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  • Watch: 'The Simpsons' Groundskeeper Willie Talks Scottish Independence

    In light of the upcoming vote on Scottish independence, "The Simpsons" has released a video featuring noted Scot Groundskeeper Willie sharing his views on the issue. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Willie -- who is voiced by Dan Castellaneta -- and his "AYE OR...
  • Another Gun-Free Zone Won't Help

    Regarding the article "Panera Asks Customers To Leave Firearms At Home" [Sept. 9, news]: Adding restaurants to the list of schools and other institutions that are free fire zones, where citizens must restrict their carry rights, will continue to guarantee...
  • Pollster's Rule

    Pollster's Rule
    “If the election were held today...” Probably the most mystical political statement ever invented, right up there with “I see a shining city on a hill.” Of course, the election won’t be held tomorrow, or the day after, or the...
  • Biden honors anniversary of law to protect women

    WASHINGTON In the wake of Ray Rice's release this week from the Baltimore Ravens and suspension from the National Football League, Vice President Joe Biden addressed the ongoing conversation about ending domestic violence at a commemoration Tuesday of the...
  • Fatal Manchester Fire Was An Accident, Officials Say

     Fatal Manchester Fire Was An Accident, Officials Say
    MANCHESTER — An apartment fire that killed a 27-year-old gun enthusiast early Thursday appears to be accidental, fire officials said. Firefighters found the body of Thomas LaFontaine in the charred apartment on Chestnut Street, and members of a...
  • Gov. Malloy Announces Domestic Violence Proposal

    Gov. Malloy Announces Domestic Violence Proposal
    Weighing in on a national conversation about domestic violence, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday proposed legislation that would prevent access to a gun from anyone subject to a temporary restraining order. The governor made his announcement at a...
  • Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on 'possible improbabilities'

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Eighteen months ago, when he granted Oscar Pistorius bail after the killing of his girlfriend, South African magistrate Desmond Nair noted a number of "improbabilities" in the Olympic and Paralympic star's account of the shooting....
  • Q Poll: GOP's Tom Foley Ahead Of Malloy By 6 Points

    Q Poll: GOP's Tom Foley Ahead Of Malloy By 6 Points
    HARTFORD — Republican Tom Foley leads Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy by 6 percentage points among likely voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday morning. Voters say they believe that Foley, a businessman from...
  • New York's 'Subway Vigilante' won't face marijuana charges

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's "Subway Vigilante," who made headlines in the 1980s for shooting four teenagers on a train, has had charges dismissed in a recent marijuana-dealing case, prosecutors said on Wednesday. Bernhard Goetz, 66, was arrested...
  • Tougher ignition interlock law may finally be on the horizon for Pennsylvania

    The good news is that only 381 people were slaughtered last year by drunk drivers in Pennsylvania, down from the 2012 toll of 404 and significantly down from the 534 killed by drunks in 2008. Those figures, of course, reflect a corresponding trend for a...
  • Conservatives Urge Visconti To Drop Out Of Governor's Race

    WEST HARTFORD — Several prominent conservative Republicans are calling on Joe Visconti to abandon his insurgent campaign for governor and line up behind Greenwich businessman Tom Foley. Visconti's critics say the one-term member of the West...