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  • On Campus, Don't Dress Like G.I. Joe

    On Campus, Don't Dress Like G.I. Joe
    This could have ended badly. On Monday, a 21-year-old student at Central Connecticut State University came back from a weekend excursion still wearing his Halloween costume. Unfortunately, it turned out, he dressed as a character from the G.I. Joe...
  • Customer Is Always Right? Here's The Real Scoop

    Customer Is Always Right? Here's The Real Scoop
    "See 'dis? 'Dis a quarter." The lady stretches half of her body over her car door. She shoves the coin in my face, and then puts it back in her purse, reaching over her stomach, which is pressing against her steering wheel. "'Dat what I handed you," she...
  • Obama's Visit To New Britain Triggers Spending Questions

    When someone as charismatic as President Barack Obama comes to your hometown to make an eloquent case for a minimum wage increase, it's pretty exciting. Of course, with an issue such as this, any caring person is quick to agree that raising the minimum...
  • Gun Threats Are Holding Us Hostage

    Gun Threats Are Holding Us Hostage
    It is outrageous that the threat of gun violence — even the rumor of a threat — can paralyze one of the world's great centers of learning for hours. But such is the fear in a state where a school massacre was almost unthinkable a year ago. A...
  • Daughter Unravels George Wallace's Legacy

    Peggy Wallace Kennedy — daughter of reviled and revered civil rights antagonist George Wallace — recently told a packed audience at Central Connecticut State University that she didn't view the former Alabama governor as a racist. Instead,...
  • Obama Makes Good Case For Raising Minimum Wage

    Obama Makes Good Case For Raising Minimum Wage
    President Barack Obama came to New Britain on Wednesday with both a liberal and a conservative argument for raising the federal minimum wage. Appearing at Central Connecticut State University, Mr. Obama said it's unfair for someone who works full time...
  • Irving Kravsow, Feisty, Savvy — And A Great Editor

    Irving Kravsow, Feisty, Savvy — And A Great Editor
    Though he held other positions as well, Irving M. Kravsow was the archetypal editor: feisty, savvy, well-connected, hard-driving. He brought those qualities to The Courant's news operation for four decades after World War II. Mr. Kravsow, who died...
  • A Teacher's Lesson For The Whole Country

    A Teacher's Lesson For The Whole Country
    WEST HARTFORD — In just a week's time, Elizabeth Natale has turned from a middle school English teacher quietly frustrated with education reform into a national voice for colleagues throughout the country. In an opinion column for The Courant last...
  • Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally

    Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally
    NEW BRITAIN — In a campaign-style event, President Barack Obama made a rousing appeal for a higher minimum wage Wednesday at a packed pep rally at Central Connecticut State University, saying that it was "time to give America a raise." That...
  • New Britain Mayor Has Earned A Second Term

    For a rough-and-tumble political town, the New Britain mayoral election this year seems much less raucous than usual. That may bode well for incumbent Democrat Tim O'Brien. Mr. O'Brien, 45, is seeking a second term. He is opposed by Republican Erin...
  • Blizzard Of 1978

    The first flakes fell just before noon. By nightfall, gale-force winds were sculpting massive snowdrifts. Long Island Sound bucked and surged against the shoreline. Hundreds of cars were stranded along the state's highways, and thousands of people sought...