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  • In Economic Charges Against Malloy, Foley Bends The Data

    In Economic Charges Against Malloy, Foley Bends The Data
    It's a given in political campaigns that the challenger says the economy stinks and the incumbent makes the argument that life is good, or at least improving nicely. So it is with Tom Foley and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, and we know the right answer is...
  • Colleges shouldn't increase athletic scholarships to include "cost of attendance"

    Playing major college sports borders on a full-time gig. Games, practice and travel. Conditioning, film study and community appearances. Oh, and did someone mention academics? But contrary to what some maintain, scholarship athletes are not modern-day...
  • How to estimate remodeling payback

    How to estimate remodeling payback
    Want to increase the value of your house? Add a third bathroom. That's the single attribute, across the spectrum of single-family homes, that has the greatest impact on a home's value, according to an interesting little gizmo that the National...
  • Heart-Healthy Rides

    Just as a prudent owner cares for their car via regular maintenance, tomorrow’s vehicles will be able to care for their drivers by helping them keep track of their medical conditions. ¬†Engineers at Ford are developing a car seat that incorporates a...
  • You can curb your dog's craving for 'poopsicles'

    Q: What should I do about my dog who, at the age of 8, has suddenly decided that she likes to eat the frozen poop of other dogs? -- B.N., St. Paul, MN A: His entire life, my brother-in-law said he didn't care for lobster. In a weak moment, he recently...
  • Count Inmates In Hometowns, Not In Cells

    If a Hartford resident is in a Somers prison, should he be counted for census purposes as a resident of Somers or of Hartford? For ages, the U.S. Census Bureau's answer — and Connecticut's — has been Somers. But in 2010 the Census Bureau...
  • Connecticut's Not Going For The Dogs

    Sometimes I feel like I'm the only one in the world who doesn't own a dog. So let me set the record straight. I'm normal. According to the best data available, Connecticut ranks 49th out of 50 states in terms of dog ownership, with only 28.3 percent...
  • Attachment theory connects just as well for married couple

     Attachment theory connects just as well for married couple
    Sue Johnson is launching a marriage revolution. Her timing couldn't be better. Marriage rates are the lowest in a century, according to the National Center for Family and Marriage Research, almost 60 percent lower than in 1970. Divorce rates, meanwhile,...
  • Liberal arts: bright future or so yesterday?

    DEAR JOYCE: After graduating from high school, I worked for two years to save a little money and to make sure that I chose the best college major for my future. I was thinking about majoring in the humanities, but engineers and other professional grads...
  • Are celebrity marriages and divorces a barometer for the rest of us?

    Are celebrity marriages and divorces a barometer for the rest of us?
    What a week for celebrity marriage. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got secretly hitched in France on Saturday. Neil and Pegi Young are divorcing after more than three decades. And Beyonce and Jay Z's Video Music Awards appearance on Sunday confirmed they'...
  • NRA slam on gun-control advocate Shannon Watts backfires

    NRA slam on gun-control advocate Shannon Watts backfires
    It's hard to imagine what the National Rifle Association thought they'd gain by turning Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts into a paper doll with a feather duster. "They seem to think real moms and real women just cook, clean and use rotary...