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  • Michael Bloomberg headed back to Bloomberg LP

    Michael Bloomberg headed back to Bloomberg LP
    Former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg is set to return the company he founded more than three decades ago.  Bloomberg, whose tenure as mayor came to an end this year, will take over at the end of 2014 when Daniel Doctoroff, who has served as...
  • This may be a good time to elect a successful person like Rauner

    Gov. Pat Quinn is currently spending money on TV ads to inform us that his opponent, Republican Bruce Rauner, is a successful, wealthy man. That is very true. May I point out that Jack Kennedy, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Michael Bloomberg, Mitt Romney...
  • $41-million settlement in 'Central Park Five' case gets final approval

    $41-million settlement in 'Central Park Five' case gets final approval
    A federal judge approved a $41-million settlement Friday for five black and Latino men who were wrongly accused in the brutal rape and beating of a Central Park jogger in 1989. While admitting no wrongdoing, the city will make the payouts to Antron...
  • Malloy's Public Safety Commissioner Criticized Over NYC Jail Abuses When She Was In Charge

    The U.S. Department of Justice's Aug. 4 report on violent abuses in New York City's Rikers Island prison complex has unexpected relevance to Connecticut – because it focuses on the years 2011 to 2013, when the city's top corrections official was...
  • Long, Bitter Seawall Dispute Highlights Global Warming Concerns

     Long, Bitter Seawall Dispute Highlights Global Warming Concerns
    A decade ago, David and Betsy Sams built a retaining wall to stop erosion they feared was threatening the backyard and patio of their lovely and very expensive Old Saybrook summer home overlooking the Connecticut River. They assumed they were simply...
  • Emanuel defends Bloomberg in wake of NRA criticism

    Emanuel defends Bloomberg in wake of NRA criticism
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel voiced support on Twitter for Michael Bloomberg after the National Rifle Association purchased ad time to attack the former New York mayor's gun control work. "No leader has done more to help end gun violence than @MikeBloomberg. He...
  • Outspent by rival, McKenna drew on connections in school board victory

     Outspent by rival, McKenna drew on connections in school board victory
    In this week's election for a seat on the Los Angeles Board of Education, one side had deep pockets and extensive political connections; the other side had people such as Orley Frost Jr. Frost, 50, said he remembers the winner — George McKenna...
  • The art of Kim Novak -- held over by popular demand

    "WHAT STORIES do you read -- all about 'Gin Eagels,' the wild parties, the drinking. Do you believe all of it -- even the gossip that I take dope?" That's Kim Novak in one of her innumerable "big" scenes in 1957's "Jeanne Eagels." This is an overwrought,...
  • Will New York be the next Detroit?

    Will New York be the next Detroit?
    The New York Times has a lengthy and dismaying article on the problems with New York City’s pensions: Next year alone, the city will set aside for pensions more than $8 billion, or 11 percent of the budget. That is an increase of more than 12...
  • Regulators Ready to Take the Field for Dodgers Dispute

    The impasse over rights to the Los Angeles Dodgers, which has left 70% of television viewers in the market unable to access broadcasts of the hometown baseball team's games, indicates that there may just be a limit to the stratospheric cost of sports...
  • Russell Simmons Celebrates 15th Anniversary of Art for Life Benefit

    Bridgehampton got a little more colorful Saturday when Russell Simmons' Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation celebrated the 15th anniversary of its Art for Life benefit. Prior to the start of the program, which was emceed by Soledad O'Brien, guests were...