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  • Son Survived Sandy Hook Shooting; Father Speaking Out For Gun Control

    Son Survived Sandy Hook Shooting; Father Speaking Out For Gun Control
    — Bear Nikitchyuk, 8, and another student were headed to the principal's office at Sandy Hook Elementary School with attendance sheets last Friday when they heard loud noises "like banging on a door" and ran, only to be pulled into a classroom by...
  • NRA Response Comes Under Attack

    NRA Response Comes Under Attack
    The National Rifle Association's response Friday to the Newtown school massacre — a proposal to post armed police officers in every school in the country — failed to impress many in Connecticut on a day when funerals were still being held...
  • Word Spread Quickly At State Capitol On Shootings

    Word Spread Quickly At State Capitol On Shootings
    HARTFORD — It was a quiet December morning at the state Capitol. State officials were working in their offices, and most of the top leaders in the building — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, incoming House Speaker J. Brendan...
  • Larson, Blumenthal, Among Others, Renew Call For Federal Ban On Assault Weapons

    Searching for a way to prevent future shootings like the one in Newtown, some of Connecticut's congressional representives on Sunday called for a national discussion that could lead to a resumed federal ban on assault weapons and other gun control...
  • We Must Change, President Tells Nation

     We Must Change, President Tells Nation
    A somber President Obama told a shattered community that the nation has let its children down. "We're not doing enough,'' Obama said during an interfaith service at Newtown High School on Sunday night. "And we will have to change. Since I've been...
  • Editorial: 'We Have To Change' — It's About Time

    Editorial: 'We Have To Change' — It's About Time
    Stay angry. Remember how you felt this weekend. Don't let the faces of those children go until meaningful, actual steps are taken to make this a safer and less violent country. Connecticut residents were still reeling Sunday from the massacre of 20...
  • UConn, And Its Supporters, Must Make The Program Bigger

    If you ever have been on the Duke campus, you have appreciated the dramatic illustration of Gothic architecture known as the Crowell Quad Clock Tower. Well, forget it, Connecticut. You didn't get such an elegant introduction to Wednesday morning from the...
  • The Difference? It All Comes Down To Football

    The Difference? It All Comes Down To Football
    They had the television market, the province of 21st century greed, and they had the academics, the province of 19th century purity. Those in power at Connecticut's flagship university were hopeful that they would help carry the day for admission into the...
  • Newtown Families Make Their Case In Washington

    Newtown Families Make Their Case In Washington
    WASHINGTON — At the end of an emotional day of deeply personal meetings with senators Wednesday, families of victims of the Newtown school massacre sat down for a public conversation with Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat who had just...
  • Gun Debate Shouldn't Stall Coltsville Park Effort

    Gun Debate Shouldn't Stall Coltsville Park Effort
    That Connecticut's congressional delegation is battling for gun safety legislation while trying to have a historic gun manufactory designated a National Historic Park is a perhaps unfortunate coincidence — but nothing more than that. The factory...
  • Stirred by a message from the heart

    Stirred by a message from the heart
    WASHINGTON -- In a city where David's righteousness almost never beats Goliath's might, what Nicole Hockley and the other Sandy Hook families did to the gun lobby last week was nigh unto miraculous. Gun-control legislation had appeared to be a lost...