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  • Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene

    Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene
    At least 25 homes in East Haven were destroyed, one person has died, others are missing and more than half the state is without power after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Connecticut Sunday. East Haven mayor April Capone said that at least 25 homes in...
  • INSIDE SLANT

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Oakland Raiders - INSIDE SLANT Jones-Drew looks good early in Raiders camp Early returns suggest the Oakland Raiders are getting a reasonable facsimile of the Maurice Jones-Drew who was one of the NFL's top...
  • Israel, Palestinian militant groups begin 3-day Gaza truce

    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A three-day ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip went into effect on Friday, and negotiators were due to travel to Cairo to discuss a longer-term solution. The 72-hour break, the most...
  • Lt. Governor Pick Could Make Or Break Republican Ticket

    Lt. Governor Pick Could Make Or Break Republican Ticket
    Either Thomas Foley or John McKinney, Republican candidates for governor competing in the Aug. 12 party primary, would enter the fall campaign against incumbent Democrat Dannel P. Malloy with a strong chance of victory. Republican primary voters could...
  • Hampton University's Bill Thomas wants change in education

    Hampton University's Bill Thomas wants change in education
    He's served as commissioner of welfare reform for former Gov. George Allen. He's helped raise funds for candidates across the political spectrum — Democrats and Republicans. Walk into his office at Hampton University and you'll see photos of him...
  • Next Plan For Old Bristol Mall Site: Food Festival

    Next Plan For Old Bristol Mall Site: Food Festival
    BRISTOL — Bristol Rising, a creation of the company that's trying to jump-start the downtown revitalization, has announced another in its series of community events: A Bristol-centered food festival in early September. Privately, some city...
  • Educational grant awarded

    LEBANON- The Gov. Jonathan Trumbull House and Wadsworth Stable was presented with a $2,500 check from Big Y. The grant is to fund educational events. Trumbull was the only colonial governor to support the American Revolution. The buildings are owned and...
  • Congress OKs highway funding fix at last minute, but problem isn't solved

    WASHINGTON Hours before the federal government was set to reduce payments to states for road and bridge projects, Congress approved a temporary fix Thursday that would maintain funding through the middle of next year. But in some ways, the damage already...
  • Group picked by Quinn administration made no loans, but kept $150,000

    Group picked by Quinn administration made no loans, but kept $150,000
    As Gov. Pat Quinn's aides sought to pump up an anti-violence program ahead of his November 2010 election bid, they decided to add to the pot $3.76 million in federal disaster recovery funds from Hurricane Ike to make loans to small businesses. In the...
  • Sweeping reforms suggested to fix CPS truancy crisis

    Sweeping reforms suggested to fix CPS truancy crisis
    A state task force formed in response to a Tribune investigation recommended on Thursday sweeping reforms to address absenteeism in Chicago elementary schools, saying the future of the city's children and its economy are at stake. Chicago Public Schools...
  • Newport-Mesa is asked to disclose salaries

    A nonpartisan research institute could seek legal counsel in the coming weeks to compel the Newport-Mesa Unified School District to disclose employee salaries online. The California Policy Center, a Tustin-based think tank, submitted California Public...