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Hartford Courant / Fox CTFor much of his life, Dannel Malloy has been an avid fan of hockey and rugby. Both rough-and-tumble sports are highly physical and require quick movements, sharp elbows and fast decisions. A rugby player for 22 years, Malloy finally quit when his...
The Hartford CourantAs the legislature convenes just weeks after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, its focus is sure to include the issue of school security and questions over how to pay for needed upgrades. But fewer than three years ago the state pulled the plug...
The Hartford CourantNo one expected Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to offer solutions to the state's $1.1 billion budget shortfall for the coming year on Wednesday, and he didn't do so. We'll hear the unpalatable options soon enough. One of them could be borrowing hundreds of...
The Hartford CourantThe Pentagon is likely to seek another round of base closings in Obama's upcoming budget proposal and this time, unlike last year, it won't go away easily. That's the assessment from Bob Ross, director of the state's Office of Military Affairs -- who'...
Tags: Military Equipment, Joe Courtney, Bob Ross, The Pentagon, Groton
The Hartford CourantHere are a few items from Connecticut's annals of guns and mental illness: —A man who once was arrested for weapon violations was reported to Berlin police in 2004 by his landlord for having allegedly said, "I am going to kill myself and take a...
Tags: Shootings, Torrington, Lawyers, Racism, Meriden
The Hartford CourantThe 5th Congressional District will tell us if voters mean what they say. You've heard it, you may have uttered the same sentiments yourself. Why can't our elected officials stop being so partisan and nasty? Why won't they work together? If that's what...
Heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes and sleep apnea are just a few of the medical ailments associated with obesity. Yet we Americans keep eating more, exercising less and getting fatter. One-third of us are obese, and another...
Tags: Sleep Apnea, Obesity, Weight, Diabetes, Cancer
The Hartford CourantA high-ranking state Insurance Department official, who once served as the acting commissioner of the agency, has been paid not to show up at work since Aug. 10 — at the rate of $2,300 a week — during an investigation of alleged "harassment,...
With Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy's approval rating steadily below 50 percent in polls, he and his lieutenants have embarked on an unusual media-management effort — directing dozens of officials to produce "communications plans" to put out a steady...
For newspapers such as The Hartford Courant, ``street sales'' are a mixed blessing. How much better it would be for the newspaper accountant and advertisers and just about everybody if you subscribed and got it delivered to your door -- or at least to one...
Ann Coulter, the willowy Cohen look-alike and conservative provocateur, insists that she is more of a man than any liberal. You know she's just having a little fun. Many talk radio/public affairs TV/newspaper columnists tend to spread the hyperbole a...
Painting of George Washington: $20 million. Two-headed calf: $2,000. Iconic industrial statue: $1.5 million. New Haven church records covering 138 years: $2,550. Documents of a disgraced governor: $500,000. Those are just a sampling of the hundreds of...
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