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  • The misuse of American might, and the price it pays

     The misuse of American might, and the price it pays
    The U.S. military is like the highly skilled, gadget-toting contractor who promises to give your kitchen a nifty makeover in no time whatsoever. Here's the guy you can count on to get the job done. Just look at those references! Yet by the time he...
  • Connecticut Soldiers Revealed True Toll At Civil War's Andersonville Prison

    Connecticut Soldiers Revealed True Toll At Civil War's Andersonville Prison
    The deadliest ground of the American Civil War lies in rural southwest Georgia. It is not a battlefield. It's a small area, 26 ½ acres, roughly half the size of Hartford's Bushnell Park. There, over the course of 14 months beginning in February 1864,...
  • Who Knew Hartford Had One Of Top Harness Tracks In Nation?

    Who Knew Hartford Had One Of Top Harness Tracks In Nation?
    Connecticut has had a long history with gambling, from harness racing to greyhounds to jai alai and on to the casinos. In its day Charter Oak Park, near the Hartford/West Hartford line, attracted big crowds and big names in harness racing. After a...
  • 10 things you might not know about traffic tickets

    10 things you might not know about traffic tickets
    Russian President Vladimir Putin is accused of harassing foreign business executives by using speeding tickets as an excuse to kick them out of the country. Half a world away, Chicago's new speed cameras are churning out tickets. And Deerfield police...
  • Stephen Colbert channels pundit outrage over Obama's viral video

    Stephen Colbert channels pundit outrage over Obama's viral video
    President Obama's appearance on the Funny or Die sketch series "Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis" on Tuesday has become a viral sensation, with over 14 million views already. But not everyone is laughing, especially Stephen Colbert. On Wednesday...
  • BWI hits 4 degrees, coldest-ever reading for March

    BWI hits 4 degrees, coldest-ever reading for March
    Tuesday morning was Baltimore's coldest for the month of March since record-keeping began in the 1870s, with a low of 4 degrees reported at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport by 6 a.m. The National Weather Service confirmed the...
  • Scandal recap: Episode 5 – “More Cattle, Less Bull”

     
    Scandal recap: Episode 5 — “More Cattle, Less Bull” Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) continued her off-and-on love for the president (Tony Goldwyn) in a phone call. After another Sunday dinner with her father, Eli Pope (Joe Morton),...
  • Scandal recap: “YOLO”

     
    Scandal recap: “YOLO” I entered my viewing experience at 6 this morning (I was busy during the episode) believing that an episode titled “YOLO” wouldn’t exactly be a moniker for television excellence and that I would promptly...
  • Scandal recap: “Vermont is for Lovers, Too”

     
    Scandal Recap: “Vermont is for Lovers, Too” So it looks like Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) is back to her once-every-few-episodes “physical encounters” with President Grant (Tony Goldwyn) after finding out that that he only bought...
  • Scandal Season 3 recap: Episode 3 – “Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington”

     
    Scandal Season 3 recap Episode 3 – “Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington” The episode picks up where the last one ended, with Olivia (Kerry Washington) searching for the now-missing Huck (Guillermo Diaz). She tried to call him, but he ignored...
  • Scandal recap: Episode 4 – “Say Hello to My Little Friend”

     
    Scandal recap: Episode 4 – “Say Hello to My Little Friend” The episode begins with members of Pope & Associates attempting a return to “normal life.” Jake Ballard (Scott Foley) wanted to join forces with Olivia Pope (Kerry...