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  • Gov. Candidates Stake Out Positions On Guns, The Economy, Minimum Wage

    Gov. Candidates Stake Out Positions On Guns, The Economy, Minimum Wage
    Barely nine hours after bringing the state's top Democrats to a standing ovation with a fiery critique of Republican rival Tom Foley, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hit the campaign trail, and his opponent, with full force on Thursday. Introducing himself as...
  • 43 killed as Ukrainian troops take 'significant' part of Luhansk

    43 killed as Ukrainian troops take 'significant' part of Luhansk
    Ukrainian government troops have taken control of "significant parts" of one of two remaining separatist-held cities in eastern Ukraine and seized a strategic railway hub needed to resupply the second, a national security spokesman announced in Kiev on...
  • Heroin Abuse Bill Establishes Federal Funding For Inpatient Care

    U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty is cosponsoring legislation that would establish a federal grant program to fund inpatient treatment for heroin abuse. The bill is a response to a high rate of heroin overdose deaths in Connecticut and throughout the country that...
  • Petition Deadline Closing In For Pelto And Visconti To Get On Ballot

    HARTFORD — With Wednesday's deadline for petition submissions just a few hours away, candidates trying to earn their way onto the November gubernatorial ballot with signatures are in for a long day. Analysts say the candidacies of Jonathan Pelto...
  • Florida may allow hunters to use silencers

    Florida may allow hunters to use silencers
    Hunters of deer, turkey and other animals in Florida may soon be able to operate with lethal stealth under a state proposal to allow them to use silencers. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will consider a proposal at its Sept. 10...
  • Republican Gubernatorial Candidate McKinney Backs Internet Sales Tax

    STAMFORD - Republican gubernatorial candidate John McKinney says he supports national efforts to tax internet sales, backing a fix that has been considered in Congress repeatedly but never garnered the support to pass. McKinney, the state senate...
  • In Waning Days Of Republican Campaign, Candidates Narrow Their Focus

    In Waning Days Of Republican Campaign, Candidates Narrow Their Focus
    In the waning days of the increasingly contentious Republican gubernatorial primary, Tom Foley and John McKinney are narrowing their focus to two of Connecticut's battlegrounds: eastern Connecticut and voter-rich Fairfield County. On Friday, McKinney...
  • Baltimore's moment of silence [Editorial]

    Baltimore's moment of silence  [Editorial]
    This week, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered state troopers to take over responsibility for maintaining order in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, following several days of unrest sparked by the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a local police...
  • Somers Wins Close Lieutenant Governor Race

     Somers Wins Close Lieutenant Governor Race
    Former Groton Mayor Heather Somers, who touted her "outsider" status on the campaign trail, has come a step closer to becoming an insider, winning a tight Republican primary for lieutenant governor. She will join Tom Foley on the November ballot against...
  • Juppe joins race for French presidency in challenge to Sarkozy

    PARIS (Reuters) - Former prime minister Alain Juppe joined the race to be the presidential candidate of France's centre-right on Wednesday, posing a potential challenge both to a 2017 comeback bid by Nicolas Sarkozy and to the rise of the extreme right....
  • Mayo: Crist shows arrogance in Democratic debut

    Here's reprint of my Sunday print column, about Charlie Crist's refusal to debate (or mostly acknowledge) his primary opponent, Nan Rich of Weston, a lifelong Democrat who spent a long time in the Florida Legislature: She's a 72-year-old Jewish...