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  • State Jobs In Jeopardy As Pentagon Signals End Of F-22 Jet Production

    A radically updated Pentagon spending plan announced Monday would cut off new orders of the F-22 Raptor fighter jet this year, jeopardizing thousands of Connecticut jobs that depend on the program. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates called for an end of...
  • Dodd To Have Prostate Surgery, Still Running For Re-election

    When U.S. Sen. Christopher J. Dodd was diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer after his annual physical in June, he kept the news largely private. It was a busy few weeks - Dodd was working on a bill to overhaul the health care system, shepherding...
  • Walking and biking paths connect homeowners with nature

    Walking and biking paths connect homeowners with nature
    Natural beauty sells and homebuilders know how to enhance Mother Nature and maximize those "wow" views. The result is scenic trails that connect homeowners with nature and recreation. While golf course communities used to be the green standard, the...
  • 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...
  • Kleen Energy Blast Victim's Widow Testifies

    Kleen Energy Blast Victim's Widow Testifies
    The widow hushed the packed chamber and veteran safety officials jolted it as a congressional subcommittee investigating the deadly natural gas explosion at the Kleen Energy power plant Feb. 7 heard testimony Monday at city hall. "I find it bizarre...
  • 9 Dead In Manchester Workplace Shooting

    9 Dead In Manchester Workplace Shooting
    Omar Thornton almost slept through his 6 a.m. wakeup call Tuesday, springing to life only after the teenage brother of his girlfriend nudged him awake. The 34-year-old kissed his girlfriend Kristi Hannah goodbye, told her he loved her, and then left...
  • Hartford Distributors Goes Back To Work, Eight Days After Massacre

    Hartford Distributors Goes Back To Work, Eight Days After Massacre
    Hartford Distributors Inc. employees gathered this morning shortly before 7 for a moment of silence before going back to work as a group, eight days after a workplace massacre that left nine people dead. Teamsters Local 1035 secretary-treasurer and...
  • After Feds Put Connecticut Rail Plan On Slow Track, State Will Seek More Funds

    Now that other states have grabbed most of the federal stimulus money for high-speed rail systems, does Connecticut still have a chance of building a New Haven-to-Springfield line? Connecticut congressional leaders and policy planners say the vision of...
  • Explosion Investigation Focusing On Safety Issues

    Explosion Investigation Focusing On Safety Issues
    Possible gaps in safety protocols at the Kleen Energy power plant are at the center of the investigation into Sunday's blast that killed five and injured 12. It occurred during the always-dangerous process of purging, or cleaning, of the underground,...
  • 'DON'T ASK' FIGHT GETS LIEBERMAN SOME SUPPORT

       U.S. Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman is being lauded by many Democrats for his successful battle against the government's ban on gays and lesbians serving openly in the military.     The liberal blog My Left Nutmeg hasn't shown Lieberman a lot of love in...
  • Obama's 'culture clash' with Congress

     
    by Christi Parsons and Peter Nicholas Barack Obama walked the halls of the Capitol as a senator for nearly four years, and in his earliest decisions following election assembled a coterie of key advisers with deep roots in Congress. And......