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  • Bomb Threats Are A Really Bad Plan

    Bomb Threats Are A Really Bad Plan
    Some people are just not cut out for a life of crime. Danielle Shea appears to be one of them. Ms. Shea is the 22-year-old woman who is charged with phoning in bomb threats in an attempt to cancel Quinnipiac University's graduation ceremony last week so...
  • Silencing Of Campus Speakers Intolerant

    Silencing Of Campus Speakers Intolerant
    Silly me. I thought American colleges were bastions of free speech, where faculty and students believe in "the marketplace of ideas." Not at Haverford College, Smith College or Rutgers University. Each of these institutions of higher learning...
  • School Support Vital For Foster Care Youths

    Children and youths in foster care often struggle in school because of the challenges they face in their home lives, and are deprived of academic opportunity by virtue of their state involvement. Two bills currently being considered by the General...
  • Hillary Clinton in South Florida tonight

    Hillary Clinton in South Florida tonight
    A crowd of 6,100 is expected for Hillary Clinton’s speech at the University of Miami. About 3,200 tickets went to the students, which works out to more than one in five UM students. Some were lining up at 5 p.m. at the BankUnited Center, where...
  • Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions

    Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions
    Along with the Johns Hopkins University's distinction for its nation-leading haul of federal research dollars comes another for charging the government more for utilities, administrative staff and real estate than any other institution. The federal...
  • Florida Republicans remain big Marco Rubio fans, but not Democrats

    Florida Republicans remain big Marco Rubio fans, but not Democrats
    Republicans love listening to U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio. It’s easy to see why. The speech he delivered Wednesday to the Palm Beach Republican Club – a variation on remarks he’s been honing for years – was at times inspirational and...
  • 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...
  • Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment

    Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment
    Courant crime reporter Gerald J. Demeusy probably didn't realize at the time that he would chronicle a historic moment in Connecticut on the night of May 17, 1960. The veteran journalist watched 2,000 volts of electricity surge through the body of...
  • Taxing Colleges, Hospitals Won't Solve State's Problems

    Credit House Speaker Brendan Sharkey with taking on one of the most serious problems facing the state — its over-reliance on the property tax to pay for government services. This antiquated system sets town against town, increases sprawl and...
  • A Grueling Race, Horrific Day And 5 Tales From Connecticut

    A Grueling Race, Horrific Day And 5 Tales From Connecticut
    They are mad. Defiant. Hopeful. Healing. They are the runners of the Boston Marathon, 36,000 Boston Strong. They are the volunteers. The spectators. The first responders and medical people. The photographers, the race officials and timers. They are...
  • Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets

    Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets
    For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....