| Sep 25, 2014
Fans of Nickelodeon's “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” are in for an otherworldly Season 2 finale on Friday, but they won't […]...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 9:32 AM
The Hartford Courant's Dave Altimari reports:
Republicans on Monday criticized the state’s Insurance Commissioner Thomas Leonardi and his boss, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, over the number of trips out of state he has taken that were detailed in a...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 9:28 PM
Of the 20 work days in June 2013 the state's commissioner of insurance spent 17 away from his desk — far away.
Thomas B. Leonardi's schedule that month included trips to Washington, D.C., Rome, Zurich and Seoul. That month's globe-hopping...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:38 PM
A Cypress Creek High School teacher and coach has been put on paid leave while school administrators investigate a Twitter account with his name that has a pornographic photograph saved under "favorites."
Rodney Beatty, 51, Cypress Creek's head...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Fort Lauderdale will pay Commissioner Dean Trantalis’ legal bill for representation he received on an ethics complaint filed against him.
The $780 bill came for 2.6 hours of work by Tallahassee-based attorney Mark Herron. The Florida Commission on...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 9:52 AM
TALLAHASSEE — George Sheldon, the Democratic candidate for attorney general, has filed a lawsuit against Gov. Rick Scott alleging he has violated the state "Government in the Sunshine" laws by not completely disclosing all his financial interests....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The case for recess
How sad that some elementary-school principals find no value in recess for young students. For centuries, the notion that a healthy body is necessary for a healthy mind has been accepted by most educated people.
| Sep 18, 2014
| 11:49 AM
The Florida Commission on Ethics found legally insufficient a complaint from a resident that Deerfield Beach Mayor Jean Robb abused her power when she tried to block his emails.
The Commission said in a decision Sept. 17 that resident Patrick Jolivet&...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:52 PM
“Where did my sunny, funny child go? And who’s this twitchy, anxious tweenager holing up in his bedroom?”
Many a parent has asked me a variation of that question. I get it. I witnessed my own sixth-grade daughter’s confidence...
| Oct 26, 2014
Questions about the end of life have faced human beings for as long as we have walked the earth. When will it come? Is there life after death?
Thanks to modern medicine, we now live longer and, thankfully, can prevent many premature deaths. But with...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:57 AM
On a third-and-8 during the fourth quarter of Maryland’s win over Iowa on Saturday, Terps outside linebacker Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil -- lined up over center -- used a quick swim move to beat Hawkeyes center Austin Blythe before converging with fellow...