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At the nation's capital, gun safety bills have been so watered down that a Washington Post columnist declared that the National Rifle Association "has already won." That may be the case in Washington, but it is not in Hartford. Members of Congress may...
Dan Pope had every intention of becoming a lawyer. The West Hartford native graduated law school, passed the bar and began practicing the trade. There was only one problem: he always knew, deep inside, he was a writer. Not just a weekend hobbyist but a...
Tags: Entertainment, Authors, Ethan Canin, West Hartford, Book
Profesores y estudiantes de cuatro universidades regionales del estado se formulan interrogantes sobre el compromiso financiero del estado hacia el sistema, la misión de las universidades y el liderazgo del sistema. La semana pasada, 12 de los...
To the casual, iPhone-toting observer on the street, success in the app-development game means launching the next Angry Birds, the next Words with Friends, the next Fruit Ninja. It's all about creating that simple, super-addictive, viral app that pays for...
Tags: Entertainment, Washington, DC, Gaming, Apple iTunes, Recipes
The Hartford CourantShortly after her move from New Hampshire to Newtown in 1998, Nancy Lanza had good news about her troubled son. "Adam is doing well here, and seems to be enjoying the new school," Lanza wrote to a friend back in Kingston, N.H., in a Feb. 9, 1999, email....
Western Connecticut State University presents 40 years of landscape work by Margaret Grimes, who recently retired from the WCSU faculty, in an exhibit at The Gallery at Higgins Hall on the university’s Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. It...
Margaret Grimes has been painting landscapes for over 40 years now, and she's pretty darn good at it. Her large-scale works that portray majestic wooded American scenes will be on display at WCSU's Higgins Hall to celebrate her retirement from her full-...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Arts, Danbury
Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. In the day since the worst massacre at a primary school in the country's history, stories of heroism in the face of death and of young...
The Hartford Marathon Foundation has a new event, the Run for Sandy Hook 5K, which will take place March 23 at Western Connecticut State University. All the proceeds from the race will go to the Sandy Hook School Support Fund, administered by the United...
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Roughly one in three college seniors nationwide has taken illegally obtained prescription amphetamines. And they don't feel bad about it. That's according to the Center on Young Adult Health and Development, a research institute at the University of...
Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. The shooter's mother was also killed Friday. Stories of the adult heroes of this tragedy and tributes to the children who lost their...
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IF YOU WANT TO HELP: The Newtown Bee reports that Newtown town officials and community leaders asked Wednesday that people "temporarily halt any further dispatching of goods to the community, its schools, churches and nonprofit organizations." They said...
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