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  • Lawyer: Louisiana gun case against millionaire Robert Durst dropped

    Lawyer: Louisiana gun case against millionaire Robert Durst dropped
    Louisiana gun charges against real estate heir Robert Durst were dismissed, lawyers said Thursday, clearing the way for federal proceedings in New Orleans in a similar case. Durst, who faces a murder charge in an unrelated California case, remains...
  • There's scientific consensus on guns -- and the NRA won't like it

    There's scientific consensus on guns -- and the NRA won't like it
    After the Sandy Hook tragedy, reporters often called me to ask for information on firearms. They wanted to know whether strong gun laws reduced homicide rates (I said they did); and, conversely, whether permissive gun laws lowered crime rates overall (I...
  • Celebrate National Poetry Month by taking time for a few verses

    Editors' Note: In honor of National Poetry Month we offer the following Daily Press editorial, which originally ran April 3, 2012. "Poets aren't very useful/Because they aren't consumeful or very produceful." — American poet Ogden Nash (1902-1971)....
  • 11 Sandy Hook Families: We're Getting No Money From Tim McGraw Concert

    11 Sandy Hook Families: We're Getting No Money From Tim McGraw Concert
    Families of 11 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims Wednesday distanced themselves from the upcoming Tim McGraw concert in Hartford and the group that will benefit from the money raised, Sandy Hook Promise. In a three paragraph statement, the...
  • Texas poised to pass open-carry handgun law

    Texas poised to pass open-carry handgun law
    Texas is on the verge of passing legislation that would allow handgun owners to openly carry firearms. The House approved a proposal Monday by a vote of 101 to 42 that would allow those with concealed carry licenses to openly carry handguns in a...
  • Bravo To Tim McGraw For Standing Up To Gun Extremists

    Bravo To Tim McGraw For Standing Up To Gun Extremists
    Good for country music star Tim McGraw for sticking to his July 17 concert date at Hartford's Xfinity Theatre despite a barrage of criticism by wild-firing gun enthusiasts. He is one man the gun extremists can't cow. The brouhaha over the concert...
  • Right Stuff: Clinton machine will put stop to O'Malley march

    Right Stuff: Clinton machine will put stop to O'Malley march
    A lobbyist, a writer and a political consultant walked into a bar. No, really. I met a couple of friends for libations last week, and, amazingly enough, the conversation turned to the presidential race. Shocking, I know. The lobbyist thinks former Gov....
  • Niles gun shop lawsuit ruling scheduled for May 14

    Niles gun shop lawsuit ruling scheduled for May 14
    The fate of a lawsuit a Skokie-based gun control advocacy group filed against the village of Niles will be decided next month. People for a Safer Society filed a lawsuit against the village on Oct 17, 2014, over the Village Board's decision to grant a...
  • Latino voters may be wary of the 'Three Amigos'

    Latino voters may be wary of the 'Three Amigos'
    Republicans should be in better shape than ever before to make an appeal to Latino voters. Two of their announced candidates for president, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, are sons of Latino immigrant parents, and another soon-to-be-announced candidate, Jeb...
  • Los Angeles Times among Pulitzer Prize winners

    Los Angeles Times among Pulitzer Prize winners
    The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina, won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday for an examination of the deadly toll of domestic violence, while The New York Times collected three awards and the Los Angeles Times two. The Seattle...
  • Tea For Two, Hold The Politics: Can Opposites Overcome?

    Tea For Two, Hold The Politics: Can Opposites Overcome?
    My partner died 18 months ago and I recently joined Match.com, spinning the high-tech wheel of romance, which after a couple of misses brought a hot if potentially flawed prospect. The first man I met for coffee was a former Episcopalian priest turned...