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  • Elizabeth C. Bellavance, activist

    Elizabeth C. Bellavance, activist
    Elizabeth C. Bellavance, an educator, social activist, and patron of the academic and arts communities who was also an outspoken advocate for the Eastern Shore's Hispanic community, died July 24 of cancer at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center...
  • Mikulski language would halt Pax River wind farm

    Mikulski language would halt Pax River wind farm
    WASHINGTON -- Citing "very serious" concerns about the project's impact on Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski included language in a military spending bill that would delay the construction of a massive wind farm on the Eastern...
  • 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...
  • Neel Kashkari goes slumming, misses the bus

    Neel Kashkari goes slumming, misses the bus
    Former investment banker Neel Kashkari, who is the Republican candidate for governor of California, staged a bravura act of political agitprop the other day. Kashkari posed as an unemployed worker in Fresno for a week, searching for work, sleeping...
  • Rauner, Quinn get big campaign contributions

    Rauner, Quinn get big campaign contributions
    Republican governor hopeful Bruce Rauner reached into his pocket for another $1.5 million to fund his challenge of Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, bringing to nearly $10 million the amount he has tapped his wallet for since launching his campaign in March...
  • Aug. 2 Letters: Mental health, ethics reform, racism

    Your July 24 editorial ("An unwavering focus") rightly calls for urgent, critical examination and definitive change to mental health care systems in Virginia. Thank you and keep it up. It's a tall order that demands both immediate and longer term...
  • The Call Of Community In Connecticut's Character

    The Call Of Community In Connecticut's Character
    Connecticut has a history of being a generous and sharing state — its communities, while staunchly independent, have often pulled together. One of the state's nicknames, the Provisions State, attests to this. The Provisions State moniker dates...
  • DGA Creates CT Affiliate, Hires Obama Team to Help Malloy

    The Democratic Governors Association has established its long-anticipated beachhead in Connecticut, hiring elements of President Obama's re-election team through a week-old independent expenditure group, Connecticut Forward. IRS records show...
  • 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...
  • Chan Lowe: Life after LeBron

    Chan Lowe: Life after LeBron
    I don’t follow sports, but I do follow politics — and the two games have some striking similarities. In both cases, you see a lot of big money changing hands, and you know that those occupying the cheap seats, like you, are never going to...
  • Virginia ex-governor's corruption trial jury sees racy email

    Virginia ex-governor's corruption trial jury sees racy email
    RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) - The federal jury hearing the corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell on Friday saw a racy email his wife sent to a businessman, a communication defense attorneys said was proof that the two were having an...