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  • Make the most of the next polar vortex

    The initial warning bell sounded in early August. I was grilling steaks on my patio, wearing my customary weekend summer attire of T-shirt, shorts and flip-flops. Smooth jazz from my outdoor speakers enveloped the backyard. Mixed with the aroma of...
  • By Bailing Out Just Before Election, Visconti Damaged Third-Party Movement

    By Bailing Out Just Before Election, Visconti Damaged Third-Party Movement
    We've looked at what Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley did to shape the voting landscape beyond last week's election. The third man on the ballot, petitioning candidate Joe Visconti, also played a role that will far outlast his...
  • Reasons I never registered to vote (until now)

    Reasons I never registered to vote (until now)
    My darkest secret? Until this year, at the age of 27, I had never registered to vote. Just under the wire, I finally succumbed to the shame and ridicule and registered online in Illinois. Here are some reasons, either legitimate and extremely stupid,...
  • Madonna and Young: A tie in the U.S. Senate could happen

    Think things can't get any worse with the approval rating of Congress polling as low as a 7 percent while national problems pile up and an increasingly dysfunctional House and Senate continue to set new records for sheer futility? If so, you would be...
  • The new "Ebola Czar"

    The new "Ebola Czar"
    I’m going to be a contrarian on this “Ebola Czar” issue, I’m afraid. A lot of people are saying Barack Obama made a purely political appointment when he named Ron Klain, a former aide to Joe Biden and Al Gore, to the post of...
  • Who needs an Ebola Czar?

    Who needs an Ebola Czar?
    "Rabbi, is there a proper blessing for the czar?" He thinks for a moment and responds: "May God bless and keep the czar ... far away from us!" -- "Fiddler on the Roof" Today, "czar" is a term encouraged by the media to describe one who oversees a...
  • Jamaica bans travelers from West African nations over Ebola crisis

    Jamaica bans travelers from West African nations over Ebola crisis
    Jamaica has issued a travel ban against travelers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone because of the Ebola crisis, a government news service announced Thursday. It joins the island of St. Lucia, Guyana and Haiti in barring people from the three West...
  • Voting rights decisions threaten the Roberts court's legacy

    To the editor: The U. S. Supreme Court has countenanced Republicans' partisan dismantling of the Voting Rights Act, and Andrew Cohen rightly excoriates the justices' specious reasoning. ("Shame on Texas and the U.S. Supreme Court," Op-Ed, Oct. 22) The...
  • Obama names former White House official Ron Klain Ebola 'czar'

    Obama names former White House official Ron Klain Ebola 'czar'
    President Barack Obama has asked former White House official Ron Klain to coordinate the U.S. government's response to the Ebola outbreak, an administration official said on Friday. Obama, who has faced sharp criticism from some lawmakers over efforts...
  • Who needs an Ebola czar?

    "Rabbi, is there a proper blessing for the czar?" He thinks for a moment and responds: "May God bless and keep the czar ... far away from us!" -- "Fiddler on the Roof" Today, "czar" is a term encouraged by the media to describe one who oversees a...
  • Hartford's Food Evolution: From Meatballs To Ceviche

    Hartford's Food Evolution: From Meatballs To Ceviche
    Two of Hartford's longest-standing restaurants would be unrecognizable to most present-day diners. And their founders likely wouldn't have predicted the city's rich diversity in the 21st century. First & Last Tavern, which opened on Maple Avenue in...