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  • Malloy Makes $47.8M In Budget Cuts To Ease Deficit

    Malloy Makes $47.8M In Budget Cuts To Ease Deficit
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy cut the state budget by $47.8 million Thursday to help eliminate a projected deficit of $99 million in the current fiscal year. Malloy also asked the judicial branch, which he does not control, to cut an additional $6 million,...
  • Obama Immigration Reforms An Incomplete Victory Say Connecticut Activists, U.S. Representatives

    Obama Immigration Reforms An Incomplete Victory Say Connecticut Activists, U.S. Representatives
    Connecticut immigration activists like Lucas Codognolla believe President Obama’s plan to push ahead with reforms on his own is a “monumental win for the immigrant rights movement,” but one that remains incomplete. “Obviously, it...
  • Let Go Of Plagiarism Charge Against Foley

    Let Go Of Plagiarism Charge Against Foley
    Plagiarism has reared its pernicious head in Connecticut's gubernatorial race. Last week, the campaign staff for Republican candidate Tom Foley posted a plan for improving Connecticut's cities. The opposing campaign quickly accused him of plagiarizing...
  • Malloy, Foley Clash On Taxes, Economy in Debate

    Malloy, Foley Clash On Taxes, Economy in Debate
    WEST HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican business executive Tom Foley clashed Tuesday night on the economy, jobs and state spending in their second major televised debate. In a one-hour broadcast in front of a live audience at the...
  • Randy Edsall provides 'lead gift' for memorial in honor of ex-UConn player

    Randy Edsall provides 'lead gift' for memorial in honor of ex-UConn player
    The University of Connecticut has completed fundraising for a memorial in honor of former Huskies cornerback Jasper Howard, who was killed at an on-campus dance in 2009. The “lead gift” for the memorial came from Maryland's Randy Edsall, who...
  • Tate George Seeking Acquittal After One Year In Prison

     Tate George Seeking Acquittal After One Year In Prison
    As University of Connecticut basketball legend Tate George reaches the one-year anniversary of his imprisonment Tuesday, prosecutors are blasting him in court papers over his request that a federal judge overturn his four felony convictions. George was...
  • State Historian Walter Woodward discusses the New England witch trials

    Connecticut State Historian and Columbia resident, Walter Woodward, appeared at Yeoman's Hall on Sept. 28 for a discussion hosted by the Columbia Historical Society entitled "New England's Other Witch Hunt." Woodward is the fifth person to hold the...
  • Going Electric is Easy for These Local Drivers

    Transportation in this country is dependent on oil for 93 percent of the miles we drive. The remaining 7 percent of the energy used for transportation comes from biofuels and natural gas, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. In a chart...
  • Basketball Season Kicks Off For UConn Men And Women Friday

    Basketball Season Kicks Off For UConn Men And Women Friday
    STORRS — The confetti was still on heads and shoulders as Kevin Ollie and his players took the podium at AT&T Stadium. It was familiar, it was comfortable. And when someone tossed out the word, "improbable," Ollie corrected him. "Somebody told...
  • Political Shifts Threaten Sane Energy Policy

    Political Shifts Threaten Sane Energy Policy
    With Republican Mitch McConnell the almost certain Senate majority leader, local representation from coal-rich Kentucky will send the nation back to the dark ages of energy policy. The forward progress made by the Environmental Protection Agency on...
  • Glastonbury High Sends 91% Of Graduates To Higher Education

    Glastonbury High Sends 91% Of Graduates To Higher Education
    GLASTONBURY — More than 91 percent of the largest class to graduate from Glastonbury High School went off to either a two-year or four-year college. Edward Gregorski, the school system's director of guidance, said 518 graduates of the class of...