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  • Last Hurdle For Coltsville Is Congress

    There should no longer be any argument: Coltsville, the great 19th-century industrial village in Hartford's South Meadows, should be a National Historic Park. The only thing left to do — the challenge for the state's delegation — is to win...
  • Greenpeace Captain And Norwalk Native, Held By Russians, Granted Bail

    A Norwalk native being held in a Russian jail since he participated in a Greenpeace protest two months ago has been granted bail. Greenpeace International said in a statement Wednesday that it had posted bail for 15 of the 30 people arrested,...
  • Reform The Rubber-Stamp Spying Court

    As the world learned from former government contractor Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency had, shockingly, been given the equivalent of a free pass under the Patriot Act to spy on virtually every American every day. A free pass, that is, until...
  • John McCain's A La Carte Cable Bill Gains a Co-Sponsor

    Sen. John McCain's proposed legislation to force cable operators to offer channels a la carte gained new co-sponsor on Tuesday, as Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) announced that he would back the bill. Blumenthal is a member of the Senate Commerce...
  • Sen. Blumenthal to co-sponsor Sen. McCain's a la carte bill

    Sen. Blumenthal to co-sponsor Sen. McCain's a la carte bill
    Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) has signed on to co-sponsor the Television Consumer Freedom Act of 2013 with Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). The bill, introduced in May, seeks to coerce the pay-TV industry to start selling channels to consumers on an a la...
  • Sotelo departure upsets fans. NBC drives off with NASCAR.

    Sotelo departure upsets fans. NBC drives off with NASCAR.
    After the coffee. Before changing my name to Carlos Danger. The Skinny: I can't wait for the final episodes of "Breaking Bad." Wednesday's headlines include a big NASCAR deal for NBC and reaction to the departure of Univision radio personality Eddie...
  • Connecticut's Top Billionaire Making Headlines of the Wrong Sort

    Of course, it's always nice when one of Connecticut's billionaires is getting lots of national attention, and in this case it's our richest resident: Stephen A. Cohen. Cohen is a denizen of Greenwich and founder of SAC Capital Advisors, one of the...
  • Feds Opening Door To More Casinos

    Feds Opening Door To More Casinos
    Just as the shine has come off Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun, the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs, known as the BIA, has a new plan that could push more Indian casinos on Connecticut. Last month, Kevin Washburn, an Interior Department assistant secretary...
  • John McCain Blasts NFL After Three Playoff Games Barely Avoid Blackouts

    Viewers in Green Bay, Indianapolis and Cincinnati will be able to watch their team's NFL playoff games, after a coordinated effort was made to make last-minute purchases of tickets to make sure that the games sold out and didn't invoke blackout rules....
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Baby Sellers'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Baby Sellers'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 18 - 24, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Cedar Cove Olivia (Andie...
  • Military Action Against Syrian Regime Required

    Military Action Against Syrian Regime Required
    The United States and its allies have no choice but to respond militarily to what looks like a deadly, provocative use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad against its own people. The poison gas attack on Aug. 21 is said to have...