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  • News That Matters: Tim Pawlenty and Herman Cain Officially Running For President, Record-Breaking Sand Castle Built in Connecticut

    News That Matters:  Tim Pawlenty and Herman Cain Officially Running For President, Record-Breaking Sand Castle Built in Connecticut
    Everybody's Talkin' About • Holy Rapture passes without incident; War of the Worlds broadcasts have been hairier. In other celestial speculation, Stephen Hawking calls Heaven a myth. • Dominique Strauss- Kahn resigns as head of IMF, leaves...
  • 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...
  • Rick Green: Teen Pot Use at 30-Year Peak – Are We Too Lax?

    Decriminalizing pot and opening the door to medical marijuana seems like the right thing. We've wasted millions of taxpayer dollars in a futile effort to block use of something that seems less harmful than alcohol. I'm sure of it, just like I can't think...
  • Feds hit UConn Health Center with New Fines for Cruelty to Lab Bunnies

    For the second time in five years, the University of Connecticut Health Center has been hit with more federal fines for violating animal welfare laws in laboratories. This time around the health center paid $12,429 for being cruel to rabbits. In 2007, ...
  • Boukus Running For Ninth Term in 22nd District; Saunders Seeks To Oust Her

    Boukus Running For Ninth Term in 22nd District; Saunders Seeks To Oust Her
    After a visit to the Connecticut Tool and Manufacturing plant, state Rep. Betty Boukus declared that the state government's drive to retain businesses and train young people for 21st-century manufacturing jobs is paying off. "These are hard times, and we...
  • UConn Again Has to Pay a Fine For Its Treatment of Research Animals

    UConn Again Has to Pay a Fine For Its Treatment of Research Animals
    The University of Connecticut has what you might call a really ugly history when it comes to animal cruelty in research studies. In 2002, the university paid $129,500 to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for repeated animal welfare violations on its...
  • Malloy Making Good Start On Cities

    Urbanites hoped that because he had been mayor of what is arguably the state's most successful large city, Gov. Dannel Malloy would bring some of the Stamford mojo to the Capitol — be a friend and champion of the state's large and mid-sized cities....
  • Crime & Punishment: Man shot in the groin for mimicking his friend's dance moves

    Crime & Punishment: Man shot in the groin for mimicking his friend's dance moves
    Bryan Brouillard, whose wealthy parents' lawyers got him off on an attempted murder charge with an insanity defense in 2001, has now hired some more lawyers to sue the state over his six-year confinement, reports the Hartford Courant. Before he was 20,...
  • Tough Choice For Hartford: Construction In Suburbs?

    The suburban sprawl that characterized the decades after World War II eviscerated Hartford and other cities, drawing businesses and middle-class residents to the suburbs. Curiously, Hartford now is in the act of abetting sprawl, despite its painful...
  • 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...