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  • Television Academy Lauds Casting Director Marion Dougherty with Governors Award

    The late casting director Marion Dougherty will be awarded the Television Academy's 2014 Governors Award. Dougherty will be feted for her more than 50-year legacy as a casting director in film and television, starting with NBC's "Kraft Television...
  • 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...
  • Is it time for the U.S. to question its support of Israel?

    To the editor: I'm tired of the expression "Israel has the right to protect itself." ("Israeli strikes intensify; 16 killed at U.N. school-shelter in Gaza," July 30) Who can argue with that? But does Israel also have the right to hold an entire...
  • Oakland Raiders say owner met with San Antonio officials

    The Oakland Raiders have confirmed that owner Mark Davis recently met with city officials in San Antonio, but the team is mum on what was discussed. On Tuesday, the San Antonio Express-News reported that on the weekend of July 18, Davis and some of...
  • Obama makes it harder for firms with labor violations to get U.S. pacts

    Obama makes it harder for firms with labor violations to get U.S. pacts
    Saying he won't let the threat of a Republican lawsuit "stop me from doing what needs to be done," President Obama signed an executive order designed to make it tougher for companies to win federal contracts if they violate their workers' rights. With...
  • Restrictions On Large-Capacity Magazines Do Matter

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie came to Greenwich on July 21 to raise money for his Republican cohort, Tom Foley, the endorsed pro-gun Republican gubernatorial candidate [July 22, Page 1, "Jersey Rock Star Visits"]. Foley, no friend of common-sense gun...
  • Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing

    Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing
    Last week, former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd, the epitome of a fallen angel, his once-white wings smeared with oligarchic slime and movie popcorn grease, stepped forward to endorse Gov. Dan Malloy. In an interview with The Courant's Chris Keating, Dodd said...
  • City officials to discuss social media policy in advance of Facebook page release

    Locals may soon be able to officially “like” the city of La CaƱada Flintridge on Facebook, or respond to city tweets online through Twitter, as officials contemplate creating a social-media presence as part of a wider communications and...
  • Notes and notables

    Roadblocks So the cab companies of the commonwealth don't want to see Uber and Lyft in Virginia. That's understandable from a business standpoint, but — like the state's demand that the ride-sharing operations must obtain broker's licenses —...
  • Neel Kashkari entered race against Gov. Jerry Brown nearly broke

    Neel Kashkari entered race against Gov. Jerry Brown nearly broke
    On the day Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari announced he had lived as a homeless man for a week to highlight poverty, his financial filings with the state show that his campaign is effectively broke. The candidate entered the month of...
  • City meetings could head for the road

    City officials are assessing the possibility of holding City Council meetings throughout the city following a request by Mayor Zareh Sinanyan. Although the council can't host actual council meetings like the ones at City Hall on Tuesdays, they can...