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Samuel Colt

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  • Region's Firearm Factories Invested Heavily To Build AR-15

    Region's Firearm Factories Invested Heavily To Build AR-15
    It doesn't take long to see the effects of massive investment at the Connecticut factories that make the AR-15 military-style rifle.
  • Texas Gunman Apologized as He Lay Dying, Medic Says

    Texas Gunman Apologized as He Lay Dying, Medic Says
    COLLEGE STATION, Tx. -- The gunman who killed two others before police ended his life in a shootout near Texas A&M University had been battling mental health issues on and off for years, his mother said. Police say Thomas Caffall, known to his family...

    Hartford Innovators Invited

    From Samuel Colt and his revolver to Alfred Fuller and his brushes and Vernon Krieble and Loctite, Hartford has been a breeding ground for innovative business success. There's every reason to believe the same sort of problem-solving, leadership and...

    Sam Colt's 200th Birthday

    Motorists (or boaters) heading north into Hartford see his signature blue onion dome just in front of the spacious park he and his wife, Elizabeth, left to the city. He's been gone since the mid-19th century, yet the name Samuel Colt is still known around...

    Timeline: Big Moments For The Wadsworth Atheneum

    Timeline: Big Moments For The Wadsworth Atheneum
    In its early days, many would have doubted that the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art would still be around in 2014. Old Lyme artist Henry White (1861-1952) painted a sorrowful picture of the museum he visited as a boy: "The picture gallery was a...