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  • Tips For Parents On Talking About Newtown Shooting

    Tips For Parents On Talking About Newtown Shooting
    Even the president of the United States cried when addressing the nation Friday about "this heinous crime" in Newtown. So how are parents supposed to explain the shooting to their children? Be calm and delicate with the facts, said Julian Ford, a...
  • Jim Calhoun Calling It A Hall Of Fame Career; Kevin Ollie To Be UConn Men's Basketball Coach

    Jim Calhoun Calling It A Hall Of Fame Career; Kevin Ollie To Be UConn Men's Basketball Coach
    STORRS — Jim Calhoun sat in the front row of a near-empty Gampel Pavilion on Wednesday and he watched Kemba Walker, now in the NBA, push the ball up and down the court with the current UConn men's basketball players. Calhoun's legs were crossed,...
  • 1,126 State Employees Made More Than Governor In 2010

    1,126 State Employees Made More Than Governor In 2010
    The non-profit Yankee Institute Thursday posted state payroll information on its website, CTSunlight.org, showing that 1,126 state employees earned more than the governor's salary of $150,000 in 2010. "This data is especially relevant now, when Gov....
  • Tie-Breaking Vote Sends Pot Decriminalization Bill To House

    Tie-Breaking Vote Sends Pot Decriminalization Bill To House
    By the slimmest of margins, the Senate on Saturday approved a bill that decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana. The vote was 18-18, with Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman tipping the balance with the tie-breaking vote. After years of false...
  • Experts Call 'Scream Rooms' Untherapeutic, Harmful To Children And Others At School

    Every morning Michael Sexton hears the same thing from his 8-year-old son: "Daddy, I don't want to go to school. Daddy, I don't want to go." Sexton says it's because his son, Robert, spent too much time alone in a small room — sometimes called a...
  • UConn Foundation Sending Malloy To Switzerland

    In a step into the spotlight on a prominent stage, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will attend the World Economic Forum annual meeting next week in Davos, Switzerland - a prestigious conference that draws world leaders in various fields. The University of...
  • Nonpartisan Fiscal Office Says Malloy Pension Savings Wrong By $3.1 Billion

    Gov. Dannel Malloy's estimate of pension savings over 20 years was wrong by $3.1 billion, the legislature's nonpartisan fiscal office said Friday. Malloy had announced that the state would save $4.8 billion over 20 years from a negotiated deal last...
  • Bond Commission Approves Jackson Lab Funding

    Bond Commission Approves Jackson Lab Funding
    The State Bond Commission granted final approval to spend $291 million for Jackson Laboratory to construct a new building and create 300 new bioscience jobs on the University of Connecticut Health Center campus in Farmington. The commission voted 8 to...
  • State Legislature: 2012 Session Opens With Malloy Proposing Education Reform, Pension Funding Changes

    State Legislature: 2012 Session Opens With Malloy Proposing Education Reform, Pension Funding Changes
    HARTFORD — Gov.Dannel P. Malloyopened the 2012 legislative session Wednesday with plans for education reform, pension funding changes and the largest increase in funding for affordable housing since Gov. William A. O'Neill was in office more than 20...
  • State Must Roll Up Sleeves To Help Create Jobs

    State Must Roll Up Sleeves To Help Create Jobs
    Editor's Note: With no net job creation here in two decades, Connecticut needs jobs. Our editorial and five other views on this page offer thoughts on getting people back to work. We'd like to hear what you think is the key to creating jobs as well: Email...
  • Richard Grossman: Building Infrastructure Helps In Short And Long Term

    One of the best ways to create jobs in Connecticut is through the promotion of infrastructure projects that will provide jobs while underway and contribute to our long-term competitiveness once completed. A bill signed into law by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy...