| Jul 23, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Yet again, someone on the inside is accused of ripping off a nonprofit agency. This has happened too often, and wasted a lot of public and philanthropic dollars. It is time to significantly increase oversight of such agencies.
Karen O. Lewis, 57,...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Many years ago, the big news in Hartford was a guy named Robert Kraft, who wanted Connecticut to build him a $375 million football stadium downtown. He'd leave Massachusetts for a free stadium and a no-tax deal on a new hotel, bringing his NFL Patriots...
| Jun 28, 2014
State residents, past or present, have left behind nearly enough unclaimed property to pay for a new XL Center, the proposed downtown minor-league baseball stadium and the $55 refund once promised for every current taxpayer in Connecticut.
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Metra's board will soon grapple with whether customers will face a fare increase in 2015 – three years after the biggest hike in the agency's history, the commuter rail chairman said today.
Although officials say a fare increase hasn't been...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:53 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Turn on a TV and you're going to hear Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist trying to claim credit for stewarding the state’s tourism- and housing-dependent economy through the worst global crash...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When I picked up Friday's Sentinel, the first thing I noticed was the picture of two lesbians kissing. The article on the jet that was shot down in the Ukraine, killing 298 people, was below it on the front page.
I encourage my...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
It was the worst U.S. economic calamity since the 1930s.
Over 19 months, the Great Recession erased trillions of dollars of wealth, destroyed 8 million jobs and robbed tens of thousands of their homes. More than half of adults lost a job or saw a cut in...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:05 PM
What exactly does the tea party movement want? Other than bringing tricorn hats, powdered wigs and knee breeches back into style, that is.
If every Republican squish in Congress were booted out of office and replaced by a doughty defender of our...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Dov Charney intensified the campaign to get his job back at American Apparel Inc., the company he founded that unceremoniously ousted him last week.
Charney, who owns a 27% stake in the company, appears to be positioning himself to take back control...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:00 PM
American Apparel Inc. has refused to call a stockholder meeting requested by ousted Chief Executive Dov Charney and maneuvered to block him from retaking control of the company.
The Los Angeles retailer said Monday that a shareholder meeting demanded...
| Jun 27, 2014
Shares of action camcorder maker GoPro Inc. surged in their initial public offering Thursday, and no one was happier than the private equity firms that got to cash in on the deal.
This year's IPO boom has helped to propel the stock market, boost...