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  • Step Away from the Chocolate Milk. Do it Now.

    Clearly the most dangerous thing in our schools today is chocolate milk. Not violence, bullying, over-testing, mold, exhaust from idling buses or sexual assault. Nope. It’s eight fluid ounces of cow’s milk and chocolate flavoring. According...
  • News Of The Weird: Alabama Football Fan Shoots Another Fan For Being "Insufficiently Distraught" Over Team's Loss

    Self-Appreciation Everyone's Above Average: Ask Americans how they stand compared to their fellow countrymen, and in survey after survey, the vast majority rank themselves "above average" in such areas as driving skill, sexual prowess, and general...
  • State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking

    State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking
    Connecticut is betting big that natural gas will give us a cheaper and cleaner energy future than fuels like oil and coal. The problem with that wager could turn on how we're going to handle fracking and the hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic...
  • 'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways

    'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways
    Here's one small, disgusting detail from the aftermath of one of the most horrific incidents of government-instigated urban violence in modern American history: In May 1985, a little African-American boy runs from a building in flames in Philadelphia....
  • What To Do With All The Halloween Candy

    What To Do With All The Halloween Candy
    I don't know about you, Moms, but we are swimming in candy after a super-fun Halloween! Do we eat it?  Do we toss it?  Do we donate it? Here are some great ideas from Betsy Brown Braun, a blogger for Huffington Post Parents. 1. Let the kids eat as...
  • Inside The Euro Crisis with Eckart von Klaeden, Minister of State in the Federal Chancellery

    Inside The Euro Crisis with Eckart von Klaeden, Minister of State in the Federal Chancellery
    On day two of my fellowship in Germany, our group of 12 American journalists learned more about the organization sponsoring our trip, the RIAS Berlin Kommission. RIAS stands for "Radio in the American Sector" and is a former radio station based in...
  • Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions

    Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions
    Despite numerous hours of talks over the past two months, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered layoff notices to start going out Tuesday because no deal has been reached between his administration and the state employee unions. Malloy had been warning workers...
  • Worried about your teen driver?

    By Deb Acord CTW Features Worried about your teen driver? Phone apps offer a new frontier for driver learning, feedback and supervision. Check them out Driver Feedback from State Farm Insurance uses the iPhone's accelerometer to grade a driver's ability...
  • Three More Rell Administration Appointees Get The Ax

    There were three more firings this week of Rell-administration political appointees -- both high-level and low -- who landed on the permanent state civil-service payroll during the waning months of Republican M. Jodi Rell's governorship. Officials in...
  • Watch: Gov. Malloy v. Gov. Christie

    Watch: Gov. Malloy v. Gov. Christie
  • Nearly 25 percent of crashes linked to gadget use

      Texting, checking email, talking on the phone. All things we shouldn't do while driving, and yet not surprisingly, things we still do while behind the wheel. But just how bad are these distractions? According to Cars.com, via Reuters, almost 25...