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  • Safeguards Needed Against Nonprofit Stealing

    Safeguards Needed Against Nonprofit Stealing
    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,...
  • Rock Cats Stadium No Deal For Hartford

    Rock Cats Stadium No Deal For Hartford
    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...
  • Kevin Hunt: State Holding Unclaimed $599 Million: Look Up Your Share Here

    Kevin Hunt: State Holding Unclaimed $599 Million: Look Up Your Share Here
    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. The total,...
  • Fare hike for Metra riders next year?

    Fare hike for Metra riders next year?
    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...
  • Behind the numbers: Following Scott, Crist jobs and tax-cutting math

    Behind the numbers: Following Scott, Crist jobs and tax-cutting math
    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...
  • Marriage confusion, EZPass, and Mears-Uber: Letters

    Marriage confusion 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...
  • 5 years after the Great Recession: Where are we now?

    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...
  • If the tea party ran the country

     If the tea party ran the country
    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...
  • Dov Charney intensifies effort to regain control of American Apparel

    Dov Charney intensifies effort to regain control of American Apparel
    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...
  • American Apparel denies Charney's request for stockholder meeting

    American Apparel denies Charney's request for stockholder meeting
    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...
  • GoPro's hot IPO is latest boon for Wall St. firms

    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...