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  • On The Fly: Vikings Erred In Reinstating Peterson

    If I lived in Duluth or St. Paul, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton would get my vote for his stance against the Vikings for allowing Adrian Peterson to play Sunday. The Radisson hotel chain also suspended its limited sponsorship with the Vikings. The Vikings...
  • New final exams will help evaluate teachers

    New final exams will help evaluate teachers
    Final exams will be given to Central Florida students this school year in almost every subject and in every grade, even to kids young enough to be working on sounding out words. The new end-of-course tests are needed to meet the demands of Florida's...
  • Pa. races' GOP tilt could be sign for U.S. House

    Pa. races' GOP tilt could be sign for U.S. House
    WASHINGTON — If Democrats ever hope to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives, they will need to win moderate, slightly right-of-center districts like those surrounding Philadelphia. But races in those suburbs are tilting toward...
  • Frederick Douglass portrait installed at Government House

    Frederick Douglass portrait installed at Government House
    Frederick Douglass, the Maryland-born slave turned abolitionist leader, has become the first African-American to have his portrait hung in the governor's official residence in Annapolis. Gov. Martin O'Malley, first lady Katie Curran O'Malley and Lt. Gov....
  • Broward College to host free political lectures

    Marijuana isn't the only pre-gubernatorial debate issue at Broward College. Although the medical marijuana debate Tuesday was the marquee event for the college's Pembroke Pines campus, the north campus in Coconut Creek and central campus in Davie will...
  • Where's the state leadership on same-sex marriage?

    September 22, 2010 is a day Charlie Crist describes as one of his proudest moments as an elected official. September 22, 2014 may well be one of Gov. Rick Scott's most shameful. Four years ago this month, an appeals court declared Florida's notorious ban...
  • Giving Credit For 'Preserve' Purchase

    After years of battling the former Goliath known as Lehman Brothers, the residents of Old Saybrook, Essex and Westbrook finally succeeded in obtaining the 1,000-acre forest known as The Preserve. This struggle is clearly and comprehensively outlined in...
  • Malloy Has Done Much On Jobs Front

    A recent poll suggests that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has not done enough to create jobs. Here are some facts. Connecticut has had the worst job creation record out of all 50 states since the mid 1990s. Govs. John Rowland and M. Jodi Rell served from 1995...
  • Malloy Hasn't Bullied Teachers

    I realize that this is election time, but let's at least try to be truthful. If some teachers feel bullied, it is not because of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy but, evidently, their own shortcomings. Because of his commitment to education in our state, Gov....
  • Witness Says He Never Thought Rowland Contract Was Ruse

    Witness Says He Never Thought Rowland Contract Was Ruse
    NEW HAVEN – The top executive at Apple Rehab disclosed Tuesday that he was once afraid former Gov. John G. Rowland was being groomed to replace him, as Rowland's defense team continued trying to establish that Rowland provided real consulting...
  • Dept. of Strange Bedfellows: Pelto Urges Visconti to Stay in the Governor's Race

    Dept. of Strange Bedfellows: Pelto Urges Visconti to Stay in the Governor's Race
    Jonathan Pelto is a liberal former lawmaker, Joe Visconti is a conervative gun control opponent with tea party values. But Pelto wrote a recent blog post defending Visconti's right to wage a 3rd party run for governor. "Although we come from very...