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  • Bar Association Heads For Showdown Over Gun Control Support

    The Connecticut Bar Association, the state's biggest — and normally staid — organization of lawyers has been split by a post-Newtown disagreement over applying its considerable clout to defending Connecticut's new, toughest-in-the-nation gun...
  • Slaughterhouse owners indicted on charges of selling tainted beef

    The co-owners of a Petaluma, Calif., slaughterhouse behind a massive beef recall were indicted by a federal grand jury along with two of their employees on charges of knowingly distributing cattle with eye cancer and processing condemned carcasses....
  • Slaughterhouse indicted for allegedly selling cancer-ridden beef

    Slaughterhouse indicted for allegedly selling cancer-ridden beef
    The co-owners of a Petaluma, Calif., slaughterhouse behind a massive beef recall were indicted by a federal grand jury along with two of their employees for knowingly distributing cattle with eye cancer and processing condemned carcasses. The...
  • Social Security computer boondoggle proves conservatives' point [Letter]

    Social Security computer boondoggle proves conservatives' point [Letter]
    Is anyone surprised that after six years and $300 million, the Social Security Administration computers are not close to working ("Social Security computer system still not working after six years," July 24). The distaste that conservatives have for big...
  • Glen Burnie man pleads guilty in theft of thousands of aluminum postal carts

    Glen Burnie man pleads guilty in theft of thousands of aluminum postal carts
    A 57-year-old Glen Burnie man pleaded guilty Tuesday to theft of thousands of aluminum carts from the U.S. Postal Service that will cost more than $2.8 million to replace, according to the U.S. State's Attorney's Office. Officials allege Roland...
  • Mail Truck Crashes On SB I-91 In Wethersfield

    WETHERSFIELD — A tractor trailer truck carrying U.S. Mail crashed on southbound I-91 Tuesday night south of exit 25. The truck broke open, spreading mail across the highway. The crash was reported about 10:15 p.m. The truck's fuel tanks also...
  • Art Institute painting gets postage stamp treatment

    Art Institute painting gets postage stamp treatment
    Being enshrined on a postage stamp is not what it used to be in the days when people would argue vigorously over which pop-culture figures were or were not appropriate for this quasi-governmental honor. But we still pay attention, not because stamps are...
  • Postal mailbox ultimatum delivers empty threat

     Postal mailbox ultimatum delivers empty threat
    At the end of last week, my Northwest Side neighbors and I were buzzing about the mailbox ultimatum our postal carrier had delivered. On a signed, photocopied United States Postal Service Form 1507, the handwritten note said that "per the new USPS...
  • Florida man admits to selling chemical agents ricin, abrin to people overseas

    Florida man admits to selling chemical agents ricin, abrin to people overseas
    A Florida man admitted to a federal judge on Tuesday that he produced and distributed deadly chemical agents overseas and conspired to kill with a woman in London who wanted to kill her mother.. Jesse W. Korff, 19, of LaBelle, a town near Ft. Myers,...
  • Steve Keesee: WWII veteran was a patriot, soldier to the end

     Steve Keesee: WWII veteran was a patriot, soldier to the end
    Ballard "Steve" Keesee of Eustis loved to tell stories about his World War II service, often with funny flair. "He said he got a free trip to Europe, paid for by the government," said his wife, Shirley. "He had a good sense of humor. He said, 'At the...
  • Officials Say Reduced Hours Coming For Poquonock Post Office

    Officials Say Reduced Hours Coming For Poquonock Post Office
    WINDSOR — About 24 Poquonock residents met with postal officials Wednesday to learn the results of a recent survey and discuss the future of their village post office. The U.S. Postal Service had sought comments from its Poquonock customers...