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  • When fate points a finger: The Jim Brady story

    Many years ago, when I was in college, a professor told me that some people chose to change the world while others were chosen by the world to change it. James Brady fit the second category. Brady, who died Monday at the age of 73, didn't set out to...
  • Why Connecticut? It's The State Of The Food

    Why Connecticut? It's The State Of The Food
    As a traveling food writer who files stories via email, I can live anywhere I want. I have flirted with the high-desert vistas of New Mexico, the gracious hills of Virginia, the wide-open spaces of the heartland, and the awesome remote purity of Idaho....
  • James Brady and the case for gun safety laws

    James Brady and the case for gun safety laws
    Jim Brady spent more than 30 years in a wheelchair, but he was one of the tallest men in Washington. The press secretary to Ronald Reagan was gravely wounded in the gunfire that also struck the president as he was leaving a Beltway hotel only a couple...
  • Candidates Look For Solid Turnout At Tuesday's Beach-Season Primary

     Candidates Look For Solid Turnout At Tuesday's Beach-Season Primary
    The middle of August is usually the time when vacationers think about heading to Block Island, Nantucket or a nearby beach. Politics is not ordinarily the top issue on their minds. But both Republican and Democratic candidates are scrambling in the...
  • Wednesday: Is James Brady a true American hero?

    Wednesday: Is James Brady a true American hero?
        With the other world news taking precedence, the death of James Brady didn’t get quite the play it should have this week. Because James Brady was a true American hero in the most basic of ways. He saved lives. Brady, injured in the...
  • Lil Durk pleads guilty, vows never to be in court again

    Lil Durk pleads guilty, vows never to be in court again
    Rapper Lil Durk vowed Tuesday this would be his last visit to Cook County criminal court after pleading guilty to gun possession charges in exchange for probation. “The key word is I'll be staying out of trouble,” Lil Durk, whose real name...
  • No resolution for 'wrong turn' Marine who entered Mexico with guns

    No resolution for 'wrong turn' Marine who entered Mexico with guns
    TIJUANA -- Andrew Tahmooressi, the former Marine who has been charged with violating Mexican gun laws, arrived at a federal courthouse here Monday morning in a dramatic, and slightly ironic, motorcade of armored vehicles, blaring sirens and black-clad men...
  • Republicans Challenge New Malloy Ad

    Republicans Challenge New Malloy Ad
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's opponents jumped on the governor's newest campaign commercial on Monday for featuring the Newtown tragedy and using a disputed number to describe the state's debt situation. Released on Monday morning, the 30-...
  • Bacchiochi Seeks To Be GOP's Lieutenant Governor Candidate

     Bacchiochi Seeks To Be GOP's Lieutenant Governor Candidate
    Ever since Rep. Linda Marie "Penny'' Bacchiochi stepped into the political spotlight more than two months ago, she has been involved in controversies. These have included charges of racism and have led to sharp clashes with both of her opponents in a...
  • James Brady, former White House press secretary, dies at 73

    James Brady, a former U.S. presidential press secretary who became a leading gun control crusader after he was critically wounded in an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has died, a family spokeswoman said on Monday. He was 73. The attack...
  • James Brady, former White House press secretary, dead at 73

    James Brady, former White House press secretary, dead at 73
    James Brady, a former presidential press secretary critically wounded in the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has died, a spokeswoman told Reuters on Monday. He was 73. "We are heartbroken to share the news that our beloved Jim 'Bear'...