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  • Newtown, Other Gun Violence Victims To Have Strong Presence At State Of The Union Speech

    jlender@courant.com Much of the story at Tuesday night's State of the Union speech will be about Connecticut, from the Newtown massacre to Manchester, where bullets killed eight employees at Hartford Distributors in 2010, to Bridgeport, where a 3-year-...
  • Obama's Words Resonate In State Whose Tragedy Prompted Them

    President Barack Obama's landmark proposals to reduce gun violence echoed loudly through the state whose tragedy prompted them: Connecticut citizens and political leaders reacted mostly with praise, although gun owners said that the measures would...
  • John Larson: Newtown Shootings Demand Action Now

    The harrowing and heartbreaking events in Newtown have left the state of Connecticut and the nation reeling from shock and grief. The tragic and senseless deaths of 20 schoolchildren and six teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School are forcing us to re-...
  • 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...
  • Concerns About Online Piracy Act Growing Among State's Congressional Delegation

    Concerns About Online Piracy Act Growing Among State's Congressional Delegation
    Is the tide shifting on a controversial bill that would give the government and copyright holders broad new powers to stop online piracy? Over the weekend, the White House signaled that it has strong reservations about the controversial Stop Online...
  • House Democrats sing to Obama: 'Let's Stay Together'

    "Let's Stay Together" is turning into something of a new anthem for the Democratic Party. Last week, President Obama sang a bit of the Al Green tune during a fundraiser at the landmark Apollo Theater in Harlem, a moment that became an instant sensation....
  • TicketNetwork CEO Charged With Hurling Racial Insult At Oscars Party

    TicketNetwork CEO Charged With Hurling Racial Insult At Oscars Party
    The CEO of TicketNetwork Inc. faces a hate crime charge after he hurled racial insults at an Oscar party, police said. Donald Vaccaro, 49, of Clark Hill Road, Glastonbury, was charged with second-degree hate crime, second-degree threatening, breach of...
  • Jacobs: Ken Krayeske, Green Party Congressional Candidate And Thorn In Jim Calhoun's Side

    Courant sports columnist Jeff Jacobs caught up with Ken Krayeske, the Green Party Congressional candidate and thorn in Jim Calhoun's side. Here's an excerpt from Jacobs' Saturday column: Ken Krayeske didn't spend a dime on his provocative internet...
  • 5 Charged in Agent's Killing That Exposed 'Fast and Furious'

    5 Charged in Agent's Killing That Exposed 'Fast and Furious'
    WASHINGTON -- Federal authorities unsealed Monday an indictment charging five men in the death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry and offering up to $1 million for information leading to the arrest of the four men still at large. The investigation...
  • Donovan's got more problems than just the FBI - he's a legislative leader battling history

    Donovan's got more problems than just the FBI - he's a legislative leader battling history
    There’s a real good reason for state House Speaker Chris Donovan to be worried about his chances of winning in Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District race, and it has nothing to do with the FBI investigation into campaign fundraising....
  • Mailbag: 'Bridge to nowhere' is wrong priority

    Too bad you can't do a survey to determine how the residents who get stuck with the bill feel about this latest City Council decision to build a bridge to nowhere. (Re. "Newport council approves $2-million bridge," Nov. 29). Every day we read about...