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  • How much will federal spending cuts hurt?

    How much will federal spending cuts hurt?
    The automatic spending cuts that are going into effect this week if Congress doesn’t stop them will result in tens of thousands of job losses, Sen. Richard Blumenthal says. But one poll shows Americans don’t care much, maybe because of fatigue...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
  • $50 Million For New Sandy Hook School, Mixed Martial Arts Pass In Legislature's Final Hours

    $50 Million For New Sandy Hook School, Mixed Martial Arts Pass In Legislature's Final Hours
    Legislators scrambled Wednesday to finish their work on the final day of the 2013 session – granting final approval for more than $2 billion in bond projects, allowing police to withhold crime-scene photographs of murder victims, and legalizing...
  • Early Voting Options May Be Premature

    Changes in how Connecticut votes may be on the way — and that will be a good thing if it means new rules, such as authorizing early voting, that give busy people more opportunity to vote, boosting turnout and reinvigorating democracy. But an...
  • 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...