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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Clean out your ears, and listen for moutza winner

     Clean out your ears, and listen for moutza winner
    A Moutza of the Month is a terrible thing to waste, especially if you waste May's moutza on me, and not on that earwax-eating Florida congressman and so many others, like the crazy ax-wielding guy on a dating show. "Take that meaty paw of yours and...
  • Tom Foley Feels the Need for Speed

    Tom Foley made more driving news last week, which is never a good thing. He was charged with speeding on Route 9. Foley's spokesperson said Foley was going about 80 miles per hour. As someone who travels on Route 9 frequently, let me say that cars...
  • Woman charged with bomb threats at Quinnipiac to stop graduation

    This college commencement season has been marked by attention over high-profile speakers who canceled because of political angst on campus over their appearance. In Connecticut a woman at Quinnipiac University was arrested on suspicion of phoning in a...
  • 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...
  • Gov. Chris Christie wins reelection in New Jersey

    Gov. Chris Christie wins reelection in New Jersey
    HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Republican Gov. Chris Christie romped to an easy reelection in this blue-leaning state Tuesday, according to Associated Press projections, appealing to voters across ideologies after a race that set him up for a potential presidential...
  • 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...
  • Colleges Should Ban Smoking Or Be Taxed

    No college or university administrator would consider condoning illiteracy, dishonesty, fallacious logic or bigotry. Let's help them add tobacco to this list by taxing colleges that condone its use. College is supposed to be challenging. But at the...