier, an engineer who lives...
  • Cari Meyers, Puppy Mill Project founder

    Cari Meyers, Puppy Mill Project founder
    She ran her own special events company for 20 years, sold vintage jewelry, studied theater in college. But, Cari Meyers says, "This part of my life is far more exciting." Meyers is the president of The Puppy Mill Project, a nonprofit she founded in 2009...
  • ABC's 'Nightline' Gets Primetime Run Starting This Weekend

    ABC will join CBS and NBC in having a news-division presence on Saturday nights starting this week, when "Nightline" returns to primetime with a series of one-hour programs. "Nightline Prime" will use the newest technologies to put viewers in the...
  • Top consumer issues in travel: NextGen

    Probably no single issue will have a greater impact on our air travel system than the NextGen (Next Generation) air-traffic control (ATC) system slowly being implemented by the FAA, airlines and other airspace users. And emphasize the "slowly" part:...
  • Company says no more GMO ingredients in Smart Balance spreads

    Smart Balance says it will change the ingredients in its butter-like spreads to make sure they include no genetically modified organisms. “I’ve been in the food industry for 35 years. I have never seen a consumer issue come on this fast,&...
  • In Short Session, Quality Of Life Issues Expected To Dominate

    In Short Session, Quality Of Life Issues Expected To Dominate
    In recent years, Connecticut lawmakers have pursued groundbreaking public policy initiatives, such as repealing the death penalty, placing controversial new restrictions on gun owners and enacting the nation's first law mandating paid sick days. But...
  • Edward Snowden reveals his reasoning, another GoT batch ends, and 3D printing goes mainstream

    Edward Snowden reveals his reasoning, another GoT batch ends, and 3D printing goes mainstream
    American citizens from both ends of the political spectrum are rallying behind a former Marylander who has come forward as the NSA whistleblower. Also, if you're bored by that whole "active citizenship" thing, you can watch Game of Thrones and then...
  • Michael Moss on 'Salt Sugar Fat'

    Michael Moss on 'Salt Sugar Fat'
    In his Pulitzer Prize-winning 2009 expose on pathogens in America's meat, New York Times investigative reporter Michael Moss described in chilling detail the dangers of bacteria in the American meat supply. But in the course of interviewing food experts...
  • Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin resigns to attend graduate school in Texas

    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin resigns to attend graduate school in Texas
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin announced Monday he would retire from the legislature next week and move to Texas to pursue a graduate degree in sports management. Pipkin, 56, served as Republican's chief debater in the Maryland Senate, leading...
  • World's Markets, Malls: A Great Bucket List For Shoppers

    World's Markets, Malls: A Great Bucket List For Shoppers
    Like a lot of folks, I've got a bucket list of things I want to do and see before I head to the big mall in the sky. Mine's a little different than most. I call it "999 places to shop before I die." The list includes the world's most iconic, exotic,...