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  • Fall Movies: Film Festivals, 'Diamond Ruff' Screening

    Fall Movies: Film Festivals, 'Diamond Ruff' Screening
    Alternative-movie offerings are plentiful this fall. In addition to festivals featuring indie and foreign films — the Feminist Film Festival, the EROS gay film festival, the Festival of Ibero American Cinema, the Manhattan Short Film Festival — there will be lots of fun movie events between now and the end of the year, including a screening of "Diamond Ruff," shot in Hartford, a Halloween-themed evening of riffing on bad horror movies, and a documentary, "Punk Jews," about raucous performers.
  • CCAG's Tom Swan, John Murphy, Others To Receive Community Service For Protest Blocking Interstate 84 Entrance At Broad Street In Hartford

    Twelve protestors are expected to perform community service next month after briefly blocking the Interstate 84 entrance near the state armory last week in an act of civil disobedience. The protest was led by union members and affiliated groups, and...

    High Stakes: Toby Moffett, online poker, billions in tax revenue and liberal ideals

    High Stakes: Toby Moffett, online poker, billions in tax revenue and liberal ideals
    Once upon a time, he was one of this state’s most liberal firebrands: a devotee of Ralph Nader, a founder of the Connecticut Citizen Action Group, a post-Watergate Democratic congressman proud of his efforts to help stop funding for the Vietnam War....

    Primaries Abound Among Legislative Races

    Primaries Abound Among Legislative Races
    Veteran politicians with long tenures in their towns are supposed to cruise to victory with little opposition. That's one reason voters sometimes push for term limits — as incumbents rarely face serious challenges. But that's not the case this...

    Consumer Group Calls For Public Health Care Plan

    Consumer advocates blamed skyrocketing health insurance premiums in Connecticut and other states on the industry's mergers and too little competition in a report Wednesday that calls for a new public health plan to vie with private insurers. Insurance...